ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, SAFETY COMMS/QUALITY ASSURANCE, Research Compliance
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, SAFETY COMMS/QUALITY ASSURANCE, Research ComplianceTracking Code7063 Job Description
The Assistant Director (AD) is responsible for the development and administration of the Universitys Safety Committees and Quality Assurance Program (SQAP). The safety committees include: the Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC), the Laboratory Safety Committee (LSC), the Radiation Safety Committee (RSC), the Dual Use Research of Concern Committee (DURCC), the Scientific Diving Safety Committee (SDSC), and any related subcommittees. The SQAP program also provides research compliance support to the CARBX program. The AD role includes the development, implementation and maintenance of a comprehensive program that includes policy development, training, auditing, monitoring, enforcement and reporting, consistent with best practices, federal, state and local laws and regulations and BU policies and procedures. This position has 4 direct reports.Required Skills
Required Education: Bachelors Degree
Preferred Education: Masters Degree or Juris Doctorate
Related academic or research compliance experience may be considered in substitution of degree. Minimum 5 years progressive experience, preferably in an academic, medical or research compliance enterprise Advanced analytical skills; excellent oral and written communication skills; exceptional project/process management knowledge. Advanced knowledge of federal and state regulations related to research compliance, biosafety, radiation safety, laboratory safety and other institutional regulations and policies related to research integrity. Demonstrated ability to effectively manage relationships with faculty researchers, senior-level management, staff colleagues, as well as local, state, and federal regulatory agencies.
This position is eligible for Boston University's generous benefits package including health, dental, life insurance, tuition remission, paid time off, and so much more!
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.Job Location BOSTON, Massachusetts, United StatesPosition TypeFull-Time/Regular