General Information

Location: Puyallup, WA

Organization: WCG IRB

Job Type: Full Time - Regular

Description and Requirements

The IRB Affairs Specialist responsibilities include, but are not limited to supporting data collection, administrative duties, the management and analysis of documents; client reporting and problem resolution. This IRB Affairs Specialist will provide administrative support to the Board and clients by preparing documents for review in accordance with company policies and requirements. The IRB Affairs Specialist will be able to deal effectively with high volumes, rigid deadlines, and frequent changes.


To be considered for U.S.-based positions unless currently employed by WCG, where permitted by applicable law (including any applicable reasonable accommodation, medical or religious exemption), candidates must have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by start date.


  • Associates or Bachelor’s Degree preferred, or a combination of equivalent education and experience


  • ART certification may be required in advancing in the training step levels. Must keep current by passing the exam every three (3) years. If current with a CIP certification, ART certification is not required.


  • Two plus years of experience working in an administrative setting where proofing documents and attention to detail were essential elements of your job requirements
  • Must have strong analytical skills with a high degree of accuracy in a highly regulated industry
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Databases and Adobe
  • Must be detailed oriented
  • Experience working with medical terminology (preferred)
  • Ability to work independently, utilize discretionary judgment, and be a pro-active team player
  • Exhibit excellence in:
  • Communication – Proficient verbal and written communication skills. Willingness to share and receive information and ideas from all levels of the organization in order to achieve the desired results. Customer service skills
  • Teamwork – Commitment to the successful achievement of team and organizational goals through a desire to participate with and help other members of the team

ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required.

  • Ability to maintain and promote positive working relationships with clients (internal and external) by providing timely and professional service to their needs within the scope of company mission and accompanying requirements
  • Ability to detect errors in typing, spelling, grammar, syntax and punctuation
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as research protocols, medical literature, safety information, operating and maintenance instructions
  • Ability to set priorities and manage time effectively
  • Provide support to Reviewers on a regular basis
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality and professionalism regarding client information
  • Accurately and completely enter information in database
  • Proofread and distribute outgoing correspondence
  • Contribute to a positive, customer-oriented team environment
  • Resolve questions and problems effectively
  • Communicate to obtain information or clarify requests
  • Maintain work logs/reports as required by management
  • Mentor team members by teaching procedures, monitoring and proofing work, and providing constructive feedback as needed or requested
  • Other duties as assigned. These may, on occasion, be unrelated to the position described here.
  • Attendance and punctuality are essential functions of the job