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 Executive Assistant supports Fred Hutch’s Vice President, Philanthropy, and represents the Philanthropy office in interactions both internally and externally. In this role, the Executive Assistant will provide comprehensive administrative support to the Vice President, Philanthropy including preparation of correspondence, agendas, presentations, and reports. The Executive Assistant will support the Vice President with calendaring, call and email management, travel planning, event and meeting planning and special projects. An essential member of the Philanthropy staff, the Executive Assistant will partner with the Administrative Manager, Campaign Manager, Assistant Vice Presidents. They will anticipate needs, clear obstacles, and identify opportunities to take ownership of tasks and projects.
The Executive Assistant is expected to take initiative, execute core responsibilities collaboratively and work well within a complex organization. Must maintain professionalism, show flexibility, be customer service oriented, have a strong attention to detail, handle multiple tasks and changing priorities, and remain composed under pressure of deadlines. We are planning a comprehensive campaign that will drive growth and impact and the Executive Assistant must be able to effectively communicate the mission, values, and scope of the institution.
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.