Compliance Specialist The Office of Research, Office of Research Compliance (ORC)
The Office of Research Compliance (ORC) works with faculty, staff, students, department chairs, deans and other senior leaders to review and investigate allegations of misconduct in research and scholarly activities. ORC works to assure completion of The Ohio State University's Faculty Conflict of Interest process and develops management plans for conflict of interest cases. ORC also negotiates, manages, and monitors export control issues; and provides guidance for research involving controlled substances, research diving, human gene transfer, and human stem cell research. The ORC team is available to help researchers minimize and manage potential compliance risks in any regulatory area impacting their research activities.
ORC is seeking a self-motivated and resourceful individual to serve as the Compliance Specialist for The Ohio State University.
The Compliance Specialist manages various administration support job duties pertaining to conflict of interest (coi) processes and procedures within ORC. The individual in this role is responsible for triaging research compliance questions and issues from researchers, research staff, students, sponsored program officers, IRB administrators and technology commercialization associates with a minimum of direction or oversight from the Conflict of Interest Administrator.
Other job duties include the following, helps coordinate Conflict of Interest Advisory Committee activities; understands and applies federal regulations, state laws, and compliance program policies to ensure compliance with federal, state and University coi requirements; analyzes coi disclosures and provides guidance to principal investigators and research teams; documents regulatory findings, committee deliberations, and actions; communicates with investigators and assists researchers to secure timely coi approvals; continually monitors timelines to avoid delays and approval lapses; identifies customer service needs; participates in business process improvements and the development of educational programs; assists in conduct training sessions for research teams, faculty, staff and students; relative distribution of duties varies with annual compliance disclosure processes and workloads.
The individual in this role will report directly to the ORC Conflict of Interest Administrator.
Additional Information for Applicants::
Submit your application, cover letter, and resume via this Ohio State Job Posting website. The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.
Bachelor’s Level Degree or equivalent education and experience. Experience in program planning and administration. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication and problem solving skills, the ability and flexibility to work with a wide variety of customers and issues, and work successfully in both a team-integrated and independent fashion, and have the ability to work in regulatory and a deadline driven environment. Candidate must be proficient in all Microsoft Office software such as Access, Excel, Word and Power Point.
Knowledge of and at least one year of experience with research methods, compliance operations, regulations and policies governing financial conflicts of interest in research, export controls and research integrity.
Target Salary: $48,000.00 - $50,000.00 Annually
Job Category: Administrative and Professional
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The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, and protected veteran status.
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