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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 Fred Hutch Travel and Transportation Department is seeking a full-time Program Assistant . The incumbent assists the Assistant Manager in the implementation of policies and procedures and carries out routine and special assignments or projects in addition to performing clerical responsibilities. The Program Assistant works under general supervision and uses judgement in carrying out routine responsibilities within the framework of the department policies and procedures.
The Program Assistants main focus is issuing parking permits, ORCA cards, badging, and brass keys. In addition some or all of the following responsibilities may be performed:
Assist Assistant Manager in the daily implementation of department policies and procedures
Carry out routine and special assignments or projects
Serve as department liaison, referring non-routine issues to Assistant Manager
Gather information and produce reports on department performance as requested by Assistant Manager for review
Make accurate and complete postings to department records and maintain files and filing system in accordance with policies and procedures
Perform clerical duties to include: outlook e-mail correspondence, data entry, photocopying, submit requisitions to purchase goods through Center procurement
Answer department phone and provide information within the department guidelines
Perform other duties as required
The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:
High School diploma or GED
Previous experience in a customer service related job
Familiarity with telephone reception, organizational and filing skills, computer skills (familiarity in Excel and Outlook)
Excellent written and oral communication skills
A statement describing your commitment and contributions toward greater diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-racism in your career or that will be made through your 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.