Become an integral member of an innovative, busy, and collaborative team dedicated to supporting scientific research. The J. David Gladstone Institutes, a nonprofit biomedical research institute located in San Francisco, CA, is seeking a responsible, resourceful, and proactive individual to join its People Services Department as a Director of Research Compliance.
The Director of Research Compliance will report to the Senior Director, People Services. The person in this position will be responsible for the creation, development, and implementation of policies, procedures, and oversight of Gladstone’s overall compliance program. They will continuously educate on, and ensure adherence to, all laws, rules, and regulations governing or impacting Gladstone’s research and work by all employees. They will be responsible for promoting a clear understanding of the principles of compliance and assuring adherence to such.
Serves as Gladstone’s liaison and the main point of contact with all federal agencies and regulatory bodies as they relate to compliance, whether building relationships or responding to queries.
Oversees Financial and Research Conflict of Interest, Conflict of Commitment, Outside Activities and Annual Disclosure process from start to finish.
Provides guidance to faculty, staff members, and Gladstone’s executive leadership regarding compliance considerations and conflicts of interest planning.
Monitors all relevant guidelines and interprets impact on Gladstone operations.
Drafts and reviews policies and procedures, identify areas of concerns and implements actions to mitigate risk.
Leads and implements changes to policy and procedures across departments; works with department heads to ensure changes are implemented and monitored.
Responsible for Gladstone-wide communications, education, and training related to compliance.
Responsible for Gladstone’s annual risk assessment and compliance audit.
Serves as Gladstone's compliance subject matter expert in partnership with the Office of Grants and Contracts, the Office of Legal Affairs and the Office of Finance.
Builds a culture of compliance for Gladstone.
Develops, plans, and outlines a department’s responsibilities and obligations.
Develops, implements, and provides tools facilitating employee adherence to policies.
Develops compliance education and training materials and conducts compliance training and monitors compliance obligations.
Reviews and approves legal agreements that have compliance implications.
Responsible for creating and presenting the annual report on Gladstone’s compliance program and risk assessment to executive leadership.
Serves as Gladstone’s official custodian of compliance program records.
Other miscellaneous organizational and coordinating tasks and projects.
A minimum of five (5) years of relevant work experience in higher education, research institution, or federal regulatory agency, with at least three (3) years in a management role.
Substantial knowledge of 2 CFR 200 and the regulations/policies of NIH/other federal agencies.
Demonstrated experience with research integrity and compliance programs, including deep knowledge of related federal laws and regulations.
Experience with financial analysis, legal research, and reporting techniques required.
Experience in developing and conducting education and training programs in research compliance and integrity.
Expert knowledge in federal and state laws, regulations, and ability to provide guidance relating to research and related areas.
- Title and salary will be commensurate with education and experience.
- Gladstone is an equal opportunity employer.