Administrative Coordinator II, Clinical Research Center

Job ID
Regular Full-Time
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Administrative Support


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. An independent, nonprofit research institute based in Seattle, Fred Hutch houses the nation’s first 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.


Clinical Research Center, Administrative Coordinator II


The Clinical Research Center (CRC) Administrative Coordinator will support programmatic activities including scheduling exam rooms, calendaring, supply ordering and tracking, communications and other administrative functions needed for the CRC. The Administrator Coordinator reports to the CRC Operations Director.


  • Representing the Clinical Research Center, act as a liaison with Center faculty, staff and outside individuals/organizations, answering questions and resolving problems
  • Coordinate all aspects of meeting scheduling and organization for the CRC Operations Director
  • Manage all scheduling of trial activities for 11 exam rooms using TRU Scheduler software
  • Expands on, administers, sets project resources, goals and timelines for key initiatives as defined by the CRC Operations Director, ensuring that projects are successfully completed and reported on.
  • Follows up to ensure milestones have been met within the designated timeframe and coordinates next steps.
  • Maintain and serve as point-of-contact on internal department websites
  • Maintain department email accounts, calendars and listservs; triage inquiries and requests
  • Order clinical supplies and other required items, tracking inventory to ensure sufficient quantities at all times
  • Reconcile monthly credit card expenses
  • Build and maintain strong working relationships with faculty, research administration, administrative departments and peers
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor's Degree and 5 years of administrative experience or equivalent combination of education and professional experience

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office Suite on PC Platforms

  • Experience with MS Teams and other virtual platforms is desired due to current remote working environment; if there is no experience, ability to learn new platforms in order to coordinate online, virtual events is required

  • Experience with SharePoint, and website editing (AEM) experience desired

  • Executive calendar management experience

  • Ability to develop, plan and implement short- and long-range goals

  • Strong communication skills – ability to communicate clearly and concisely to all levels of staff and external audience

  • Ability to work independently and as a part of the team

  • Ability to prioritize effectively, plan ahead, problem-solve and meet goals in a deadline-driven environment

  • Ability to identify and take advantage of new opportunities, best practices and potential partnerships

Characteristics and Attributes:

  • Comfort with interacting with Fred Hutch faculty and executive staff, as well as peers and representatives from other administrative departments
  • Demonstrated commitment to a diverse, equitable and inclusive workforce and work environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community and build relationships
  • Highly flexible and able to change focus easily
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment and meet goals in a timely manner
  • Ability to professionally triage and trouble shoot while using independent judgment
  • Willing to ask for direction if given unclear projects or tasks
  • Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information with professionalism


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 HR Operations at or by calling 206-667-4700.


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