Employment Opportunities

Institutional Review Board Coordinator

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Position type: Professional
Location: Brockport
Division/Equivalent: Academic Affairs
School/Unit: Office of the Vice Provost
Department/Office: Scholar and Grant Development
Categories: Professional Non-Faculty

Institutional Review Board (IRB) Coordinator

The College at Brockport


The College at Brockport, State University of New York is accepting applications for the Institutional Review Board (IRB) Coordinator.  Reporting to the Coordinator for Scholar and Grants Development, the IRB Coordinator is responsible for reviewing proposals for research to ensure that federal regulations for human subjects are being followed.  This is a part-time position working 15 hours per week, 2 to 3 days per week.


Major Responsibilities


IRB Compliance Duties:

  • Ensures faculty, staff, and students interested in submitting a proposal for research have successfully completed CITI training and maintains those records
  • Notifies faculty and staff when their trainings have expired (if they have an ongoing proposal) and sends them the refresher course to successfully complete
  • Reviews proposals for research to ensure that federal regulations for human subjects are being followed
  • Maintains expiration dates for research proposals and sends close out forms or continuation requests to the researcher to complete
  • Conducts full board meetings for proposals that meet those standards
  • Schedules proposal dates, meetings, etc. with the board and answers any questions they may have during a proposal review process


Public Relations:

  • Interviews Brockport grant and scholarship winners
  • Writes newsletters from the IRB office and article submissions to the Daily Eagle
  • Maintains and oversees appropriate web pages to ensure easy to understand and user-friendly interaction 
    • Includes MachForms, enhancing interviews through videos, YouTube tutorials, etc.
  • Conducts presentations to provide students and faculty with information about the IRB proposal process and if any grants/scholarships are available
  • Conducts CELT panels for grant winners


Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree, preferably in English, by time of appointment from a college or university accredited by the U.S. Department of Education or an internationally recognized college or university; excellent writing and oral communication skills; effective interpersonal skills to work collaboratively with the campus community; demonstrated self-initiative; and, strong attention to detail.


Preferred Qualifications

Prior experience with the IRB as a coordinator or committee member and knowledge of federal regulations for research on human subjects.


Department Description

The Office of Scholar and Grants Development assists with applications for external grant funding, manages Brockport-funded internal grants programs, oversees the Institutional Review Board, supports scholarly and creative student work through research programs and events. The office has one part-time position and three fulltime positions.


The College

The College at Brockport, State University of New York, serves a diverse student body of over 7,100 undergraduate and 1,100 graduate students enrolled in 50 undergraduate majors and more than 50 masters’ programs, teacher certification programs and advanced graduate certificates supported by more than 750 instructional faculty and professional staff. The College is an inclusive learning community that inspires excellence through growth, engagement, and transformation. Located in western New York, the College benefits from a small town atmosphere located near major metropolitan cities; 16 miles west of Rochester, 45 miles east of Buffalo, and 140 miles from Toronto.


Salary and Benefits

Competitive salary commensurate with experience.  We offer an excellent benefits package that includes medical, dental, and visions insurances, retirement and generous paid time off.


Application Instructions

Interested candidates should apply online at jobs.brockport.edu and submit a cover letter, resume and the names, addresses and phone number of three professional references.  Review of application materials will begin immediately and will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. 


New York State Executive Order 161 

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations via email at info@goer.ny.gov.


Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer/Diversity Statement 

We are part of an academic community committed to fostering integrity, civility, and justice.  We affirm that the dignity of our Brockport community is protected when free speech, academic freedom and individual rights are expressed within a climate of civility and mutual respect. Striving to learn from each other, we value human diversity because it enriches our lives and it is fundamental to the College’s commitment to teaching, learning, scholarship and service leading to student success.


The College at Brockport, State University of New York is an AA/EEO/ADA employer. The College actively seeks applications from women, veterans, individuals with a disability, members of underrepresented groups or anyone that would enrich the diversity of the College.

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