The Research Compliance Coordinator is responsible for: providing first line response to questions and concerns from investigators, administrators, and the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committees (IACUCs); and providing key support to the Animal Welfare Office (AWO) to continue accreditation-related activities and coordination of the AWO outreach and education initiative.
Required Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
Three years of
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Excellent communication and customer service skills
Knowledge and experience working with database and spreadsheet software
Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others
Preferred Education and Experience:
Two years of supervisory or project management experience preferred
Experience with IACUC compliance in an academic setting
Preferred Licenses and Certifications:
Certified Professional IACUC Administrator
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Working knowledge of basic regulatory requirements for research/teaching/testing involving animals
Must be detail oriented
Ability to deliver quality professional products in a timely manner
High ethical standards and a commitment to excellence
Based on knowledge of institutional guidelines, and federal regulations for animals in research/teaching/testing, consults and advises the faculty, staff, and students in the preparation of protocols
Provides preliminary reviews of protocol including determination of status, in order to give feedback to the customer to improve the product
Assists supervisor in the development of training materials and conducts regulatory training as needed
Assists supervisor in the development or modification of standard business practices and office processes related to the Animal Welfare Office including the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committees
Provides expertise about animals in research/teaching/testing for investigators and committee members related to compliance guidance
Responsible for effective communication and timely responses related to compliance reviews, including issues of non-compliance
Responds to questions regarding the compliance program
Provides quality assurance oversight of data entry related to document submissions, reports, and notices
Maintains electronic and paper files ensuring all are up-to-date and complete.
Provides support for committee meetings by preparing review materials, reports, and other meeting related documents
Reviews and prepares correspondence and minutes based on committee decisions
Performs other duties as assigned
Special Instructions: A cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references (to include at least one previous supervisor) are strongly recommended. You may upload all three on the application under CV/Resume.
Instructions to Applicants: Applications received by Texas A&M University and TAMHSC, must either have all job application data entered or a resume attached. Failure to provide all job application data or a complete resume could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. We encourage all applicants to upload a resume or use a LinkedIn profile to pre-populate the online application.
Internal Number: R-017808
About Texas A&M University
Texas A&M University is dedicated to the discovery, development, communication, and application of knowledge in a wide range of academic and professional fields. Its mission of providing the highest quality undergraduate and graduate programs is inseparable from its mission of developing new understandings through research and creativity. It prepares students to assume roles in leadership, responsibility, and service to society. Texas A&M assumes as its historic trust the maintenance of freedom of inquiry and an intellectual environment nurturing the human mind and spirit. It welcomes and seeks to serve persons of all racial, ethnic, and geographic groups, women and men alike, as it addresses the needs of an increasingly diverse population and a global economy. In the twenty-first century, Texas A&M University seeks to assume a place of preeminence among public universities while respecting its history and traditions.