Director of Biorepository
Company: Regional Recreation Corporation of Wood Buffalo
Posted on: February 25, 2021
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US-IL-Chicago Posted Date 3 months ago (10/15/2020 1:43 PM)
Requisition ID 2019-10347 Category Research Position Type Regular
Full-Time Shift Days Overview The Director of Biorepository is
responsible for the day-to-day operations of the institutional
biorepository. Responsible for developing, implementing,
maintaining and monitoring policies and procedures for the
biorepository, including quality, safety, and traceability of
biospecimens and related data. Ensures compliance with federal,
state, institutional, safety, and IRB policies and requirements.
Monitors test analyses and specimen examinations to ensure that
acceptable levels of analytic performance are maintained. Maintains
excellent public relations for all biorepository services. Provides
leadership and supervisory oversight for biorepository personnel
and reviews technical operations ensuring that all processes,
protocols and procedures are quality controlled and functioning up
to standards. Oversees the educational needs of investigators,
research staff, and clinical research professional staff on
biobanking services and policies. Reports to the COO, Stanley Manne
Children's Research Institute and the Chair, Department of
- Develops and implements policies and procedures for the
- Provides direct supervision for biorepository staff, maintains
adequate staffing levels and provides technical support as needed.
Evaluates and documents the performance of all biorepository
- Maintains accurate and timely record of the activities of the
biobank and provides information to appropriate institutional
leaders, including annual report of activities and collected
- Ensures compliance with federal, state, institutional, safety,
and IRB policies and requirements.
- Ensures the quality, safety and traceability of biospecimens
and associated data.
- Assures effective communication with investigators,
institutional committees, research and clinical research
professional staff, including managing queries, feedback,
biorepository requirements, policy and procedure updates, etc.
Accountable for customer satisfaction.
- Coordinates functional integration of various biobank areas and
trains team members in new procedures developed and/or evaluated
for use in the biorepository.
- Works cooperatively in a team environment supporting
investigator, researcher staff, trainees, and administrators as
well as senior scientific and management staff.
- Implements technical and organizational biobanking policies and
- Coordinates with appropriate IT and other organizational
personnel in order to assure a sustainable, functional system that
meets the requirements for biobanking.
- Contributes innovations related to biobanking and biorepository
functions and operations.
- Other job functions as assigned. Qualifications
- A MS in a chemical, physical, biological science, clinical
laboratory science, medical technology or other relative field
required; PhD or MD preferred.
- Five (5) years of experience in a clinical laboratory, biobank,
- Proven leadership qualities with at least 3 years of
- Experience working with Laboratory Information Management
Systems for tracking of specimens, workflows, and reagents.
- Experience in laboratory management and regulatory
- Proven ability to develop effective systems. Excellent
communication and leadership skills. Ability to work well in a team
environment and with different personalities and educational
levels. Able to handle a variety of responsibilities simultaneously
and without constant direction. Possess an excellent command of the
English language; medical and scientific terminology is required.
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