Project Coordinator I

Job ID
Regular Full-Time
Administrative Support


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 Project Coordinator will be responsible for administrative and project related activities conducted under the AVP of Strategy and Planning. This position will provide support for the strategic plan, organizational-wide projects, data initiatives, trainings, and other programmatic efforts.


The role will report to the Associate Vice President of Strategy and Planning and works independently in performing responsibilities across multiple initiatives and projects. Responsibilities include: 

  • Coordinate logistics for the annual planning cycle, projects, and other administrative efforts. Includes calendaring, organization of materials, meeting support, communications, and related activities.
  • Provide comprehensive project support which includes meeting and event planning, tracking activities to timelines, data entry and support, and assisting in management of multiple concurrent projects.
  • Communicate to a variety of stakeholders via written correspondence, in-person and phone to complete projects, provide updates, and share information.
  • Provide excellent customer service as needed. Develop and maintain efficient communication processes.
  • Work collaboratively/cooperatively with others on the team and individuals across the organization to develop positive working relationships. 
  • Create, review and update relevant process, procedures and SOPs to effectively and efficiently perform job.
  • Perform basic data analysis and benchmarking as needed to inform projects. Includes creation of graphs and tables and external review of information. Produce special and recurring reports as needed from both internal and external data sources. Work with team to ensure integrity of data.
  • Oversee management internal communication channels and document repositories. Provide effective organization and management of documents.
  • Perform other responsibilities as required.



  • Bachelor’s degree and one year experience and/or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Excellent verbal, written and/or interpersonal communication skills.
  • Must be detail oriented and have the ability to complete multiple tasks accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Demonstrated work experience handling multiple responsibilities, setting priorities, taking initiative and meeting deadlines.
  • Must have interest in organizational strategy and planning.
  • Must be computer literate and have the ability to use personal computer based applications – MS Word, PowerPoint and Excel. 


  • Previous project based work experience in a research or healthcare setting.

In addition to job duties at Fred Hutch, this position also requires access to Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, which requires COVID-19 vaccination without exceptions.
Accordingly, as a condition of employment for this Fred Hutch position, newly hired employees must provide proof of vaccination 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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