Knowledge and skills as typically acquired through completion of Master's degree.
10 -15 years of related experience.
Thorough knowledge and understanding of the requirements for regulatory compliance related to human subjects, laboratory animals, biohazardous agents and recombinant DNA, research integrity, conflict of interest and federally funded research.
Substantial experience promoting research compliance programs in a doctoral-extensive research University setting with exposure to many different areas of University administration.
Experience in dealing with federal/state regulations; and experience in the design of compliance monitoring.
Understanding of the process of research and the needs of researchers.
Experience in applying for and managing grants and contracts.
Understanding of the legal, financial, and social aspects of technology transfer, intellectual property protection, management and licensing.
Knowledge of policy, practice, and organization of federal funding agencies; understanding of University issues in a broader context.
Ability to understand University and school budgets and financial implications of decisions.
Ability to lead and manage people, mediate disputes and communicate effectively with faculty, administration and staff.
Ability to exercise good judgment, to negotiate successfully, to solve problems, to plan strategically and to make decisions in a fast paced environment where the consequences of decisions can have a large impact.
Excellent interpersonal, organizational skills and administrative experience, including the ability to interact effectively in a culturally and ethnically diverse community.
Excellent leadership abilities to oversee multiple functions or departments.
Ability to work across different functional areas and groups with all levels of management and staff.
Overall understanding of the role of the research enterprise in a major research university.
Emotional intelligence and professionalism in building customer/client relationships.
Demonstrated operational management expertise and knowledge of the offices for which s/he will be responsible and related work processes.
Extensive experience leading business-process improvement, organizational-change initiatives and familiarity with information-systems implementation.
Advanced skills in strategy development, systems planning and change management.
Ability to provide timely and viable solutions to existing and new problems.
Effective human resource management skills; demonstrated success supervising staff and identifying and engaging resources in a complex environment.
Excellent ability to establish metrics to measure effectiveness and efficiency of service team and drive strategic operational decisions.
Excellent skills in establishing and implementing customer service standards.
Advanced project management skills.
Excellent skills to work collaboratively and act persuasively in sensitive situations; skills in conflict management techniques.