IRB Education & Outreach Coordinator

The Chicago School Of Professional Psychology Chicago , IL 60602

Posted 6 months ago

Job Description:

Position Summary:

The Institutional Review Board (IRB) is responsible for the review of all human subject research conducted at all campuses of The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. The IRB Education & Outreach Coordinator will develop programs to educate the TCSPP community about how to properly conduct human subjects research and perform administrative activities associated with processing applications for IRB review.

Principle Duties:

  • Develop and innovative strategies to reach and educate potential researchers how to conduct human subjects research in accordance with IRB requirements.

  • Conduct training sessions for TCSPP students and faculty

  • Assist in the processing of all research applications for IRB review in accordance with the federal regulations.

  • Assist in conducting preliminary reviews of all IRB applications to ensure compliance with TCSPP IRB policies and federal regulations.

  • Assist in responding to inquiries from students & faculty regarding research activities.

  • Review requests for IRB Exemption

  • Review Addendum Request.

  • Send applications to IRB members for review.

  • Prepare documents for and attend IRB Meetings as needed

  • Preparation of all correspondence to researchers that convey the IRB Committee decisions and contingencies for IRB approval as needed.

  • Assist in maintaining IRB database.

  • Other duties as assigned by the IRB Director

Essential Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of the OHRP regulations regarding the protection of human research participant.

  • Knowledge of the principles of ethical conduct of research with human subjects.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Strong analytical, time management, and multi-tasking skills

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines

  • Ability to complete tasks and adjust to changing needs

  • Knowledge of MS Office & Excel

Position Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college

  • A minimum of 3 years direct experience in IRB Administration

  • Certified IRB Professional or willing to obtain certification within 1 year.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology offers a generous compensation and benefits package, as well as the opportunity to work for a leader in the field of education. Some of our key benefits include: generous paid time-off, medical and dental coverage, company-paid life and disability insurance, retirement plan with employer contribution, multiple flexible spending accounts (FSA), tuition reimbursement, professional development, and regular employee appreciation events.

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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IRB Education & Outreach Coordinator

The Chicago School Of Professional Psychology