Quality Assurance & Audit Specialist

Boulder, CO
Apr 15, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Who we are:

Innovation at CU Boulder is changing the world.

While our researchers, faculty and staff lead the charge, this transformational work includes increasing collaborations with undergraduate and graduate students, postdocs, entrepreneurs and government and industry partners.

The Research & Innovation Office (RIO), previously the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, is focused on creating impact by cultivating and supporting collaboration, transformation, and leadership.

At the heart of this focus are the diverse contributions of a wide range of world-class experts, working together in new and innovative ways to accelerate ideas through the entire innovation lifecycle, from idea to impact.

Explore the diverse avenues through which CU Boulder innovators are crafting global change-and learn how you can participate.

To learn more about the various facets and enormous scope of Research and Innovation at CU Boulder, please go to: RIO.

What your key responsibilities will be:

The Quality Assurance and Audit Specialist supports all research compliance offices within the Office of Research Integrity (ORI), including the Institutional Review Board (IRB), the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC), the Office of Export Controls, and the Conflicts of Interest and Commitment Office by maintaining a proactive quality assurance program. The Specialist develops and maintains positive, collaborative relationships with the research community to facilitate compliance and will coordinate with the IACUC Coordinator with regards to Post-Approval Monitoring of animal research protocols. This position reports to the Director of the Office of Research Integrity.

What we can offer:

The annual salary range for this position is $55,000 to $75,000. Actual salary offered will depend upon relevant background and experience.

The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement (with a 2-for-1 employer match), generous paid time off, tuition benefit and RTD ECO Bus Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.

Be professional. Be collaborative. Be effective. Be Boulder.


What we require:
  • Bachelor's degree in a related field
  • Two years' experience in auditing or specialized training/certification e.g. CIA, SQA

What you will need:
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to correctly interpret laws, regulations and policies related to research compliance
  • Demonstrated organizational and project management skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills

What we'd like you to have:
  • Experience with Federal regulations governing human subject research
  • Experience in supporting research compliance programs in a University setting

Preferred qualifications may be used to further reduce the pool of applicants to those who are most highly qualified.

Special Instructions to Applicants:Please apply by April 28, 2017.

If you have technical difficulties submitting application information, please contact the CU Careers help desk at cucareershelp@cu.edu. All other job related inquiries should be directed to the posting contact for this posting.

Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV

Application Materials Instructions:To apply, please submit the following materials AS ONE DOCUMENT/PDF to this posting at www.cu.edu/cu-careers:

1. A current resume.
2. A cover letter that specifically addresses how your background and experience align with the requirements, qualifications and responsibilities of the position.

Please name your document as follows: First-Last-Resume-CL-Position Number.
During upload, please indicate the type of document to ensure accurate submission.

Job Category: Research Services

Primary Location: Boulder

Department: B0001 -- Boulder Campus - 10057 - VC-Vice Chancellor for Researc

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Apr 14, 2017

Closing Date: Apr 28, 2017

Posting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human Resources

Posting Contact Email: HRESmail@colorado.edu

Position Number: 00682343


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