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 successful candidate will report directly to the Shared Resources Director of Operations. This individual will work semi-autonomously while overseeing Shared Resources day-to-day administrative activities. Energetic and enthusiastic and dedicated to life-saving research, the person in this role will perform human resources, financial and operational planning for the department, while engaging strong interpersonal skills in aiding principal investigators, resource managers/supervisors and staff. They will collaborate with other center investigators, user committees, and center administrative departments.
The Administrative Manager works independently under the direction of the Shared Resources Director of Operations. The position uses judgment and discretion carrying out broad responsibilities in human resources, executivesupport, in interpreting and implementing department/projects(s)/program and Center policies and procedures withing existing framework. The position will include supervisory responsibilities over one administrative staff. Judgment is used daily in interpreting policy, troubleshootingissues, representing the department or program head, and in interacting with all levels of Fred Hutch staff and outside organizations.
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.