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Washington University of St. Louis Research Compliance Specialist - Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research - 51935 in St. Louis, Missouri

Job Type/Schedule This position is full-time and works approximately 37.5 hours per week. Department Name/Job Location This position is in the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research. The position is located at 4240 Duncan. Essential Functions POSITION SUMMARY: A Research Compliance Specialist provides programmatic support for the University’s research conflicts of interest program. This person conducts compliance reviews in accordance with the University’s policies, and federal and sponsoring agencies regulations, with minimal supervision; interprets applicable policies and regulations to resolve complex research and regulatory issues; provides expert advice to faculty, non-faculty, and committee members. PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Independently researches complex relationships and transactions; monitors for compliance and identifies and investigates instances of non-compliance; prepares detailed case reports for review by the faculty committees; makes recommendations the faculty committees to help resolve cases/situations; prepares reports/notifications to stakeholders of committee findings; ensures the integrity and security of confidential information; maintains complete and accurate program records. 2. Reviews and evaluates, with minimal supervision, faculty and non-faculty personal financial relationships related to research to determine the applicability of the University’s policies and whether it needs further review by the faculty committees; has independent authority to approve financial disclosures. 3. Works directly with the faculty appointed committee chairs and ensures reviews are completed consistently and in a timely manner. 4. Provides advice and counsel to faculty, non-faculty, committee members regarding University’s policies and processes, and federal, state and sponsoring agency regulations. 5. Submits appropriate reports to federal, state, sponsor or regulatory agencies. 6. Helps develop educational programs, other communication tools, procedures and assists with policy development. 7. Assists with developing the delivery of electronic forms and electronic administration software programs. 8. Performs other duties and special projects as assigned. Required Qualifications * Bachelor’s degree or comparable work experience. * Minimum five years of comparable work experience. * Previous experience in research administration, preferably in a research intensive university, hospital or institute. * Familiarity working with computers and experience using Microsoft Office Professional software (e.g. Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint). Preferred Qualifications * Demonstrated understanding of a research and regulatory environment, and ability to interpret regulations, policy and legal documents is highly desirable. * Attention to detail is imperative. * Demonstrated ability to work independently, prioritize tasks for multiple long and short term projects, and manage confidential information. * Excellent oral and written communication skills. * Strong interpersonal and organizational skills. * Able to effectively accumulate and organize data for reporting. * Effectively work with a variety of individuals at all levels of the organization. * Able to work successfully within a team environment. Salary Range The hiring range for this position is $41,301 - $52,630 annually. Pre-Employment Screening All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening. Benefits This position is eligible for full-time benefits. Please click the following link to view a summary of benefits: https://wustl.box.com/s/8wkhs25yssf0775x9d6nd6vqa7obpth7. EOE Statement Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status. Job Title: Research Compliance Specialist - Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research - 51935 Job ID: 51935 Location: Danforth - Main Campus Full/Part Time: Full-Time Regular/Temporary: Regular