The Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) at West Virginia University is seeking applications for a IACUC Coordinator (MAP Title Administrative Associate). This position will provide complex administrative support to the Office of Research & Integrity with time sensitive issues related the IACUC.
In order to be successful in this position, the ideal candidate will:
Manage the maintenance of new and existing protocols by building protocols from submission, managing amendments, personnel changes and revisions to compile a formatted reviewable protocol that is complete, accurate and falls within the regulatory requirements.
Manage and maintain WVU KC back-office for the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) which includes: entering all new/updated information relating to new protocol submissions, amendments, personnel additions, and protocol approval dates.
Administratively assess animal care and use protocols submitted to ensure thorough information is given and follow-up with PI to obtain any incomplete areas prior to forwarding to the IACUC Administrator.
Assist with the planning of the monthly IACUC meetings and liaison with the PIs on protocols in preparation for reviews. Coordinate additional IACUC meetings to include OLAW webinars, Education and Training Focus Group, IACUC subcommittee meetings, facility inspection and semi-annual review meetings, IACUC special meetings covering non-compliance issues, policy revisions and protocol submission forms updates, etc.
Assist with preparation and presentation of pertinent subject matter/training to the research community as developed by the IACUC and administration.
Correspond with the animal facility (OLAR) regarding expiring protocols and animals maintained within the facility as per federal requirements. Coordinate with OLAR regarding animal census and protocol adjustments.
Assist IACUC Administrator and Director with testing and implementation of a new electronic research administration system for tracking of IACUC protocols. Continue to maintain database/spreadsheets that include specific information from each protocol and supply reports on a monthly basis.
Pay Grade: 14
Associate's Degree; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Education or experience in a science field is preferred.
Bachelor's Degree is preferred.
Two (2) experience in the following:
Documentation of technical and/or biomedical information in a succinct and understandable manner
Utilizing a specialized electronic tracking system
Utilizing Microsoft Office Suite
Knowledge of federal and institutional policies and regulations preferred.
Experience using electronic research administration systems preferred.
Background in animal science or related field preferred.
Strong time management skills including the ability to keep multiple tasks on schedule.
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