• Project Coordinator II, Diversity and Inclusion

    Job ID
    Regular Full-Time
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
    Human Resources and Legal
  • Overview

    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 Hutch’s 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 nation’s first and largest cancer prevention research program, as well as the clinical coordinating center of the Women’s Health Initiative and the international headquarters of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network. Careers Start Here.


    The Project Coordinator II coordinates projects, department and administrative activities to ensure the successful delivery of Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) initiatives across the Center. This role will include project, administrative, and event management duties in support of the D&I department.


    In partnership with the Diversity and Inclusion Program Director, the Project Coordinator II will perform a variety of project coordination and administrative duties to ensure successful delivery of D&I initiatives across the Center. May perform some or all of the following duties:

    • Provide ongoing project coordination among multiple D&I initiatives; track and manage timelines for projects and deliverables.
    • Support the development and maintenance of the Hutch D&I Playbook, including standard operating procedures and oversight of initiatives for long-term sustainability.
    • Provide logistical oversight of Employee Resource Groups including scheduling, budgeting reconciliation, and internal web presence updates.
    • Manage the D&I internal and external websites, ensuring accurate, useful, and up-to-date information.
    • Serve as a D&I point of contact/liaison, representing the D&I initiatives to other Center departments, affiliated individuals and institutions, and outside organizations.
    • Manage calendar for department activities, events, and deliverables. Partake in the organization of large and small scale D&I events.
    • Manage the internal D&I listserve.
    • Oversee the development of the D&I newsletter; develop other materials as needed (communications, training materials, etc).
    • Partner with Finance to monitor project budgets and provide regular updates to the D&I Program Director.
    • Partner with the D&I Program Director to stay up-to-date on current D&I research and trends.
    • Produce special and recurring reports. Assist in the analysis of D&I data.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.


    • BA/BS degree or equivalent experience
    • Minimum three years of experience in project management with demonstrated success in coordinating complex projects
    • Experience managing or supporting D&I initiatives
    • Experience providing progressively complex administrative support, including event coordination
    • Strong understanding of project management methodologies and tools
    • Excellent organization, planning, and problem-solving skills
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Advanced computer skills, including MS Office Suite and SharePoint
    • Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information
    • Ability to prioritize multiple assignments and competing demands in a deadline-driven environment
    • Demonstrated high level of service delivery to internal and external clients

    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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