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Northampton, Massachusetts
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IACUC Coordinator

AS0607 - IACUC Coordinator
Clark Science Center
Administrative Support

Provide advanced administrative and procedural support for the processing, review and monitoring of research protocols. Using specialized knowledge of applicable laws, policies and standards, foster compliance in the research activities conducted by the College's faculty, staff, and students.

Support the committee Chair and members by providing technical assistance, including the implementation and maintenance of research policy, systems, materials and procedures.

Maintain a calendar of meetings, inspections, reporting deadlines and protocol due dates, including a system of reminders. Schedule and document routine and ad hoc meetings and inspections. Assist with preparation of documents and reports. Maintain protocol and regulatory compliance files.

Advise researchers in preparation of new, renewal and modification protocol documents and provide initial review of all protocols to ensure completeness and compliance with committee requirements, federal regulations, College policies, and ethical principles. Recommend review classification to the committee.

Communicate with other institutions to coordinate oversight and documentation for research involving multiple institutions/research sites.

Monitor required online training and health status reports to assure currency of training and oversight for students, faculty, staff and collaborators. Conduct workshops and trainings on procedures for students.

Education/Experience: Associate's degree required and two to three years of relevant experience or the equivalent combination of education and/or experience. Must complete coursework and pass tests for CITI Working with the IACUC modules upon being hired.

Skills: Proven ability to track expenses and manage financial data accurately in paper files, spreadsheets, and accounting system. Proficient in the use of office hardware and software technology. Ability to make basic updates to web pages. Proven mastery of organizing and prioritizing own work, resolving problems, and managing multiple tasks simultaneously. Excellent communication skills - verbal, written and interpersonal with demonstrated ability to be discreet and maintain confidentiality; ability to communicate with all levels of the department and organization; ability to take minutes at meetings. Absorb current best practices for administrative workflow and systems. Participate in continued improvement and implementation of these practices among the administrative team.

This is a half-time position.

Smith College is an EO/AA/Vet/Disability employer.