Chief Research Compliance Officer

Massachusetts, United States
21 Jun 2020
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21 Aug 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture  and benefits that just aren’t found together anywhere else. If you’re curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future  then take a look at this opportunity.

CHIEF RESEARCH COMPLIANCE OFFICEROffice of the Vice President for Research,​ to develop and implement an effective export control and research compliance program.  Will--with assistance from the Office of General Counsel--interpret federal policies/regulations and monitor the regulatory compliance landscape, communicate impacts of regulatory changes, and evaluate Institute activities to identify and mitigate any compliance risks; design and implement a risk model and compliance assessment plan and collaborate with the schools to address issues and implement corrective action; direct and implement policy and program modifications and develop compliance standards; design and deliver educational and training materials on export control and research compliance topics; develop and implement an education and outreach strategy regarding relevant compliance issues; author critical compliance communications; and advise management on emerging compliance issues.  

Job Requirements

REQUIRED bachelor’s degree (terminal or advanced degree preferred) in a related field; ten years’ related experience, preferably as a senior administrator in a research compliance-related field in higher education, academic medical center, or other organization involved in the conduct of research; working knowledge of federal agencies' policies and regulations, e.g., NSF, PHS, FDA, USDA, HHS, OHRP, OFAC, BIS, OMB, and ORI pertaining to areas such as financial management of sponsored projects, international sanctions, conflict of interest, human and animal subjects research, etc.; excellent interpersonal and verbal and written communication skills; ability to develop plans and prepare and present reports to large audiences, develop educational programs for faculty and staff, and write handbooks and effective practices documents; self-motivation and initiative; ability to address/respond to federal audit issues; and in-depth knowledge of export control, sponsored projects administration, human/animal subjects, and/or conflict of interest. ​ ​Job #18134-12

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.

MIT considers equivalent combinations of experience and education for certain jobs. All candidates who believe they possess equivalent experience and education are encouraged to apply.

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