Job Number: 1900001B
Category: Professional & Executive
Location: 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX
Department: 201000 - Research Admin COI
Full/Part Time/PRN: Day Job
This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information
Experience and Education
Bachelor's degree in business, healthcare administration, or related area, and five (5) years' professional experience in compliance or regulatory affairs, with research monitoring or auditing activities, required.
Prefer experience at an academic medical center leading multi-faceted project teams, and developing and successfully implementing work plans based on risk-analysis.
Works under minimal supervision to manage and perform regulatory monitoring reviews of various Research Administration functions and activities of UT Southwestern. Conducts complex monitoring and assurance activities to determine adherence to internal controls, education/training requirements and compliance with established policies and procedures and regulatory requirements associated with various aspects of Research Administration.
1. Serves as team leader and project manager while conducting regulatory monitoring reviews of various Research Administration functions. Establishes goals, objectives, timelines and quality measures for the team's work and deliverables.
2. Conducts complex assurance/effectiveness reviews of compliance activities in accordance with appropriate standards, metrics, established compliance plan(s) and prescribed departmental/unit/program policies.
3. Develops monitoring plan tools for use in assessment, and the sampling methodologies and solutions to implement post monitoring in the respective area (research team and research offices).
4. Evaluates effectiveness of research regulatory/compliance controls used by reviewed department/unit/program, as well as adherence with all applicable university research policies and procedures. Develops metrics within respective areas of Research Administration for evaluating effectiveness of controls and operational areas.
5. Creates monitoring reports with supporting evidence, and defends findings and recommendations made regarding identified regulatory or procedural deficiencies that may affect research compliance.
6. Assists Vice President for Research Administration and Research Administration Directors in investigations of alleged breaches of policy, misconduct or other acts of non-compliance to determine cause, extent of loss and mechanisms for prevention.
7. Assists Vice President for Research Administration and Research Administration Directors in responding to audit findings identified by Internal Audit and external agencies.
8. Assists with export control reviews referred to Research Administration.
9. Maintains effective working relationships with Research Administration and compliance personnel to achieve objectives of assurance-related assignments, including coordination with the Research Compliance Officer and Research Compliance Committee to ensure operational activities integrate with institutional compliance activities.
10. Remains abreast of current developments and topics in research administration and research regulatory compliance, and coordinates with respective areas of Research Administration to disseminate information.
11. Works with respective areas of Research Administration to coordinate and maintain policies and procedures, and to maintain compliance-related education and training materials. Develops and conducts training sessions on compliance-related topics for research administrative areas, as needed.
**Other Duties: Performs other duties as assigned.
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