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 Cancer Immunotherapy Trials Network (CITN) is a National Cancer Institute (NCI) sponsored network initiated to stimulate the conduct of early (Phase I and Phase II) clinical trials in the area of cancer immunotherapy. The network is coordinated through a Central Operations and Statistical Center (COSC), which is housed at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. The Network is supported by an NCI contract, and a commitment of substantial NCI services, augmented by Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (Fred Hutch) institutional funds.
We are seeking an energetic individual with substantial background in clinical administration for the position of Project Coordinator II. The Project Coordinator will report directly to the CITN Administrative Director. The Project Coordinator will be responsible for working closely with CITN COSC staff to manage all aspects of administration of an international network with protocol being conducted at Network clinical sites in addition to helping with a variety of operational tasks.
Coordinates research and administrative activities in support of a project or study, developing policies, procedures, research instruments and administrative materials, carrying-out moderately complex research assignments and assisting in study implementation.
The incumbent works under the direction of the Program Administrator or Principal Investigator, referring project/study issues on and/or soliciting guidance as necessary. Special skills and knowledge are applied in coordinating research and administrative activities and in carrying-out moderately complex research assignments.
Perform some or all of the following responsibilities:
Coordinate all administrative activities of the clinical networks and Principal Investigator ensuring all projects are completed according to project/study timelines
Set project goals and timelines and communicate with clinical sites, ensuring that research and study administrative activities are completed as required to maintain regulatory and protocol compliance
Assist in the development of project/study policies and procedures. Administer policies and procedures according to protocol, IRB, grant/contract and Center specifications
Distribute and track approved protocols, amendments and regulatory documents for all participating clinical sites
Manage multiple rosters of all study personnel at participating clinical sites
Provide and track training materials to all staff participating in each clinical protocol
Serve as Coordinating Center liaison, representing the Coordinating Center to other Center departments, external funding sources, affiliated individuals or institutions and outside organizations.
Support departmental Clinical Trial Managers over the course of the clinical trial as it relates to protocol implementation, training and maintenance of regulatory task
Track study data and compile metric data reports.
Coordinate the submission of study results, articles, and manuscripts for publication, ensuring that all materials are compiled, formatted and submitted in accordance with requirements and that deadlines are met.
Liaise with web developer to maintain current network websites
Assist Coordinating Center with administrative tasks, i.e., calendaring, meetings, reimbursements
Produce special and recurring reports
Perform other responsibilities as required
BA/BS in related field required. MA/MS desired
Minimum of one year post-master's or three years post-bachelor's project coordination experience
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
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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.