Director, Quality Assurance & Regulatory Affairs, Hoxworth Blood Center

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Job Overview

The University of Cincinnati, Hoxworth Blood Center is recruiting for a full-time (100 % FTE), Director, Quality Assurance / Regulatory Affairs, to oversee and direct the coordination of quality assurance and regulatory compliance for the Cellular Therapy, Therapeutic Apheresis, and Transplantation Immunology divisions. 

Essential Functions

  • Direct the coordination of regulatory compliance with the Food & Drug Administration (FDA), to include review of changes to regulations and FDA guidance documents; submission of biological product deviation reports to the FDA; and response to observations or findings from an FDA inspection.
  • Support the Division Director in the preparation of license applications to the FDA, the annual report of minor changes to the FDA, and necessary correspondence with the FDA. 
  • Manage the quality programs necessary for maintaining applicable licensure and accreditation; to include but not limited to internal and external audits, supplier qualifications, change control, deviation management, document control and record retention.
  • Develop departmental SOPs for new processes and update existing SOPs.
  • Keep abreast of state regulations governing compliance.
  • Oversee the development and execution of educational programs for staff regarding quality assurance, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and regulatory compliance for staff and students.
  • Maintain professional growth, represent the University at meetings/seminars and serve on various committees.
  • May provide direct and/or indirect supervision to exempt and non-exempt staff (i.e., hiring/firing, performance evaluations, disciplinary action, approve time off, etc.).  
  • Perform related duties based on departmental need. This job description can be changed at any time.

Required Education

Bachelor's Degree in Medical Technology, Biology, Chemistry, or related field.

Required Experience

Seven (7) years of experience in a clinical laboratory, blood banking or other related experience. 

Additional Qualifications Considered

Previous experience in a FACT, AABB and HCT/P (21 CFR 1271) setting is ideal.  Previous experience in GMP (21 CFR 211) for Phase I/II clinical manufacturing, Regenerative Medicines, Cleanrooms, and Aseptic Processing is ideal.  Understanding of CAP requirements for histocompatibility (HLA) laboratories which includes disciplines of sequencing, molecular, serological, immunology, flow cytometry, and cellular analysis is ideal.

Physical Requirements/Work Environment

  • Sitting - Continuously
  • Hearing, listening - Often
  • Repetitive hand motion (such as typing) - Often
  • Standing - Often
  • Talking - Often
  • Walking - Often
  • Bending - Seldom
  • Climbing stairs/ladders - Seldom
  • Crawling - Seldom
  • Crouching - Seldom
  • Kneeling, squatting - Seldom
  • Pulling, pushing - Seldom
  • Reaching overhead - Seldom
  • Stooping - Seldom

Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate's experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.


As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


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The University of Cincinnati is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


REQ: 94981 


Director, Quality Assurance & Regulatory Affairs, Hoxworth Blood Center

Date:  Mar 21, 2024

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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