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The Hutchinson Institute for Cancer Outcomes Research (HICOR) is a multi-disciplinary research institute whose mission is to reduce the human and economic burden of cancer. HICOR faculty conduct research in comparative effectiveness, cost-effectiveness, quality of care, health care delivery, health outcomes, and health policy, with an eye towards supporting public and private decision making to maximize health value under resource constraints.
The Research Administrator (RA) III works to ensure efficient and effective administration of HICOR operations in support of the scientific portfolio. The RA proactively provides compliant and effective funding, budget, and regulatory management as well as business process administration for the Hutchinson Institute for Cancer Outcomes Research (HICOR). This administrative leadership position reports directly to the Program Operations Director and will liaise with other departments to support Principal Investigators and senior staff. The RA will participate in program operations at a high level and monitor multiple internally and externally funded budgets.
The RA works in an autonomous manner to complete non-scientific funding proposal content and tasks, exercises independent judgment to make appropriate decisions, is possessed of the ability to multitask without loss of accuracy or efficiency, and works under tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment. The RA shows leadership in anticipating needs, clearing obstacles, and identifying and taking ownership of projects that need to be completed.
The ideal candidate must be a strategic thinker with the ability to work autonomously and as part of a team, creative problem-solving skills, and comfortability with competing priorities. They must be able to produce high-quality work under pressure and maintain a professional, positive approach.