Research Compliance Officer | Yale University

1. Directs one or more functional areas within an administrative department of the University and ensure compliance with University policies and procedures. 2. Directs analytic and research support for educational policies and planning and develops and approves administrative policies affecting assigned functional areas of the University. 3. Directs and establishes parameters for major projects for the department and University. 4. Interprets federal policies and regulations and educates staff and administration about regulations, restrictions, and the legal responsibilities of the University. 5. Directs and implements policy and program modifications and develops standards to ensure compliance with federal, state and local regulations. 6. Develops and administers an operating budget for the assigned department consistent with University policies and procedures. 7. Develops cost savings objectives and goals; authorizes major purchases and negotiates contracts that range from routine to complex in nature. 8. Establishes and implements long- and short-range goals for the functional area consistent with University goals and objectives. 9. Directs the development of related automated systems to support the function; determines office policies and procedures for use of automated systems. 10. Directs the evaluation and selection of vendors and negotiates contract details including work steps and pricing with the vendors on behalf of the assigned functional area. 11. Works with internal and external contacts to solve problems that range from routine to complex in nature. 12. Represents the University in discussions and negotiations with various governmental agencies. 13. Directs a staff of exempt and nonexempt employees. 14. May perform other duties as assigned.

Preferred Education:   Terminal degree in field of study or advanced degree (MBA., PhD, JD) with a minimum of 8 years experience as a senior sponsored projects administrator professional or professional in a research compliance related field in an institution of higher education, academic medical center or other organization involved in the conduct of research, or combination of advanced degree and related experience.

Preferred Education, Experience and Skills:   Terminal degree in field of study or advanced degree (MBA., PhD, JD) with a minimum of 8 years experience as a senior sponsored projects administrator professional or professional in a research compliance related field in an institution of higher education, academic medical center or other organization involved in the conduct of research, or combination of advanced degree and related experience.

Required Skill/ability 5:   In-depth knowledge in one or more of the following areas: administration of sponsored projects, human/animal subjects, conflict of interest and/or environmental health and radiation safety.

Posting Position Title:   Director 3

Required Skill/ability 3:   Self-motivated, takes initiative, and is broad thinking. Ability in the development of educational programs for faculty and staff. Ability in writing handbooks and effective practices documents. Ability in addressing/responding to federal audit issues.

Work Week:   Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)

University Job Title:   Research Compliance Officer

Required Skill/ability 1:   Working knowledge of federal agencies’ policies and regulations, e.g., NSF, PHS, FDA, USDA, HHS, OHRP, OMB, and ORI pertaining to areas such as financial management of sponsored projects, effort reporting, research integrity, conflict of interest, human and animal subjects research, property management, procurement, record retention, etc.

Required Skill/ability 4:   Demonstrated skills using computers and various software packages.

Required Skill/ability 2:   Excellent verbal and written communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, and ability to develop plans and prepare and present reports to large audiences.


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October 18th, 2018 by