Posted: Tuesday, July 18, 2017 12:49 PM
Employment Status:AF : Active : Regular : Full Time
Job Summary 13;
The Administrative Director, IACUC Administration is responsible for the management and oversight of the Office of IACUC Administration (OIA). The OIA is charged with providing quality and service:oriented support to the Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) Research Institutes Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) which has oversight of CHOPs animal care and use program. The OIA also oversees the post:approval monitoring activities for the animal care and use program. The IACUCs oversight responsibilities include timely review and approval of proposed animal use (protocol review) and of proposed significant changes to animal use; regular inspection of facilities and animal use areas; and ongoing assessment of animal care and use. The OIA is also responsible for timely submission of all reports to regulatory and accrediting agencies e.g., USDA, NIH/OLAW, and AAALAC.
Job Responsibilities 13;
This position reports directly to the AVP, Research Compliance and Regulatory Affairs and indirectly to the IACUC Chair and is responsible for the overall management of all personnel within the OIA dedicated to supporting the CHOP Research Institute IACUC. Duties include, but are not limited to::/h4:
:Oversee the following activities within the OIA:
:Establish strategic priorities and work plans for OIA staff and manages performance of staff. Maintain relevant metrics to monitor and improve performance.
:Implement and maintain effective and highly efficient review and approval of animal protocols that assure the conduct of research is in accordance with applicable federal, state, local laws, accreditation standards, national best practices, and institutional policies and procedures.
:Direct the activity of the post:approval monitoring program and, in conjunction with the IACUC, assure implementation of policy, procedures and process improvements and training enhancements to continuously improve the program. Work with the IACUC to identify trends and opportunities for improvement.
:Report non:compliance to the appropriate federal and non:federal agencies in a timely manner and address IACUC:related issues with both regulatory and funding agencies as appropriate.
:Organize meetings of the IACUC, including preparation of meeting materials and corresponding agendas, meeting logistics and meeting follow:up.
:Support the IACUC in completing a semiannual program review and semiannual facility inspections as required by federal regulations and policy as well as post:approval monitoring of active animal research programs. Provide training and regular updates to IACUC members participating in this review.
:Ensure programs are in place for establishing and maintaining congruency between funded awards and approved use of live vertebrate animals in research, teaching and testing.
:Confirm that all OIA personnel provide knowledgeable, professional, friendly, and responsive customer service to all members of the animal research community.
:Maintain efficient electronic systems supporting the OIA and IACUC.
:Prepare reports, renewals of assurances and other communications with federal agencies and non:federal accrediting bodies.
:Ensure proper execution of facility inspections.
:Provide strategic guidance to the Institutional Official and the Chair of the IACUC regarding IACUC policy. 13;
Job Responsibilities (Continued) 13;
:Maintain institutional compliance with all applicable federal, state and local animal welfare laws, regulations and policies as well as relevant institutional policies.
:Develop and maintain relationships with federal officials from agencies such as the USDA, OLAW and non:federal organizations such as AAALAC.
:Monitors changes in federal regulations and national best practices for care and use of animals; advises IACUC members, the Chair and staff on all requirem
• Location: South Jersey
• Post ID: 40136833 southjersey