University of Utah Job Description
Coordinates complex and broad administrative matters for the Institutional Review Board (IRB) and its various review panels. Assists in the identification of potential regulatory issues with human research protocols, provides technical support and procedural guidance to regulatory or compliance staff.
Bachelor’s degree in a related area plus one year of related experience, or equivalency (one year of education can be substituted for two years of related work experience) required. Demonstrated human relations, time management and effective written and verbal communication skills also required.
Experience in a research and/or regulatory environment is preferred, as well as experience interpreting guidelines, policies and federal/state regulations. Working knowledge of medical technology is also preferred.
This position is not responsible for providing patient care.
Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.
This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.
Challenges encountered by the incumbent include working in a very fast-paced environment involving multiple ongoing studies; coordinating with numerous personnel who are often under intense time lines; maintaining positive working relationships with investigators while pursuing responses necessary for the approval of research protocol.
Incumbents in this position operate under minimal supervision with work that requires great attention to detail. Flexibility in work schedule may be needed in order to meet target deadlines for completion of projects.
Work Environment and Level of Frequency typically required
Nearly Continuously: Office environment.
Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required
Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.
Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking.
Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.
250 East 200 South, Suite 125,
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111
Phone: 801.581.2169 Email: AskHR@utah.edu
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