1. Responsible for activities associated with processing and analyzing highly confidential external interest disclosures from faculty and other individuals responsible for the design, conduct or reporting of research. 2. Assess disclosure form content and follow up to reconcile incomplete or inconsistent information. Confer with deans/department chairs, faculty, researchers and/or administrative staff to clarify disclosed information. 3. Using independent judgment within established guidelines, evaluate disclosures for level of review required and expedite disclosures falling within specified approval level. 4. Responsible for various auditing and tracking activities related to processing, reviewing and managing annual disclosures and transactional reviews. 5. Advise the COI Committee and other members of the Yale community (deans, department chairs, faculty, administrators and staff) in interpreting and applying federal regulations and University policies and procedures related to conflict of interest. 6. Ensure smooth functioning of, and attend, COI Committee meetings. Compose precise case summaries and meeting agendas, synthesize complex discussions, to produce meeting minutes and/or document management plans. 7. Research information (e.g. precedent, University policies and procedures, federal regulations) required to substantiate, and compose-correspondence to faculty, research personnel, deans/department chairs regarding the disposition of disclosures, University Policy, management plans, COI Committee concerns, or requests for supplemental information. 8. Serve as the liaison to other Research Administration offices reliant on conflict of interest processes and procedures (e.g., Office of Sponsored Projects, Human Research Protection Program). 9. Identify, recommend, and implement new procedures, business processes, and system improvements to increase efficiencies within the Conflict of Interest Office. 10. Participate in other duties that support the Conflict of Interest Office and its activities.
Preferred Education: Knowledge of conflict of interest regulations and policies, as well as issues to be addressed through these requirements. Familiarity with a university setting and/or the research enterprise.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Knowledge of conflict of interest regulations and policies, as well as issues to be addressed through these requirements. Familiarity with a university setting and/or the research enterprise.
Required Skill/ability 5: Sensitivity to and the ability to maintain confidentiality.
Posting Position Title: Coordinator, Conflict of Interest
Required Skill/ability 3: Strong attention to detail. Excellent computer skills and proficiency with database software.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: COI Compliance Coordinator
Required Skill/ability 1: Related professional work experience with compliance and/or regulatory activities. Demonstrated ability to read, understand regulatory requirements and to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Strong analytical skills.
Required Skill/ability 4: Ability to work independently and exercise sound judgement. Ability to prioritize, problem solve and work well under time pressures.
Required Skill/ability 2: Proven ability to interact comfortably and knowledgeably with a variety of constituents and independently resolve problems as they arise. Excellent interpersonal skills, demonstrated team player with a collaborative working style. Excellent and sophisticated oral and written communication skills. Strong service orientation.
Bachelor's Degree and three years of experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Internal Number: 60631BR
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Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.