Compliance & Education Manager

The University of Iowa

Job Reference #: 20002550

The Human Subjects Office, at the University of Iowa, has an exciting full-time opportunity for a Compliance Manager. The Compliance Manager will provide leadership and oversight in the design, planning, promotion, and conduct of in-depth, onsite reviews of human subjects research, conducted by University of Iowa researchers. The Compliance Manager will assess compliance with federal regulations, Institutional Review Board (IRB) requirements, University of Iowa or VA policies related to the conduct of human subjects research. This position will also serve as the education and compliance expert with regard to federal regulations, IRB requirements, and institutional policies and procedures for the protection of human subjects involved in research. The Compliance Manager will develop and coordinate procedures, programs, and policies to enhance investigator understanding of the HawkIRB application process and compliance with the IRB policies and procedures.


Education or Equivalency Required

  • A degree in a field of science or learning at the bachelor’s level, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Required Qualifications

  • Current and relevant experience (typically 3-5 years) conducting, reviewing, and/or monitoring research involving human participants or research program coordination\administration.
  • Demonstrates the ability to communicate for effective relationships; uses a broad range of techniques in communicating complex ideas to diverse populations; facilitates communication, directness and spirit of cooperation among staff and stakeholders.
  • Demonstrates extensive knowledge and ability to problem solve, analyze and synthesize information to develop alternative resolution strategies; utilize root cause data for quality improvement initiatives.
  • Current and relevant supervision/managing performance of employees.
  • Experience (typically 1-3 years) with biomedical research design, randomized clinical trials, IRB application materials and Informed Consent Documents.
  • Demonstrates extensive knowledge of federal regulations regarding the protection of human subjects participating in research including HIPAA, FDA drug, biologic and device regulations.

Highly Desirable Qualifications

  • Current IRB Professional Certification (CIP) or ability to obtain the CIP designation as soon as eligible.

Desirable Qualifications

  • Knowledge of University and federal regulations regarding the protection of human subjects participating in research.
  • Demonstrates a working knowledge and ability to prepare and deliver formal and informal presentations utilizing appropriate tools and techniques.
  • Experience in coordinating a research program of high complexity, involving multiple researchers/sites/projects.
  • Master's Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days and may be removed from posting and filled any time after the original posting period has ended. Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check, and verification of academic credentials. Up to 5 professional references will be requested at a later step in the recruitment process.

About the Human Subjects Office
The (HSO) was established by the to provide administrative support for the . An Institutional Review Board is a group of individuals charged with reviewing proposed research involving human subjects to ensure the protection of those subjects and compliance with federal human subjects regulations. The University of Iowa has three such review boards, each consisting of faculty, staff, and representatives from the Iowa City community.

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Application Instructions:

Upload the following documents and mark them as a “Relevant File” to the submission:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume

Job ID: 71313

Posted 23 days ago

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