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The Fred Hutch/University of Washington Cancer Consortium was established in 2002 to build upon the complementary strengths and resources of three partner institutions: the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, which had been a National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center since 1976; the University of Washington, which had significant strength in cancer care and laboratory sciences; and Seattle Children’s, the region’s major pediatric academic center. In 2008, the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, the cancer treatment center founded and equally co-owned by the three partner institutions, was formally added as a fourth partner. Cancer Consortium membership is comprised of over 600 faculty members from across the partner institutions.
This position manages key projects for the Fred Hutch/University of Washington Cancer Consortium. This position also develops and implements policies, procedures, and evaluations related to these key Consortium projects stemming from the Cancer Center Support Grant (CCSG), which is awarded by NCI to support senior leadership and infrastructure of the Cancer Consortium.
The incumbent reports to the Consortium Administrator within Research Administration and Faculty Affairs. Has responsibility for independently managing important Consortium projects. Special skills and knowledge are applied in managing project operations, developing policies and materials, and in carrying-out complex research administration responsibilities. Independent judgment is used in interpreting and applying project policies.
The scope of responsibility for Project Manager III is greater than that of Project Manager II due to the management of critical components of a large, complex grant.
This role performs the following responsibilities: