Cures Start Here. Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (Fred Hutch), home of three Nobel laureates, is an independent, nonprofit research institution dedicated to the development and advancement of biomedical research to eliminate cancer and other potentially fatal diseases. Recognized internationally for its pioneering work in bone-marrow transplantation, Fred Hutchs five scientific divisions collaborate to form a unique environment for conducting basic and applied science. The Fred Hutch, in collaboration with its clinical and research partners, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, the University of Washington, and Seattle Childrens, is the only National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center in the Pacific Northwest. Careers Start Here.
The Administrative Assistant position is housed in the Office of the Director (DO), which provides strategic scientific leadership, administrative direction, and oversight of critical infrastructure necessary to make the elimination of cancer and related diseases possible. The DO houses the President and Director, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, and Executive Vice President and Deputy Directors.
The Administrative Assistant will assist with day-to-day office operations. This position will work independently in performing responsibilities and be comfortable as part of an interactive administrative team that will work very closely with the executive support team. Strong skills in multi-tasking, communication, organization, and attention to detail are critical to this position.
**This position is a 30 hour a week, benefits eligible role.
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.