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The Office of Community Outreach and Engagement (OCOE) of the Fred Hutch/University of Washington Cancer Consortium (the Consortium) is seeking a full-time Project Coordinator to coordinate administrative, research, and programmatic activities in support of the OCOE. This position will assist in the implementation of activities that support the OCOE. The work of the Project Coordinator will involve tasks such as developing project procedures and timelines, handling administrative tasks such as meeting organization and follow-up, assisting in creating video modules and other communications material, carrying out complex research and administrative assignments, and coordinating study implementation.
The Project Coordinator will report to the OCOE Assistant Director and work closely with the Community Health Education Manager and Research Project Manager. Under general supervision, the Project Coordinator will work independently in performing daily responsibilities, referring OCOE program/project issues to the Assistant Director and Program Leads as necessary. The Project Coordinators primary responsibility is to facilitate and coordinate interactions with individuals and groups to support the OCOE in its research, inreach, and outreach activities in the Consortiums catchment area. The Project Coordinator will support outreach and research implementation plans, assist in monitoring progress, communicate effectively with the OCOE team when roadblocks exist, assist in developing solutions, and conduct daily operational work to ensure that the overall project goals and deliverables are met. Excellent communication and organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to produce high-quality work within a collaborative team are critical to this position. The coordinator will perform some or all the job duties listed below.
Manage communications with OCOE team, serving as OCOE liaison to outside collaborators, other research sites, sponsors and Center departments.
Schedule and plan meetings, including developing effective agendas, developing/providing background materials, documenting decisions in meeting minutes, and coordinating follow-up activities to ensure actions items/objectives are completed within designated time frame.
Arrange community and institutional meetings and conferences with multiple stakeholders. Attend meetings, monitor activities to ensure objectives have been met within designated time frame, and coordinate follow-up activities.
Coordinate administrative, research and outreach activities, ensuring all projects are completed according to project/study protocols and timelines by tracking study progress.
Administer policies and procedures according to protocol, IRB, grant/contract and Center specifications.
Draft and coordinate the completion and submission of Human Subjects Research applications to the Institutional Review Board.
Assist with research, including development of research materials (such as study protocols, consent forms, questionnaires, interview scripts, data collection instruments, and educational materials) and implementation of study protocols tasks as needed (enrollment of study participants, mailing of study materials, etc.).
Manage OCOE communications channels including social media platforms, mass email, and audio/visual communications. Assist in the creation and posting of messages and videos on social media accounts.
Coordinate the submission of study results, articles, and manuscripts for publication.
Manage project/study database(s) and work with programmers in developing and upgrading database to ensure maximum effectiveness.
Monitor project/study expenses, ensuring that all financial allocations and expenditures are in accordance with grant/contract regulations and institutional guidelines.
Performs other responsibilities as required.
BA/BS with minimum of two years post-bachelor's relevant project coordination experience.
High level of attention to detail, excellent organizational skills.
Excellent written skills. Outstanding interpersonal, customer service and verbal communication skills.
Must have demonstrated cultural humility.
Demonstrated excellent human relations, facilitation and influencing skills to deal effectively with a broad range of people.
Demonstrated ability to form respectful, productive working relationships with people from diverse backgrounds.
Ability to collaborate effectively across multiple organizations.
Experience managing multiple projects from inception to completion.
Ability to think critically and synthesize complex issues to move project forward.
Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, specifically Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook required.
Flexibility in work hours.
Experience working in an academic or scientific research environment.
Experience working in or strong interest in public health research, community health, health equity and/or health disparities research.
Strong computer skills, including database creation and management. Knowledge of EndNote, REDCap, and experience with IRB/Human Subjects Research, and principles Good Clinical Practice.
Experience with Adobe Creative Cloud products.
Experience with social media communications.
Fluent in Spanish.
A statement describing your commitment and contributions toward greater diversity, equity, inclusion, and antiracism in your career or that will be made through your work at Fred Hutch is requested of all finalists.
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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.