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Assistant Director-Human Research Protection Program

Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences
1111 W. 17th St. Tulsa, Oklahoma, 74107 United States

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Position Details

Req ID:


Position Title:

Assistant Director-Human Research Protection Program

Position Type:

Staff Full-Time

Position Number:


OSU Campus:

Center for Health Sciences - Tulsa


Research Office

Location Address:

1111 W. 17th St.
Tulsa, Oklahoma, 74107
United States

Hiring Supervisor:

Hiring Range:
(Contingent upon available funding):

0.00 - 0.00, Commensurate with education and experience

Work Schedule:

Typically 8 hours/day, 5 days/week

Faculty Appt Period:

Job Summary:

Position Summary:
The Assistant Director of Human Research Protection Program (HRPP) assumes a critical role in the research enterprise. The primary responsibility is to ensure that all human subject research conducted under its auspices is carried out in such a manner that the rights and welfare of participants in research studies are protected and that the institution complies with state, local, and federal regulations. Specific responsibilities will include reporting to and working with the Director of Regulatory Compliance & Research Facilities overseeing the daily operations of the HRPP office and serve as a liaison between IRBs and the research teams. Provide administrative and regulatory support to the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs in the Human Research Protection arm, ensuring efficient and high quality performance.

Some travel is required, including travel for training, professional development, and meetings.

Environmental Hazards:

Possible exposure to hazardous material, hot and cold, blood borne pathogens.

Physical Requirements:
Ability to lift, carry, push and pull 20 pounds, stoop, reach ,stand, walk, finger, grasp, feel, talk, hear, see, and perform repetitive motions with or without reasonable accommodations.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Education & Experience

Position Qualifications:

-Master's degree or equivalent experience
-Minimum 3 years of relevant professional experience in IRBadministration, research compliance and/or research administration.
-Professional experienceand sound judgment to comprehend, interpret and analyze publications andreports concerning applicable policies, procedures, regulations and state laws.
-Detailed workingknowledge of regulatory requirements for the protection of human subjects ofboth biomedical and behavioral research.
-Managerial experience andproven success in managing an Institutional Review Board or Committee.

Certificates, Registrations or Licenses:
-Councilfor Certification of IRB Professionals (CIP) certification or willingness toobtain within 12 months of hire.

Skills, Proficiences and Knowledge:
-In depthknowledge of applicable legal requirements and regulatory agency guidance(e.g., Federal regulations, FDA, ICH/GCP, OHRP guidance, state and local laws,HIPAA privacy rule), and ethical principles related to the protection of therights and welfare of human subjects.
-Proven leadership andmanagement skills, including establishing and measuring goals and objectives.
-Abilityto formulate broad policy recommendations for the organization.
-Abilityto apply mental flexibility, and creativity to a complex array of complianceissues.
-Skill inestablishing relationships with human subjects regulatory agencies on local,regional and national level.
-Significantworking knowledge of research procedures and terminology, medical terminology,clinical trials, and research data management.
-Excellentanalytical and independent problem-solving skills, organizational, coordinationand prioritization skills.
-Strongverbal and written communication skills.
-Proficientcomputer skills, which includes MS Office applications and databaseapplications.
-Abilityto write clear, precise detailed, comprehensive, and grammatically correcttechnical letters, memos, reports, and minutes.
-Abilityto communicate with a diverse audience of professionals and students.
-Abilityto maintain professional standards under routine conditions of severe and non-negotiabletime constraints.
-Abilityto lead and mentor others.
Ability to solvecomplicated, sensitive, confidential issues quickly in a fast-pacedenvironment.

-Priorprofessional experience with human subject research program administration inan academic setting is preferred.
-Previousexperience as a researcher or in a clinical research setting.
-Experience withplanning/organizing meetings, workshops; updating content for website; projecttracking.

Oklahoma State University, as an equal opportunity employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. Oklahoma State University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all individuals and does not discriminate based on race, religion, sex, color, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or veteran status with regard to employment, educational programs and activities, and/or admissions. For more information, visit

Oklahoma State University (OSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, OSU conducts pre-employment background checks on final candidates. Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.


Working at Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences

Our mission is to educate, train, and prepare tomorrow’s health leaders, practitioners and scientists to serve rural and under served Oklahoma. OSU-CHS also consists of the OSU Medicine clinics, where we provide vital patient care to Tulsa and surrounding communities.

About Us

Oklahoma State University-Center for Health Sciences was founded in 1972 and is home to the College of Osteopathic Medicine, as well as graduate programs in forensics, biomedicine, healthcare and athletic training.   Our core business is education; and it takes more than 500 faculty and staff members to run our institution.  Our mission is to educate and train osteopathic physicians, research scientists and other healthcare professionals with an emphasis on serving rural and underserved Oklahomans.  We offer more than 10 different specialty clinics to care for patients in the area. 

Our Culture

We are committed to the principles of truth and honesty and we will be equitable, ethical, and professional.  We seek excellence in all our endeavors and are committed to continuous improvement.   We believe that serving others is a noble and worthy endeavor.  We respect others and value diversity of opinions, freedom of expression, and diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds.   We are dedicated to the efficient and effective use of our resources. We accept the responsibility of the public's trust and are accountable for our actions.  We believe in ethical and scholarly questioning in an environment that respects the rights of all to freely pursue knowledge.

Our Jobs

Below is a sample of the kinds of jobs we offer at OSU-CHS:

  • Nurses and Medical Assistants
  • Administrative Assistants
  • Building Engineers
  • Physicians
  • Patient Service Reps
  • Network Administrators
  • Faculty positions

Our Benefits

We offer a wide range of benefits to include:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision insurance
  • 12 Paid Holidays
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Life insurance
  • Employer-paid retirement plan
  • Employer-Paid Retirement Plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health Spending Accounts
  • Long-term disability
  • Generous vacation/sick time accruals
  • 100% Tuition waiver for dependent children after 2 years of employment
  • And more!

Our Service Excellence Philosophy

Our Service Excellence Philosophy

We enrich lives by providing compassionate care and amazing service to every life we touch!


Our Service Standards

  1. Safety
  2. Courtesy
  3. Presentation
  4. Efficiency
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