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At Fred Hutch, we believe that the innovation, collaboration, and rigor that result from diversity and inclusion are critical to our mission of eliminating cancer and related diseases. We seek employees who bring different and innovative ways of seeing the world and solving problems. Fred Hutch is in pursuit of becoming an antiracist organization. We are committed to ensuring that all candidates hired share our commitment to diversity, antiracism, and inclusion.
The Hutchinson Institute for Cancer Outcomes Research (HICOR) is a multi-disciplinary research institute whose mission is to reduce the human and economic burden of cancer. HICOR faculty conduct research in comparative effectiveness, cost-effectiveness, quality of care, health care delivery, health outcomes, and health policy, with an eye towards supporting public and private decision making to maximize health value under resource constraints.
HICOR is seeking a full-time project coordinator to coordinate research and administrative activities related to HICOR and community engagement, community-based research, and management of the HICOR data asset which serves as a foundation for our work. We are seeking a highly organized self-starter who thrives in a fast-paced, collaborative team environment.
*A cover letter briefly describing how you are uniquely qualified for this role and what inspires you to apply is required.
Scope of responsibilities
Under general supervision, the coordinator works independently in performing daily responsibilities, referring project issues to managers and investigators as necessary. Special skills and knowledge are applied in coordinating research and administrative activities, developing research and administrative materials and in carrying out complex research assignments. Multi-tasking, excellent communication and organizational skills, and the ability to produce high-quality work within a collaborative team are critical to this position.
Partnership and Community Engagement
HICOR's VCC Initiative engages oncology providers, patient partners, payers, health system representatives and researchers to improve the value and efficiency of cancer care delivery in Washington state. These community members contribute to HICOR's research, performance reporting and data science initiatives through the VCC Working Groups and the annual VCC Summit .
Responsibilities related to the Value in Cancer Care (VCC) Initiative
Serve as coordinator for the annual life cycle of the Value in Cancer Care Summit held at Bell Harbor International Conference Center
Schedule and organize regular project status and community working group meetings, preparing and distributing minutes, agendas and other materials
Coordinate outreach activities in support of new projects and initiatives
Coordinate research projects that utilize the VCC network of regional cancer care delivery systems as directed by faculty and senior project staff
Engage stakeholders in HICORs regional projects and initiatives, staying current with cancer care issues of importance to stakeholders
Performs other responsibilities as required
Data Asset Initiatives
Develop, track and maintain HICOR data repository use requests and consent forms
Track and maintain Master Internal Review and Data Use Agreement files
Perform other tasks related to study data management operations, as required
Draft portions of articles and manuscripts as required
Assist with submitting manuscripts, abstracts and posters
Coordinate reminders for relevant publication deadlines, grant deadlines, collaboration efforts and other projects as directed
Assist with preparation of PowerPoint presentations, including text, preparation and insertion of figures, graphs, charts, and tables. Final editing of content and design for continuity
Complete IRB application and renewal processes, ensuring that materials are compiled and submitted in accordance with guidelines and that all deadlines are met
Coordinate research activities, attend study meetings, track and monitor action items to ensure all projects and tasks are completed according to project/study timelines
Performs other responsibilities as required
BA/BS in related field preferred
Minimum of three years post-bachelor's project coordination experience (experience in a research setting is highly desirable)
High level of attention to detail, excellent organizational and communication skills
Demonstrated ability to work independently and take initiative in a dynamic environment
Ability to organize multiple projects and manage changing priorities in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment
High level knowledge of Microsoft applications, specifically Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook are required. Knowledge of EndNote is a plus.
Ability to professionally represent HICOR to external and internal collaborators
Experience with IRB
Event and conference planning
Ability to collaborate effectively across multiple organizations
Integrity and pride in work product
A statement describing your commitment and contributions toward greater diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-racism in your career or that will be made through work at Fred Hutch is requested of all finalists.
Our Commitment to Diversity
We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) Employer. We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability (physical or mental), marital or veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, political ideology, or membership in any other legally protected class. We are an Affirmative Action employer. We encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds to apply and desire priority referrals of protected veterans. If due to a disability you need assistance/and or a reasonable accommodation during the application or recruiting process, please send a request to our Employee Services Center at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 206-667-4700.
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.