Professional Associate II

Lexington, KY
Aug 08, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The University of Kentucky believes that the ethical and humane use of animals for research, teaching and testing is essential for the advancement of science and the discovery of treatments and cures for diseases in humans and animals alike.
This position provides administrative support to the Attending Veterinarian, Associate Director OAV, Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) Chair, and members of the IACUC on the implementation of the university-wide Program of Animal Care and Use; schedules and coordinates logistics for meetings, inspections and training; timely preparation and distribution of agendas, minutes, inspection records, decisions and related materials.
Conducts initial administrative review of protocol submissions (eSirius3G) and follows up to ensure completeness; serves as IACUC liaison in responding to inquiries and providing information and guidance; manages and maintains official and electronic records and files; coordinates protocol reviewer assignments and workflow. Processes administrative paperwork; may perform other administrative functions and related duties as required by the AV, Associate Director OAV, and IACUC Chair.

Job Title
Professional Associate II

Requisition Number

Working Title

Department Name
40148:Office of Research Integrity

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Grade Level

Salary Range

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Required Education


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Required Related Experience

3 yrs

Required License/ Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Working at a computer for extended periods of time using repetitive motions. Standing or walking with objects up to 25lbs. Risk of back injury from moving, lifting or positioning patients, equipment, or materials. Job-related travel.


Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

CPIA certification preferred. Knowledge of regulatory guidance and institutional administrative support processes, including scheduling and logistics. Sound judgment, ability to interpret policies and guidelines, and to independently solve problems. Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail, excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills. Proficiency taking and transcribing meeting notes and minutes, attendance, other meeting related documentation. Experience developing and maintaining computerized databases and tracking systems; proficient to advanced computer skills including Microsoft Excel, Word, etc.

Deadline to Apply

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please choose the answer that best describes your amount of paid, full-time employment experience with any of the following: an approved IACUC, animal research, and electronic protocol management.
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 2 years
    • More than 2 years, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years
  2. * Please describe your experience with an approved IACUC, animal research, and electronic protocal management.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents