University of Utah Job Description
Coordinates and oversees all technical, operational and regulatory issues associated with human research protections and compliance for the Institutional Review Board (IRB). Provides direct consultation, facilitation, decision support and educational programming to research faculty and staff.
Bachelor’s degree in a related field plus four years related experience or equivalency (one year of education can be substituted for two years of related work experience) required. Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills are also required.
Master’s degree in a related field, management experience, knowledge of human research Federal regulations, medical terminology preferred. Experience in the design and conduct of educational or training and IRB certification 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.
Incumbents face the challenge of staying abreast of continually changing human research regulations in order to make changes to internal policies and procedures to ensure compliance with the new regulations, as well as communicating the changes in an effective and timely manner. Incumbents use considerable discretion in their daily work and must communicate effectively with a variety of constituencies regarding delicate matters.
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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