• Office Worker (Work Study)

    Job ID
    Temporary Part-Time
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
    Administrative Support
  • 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 with minimal side effects. 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.


    • Provide basic administrative support to the faculty, financial team and laboratory staff as needed
    • Assist with weekly expenditures, pulling information and data from multiple electronic sources and creating backup documents for records
    • Perform related administrative support duties as required

    Working Conditions:

    • Needs to be able to lift up to 25 pounds (boxes, packages, books, etc)
    • Most work will be done on a computer
    • May need to walk or shuttle to other campuses to deliver materials
    • Shift is variable Monday through Friday and consists of <20 hours/week


    Minimum qualifications:

    • High school diploma or equivalent AND a minimum of six months entry-level office experience is desired
    • Candidate must be currently state work-study eligible through an academic institution
    • Computer experience including e-mail, Microsoft Office (Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Word), etc. is also required
    • Must be reliable, trustworthy, and have strong work ethic
    • Must be comfortable with and discrete when handling confidential information


    Preferred qualifications:

    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
    • Advanced Excel skills
    • Possesses previous experience with administrative work (filing, sorting, organizing, etc)
    • Effective team player and able to assimilate information quickly

    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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