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The successful candidate will report directly to the Shared Resources Director of Operations. This individual will work semi-autonomously while overseeing Shared Resource’s day-to-day administrative activities. Energetic and enthusiastic and dedicated to life-saving research, the person in this role will perform human resources, financial and operational planning for the department, while engaging strong interpersonal skills in aiding principal investigators, resource managers/supervisors and staff. They will collaborate with other center investigators, user committees, and center administrative departments.
The Administrative Manager works independently under the direction of the Shared Resources Director of Operations. The position uses judgment and discretion carrying out broad responsibilities in human resources, executive support, in interpreting and implementing department/projects(s)/program and Center policies and procedures withing existing framework. The position will include supervisory responsibilities over one administrative staff. Judgment is used daily in interpreting policy, troubleshooting issues, representing the department or program head, and in interacting with all levels of Fred Hutch staff and outside organizations.
May perform some or all of the following responsibilities: