The Compliance Officer, under direction, assists in oversight of the System Member Compliance Program, monitors and facilitates compliance with federal, state, and Texas A&M University System (TAMUS) regulatory and governing standards, including but not limited to laws, regulations, statutes, codes, policies, procedures, rules, and directives, as well as compliance own internal and external policies and procedures.; Work hours: Mon-Fri; 8 AM-5 PM or as work requirements indicate
Responsibilities: 30% Assists compliance committee chairpersons with the development and coordination of a comprehensive research compliance program that aligns with policies, regulations, rules, and procedures of the Texas A&M University System and federal regulatory agencies. 15% Schedules, staffs, coordinates, attends, contributes to, and documents the proceedings of research compliance committee meetings. 15% Implements and manages Occupational Health and Safety training and certification for faculty, staff and students involved in research. 10% Updates web content relating to research compliance to reflect changes in institutional programming, operations, System, or federal regulations. 10% Reviews research compliance efforts, activities, procedures, and processes to identify and report areas of compliance that are not in alignment with policies and regulations, revises institutional SAPs and Rules, compliance manuals, and other guiding documents as needed. Conducts, documents, and reports internal research compliance assessments, inspections, and audits. 10% Develops and delivers research compliance training programs for faculty, staff, and students. 5% Manages Maestro pre- and post-award research compliance tasks and workflows. 5% Performs other duties as assigned as outlined in the Tarleton State University Faculty and Administrative Staff Handbook or as assigned by supervisors in the chain of command.
Required Education and Experience: -Bachelorâ™s degree in applicable field or equivalent combination of education and experience. Four years of experience in research compliance, audit, accounting, legal, or program development.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet and database applications. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others.
Preferred Requirements: Preferred: Masterâ™s degree with 4 years of experience in research compliance, audit, accounting, legal, or program development and an understanding of higher education administration that includes one or more of the following: research with human subjects, vertebrate animals, biohazards and biosafety, conflict of interests and ethics, time and effort, select agents, controlled substances, radioactive materials/radiation, or intellectual property.
Internal Number: R-014551
About Tarleton State University
With its main campus in Stephenville, an hour southwest of Fort Worth, Tarleton State University offers the value of a Texas A&M University System degree with its own brand of personal attention, individual opportunities, history, tradition and community. Tarleton is a vibrant learning community with nearly 100 undergraduate and graduate degrees, as well as a doctorate in education, within five colleges—Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Business Administration, Education, Liberal and Fine Arts, and Science and Technology. Tarleton’s research centers include the renowned Texas Institute for Applied Environmental Research and the Southwest Regional Dairy Center. Recent additions to the Stephenville campus consist of a state of the art Nursing Building, and a new $25 million living and learning residence hall for 500 students. Tarleton has extended the reach of state-supported, affordable education by expanding online undergraduate and graduate programs with classes in Waco, Midlothian and the Southwest Metroplex Center in Fort Worth. Tarleton offers a traditional, residential college experience with a lively campus atmosphere, intercollegiate athletics, dozens of student or...ganizations and cultural attractions. Students benefit from the personal attention, warmth and faculty interaction found at smaller, liberal arts institutions.
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