SoBran is seeking a Regulatory Compliance Coordinator (proposed effort) to serve in Silver Spring, Maryland.
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:
Overview: Responsibilities of this position are that of a Regulatory Compliance Coordinator and include all regulatory compliance activities required for the proper care and maintenance of research animals maintained at the client’s facilities. All employees are expected to perform their duties as assigned, arrive to work at 7:00 am and depart at 3:30 pm M-F. You will be required to work on the weekends and holidays if necessary. The weekend and holiday hours are from 7 am to 12:00 pm. In addition, you will be expected to work extra hours during emergency situations or if any unexpected situation arise until work is completed.
Job Related Tasks:
Assist with the oversight and management of animal related regulatory compliance requirements.
Assist with the collection of animal care and use data for DoD mandated reporting.
Assist in the development of client SOPs and ensure they are revised and updated annually or as necessary
Assist with the organization, collection, and preparation of documents for Program and Institutional site visits and inspections.
Collect and maintain documentation on testing to include, but not limited to feed, water, lighting, sentinel, and other required testing data
Assist with the function and maintenance of the post-approval monitoring (PAM) program to include:
Conducting personal visits to animal use areas to ensure consistency with IACUC-approved animal activities and applicable regulations;
Preparing PAM reports of evaluated protocols; and
Ensuring deficiencies noted during facility inspections or post approval monitoring visits are addressed
Participate in IACUC inspections to laboratories and animal housing locations to ensure consistency with IACUC- approved animal activities;
Assist staff and investigators with correcting deficiencies noted during inspections;
Conduct reviews of animal use protocols
Perform all other duties as assigned by SoBran corporate and program management.
Requirements and Experience: BS/BA desired; required to be a Certified Professional in IACUC Administration (CPIA) and AALAS certified at the LATG level with three years of experience supporting an animal care program with multiple animal facilities, scientific disciplines, and animal species. Must have knowledge of federal regulations and policies related to use of animals in research, experience with an animal care and use program supporting DoD preferred. Must be able to work independently to perform job related tasks and meet deadlines, must have strong interpersonal skills, ability to work with diplomacy and tact while working with high level faculty members and staff; have a high degree of attention to detail and excellent organizational skills; have strong verbal and written communication skills and good customer service skills.
Internal Number: 21819
About SoBran Inc.
Join The Winning Team…Team SoBran - We are an industry leader in designing professional animal care programs, managing animal facilities, and providing high quality technical support for laboratory animal research projects. At SoBran, we realize that our success hinges on our employees; therefore, we maintain a professional environment and ensure that our people have the tools and training to achieve, and opportunities for learning and advancement.