Department: School of Medicine - Office of Human Subjects Research Work Schedule/Hours: Monday-Friday / 8:00-5:00 p.m.
The Training Specialist will work with the Assistant Dean for the Human Research Protection Program (HRPP), Director of Operations and Director of Compliance in the Office of Human Subjects Research (OHSR) to develop curriculum, implement programs and manage the activities of a comprehensive training and education program related to human subjects research.
Essential Job Functions
Responsible for leading the development, implementation and assessment of the education and training program of the OHSR. Critical functions include:
* Perform needs assessments to identify skills or knowledge gaps that need to be addressed for OHSR staff and the JHU SOM human subjects research community * Partner with stakeholders to identify training needs * Plan, develop, and implement general training courses and education programs * Schedule and present training and education activities using a variety of techniques * Organize, develop or outsource programs to meet specific needs * Work with subject matter experts to design programs to meet specific needs * Research, identity and schedule appropriate and meaningful learning opportunities for OHSR staff * Use appropriate methods to communicate educational opportunities
* Facilitate learning through a variety of delivery methods including classroom instruction, virtual training and self-teaching * Develop and test new on-line help tools and on-line system user guides * Develop training aids such as handouts, PowerPoint presentations and knowledge assessments * Design and apply assessment tools to measure training effectiveness
* Develop training and education schedule for onboarding new OHSR staff and IRB members.
* Serve as subject matter expert for SOM IRB training requirements. * Utilize Learnshare Management System (LMS)/myLearning and CITI to maintain and access IRB training records * Create and maintain learning resources and facilitated sessions to meet human subject research certification and re-certification requirements; update user accounts * Access IRB training records in LMS and relay information to study teams * Maintain OHSR staff training records * Work with Systems Administrator to develop and maintain appropriate help links within the IRB electronic submission system and build new educational resources for the electronic submission system.
Bachelor's Degree required. Master's Degree preferred. Some experience may substitute for education.
* Minimum 3 years related experience * Working in group setting and collaborating with others * Managing activities requiring leadership and motivation * Leading educational activities and conducting presentations for both small and large groups * Experience in curriculum development preferred
* Strong writing skills; effective communication, presentation and facilitation skills; must be organized and detail oriented. * Proficient use of Microsoft Office. * Experience with or knowledge of the regulations governing Institutional Review Boards and oversight of Human Subjects Research strongly preferred.
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