• Executive Assistant

    Job ID
    Regular Full-Time
    Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
    Administrative Support
  • Overview

    Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) brings together the leading research teams and cancer specialists of Fred Hutch, Seattle Children’s, and UW Medicine. One extraordinary group whose sole mission is the pursuit of better, longer, richer lives for our patients. SCCA's purpose is to provide state-of-the-art, patient and family centered care; support the conduct of cancer clinical research and education; enhance access to improved cancer interventions; and advance the standard of cancer care regionally and beyond.

    Every individual at SCCA plays a unique role in supporting our mission. Our collective success hinges on each of us conducting ourselves in accord with a set of core values:

    • We are patient-centered. Everything we do must be linked to our ability to deliver better, safer outcomes for our patients.
    • We are innovative. We nurture an environment that fosters unconventional thinking, a passion for discovery, and the open-mindedness to invite discovery from unexpected places.
    • We are respectful. We are deeply respectful of our patients, their families, and each of our colleagues who serve them in so many different and important ways.
    • We are collaborative. We understand that asking for and offering help in how to do better is not just a right, but among our most important responsibilities.
    • We are agile. We cannot just be comfortable with change; we must embrace it as proof that we are making progress.
    • We are responsible. Because our work is focused on people's well-being, we approach it with the highest level of ethical, fiduciary, and environmental responsibility.

    This is an extraordinary opportunity to lead disruptive continuous innovations in the fight against cancer.


    This is a key administrative position responsible for supporting, organizing and coordinating activities and schedule for SCCA Chief Financial Officer/VP of Finance.  Responsibilities include: maintaining executive’s calendar, attending committee meetings, taking minutes, preparing PowerPoint presentations, handling correspondence (including triaging email alerts to staff), and other administrative duties as assigned.  The incumbent also maintains agendas and manages logistics for Board of Directors Finance Committee and other board committees. 


    The Executive Assistant interfaces and works collaboratively with leadership and colleagues in SCCA Administration, FHCRC, UW, and Seattle Children’s, in addition to board members, various government agencies, financial institutions, non-profit organizations, and health care institutions.  The incumbent completes specific special projects as assigned and demonstrates skillful communication in resolving complex and sensitive issues, exercising initiative and judgment in prioritizing activities and in decision-making within the scope of assigned authority.  The Executive Assistant also coordinates workflow of other assistants in the finance division in order to maintain effective and smooth office operations. 



    • Function as a primary contact person for the CFO/VP of Finance.
    • Maintain executive’s calendar. Schedule/arrange conferences and meetings, travel and other activities and requirements as needed. 
    • Coordinate various committee meetings, including agenda preparation and meeting minutes. 
    • Perform administrative duties to include office organization, records maintenance, and coordination of functions with various individuals and organizations. 
    • Coordinate agendas, scheduling, and logistics for SCCA Board Finance, Audit, and Investment Committee. 
    • Adheres to and supports SCCA Policies and Procedures.
    • Perform other duties as assigned



    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience required.
    • Six years progressively complex administrative experience required.
    • Excellent verbal/written communication skills, including phone manner with customers required.
    • Proficiency in MS Office applications especially Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, and Excel required.
    • Ability to work independently and prioritize multiple tasks and demands required.
    • Strong interpersonal abilities and professional skills required.
    • Administrative experience in an academic or medical environment preferred.
    • Prior experience in preparing meeting agendas and taking minutes preferred.
    • Team leadership and strategic support experience preferred.

    Our Commitment to Diversity

    We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and VEVRAA Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital or veteran status, 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 escmail@fredhutch.org or by calling 206-667-4700.


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