Assistant Director, Environmental Health and Safety
CITI Program, a division of BRANY
Location: Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Type: Full Time
Salary: $60,000 - $85,000
Academic / Research
4 Year Degree
Telecommuting is allowed.
Internal Number: 001
About the Organization:
Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI Program)
CITI Program was established in 2000 and is a leading global online education provider. Its web-based training materials serve millions of learners and thousands of subscribing institutions. CITI Program is dedicated to serving the training needs of colleges and universities, healthcare institutions, technology and research organizations, and governmental agencies as they foster their learners' integrity and professional advancement.
CITI Program is the preeminent leader in online research, ethics, compliance, and safety training. It has trained researchers globally for over 20 years at thousands of academic, research, and healthcare organizations. CITI Program is a dynamic and collegial working environment with opportunities to bring forth new educational materials that support learners and institutions in the U.S. and worldwide.
CITI Program joined the Biomedical Research Alliance of New York (BRANY) in 2016. BRANY was founded in 1998 and is jointly owned by four leading academic medical centers - NYU School of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Icahn School of Medicine, and Northwell Health. BRANY is also a premier resource for research support services for hospitals, academic medical centers, and investigators, among its other ventures.
CITI Program is seeking an experienced Environmental Health and Safety professional to lead the development and management of CITI Programs EH&S content. This individual should be a knowledgeable and engaged professional, with experience navigating regulations and managing an EH&S area. This position will engage with subject matter experts across organizational types, including universities, academic medical centers, and other research sites to lead the development of critical content areas.
This highly visible position represents CITI Program to the community, national experts, and professional and academic societies. This individual works with administrators, faculty, scholars, and staff at all levels and in varying professional areas to help ensure CITI Programs impact and success. The individual also ensures proper relationships are established and maintained with these individuals.
This position is specifically responsible for the continued development and management of CITI Program's Environmental Health and Safety suite of content as assigned to the position. In this capacity, the person in this role works closely with the Vice President of Content and Education, the Director and Associate Director, and other unit heads to help lead the development, maintenance, impact, and growth of the educational products in the assigned content area. This position will be responsible for identifying content areas and planning and executing new content development in Environmental Health and Safety.
Manages and collaborates on educational product development, maintenance, growth, and impact, ensuring seamless interaction between team, internal departments, consultants, and collaborators.
Supports team members, staff, consultants, authors, and collaborators to maintain successful, impactful educational products.
Directs the development of proposals for new content, including modules, courses, and micro-courses that are part of the assigned content area.
Supports Vice President and other team members in resolving issues, facilitating information exchange, and performing other tasks as needed.
Manages data collection, organization, and analysis to help guide educational initiatives, provide insight into other areas, and provide information necessary for department metrics.
Leads development of agreements associated with content development for the assigned content area and works with applicable departments and staff to execute those agreements.
Assists in managing the content departments working materials associated with style, module templates, and other resources.
Independently directs the peer review process for content under the assigned content area and works in collaboration with the applicable Associate Director; serves as the primary reviewer for editing of the designated content area in association with the Vice President, Associate Director, and internal/external editors. In this capacity, the Assistant Director would work with the Associate Director overseeing editing to create a CITI Program compliant final product.
Provides updated, timely reports to the Vice President regarding the status of content in development.
Assists in the review of learner and administrator feedback.
Serves as the lead in developing, executing, and producing webinars or podcasts associated with the assigned content area.
Provides support to the Vice President in preparing budgets, provides advice regarding budget projections, and monitors expenses associated with content development in the assigned content area.
As applicable, provide ongoing reports and status updates to the Vice President, Associate Directors, other Content staff, and CITI Program staff.
Assist in organizing meetings of content working groups and content authors/consultants. Oversees the identification of content consultants for the assigned content area, the work of these consultants, and any Working Groups that might develop to support the designated content area's development and management.
Supports the sales department in effectively marketing CITI Program deliverables, specifically those in the assigned content area. This support may entail attending and presenting at applicable professional events.
Primary responsibility for providing the Sales and Marketing department with information associated with assigned content area's courses to develop appropriate marketing materials, including catalogs and other website materials.
Collaborates with internal departments and stakeholders to promote and position new and existing products, improve functionality and delivery, create valuable metrics to gauge impact and success, and understand/characterize customer needs.
Works with E-learning production staff to produce all content in the assigned content area.
Stays up to date on regulatory changes and best practices in assigned content development areas.
Contributes to content marketing initiatives, such as blogs, newsletters, social media, and other initiatives.
Expectations for all employees:
To support the BRANY mission of providing exceptional administrative and educational services to enhance the quality and efficiency of clinical trials within the global research community.
Use time management skills to complete assignments, meet deadlines, and inform progress management. Promptly notify management of deficiencies. Additional hours may be mandatory to meet deadlines.
Uses communication skills to establish and maintain good working relationships.
Uses writing skills to communicate via email and written correspondence effectively.
Work independently, take the initiative, and troubleshoot daily routine problems as they occur.
Develops or recommends a plan of corrective action for non-routine issues.
Works as a team member on special nonrecurring and ongoing projects. (*)
Participate in sub-committee(s) as needed. (*)
Arrive to work punctually and have good attendance.
Professionally present themselves.
Treat coworkers with respect and consideration.
Attend all required staff and department meetings. (*)
Assist with accommodations for disabled individuals to ensure access to the BRANY organization and services.
Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. (*)
Non-Essential Functions will be noted by an asterisk (*). Reasonable accommodations may enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
EEO and Accommodations:
BRANY is committed to having a diverse population and a policy of equal opportunity for all employees, and applicants for employment, without regard to race, color, creed/religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity characteristics, genetic predisposition or carrier status, domestic violence victim status, marital status, national origin, age, disability, status as a veteran or special disabled veteran, or citizenship status, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local law. BRANY also recognizes same-sex marriages and the employment rights of those in the LGBT community.
Bachelor's degree (masters, professional, or terminal degree preferred)
At least five years of experience in an Environmental Health and Safety compliance area (for example, Director of Biosafety, Biosafety Officer, Laser Safety Officer, Radiation Safety Officer, or IBC Administrator.
Fort Lauderdale, FL, or remote U.S. (If located outside south Florida, may be expected to make occasional visits to Fort Lauderdale or in-person meetings).
Physical Demands and Environment:
This position operates in both an office environment using standard office equipment & technology and also requires occasional field work attending trade shows, conferences, and meeting potential partners or customers at their institutions. The position requires the individual to see, talk, hear and be mobile. The employee is frequently required to use hands, fingers, and reach with hands and arms.
This position requires occasional overnight travel to industry conferences and events, mainly within the U.S., Likely less than 10% travel.
BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH ALLIANCE OF NEW YORK LLC ('BRANY')
HRP Consulting Group, Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI Program)
The Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI Program), a division of BRANY, was established in 2000 and joined BRANY in May 2016. CITI Program is a leading provider of research education content. Its web-based training materials serve millions of learners at academic institutions, government agencies, and commercial organizations in the U.S. and around the world. CITI Program's mission is to provide educational content that promotes the quality of, and public trust, in the research enterprise.
Founded in 1998 and owned by four leading academic medical centers - NYU School of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Icahn School of Medicine, and Northwell Health, BRANY is the premiere resource for research support services for hospitals, academic medical centers and investigators. BRANY's services, which are designed to improve research efficiency and quality, include an array of outsourced clinical trial start up services such as IRB review, contracting and Medicare coverage analysis. BRANY IRB was the fi...rst IRB in New York to be accredited by AAHRPP. BRANY is also the developer of Protocol Builder®, an award-winning protocol writing tool for investigator-initiated research.