Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
This position is full-time and works approximately 37.5 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Office of Vice Chancellor for Research. The position is located at 4240 Duncan.
This position is responsible for managing the administrative support and compliance activities of the research COI programs (Individual and Institutional) for the University.� This person understands the research and regulatory environment; interprets regulations and policies to resolve complex research and regulatory issues; develops, implements, and maintains processes based on changes in regulations, policies, and national best practices.� The Manager also develops and implements tools, technology support, education programs, monitoring programs, and other functions necessary to enhance compliance as well as assess the effectiveness of the program.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Manages the various aspects of the research COI programs to assure compliance with University COI policies, federal and state regulations, and funding sponsor requirements.
Manages the administrative support, supervising 3-4 staff, for the Institutional Conflict of Interest Committee (ICOIC) and the Conflicts of Interest Review Committees (CIRC) for both the Danforth Campus and School of Medicine.� Manages, trains, and evaluates staff to ensure quality control and consistency.
Works directly with the faculty appointed committee chairs and program staff to assure financial disclosure reviews are completed in accordance with applicable policies and processes; reviews complicated, high risk cases/financial disclosures (predominately focused on clinical research).
Provides advice, counsel, and training to faculty, non-faculty, committee members, and program staff regarding University’s policies and processes, and federal, state and sponsoring agency regulations; makes recommendations to the faculty committees to help resolve cases.
Assures proper procedures are maintained, regularly reviewed, and recommends revisions as necessary to assure compliance with University policies, federal and state regulations; analyzes current processes to evaluate efficiency; assists with policy development.
Develops, maintains and provides educational programs and other communication tools; coordinates the planning and delivery of electronic forms and electronic administration software programs.�
Assures the integrity and security of confidential information.
Ensures the submission of the appropriate reports to federal, state, sponsor or regulatory agencies; ensures preparation of operational and statistical reports.
Develops, implements, and maintains a quality assurance compliance program that assesses risks, measures compliance, and identifies opportunities for improvement.��
Performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in a related field plus four to five years of related work experience, preferably in a research intensive university or hospital setting.
Demonstrated understanding of a research and regulatory environment, and ability to interpret regulations, policy and legal documents.
Master's degree in related field.
Demonstrated understanding of a clinical research environment.
Conceptual, analytical, interpersonal and supervisory skills are necessary.
Demonstrated ability to prioritize tasks for multiple long and short term projects.
Demonstrated effective verbal and written and interpersonal communication skills.
Able to effectively accumulate and organize data for reporting.
Effectively works with a variety of individuals at all levels of the organization.
Effective organization skills.
The hiring range for this position is $60,801 - $79,092 annually.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
Applicant Special Instructions:
Office setting; physically located near the School of Medicine campus; occasional travel to other campus locations and possibly to national conferences if required by management.
Washington University in St. Louis, a medium-sized, independent university, is dedicated to challenging its faculty and students alike to seek new knowledge and greater understanding of an ever-changing, multicultural world. The University offers more than 90 programs and almost 1,500 courses leading to bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in a broad spectrum of traditional and interdisciplinary fields, with additional opportunities for minor concentrations and individualized programs. The faculty is composed of scholars, scientists, artists and members of the learned professions. They serve society by teaching; by adding to the store of human art, creativity, understanding, and wisdom; and by providing direct services, such as health care.