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The Associate Vice President is a key member of the Office of Research Administration and Faculty Affairs, partnering with and supporting the Vice President for Research Administration and Faculty Affairs in the optimization of critical administrative infrastructure that supports world class research and scientific innovation at Fred Hutch.
The Associate Vice President will provide leadership and oversight to key functions within the Office of Research Administration and Faculty Affairs and serve as a research administration business process expert for collaborative, cross-functional initiatives and projects, process re-engineering and application implementations, and execution of vision and strategy. This role works in partnership with administrative, scientific division, shared resources, process improvement, internal audit, and strategy offices, as well as Center executive leadership.
The Associate Vice President will be a trusted partner of the Vice President in all areas of the Office’s activities and a key point of contact and support for the scientific divisions and faculty. The incumbent will have a deep understanding of scientific research and research support services, with strong subject matter expertise in one or more research administrative or compliance areas. The successful candidate will have demonstrated management experience, strong interpersonal skills, and a reputation for being collegial, diplomatic, and respectful. Together with the Vice President, the incumbent will promote a culture of community, inclusivity, competence, accountability, and innovation among the Office’s units.