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At Fred Hutch, we believe that the innovation, collaboration, and rigor that result from diversity and inclusion are critical to our mission of eliminating cancer and related diseases. We seek employees who bring different and innovative ways of seeing the world and solving problems. Fred Hutch is in pursuit of becoming an antiracist organization. We are committed to ensuring that all candidates hired share our commitment to diversity, antiracism, and inclusion.
The Administrative Manager will provide senior level administrative management support to the Senior Vice President (SVP) and Director of the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division (VIDD) at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (Fred Hutch). The SVP and Director of VIDD, a global leader in the study of ways to prevent and control infection with HIV, is responsible for the scientific leadership and strategy for VIDD, directs the HIV Vaccine Trials Network Laboratory Center and HIV Vaccine Trials Unit, holds a number of prestigious national and international leadership roles and oversees an annual research portfolio of ~$100M.
This position will independently perform administrative and secretarial duties of a complex, specialized, and/or confidential nature, using judgment to interpret Center policy, represent the executive, and interact with Fred Hutch staff, collaborators and outside organizations. This role oversees the management of and coordination of this leader’s extensive calendar activities, travel management, expense reimbursement, publishing and development activities. This role requires an ability to direct and manage multiple priorities, quickly analyze situations and make sound decisions using effective time management skills, good business acumen and administrative judgment. Creativity and excellent interpersonal skills are essential. This position must have a highly effective level of communication and be able to anticipate and remain flexible in the face of change. The position will report to the SVP with a dotted line to the Senior Operations Director, VIDD.
Research Portfolio Coordination and Project Management
A statement describing your commitment and contributions toward greater diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-racism in your career or that will be made through work at Fred Hutch is requested of all finalists.