Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center is an independent, nonprofit, unified adult cancer care and research center that is clinically integrated with UW Medicine, a world leader in clinical care, research and learning. The first National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center in the Pacific Northwest, Fred Hutch’s global leadership in bone marrow transplantation, HIV/AIDS prevention, immunotherapy, and COVID-19 vaccines has confirmed our reputation as one of the world’s leading cancer, infectious disease and biomedical research centers. Based in Seattle, Fred Hutch operates eight clinical care sites that provide medical oncology, infusion, radiation, proton therapy, and related services, and network affiliations with hospitals in five states. Together, our fully integrated research and clinical care teams seek to discover new cures to the world’s deadliest diseases and make life beyond cancer a reality.
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 Comprehensive Center for the Advancement of Scientific Strategies (COMPASS) in the Public Health Sciences Division at the Fred Hutch is seeking an experienced Research Administrator (RA) III. In this position, the RA will be responsible for the planning, coordination, and implementation of research administrative functions for Coordinating Center projects under the general direction of the Fiscal Manager.
The Research Administrator III works in an autonomous manner to complete non-scientific grant content related tasks and to advise COMPASS Co-Director/PIs on relevant matters. This position has a greater scope of responsibility for grant support for several large ongoing coordination center studies and new grant application submissions.
The incumbent works independently under the limited direction of the Fiscal Manager and uses sound judgment and discretion in interpreting and implementing department/project(s)/program and Center policies and procedures within existing frameworks.
This position requires the incumbent to be comfortable with multi-tasking and priority leveling as needs of the projects change or new duties are assigned.
The Research Administrator III proactively provides compliant and effective funding, budget and general administrative support for several ongoing coordination center studies and several Principal Investigators within COMPASS.
This position may perform some or all of the following responsibilities:
Funding Source Administration
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. #ZR