Northwell Health Assistant Director IRB in Great Neck, New York

Req Number 001WN4

Job Category Research

Job Description

Plans, organizes, manages and evaluates the staff and daily operations of the Institutional Review Board (IRB) for Northwell Health.

  1. Manages and implements staffing requirements; Recruits, supervises, manages and evaluates IRB managers and IRB coordinators in the Human Research Protection Program.

  2. Recommends, implements and adheres to approved operating goals, objectives and budget. Reports operational performance, justification and/or corrective action.

  3. Builds and maintains productive intra-departmental work relationships to optimize operations.

  4. Ensures operating compliance with government and agency regulations.

  5. Participates in reviewing new and continuing research programs to ensure compliance with IRB standards and policies.

  6. Advises Investigators and other research staff of appropriate conduct of research, preparation of protocol and consent documents in accordance with applicable regulations and reporting requirements for human subject research.

  7. Serves as a liaison to Federal and NY State agencies and committees, which regulate human subject research.

  8. Conducts protocol and submission reviews, as necessary.

  9. Participates in the development of and implements quality improvement programs.

  10. Participates in the development of training and educational materials and activities for the IRB staff, IRB members and the NSLIJ research community.

  11. Manages IRB membership including recruitment, evaluation and education.

  12. Evaluates, recommends and implements approved standard operating procedures and institutional policies and procedures.

  13. Performs related duties, as required.

*ADA Essential Functions


  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field, required. Master’s Degree, preferred.

  • Certified IRB Professional (CIP), required.

  • Minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in the administration of Federal and State regulations and standards in the area of Human Subject Protections, required.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, required.