This is an exempt, full-time 1.0 FTE unclassified appointment, subject to the regulations of the Kansas Board of Regents, University of Kansas and the State of Kansas.
The University of Kansas prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, disability, status as a veteran, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, gender identity, gender expression and genetic information in the University's programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Director of the Office of Institutional Opportunity and Access, IOA@ku.edu, 1246 W. Campus Road, Room 153A, Lawrence, KS, 66045, (785)864-6414, 711 TTY.
Bachelors degree in a related field.
Experience applying and interpreting federal regulations, state and institution policies and procedures.
Demonstrated experience in giving guidance and alternatives to customers while maintaining compliance with regulations and policies.
Demonstrated high-level expertise in interacting and communicating (orally and in writing) with customers.
Demonstrated expertise in problem solving, attention to detail, and accuracy.
Evidence in work history of ability to handle multiple tasks, exercise independent judgment and meet deadlines.
Experience in previous positions of exercising and demonstrating commitment to continuous quality improvement.
Demonstrated experience and ability to work collaboratively in a team setting. Experience working with confidential information.
Ability to resolve problems in an accurate and timely manner.
Experience using Microsoft Office products Word, Excel and Access.
Master's degree in related field.
Familiarity with federal and state agency regulations regarding human subjects protection and confidentiality in research.
Significant experience participating in the research process ? e.g., as a research assistant or associate and/or experience with the Institutional Review Board (IRB) process.
Experience in managing/coordinating research compliance activities.
Experience working for a Kansas state agency and with state policies and procedures
Certified IRB Professional (CIP)
Teaching/training small to medium groups of individuals
Instructions for applying
Please complete an electronic application and click the "Apply for this Posting" button at the top of the page.
THE FOLLOWING FIELDS ARE USED FOR THE POSITION DESCRIPTION
Duty (1) Description
The IRB Administrator ensures that all KUSM-W human research protocols comply with federal and state laws for human research. The administrator supports the KUSM-W Human Subjects Committee 2 (HSC2) and the HSC chair to ensure timely and thorough review of all human research protocols. Key responsibilities include applying knowledge of federal, state, and local regulations and accreditation standards on human research to the review process; identifying all potential compliance areas that should be considered and advising the HSC2 and research personnel about regulatory requirements.
Duty (1) Essential or Marginal
Duty (2) Description
Maintain overall responsibility for managing review of all new and continuing human research protocols. Develop strategies to meet new regulatory and institutional requirements.
Develop and maintain a coordinated and efficient review process that incorporates all areas of research compliance
Conduct initial review all Human Subjects Committee 2 (HSC2; KUMC is HSC) submission forms to determine completeness and compliance with federal regulations, accreditation standards, university and HSC policies as well as HIPAA requirements.
Duty (2) Essential or Marginal
Duty (3) Description
Manage the reciprocity agreements
Conduct administrative review and categorize new research project submissions into appropriate category: exempt, expedited, full committee review or "not human subjects research"
Advise investigators on informed consent and protocol-specific regulatory requirements.
Design and implement special projects to enhance the efficiency of IRB.
Develop program strategies to meet new regulatory and institutional requirements.
Serve as a resource for investigators and HSC2 members regarding federal and state regulations and KUMC policies
Duty (3) Essential or Marginal
Duty (4) Description
Facilitate communication between investigators and the HSC2 committee; prepare and distribute correspondence to investigators, ensure committee decisions are timely and accurately communicated to investigators.
Manage proviso (condition for approval) process until final approval is obtained.
Record all HSC submissions and other actions, e.g., amendments, problem reports, continuing reviews, in the research compliance database. Ensure the database is current and accurate; recommend database modifications to improve efficiency and value of input/output.
Duty (4) Essential or Marginal
Duty (5) Description
Work closely with the HSC chair so that application materials are received, processed, disseminated and retained according to university requirements.
Maintain standard operating procedures (SOPs) to ensure quality control mechanisms
Manage the annual Conflict of Interest (COI) reporting and Human Subjects Training requirements for the Wichita campus. Ensure research personnel complete Human Subjects Training and Conflict of Interest disclosures.
Duty (5) Essential or Marginal
Duty (6) Description
Identify areas of noncompliance, analyze circumstances and ensure that remedial action is taken
Evaluate the effectiveness of HSC office procedures through routine self-audits
Coordinates the HSC meeting, processing of agenda items, and recording of accurate minutes Carryout all administrative actions taken during the meeting.
Duty (6) Essential or Marginal
Duty (7) Description
Actively participate in the mission of the department and team activities;
Offers assistance to team members as needed/requested;
Backup to Dean's Office Administrative Specialist for reception, answering phone calls for the Dean's Suite;
Backup for other department functions as assigned by supervisor;
Other duties/projects as assigned by supervisor.
Duty (7) Essential or Marginal
Duty (8) Description
Duty (8) Essential or Marginal
Duty (9) Description
Duty (9) Essential or Marginal
Duty (10) Description
Duty (10) Essential or Marginal
Comprehend and use basic language, either written or spoken, to communicate information and ideas
Comprehend and use technical or professional language, either written or spoken, to communicate complex ideas
Perform numerical operations using basic counting, adding, subtracting, multiplying or dividing
Perform Complex quantitative calculations or reasoning using algebra, geometry, statistics, or abstract symbols
Formulate and apply appropriate course of action for routine or familiar situations
Use logic to define problem, collect information, establish facts, draw valid conclusions, interpret information and deal with abstract variables for unique or unfamiliar situations
Other Mental/Cognitive Requirements (please describe)
Repetitive Motion - Repeating movements of arms, hands, wrists
Occasionally (.5 to 2.5 hours/day)
Talk - Express or exchange ideas verbally
Constantly (5.5+ hours/day)
Hear - Perceive sound by ear
Constantly (5.5+ hours/day)
See - Obtain impressions through the eye
Constantly (5.5+ hours/day)
Level of physical activity
Kneel- Bend legs at knee, come to rest on knees
Crouch/Squat - Bend body down and forward, bending legs and spine
Crawl - Move on hands, knees and feet
Climb - Ascend/descend ladders, stairs, ramps
Walk - Move about on foot
Average distance per shift
Stoop - Bend downward and forward at waist
Lift - Raise or lower 10 lbs. from one level to another
Lift - Raise or lower 25 lbs. from one level to another
Carry - Transport an object
Push - Press with steady force, thrust objects forward, downward, outward
Pull - Drag or tug objects
Turn/twist - Move a body part in circular motion
Bend - Bend downward and forward by bending the spine at waist
Balance - Exceeding ordinary body equilibrium
Reach - Extend hands and arms in any direction
Handle - Seize, hold, turn with hands
Ability to distinguish color
Other Physical Activity (please describe)
Average amount of time for other physical activity