Posted on June 28, 2012
Queens College/CUNY Office of Regulatory Compliance
Queens College/CUNY Office of Regulatory Compliance - Office Assistant
The Office of Regulatory Compliance is responsible for the administration and facilitation of regulatory compliance and assurance efforts associated with research activities at Queens College CUNY.
The position assists the Associate Director with all administrative aspects involving the Human Research Protection Program (HRPP), the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC), and the Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC).
- Assist in the processing of all protocol submissions for proper Committee review in accordance with federal/state/local regulations, CUNY/QC policies and procedures.
- Assist in the pre-review screening of all protocol submissions to ensure compliance
- Assist in responding to inquiries regarding research studies
Send protocols to be reviewed via expedited/full reviews to appropriate Members; prepare and send revision requests/approval documents to PI
- Provide support to investigators during pre and post approval period of submitted protocols
- Maintaining protocol databases (IRBNet & MS Access)
Assist in the preparation of yearly reports to federal regulatory offices
Assist in the training and use of IRB software (IRBNet)
Perform other duties as assigned by Associate Director; perform duties of lower level positions as needed
The ideal candidate will have the following knowledge, experience, skills and abilities:
- Knowledge of principles of ethical conduct of research with human subjects, animal use and biohazards
- Knowledge of applicable federal regulations (OHRP, OLAW, OBA) related to research involving humans subjects, animals and biohazards
- Sufficient depth of knowledge of regulatory/office policies, procedures and operations to assume role as administrative contact to QC faculty, reviewers, staff and students
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college
- Preferably a minimum of 2 years professional experience working in a research setting (involving human research protection; animal use in research; biohazards use; grants/contracts or equivalent) performing administrative and technical duties.
- Collaborative Institutional Training (CITI) certification.
Skills and Abilities:
- Excellent written and oral communication skills
- Strong analytical, time management and multi-tasking skills
- Knowledge of key office technology and software
- Ability to set priorities and adjust strategies to changing needs
- Ability to as part of a team and independently
- Ability to follow through on tasks, independently prioritize work and work under pressure to meet deadlines
- Ability to work effectively and diplomatically with a broad range of researchers and other diverse individuals.
Please send cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org