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.
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 Statistical Center for HIV/AIDS Research and Prevention (SCHARP) at Fred Hutch is a full service statistical and data management center focused on HIV prevention research. SCHARP has an annual budget of over $40 million, more than 180 employees and is currently managing over 40 active phase I III clinical trials in over 150 clinical sites around the world. SCHARP is seeking a Program Assistant II to assist with the implementation of program policies and procedures, administrative support, and operational assistance for program management which involves customer/stakeholder engagements, communication and information management within cross-functional teams and planning and coordination of projects/programs. May carry out special assignments or projects in addition to defined responsibilities.
The incumbent works with some independence and is expected to use judgment in carrying-out duties within the framework of SCHARP Unit policies and procedures.May perform some or all of the following responsibilities:
Assists in the implementation of department/study policies and procedures
Carry-out special assignments or projects
Serve as department/study liaison and provide information to Center staff and outside organizations
Gather information and produce reports on department/study performance
Maintain updated policies and procedures manuals
Make accurate and complete postings to department/study records and maintain files and filing systems in accordance with policies and procedures
Prepare special and recurring reports
Perform clerical duties to include: drafting and word processing correspondence, reports, publications.; editing and proofreading materials; making appointments, travel arrangements, and organizing meetings
May monitor the program budget and report variances to supervisor
Perform related duties as assigned
High school graduation or GED
Minimum of two years experience with Communication Management skills, such as:
communicating with customers or stakeholders
concisely replying to the email
requesting additional information when needed
summarizing customer/stakeholder deliverables and timelines
Six months experience with Technical Understanding skills, such as:
familiarity with clinical trials and their management
familiarity with technical environments for research
Six months experience with Cross-Functional Organization skills:
ability to plan and coordinate activities for multiple teams (e.g. meetings, training, workshops)
ability to review multiple users calendars
ability to organize, store and share documentation across teams
Experience with project management or task tracking software (e.g. Asana, JIRA)
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.