Cures Start Here. At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home to three Nobel laureates, interdisciplinary teams of world-renowned scientists seek new and innovative ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening diseases. Fred Hutchs pioneering work in bone marrow transplantation led to the development of immunotherapy, which harnesses the power of the immune system to treat cancer. An independent, nonprofit research institute based in Seattle, Fred Hutch houses the nations first cancer prevention research program, as well as the clinical coordinating center of the Womens Health Initiative and the international headquarters of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network. Careers Start Here.
The Shared Resources Administrative (SR Admin) team provides Core facilities with business support in areas including: operations, fiscal management, billing, fund development, IT and HR.
The Administrative Coordinator works under the direction of the Director of Operations. It is a key administrative position responsible for supporting, organizing and coordinating activities for SR operations; which includes the Associate Vice President of Shared Resources, SR Core facility Directors and SR Admin and SR IT teams. This role requires strong organizational and time management skills, attention to detail, the ability to effectively prioritize shifting tasks and to build strong working relationships. Critical qualities also include exceptional written and oral communication, critical thinking, teamwork, good judgment, professional conduct, and ability to handle confidential/sensitive information.
At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, teams of world-renowned scientists and humanitarians work together to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other diseases. Researchers are discovering new ways to detect cancers earlier, improve treatments, and learn how to prevent cancers from growing. Although Fred Hutchinson opened its doors in 1975, its history began about 20 years before that. In 1962 Fred Hutchinson envisioned a center devoted to studying cancer, a disease that took his brother’s life. Today Fred Hutchinson is contributing to the next waves of breakthrough treatments and prevention strategies. Fred Hutchinson collaborates with the Seattle Cancer Alliance, the National Cancer Institute, and the University of Washington.