Security Coordinator

Job ID
Regular Full-Time
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Security and Transportation


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.


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.   



Reporting to the Security Manager and in coordination with the Fred Hutch Security Department, the Security Coordinator is responsible for the safety of persons and the protection of property.  Services include incident response, emergency preparedness, photo ID badges, keycard access, and contract security oversight.


  • Perform tasks as assigned by the Security Manager
  • Respond to campus-wide emergency situations (police, fire, medical, facilities, etc.)
  • Assist in day-to-day operations in coordination with contract security partner to assure all campus needs are met
  • Partner with HR, Facilities, Environmental Health & Safety on security related issues
  • Promote positive employee relations through meeting and developing a rapport with all internal & external customers, addressing complaints, and resolving issues
  • Develop and maintain working knowledge of all security solutions, access control, CCTV, incident reporting management, Mass Notification Software, intercom, brass key
  • Maintain current and timely requests for daily access control programming
  • Review and operate CCTV platform for quality assurance and post incident review
  • Maintain confidentiality of all information and data
  • Conduct regular campus patrols interior and exterior for visibility and observance of safety and security hazards
  • Attends employee- related functions on behalf of Security Department


  • High School diploma or equivalent is required. A College degree with emphasis on security management, homeland security or emergency management is preferred.
  • Minimum three years’ experience in security
  • Valid Washington State driver’s license or ability to obtain same within 3 months of hire
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Familiarity and experience (minimum 1 year) with security access control systems, video/CCTV and incident report computer programs. Experience must include programming and trouble shooting.
  • Ability to multi-task and resolve situations independently with emphasis on supporting the needs of a diverse work population
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule as-needed including evenings, weekends and holidays as needed
  • Ability to maintain the highest levels of integrity and confidentiality
  • Ability to handle difficult and stressful situations


Fred Hutch has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement, with exceptions only for approved medical or religious accommodations.
As a condition of employment, newly hired employees must provide proof of vaccination or initiate the accommodations process before their first day of employment. 


A statement describing your commitment and contributions toward greater diversity, equity, inclusion, and antiracism in your career or that will be made through your work at Fred Hutch is requested of all finalists.

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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