West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine
Grant Manager and Institutional Compliance Officer
Summary: Reporting to the Associate Dean for Affiliated and Sponsored Programs, the Grant Manger and Institutional Compliance Officer will serve as the primary contact and liaison between WVSOM and external agencies regarding grants and research compliance issues.
• Maintains accurate documentation and records for execution of contract terms and ensures compliance with grant requirements and regulations.
• Produces internal and external reports for administration, faculty and funding agencies. Works cooperatively with other departments to manage the reporting process, including securing research data, finalizing budgets and ensuring that appropriate team members review and approve final documents.
• Responsible for regulatory and fiscal compliance oversight of sponsored programs.
• Leads internal monitoring and auditing related to research compliance, including the Institutional Review Board (IRB).
• Develops and implements written research policies and procedures that foster stewardship and compliance. (This does not include areas of environmental health and safety or biological, chemical, radiation and lab safety.)
• Assists with identifying targets of research opportunity and partnerships that match the institution’s mission and priorities.
• Assists faculty with application, acquisition, negotiation and administration of grants and contracts, including pre- and post- award processing and technology transfer.
• Assists with the development of research compliance and training programs for all research faculty, staff and students, including regulatory processes, protection of subjects and responsible conduct of research.
• Assists with all activities relating to intellectual property including validating and protecting discoveries and technology transfer issues relating to licensing and partnerships for developing and commercializing discoveries.
• All other related duties as assigned.
Qualifications: Masters degree or advanced professional degree (e.g., JD or MBA) in a related field with five years experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience in research administration; experience in academic medicine or higher education environment required. Experience with human subjects protections and clinical research grants and contracts is a plus. A combination of education and recent and related experience may be considered.
Position: This is a full-time non-classified position with full state benefits and is exempt from FLSA provisions regarding overtime. Salary commensurate with education and experience.
This position has been designated as Essential. This means that when WVSOM is faced with an institutional emergency, employees in such positions may be required to remain at their work location or to report to work to protect, recover and continue operations at WVSOM.
Application: Interested applicants should send a letter of interest, resume and a list of three to five professional references and their contact information to include addresses, e-mail, and phone to Leslie Bicksler, Associate Vice President of Human Resources via e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org . Material that cannot be e-mailed may be sent to WVSOM-HR, 400 North Lee Street, Lewisburg, WV 24901.
Applications are considered confidential. The search committee will begin its review of applications upon receipt and the search will remain open until the position is filled.
The West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to enhancing diversity among its faculty and staff.