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Training and Compliance Specialist

Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, Maryland, US
Closing date
Sep 23, 2023

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Academic / Research, Training / Education
Education / Training
Salary Type
Employment Type
Full time
Training and Compliance Specialist
We are seeking a Training and Compliance Specialist who will assist Sr. Training and Compliance Manager in personnel training and quality assurance. They will help coordinate and execute training programs of instruction in animal care, cage wash operations, and basic experimental technique to RAR and research personnel. Assist with development and training for initial and regular competency assessment for all trainees.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities
  • Assists in developing and executing an integrated and progressive program of training and career development for animal care and cage wash personnel in early, mid, and late career paths.
  • Produce and keep up to date orientation materials and check lists for onboarding of new laboratory animal care, cage wash, and research personnel.
  • Coordinate the writing and frequent updating of SOPs for animal care, cage wash, and other operations.
  • Develop and maintain assessment tools for verifying initial comprehension and long-term retention of training.
  • Utilize a tracking system for mandatory and optional trainings and assessments for personnel, to include periodic retraining and assessment, and to integrate with ACUC records of training.
  • Help evaluate and verify the effectiveness of training by assessments, quality control inspections, and other means.
  • Maintain regulatory documents according to internal SOPs.
  • Provides programmatic support as required.
  • May assist with the management of lab inspections, follow-ups, and reports.
  • Assist with keeping up to date on federal and state regulations and policies governing the use of animals in research.
  • Provide hands on animal training to animal care and lab personnel.
  • Prepare communication materials, postcards, handouts, and billboards.
  • Fact-find and evaluate possible noncompliant animal related issues.

Special Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
  • Knowledge of diverse laboratory animal care topics.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including both written and oral communication.
  • Good organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to work independently and reliably with minimal supervision.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in Biology, Zoology, Animal Science, Psychology, Behavioral Biology or other related field.
  • Some experience in laboratory animal research, laboratory animal care, or a training & compliance position.
  • Additional experience may substitute for required education, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Four years related experience.
  • ALAT or LAT certification or veterinary technician training.

Classified Title: Training & Compliance Specialist
Job Posting Title (Working Title): Training and Compliance Specialist
Role/Level/Range: ATP/03/PA
Starting Salary Range: Min $39,200 - Max $68,500 Annually ($55,000 targeted; Commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: M-F 7:30-4:00
Exempt Status: Exempt
Location: School of Medicine Campus
Department name: ​​​​​​​SOM Admin Research Animal Resources
Personnel area: School of Medicine

Total Rewards
The referenced salary range is based on Johns Hopkins University's good faith belief at the time of posting. Actual compensation may vary based on factors such as geographic location, work experience, market conditions, education/training and skill level. Johns Hopkins offers a total rewards package that supports our employees' health, life, career and retirement. More information can be found here:

Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines:
JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.

**Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date.

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check. Johns Hopkins is committed to hiring individuals with a justice-involved background, consistent with applicable policies and current practice. A prior criminal history does not automatically preclude candidates from employment at Johns Hopkins University. In accordance with applicable law, the university will review, on an individual basis, the date of a candidate's conviction, the nature of the conviction and how the conviction relates to an essential job-related qualification or function.

The Johns Hopkins University values diversity, equity and inclusion and advances these through our key strategic framework, the JHU Roadmap on Diversity and Inclusion.

Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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Accommodation Information

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the Talent Acquisition Office at For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711. For more information about workplace accommodations or accessibility at Johns Hopkins University, please visit

Johns Hopkins has mandated COVID-19 and influenza vaccines, as applicable. The COVID-19 vaccine does not apply to positions located in the State of Florida. Exceptions to the COVID and flu vaccine requirements may be provided to individuals for religious beliefs or medical reasons. Requests for an exception must be submitted to the JHU vaccination registry. For additional information, applicants for SOM positions should visit and all other JHU applicants should visit

The following additional provisions may apply, depending on campus. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

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