Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (“Fred Hutch” or “the Center”) is one of the premier cancer research centers in the world and home to three Nobel laureates. Fred Hutch is an independent, nonprofit research institution, located on a magnificent campus in the South Lake Union area of Seattle. With the mission of eliminating cancer and related diseases as causes of human suffering and death, the Center conducts research of the highest standards to improve prevention and treatment of cancer and related diseases. Recognized internationally for its pioneering work in bone marrow transplantation, the Fred Hutch’s five scientific divisions collaborate to form a unique environment for conducting basic and applied science.
In order to fulfill its mission, Fred Hutch is dedicated to:
The scientific palette of Fred Hutch is extensive; it has over 270 research scientists and 2,800 employees. Areas of research focus include hematologic malignancies, solid tumor biology, immunotherapy, early detection, tumor research, international research, fundamental science, cancer and prevention research as well as substantial programs in global oncology and HIV/AIDS. Additionally, given that the eradication of cancer and other life-threatening diseases is an ambitious goal that demands tenacity, scientific excellence, collaboration and breakthrough creativity, Fred Hutch has five scientific divisions working toward this end: Basic Sciences, Clinical Research, Human Biology, Public Health Sciences, and Vaccine and Infectious Disease. The Center has recently established crosscutting integrated research centers organized to promote team science involving members from two or more of the scientific divisions.
The Senior Manager of the Director’s Office reports to the Center President and Director and plays a key role in enabling the Director to work most effectively with internal and external stakeholders and fulfill the Director’s commitments to the Board of Trustees, Division Senior Vice Presidents (SVP’s) and Executive Leadership Team (ELT). The Senior Manager is a highly resourceful, organizationally aware, adaptive and facilitative individual with strong emotional intelligence, self-motivation, and strong analytical skills. The Senior Manager has oversight of all activities related to the execution of the Director’s Office responsibilities and helps manage projects, visiting scientists and dignitaries, Board members, donors and others for the Office of the Director.