IACUC Coord – 524618

  • Florida International University
  • Miami, FL, USA
  • Aug 11, 2021
Full time Admin-Clerical Research

Job Description

IACUC Coord – 524618

Florida International University is Miami’s public research university, focused on student success. According to U.S. News and World Report, FIU has 42 top-50 rankings in the nation among public universities. FIU is a top U.S. research university (R1), with more than $200 million in annual expenditures. FIU ranks 15th in the nation among public universities for patent production, which drives innovation, and is one of the institutions that helps make Florida the top state for higher education. The Next Horizon fundraising campaign is furthering FIU’s commitment to providing students Worlds Ahead opportunities. Today, FIU has two campuses and multiple centers, and supports artistic and cultural engagement through its three museums: Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, the Wolfsonian-FIU, and the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU. FIU is a member of Conference USA, with more than 400 student-athletes participating in 18 sports. The university has awarded more than 330,000 degrees to many leaders in South Florida and beyond. For more information about FIU, visit www.fiu.edu.


Coordinates the activities of the IACUC committee and provides support to the other compliance committees. Analyzes protocol applications, conducts semi-annual review and inspections, & participates in conducting ORI compliance education/outreach activities for faculty, staff and students.

  • Coordinates the activities of the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) but also provides support to the Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) Institutional Review Entity (IRE), and the Lab Safety Committee.
  • Analyzes protocol application submissions to ensure they follow all regulatory requirements including but not limited to OLAW, USDA, AAALAC, and the Guide.
  • Records meeting minutes of convened committee meetings.
  • Assists with conducting semi-annual reviews and performing inspections of facilities and laboratories.
  • Assists with post approval monitoring of protocols.
  • Updates committee members on status of protocol submissions, committee deadlines, and regulatory updates.
  • Processes and/or drafts approval letters for initial, amendment, renewal and event form submissions.
  • Assists with maintaining FIU's Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care (AAALAC) accreditation.
  • Participates in conducting ORI compliance education/outreach activities for faculty, staff and students.
  • Performs other related duties required or as directed. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree and two (2) years of relevant experience.


Desired Qualifications:          

  • IACUC auditing and/or QA/QI experience preferred.
  • 2 years of experience with IACUC.
  • Certified professional in IACUC Administration (CPIA) preferred.
  • Excellent working knowledge of OLAW, AWA, and USDA
  • Proactive individual who functions independently.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Highly organized with advanced attention to detail and strong multi-tasking skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to interact on a professional level with faculty, staff and students.


Job Category:

  • Administrative


Advertised Salary:

  • $50,000 - $55,000


Work Schedule:

  • Begin time: 8:30 AM
  • End time: 5:00 PM



  • Criminal Background Check
  • Driver's License Check


Other Information:

  • Travel to FIU Campus
    Ability to travel locally

FIU is a member of the State University System of Florida and an Equal Opportunity, Equal Access Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For further information or to apply online visit our website at http://careers.fiu.edu and reference job opening ID # 524618