Associate Director, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Job ID
Regular Full-Time
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Human Resources and Legal


The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), located in Seattle, Washington, is part of a dynamic collaboration among three organizations known nationally and internationally for their patient care and research: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Washington, and Seattle Children's. Over the past 25 years, these institutions have worked together to support their mission of adult and pediatric oncology patient care services, research and education.


The Associate Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion will provide leadership to create and manage SCCA’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) mission involving strategic planning, coordination and communication of key DEI activities, event and resources management and reporting program progress and metrics. 


  • Develop and implement DEI initiatives to attract, retain and promote a diverse workforce and promote inclusiveness
  • Develop, plan and execute DEI training, education and workshops
  • Collaborate with internal departments (Marketing, Network, Staff Education, Patient and Family Services, etc.) to promote DEI initiatives to staff, patients, families and the community
  • Integrate DEI initiatives with patient care, quality and safety
  • Collaborate with partner organizations and medical providers to seek opportunities to reduce health disparities in the community
  • Collaborate with partner organizations’ diversity councils, workgroups and leadership. Coordinate with Fred Hutch DEI leaders and personnel on DEI efforts
  • Serve as Chairperson for SCCA’s Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Committee (DIAC)
  • Provide updates to Executive Sponsor, senior leaders and the SCCA Board Diversity representative regarding diversity and inclusion efforts
  • If appropriate, escalate issues and concerns to Executive Leadership



  • BA/BS in business related field
  • Prior DEI work experience with a minimum of 5 years in a leadership role
  • Strong leadership qualities and skills are essential; collaborative teamwork, people development, sound judgement, high degree of integrity and creative problem solving
  • Demonstrated knowledge of, and experience in working on issues of DEI through past paid or volunteer work
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively collaborate with staff across all levels
  • Ability to interpret information and present to others
  • Ability to motivate others
  • Proven ability to handle confidential information with discretion
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential, as are demonstrated ability to manage multiple, complex and competing activities. Strong public speaking skills and presences required


  • Master’s degree in business related field
  • Change Management training and experience
  • Knowledge of CPI principles

Our Commitment to Diversity

We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) Employer. We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability (physical or mental), marital or veteran status, genetic information, 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 or by calling 206-667-4700.


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