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Boston University COMPLIANCE SPECIALIST,Research Compliance in BOSTON, Massachusetts




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Job Description

The Compliance Specialist promotes best practices and solutions within and across the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) and the Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC). This position serves as a liaison and subject matter expert between the IACUC, IBC and other integrity programs to assure smooth and coordinated review processes for protocols involving animals, recombinant DNA and other hazardous agents. The Compliance Specialist is responsible for conducting administrative pre-review of material submitted to the IACUC/IBC and all IACUC/IBC documentation and record keeping, including meeting minutes and agenda, inspection reports, noncompliance reports to regulatory and other oversight or funding agencies, annual program reports to regulatory and other oversight or funding agencies.

Required Skills

Bachelors degree required. 1 to 3 years of experience in a fast paced operational environment. Related academic, animal care or research compliance experience may be considered in substitution for education. Excellent organizational, written, and interpersonal communication skills. Ability to manage multiple projects and prioritize effectively both independently and as part of a team to meet tight deadlines Ability to produce high-quality work reflecting attention to detail and accuracy. Experience with WordPress, Key Solutions and Blackboard preferred. Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.