Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center is an independent, nonprofit organization providing adult cancer treatment and groundbreaking research focused on cancer and infectious diseases. Based in Seattle, Fred Hutch is the only National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center in Washington.
With a track record of global leadership in bone marrow transplantation, HIV/AIDS prevention, immunotherapy and COVID-19 vaccines, Fred Hutch has earned a reputation as one of the world's leading cancer, infectious disease and biomedical research centers. Fred Hutch operates eight clinical care sites that provide medical oncology, infusion, radiation, proton therapy and related services, and network affiliations with hospitals in five states. Together, our fully integrated research and clinical care teams seek to discover new cures to the world's deadliest diseases and make life beyond cancer a reality.
At Fred Hutch we value collaboration, compassion, determination, excellence, innovation, integrity and respect. These values are grounded in and expressed through the principles of diversity, equity and inclusion. Our mission is directly tied to the humanity, dignity and inherent value of each employee, patient, community member and supporter. Our commitment to learning across our differences and similarities make us stronger. We seek employees who bring different and innovative ways of seeing the world and solving problems. Fred Hutch is in pursuit of becoming an anti-racist organization. We are committed to ensuring that all candidates hired share our commitment to diversity, anti-racism and inclusion.
Working within Research Administration (RA) and partnering with cross-functional Center teams such as the Therapeutic Products Program, Clinical Operations, Program in Immunology, Shared Resources, and Clinical Research Support, the Project Coordinator will provide administrative and project support to the Immunotherapy Integrated Research Center Project Management Office (IIRC PMO). The IIRC PMO oversees the implementation of all immunotherapy clinical trials in the Bezos Family Immunotherapy Clinic.
A qualified Project Coordinator will manage key tasks including meeting scheduling, meeting minutes and supporting the clinical trial startup process. This includes tasks such as collecting minimum required study documents from external study sponsors, overseeing SEVs/SIVs/feasibility review meetings, and completing study registrations. In addition to supporting the team, the Project Coordinator will assist with the implementation of a small portfolio of Immunotherapy phase I trials. This position requires flexibility in a rapidly changing environment and strong communications skills with internal and external partners.
Assist with project team meetings, including scheduling meetings, distributing agendas, and documenting decisions in meeting minutes.
Coordinate implementation and administrative activities, ensuring all projects and tasks are completed according to project/study start-up timelines.
Manage communications with project team, serving as project/study liaison to outside collaborators, partners, and Center departments.
Track clinical trial start-up progress. Develop and prepare status and progress reports for internal and external project teams.
Work with the Director of Project Management Office on key program initiatives with an eye to process improvement.
Maintain productive, positive relationships with other Center departments, funding sources, affiliated individuals or institutions, and outside organizations in all communications.
Perform administrative functions including ordering supplies and managing the office discretionary budget.
Perform other responsibilities as required.
BA/BS in related field or equivalent experience required.
Minimum of three years post-master's or five years post-bachelor's project coordination experience in a research setting.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Experience with clinical trials
Advanced meeting organizational, planning, and facilitation skills.
Highly effective team player and excellent communicator with an ability to interact with internal and external stakeholders, scientists, and executives with diverse information needs and communications preferences.
Strong computer skills and experience with the Microsoft Office suite.
This position is patient facing and/or requires access to Fred Hutch clinical facilities. As such, full COVID-19 vaccination is required as a condition of employment, without exception. Booster doses are strongly recommended but not required. If declining a booster, completion of the COVID-19 Vaccination Status Form Questionnaire and COVID-19 Booster Declination Training is required. Because of our immunocompromised patient population, there are no medical or religious accommodations available for any employee who is patient facing and/or requires access to Fred Hutch clinical facilities. Only employees whose positions are fully remote, who are not patient facing and/or require no access to clinical facilities, may apply for medical or religious accommodations. As a condition of employment, newly hired employees must provide proof of vaccination before their first day of employment.
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.
The annual base salary range for this position is from $67,445 to $101,167 and pay offered will be based on experience and qualifications.
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center offers employees a comprehensive benefits package designed to enhance health, well-being, and financial security. Benefits include medical/vision, dental, flexible spending accounts, life, disability, retirement, family life support, employee assistance program, onsite health clinic, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation (12-22 days per year), paid sick leave (12-25 days per year), paid holidays (13 days per year), paid parental leave (up to 4 weeks), and partially paid sabbatical leave (up to 6 months).
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.