The Office of Research Collaboration and Compliance for Colorado State University is hiring an Assistant IACUC Manager, In collaboration with the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) manager, the Assistant IACUC manager is responsible for CSU’s research mission as part of CSU’s Animal Care and Use Program (ACUP). This position has the authority to serve in an expert capacity to minimize institutional risk and ensure institutional compliance with federal regulations and institutional policies related to the ethical conduct of animal research, teaching, and testing programs. The IACUC Assistant Manager performs this function by using the knowledge, skills, and training from formal education and certification to educate and direct faculty and research staff in the use of animal subjects for teaching and/or research. In addition, the IACUC Assistant manager has knowledge, background, and training in federal regulations to serve in an advisory capacity for CSU’s Animal Care and Use Program (ACUP) in coordination with the functional requirements of bioethics committees. The position requires formal education, experience, and knowledge in the bioethics of research and testing and teaching in areas that use animals in an academic setting.
This position is expected to be on-site part time, for example, during facility inspections, external agency inspections, and as needed. The VPR Office supports flexible work arrangements for employees, including limited teleworking privileges. Read more here: https://pts.colostate.edu/employee/telecommuting/.
CSU is an EO/EA/AA employer and conducts background checks on all final candidates.
At least 2 years experience devoted to regulatory compliance, research administration or laboratory research involving animal subjects.
Experience in an academic or research setting involving animal care and use.
Ability to understand, adhere, and promote the professional norms of a regulatory environment such as a commitment to confidentiality and proven demonstrated ability to effectively interact and resolve issues in a time sensitive environment with research faculty, University administrators, federal, state and local government officials and all stakeholders associated with CSU’s research mission.
Proficiency with computer software packages (Microsoft Office Suite) including word processing and databases.
Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills.
The demonstrated ability and organizational skills to keep pace in a dynamic and fast paced environment.
CSU is in the city of Fort Collins, a dynamic community with a population of approximately 165,000. Situated 65 miles north of Denver at the western edge of the Great Plains and at the base of the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, Fort Collins is a gateway to world-class skiing, hiking, fishing, climbing, and biking. With an average of 300 days of sunshine per year and low humidity, Fort Collins residents enjoy pleasant weather year-round. Indoor and outdoor activities are enjoyable in every season. Colorado has earned a worldwide reputation as an area that offers an unparalleled lifestyle, and Fort Collins represents the very best of Colorado with top award rankings from Forbes for Best Place for Business/Careers, Gallup Well Being Index for Healthiest Mid-Size City in America, CBS Money watch List of Top 10 Best Places to Retire, Outside Magazine Best Towns in America, among other select recognitions: http://www.fcgov.com/fcfacts.