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Sponsored Projects & Research Compliance Specialist

Company: Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine
Location: Las Cruces
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

"Para la gente, y el futuro! - For the people, and the future!" - -2022 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award recipient from INSIGHT into DiversityThis position supports the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP) in areas related to the day-to-day management of research compliance and sponsored projects operations as they relate to institutionally supported and extramurally funded sponsored projects or programs. - The Specialist supports the Assistant Dean in the following administrative areas: 1) Pre- and Post-Award Sponsored Projects Administration; 2) Human Subjects Research Compliance; 3) Biosafety Compliance, and 4) ORSP Office administrative support, including regulatory and institutional compliance oversight of projects and programs administered through ORSP. - Essential Duties and Responsibilities:Sponsored Projects Administration

Assist faculty, staff, and students in identifying grant opportunities.Serve as the liaison between the Assistant Dean and Principal Investigator/ Project Director (P.I./P.D.) on sponsored project submissions. - - Essential duties include but are not limited to: Facilitate development, preparation and submission of the proposal documentsAssist with budget developmentConduct pre-submission compliance reviews to ensure that applications meet sponsor and College requirementsCoordinate routing of proposals for institutional review and approvalsCoordinate and assist with electronic submission of proposals in accordance with sponsor requirementsServe as an institutional liaison to the sponsor for non-technical process related matters. - - - Monitor and track sponsored project expenditures to ensure that the funds are being utilized as approved by the sponsor.Assist the P.I./P.D. with preparation of budget revisions for review and approval by the Assistant Dean and sponsor. - - Coordinate and process Time & Effort Reporting for sponsored projectsCoordinate periodic compliance reviews of approved sponsored projects.Coordinate with the P.I./P.D. to ensure that progress reports to sponsor are submitted in accordance with sponsor requirements.Work with the Assistant Dean to ensure regulatory and institutional policy compliance as it relates to sponsored research activities and institutionally supported projects.Coordinate with sponsors and P.I./P.D. regarding required changes to the award termsProvide monthly and annual reports of sponsored project activities for the Assistant Dean. - Human Subjects Research Compliance
The Specialist will serve as the Burrell Institutional Review Board (IRB) Coordinator. - Schedule IRB meetings in consultation with the IRB chair, prepare meeting agendas, and record, prepare and file minutes of the IRB meetings. Serve as the liaison and a resource for the Burrell research community on matters involving human subjects' research.Manage the tracking of IRB protocols, amendments and correspondence between the Principal Investigator and IRB. - - Conduct pre-review of IRB protocols submitted for completeness and make exempt determinations as appropriate. - - Assemble and prepare non-exempt protocols for review by the IRB. - - Support the IRB Chair and IRB in disposition of its duties which include but are not limited to:New submissionsAnnual continuing reviewsCorrespondence with investigatorsRecordkeeping.Assist the Assistant Dean for Research in maintaining IRB registrations with the NIH Office of Human Research Protection, ClinicalTrials.Gov, and related registrations as appropriate. - Coordinate development of new and periodic review of existing IRB policies and procedures.Coordinate and track IRB member training requirements. - Work with Assistant Dean and IRB chair to ensure that IRB members are informed of any changes in regulatory compliance that are applicable to the Human Subjects Research. - Coordinate and support the IRB in protocol audits as needed.Biosafety Compliance
Provide administrative support for the Burrell College Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC). Duties include pre-reviewing submitted IBC protocols for completeness; assisting the IBC chair with development of the meeting agenda; gather, assemble, and distribute materials for scheduled meetings; coordinate essential follow up activities between meetings; track all approved projects; and work with the IBC Chair and Assistant Dean regarding all internal and federal reporting requirements.Support the Assistant Dean in regulatory compliance oversight and maintenance of required committee registrations.ORSP Administrative Office Support
Provide administrative support for the Burrell Research Advisory Council. - Support the Assistant Dean in development of new and maintenance of existing institutional policies and procedures that are required for ORSP institutional and regulatory compliance.Prepare monthly ORSP activity reports for the Assistant Dean. Support the Assistant Dean in monitoring compliance with training requirements; coordinate regular webinars and in-person continuing education for ORSP stakeholders. Conduct periodic review of ORSP website and coordinate research website updates .Collaborate with the Assistant Dean in development, preparation, and submission of the ORSP budget. - - Coordinate monthly review of expenditures and prepare monthly reports including projected expenditures for the Assistant Dean and ORSP staff; coordinate end of year ORSP budget closeout.Perform other duties as assigned. -Other skills important to this position:
Familiarity with sponsored projects administration, and regulatory oversight and compliance - - Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communications skills; a strong team playerExtensive experience with Microsoft Office and Adobe Acrobat products - Excellent writing and copy-editing skillsExperience with taking meeting minutesExperience working in a complex office environmentMinimum Qualifications and Experience:
Bachelor's degree: a minimum of eight years of relevant experience may be accepted in lieu of a degreeAt least three years of relevant experience Preferences: Although not essential, preferences may be given to applicants who have the following skills or attributes:
Familiarity with Human Subjects Research RegulationsFamiliarity with MS Teams and SharepointFamiliarity with CITI Training Program administrationThis position is typically conducted in a classroom or office environment, Monday through Friday with the occasional weekend or evening requirement (some travel may be required). - Extensive knowledge of integrating technology in a learning and work environment is required. - Note: Applicants must currently be authorized to lawfully work in the United States on a full-time basis.Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; however, review of resumes is scheduled to begin immediately. -Salary is commensurate with experience. EOE.Applications should be submitted by electronic submission -to the Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine Office of Human Resources utilizing the link below. - -Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine is an equal opportunity employer
and values diversity in our faculty and staff as an important aspect of the educational process. -
BCOM encourages individuals with varied backgrounds and experience to apply.

Keywords: Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine, Las Cruces , Sponsored Projects & Research Compliance Specialist, Other , Las Cruces, New Mexico

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