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.
At West Virginia University, we pride ourselves on a tireless endeavor for achievement. We are home to some of the most passionate, innovative minds in the country who push their limits for the sake of progress, constantly moving the world forward. Our students, faculty and staff make this institution one of the best out there, and we are proud to stand as one voice, one university, one WVU. Find out more about your opportunities as a Mountaineer at http://hr.wvu.edu/ .
West Virginia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff and students, and invites applications from all qualified individuals, including minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and veterans.
Job Posting: Mar 13, 2019
Posting Classification: Classified
Exemption Status: Non-Exempt
Benefits Eligible: Yes
Internal Number: 168240
About West Virginia University
West Virginia University, founded in 1867, has a long and rich history as a public, land-grant institution. WVU encourages scholarship and offers high-quality academic programs while serving the state of West Virginia and the nation. WVU statewide includes campuses in Beckley, Charleston, Keyser, Martinsburg and Morgantown – which has been ranked as a #1 Small City in America. WVU is an R1 Doctoral Research University (Highest Research Activity), one of only 115 nationwide. WVU offers 212 degrees throughout the 14 colleges and schools. Areas of specialty include STEM education, healthcare in Appalachia, shale gas utilization, radio astronomy and forensics. WVU researchers have helped confirm the existence of gravitational waves and uncovered diesel vehicle emissions discrepancies. Statewide, there are over 31,000 graduate and undergraduate students along with 190,000 alumni worldwide. WVU is reinventing West Virginia’s future by strengthening education, healthcare and broad-based prosperity.