Director/Office of Conflict of Interest
Director/Conflict of Interest (COI) Office is the subject matter expert and has responsibility for oversight of the Research COI program to ensure compliance with federal regulations and institutional policies. Responsibilities include:
- Supervision of COI staff; coordination and administrative leadership of the Faculty Review Committees on Investigator Disclosure Review and Conflict of Interest (FRCCOI) meetings;
Oversee maintenance of records documenting the FCOI activity;
Oversee management of the online COI system and database; and
Tracking compliance with management plans.
- monitors related regulatory updates and industry best practices;
recommends and drafts updates COI policy, procedures and guidelines;
oversees coordination training and education of NYU staff about COI policies.
- Perform supervisory functions, including interviewing, selecting, training and performance appraisal of COI staff;
Assist with the development and implementation of COI policies, procedures, practices and training programs designed to promote compliant practices and mitigate risk;
Promote awareness of institutional resources and developments in relevant policies and regulations, and providing specialized training to the NYU research community;
Create, coordinate, and implement strategies to improve COI office productivity;
Oversee maintenance of COI records, analyze data, and prepare reports for various regulatory bodies;
Provide comprehensive regulatory guidance to the NYU research community;
Keep abreast of federal, state, and local developments and compliance efforts related to research and develop communication tools to share this information effectively across the NYU research community; and
Participate or lead special COI projects from concept to completion.
- 5 years of experience or more progressively responsible experience, preferably a supervisory management position in academic administration or equivalent combination.
- Possess in-depth knowledge of sponsored research administration including government regulatory compliance requirements for funded projects as mandated by the federal government,
have experience in identification and management of conflicts of interest, including time and financial conflicts
have experience chairing and managing committees,
be flexible and have excellent interpersonal, analytical, organizational and problem solving skills,
possess superior computer and communication skills (both oral and written)
Be service oriented.
- Critical Thinking & Decision Making: