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 AVP, Division Operations, will oversee the administrative management services for a new, translational and basic research Division and its research programs. As part of the reorg of our Clinical Research Division, laboratory-based researchers will be moving to this new Division (TBN). The new Division will have 35 labs with approx. 200 researchers and scientific and clinical staff; 25 administrators will to the AVP in support of the research operations.
Areas of broad responsibility include directing administration and operations, budget development and management, personnel management, space planning, pre- and post-award grants management activities, leading special projects, communication, and facilitating support to Division faculty. The AVP, Division Operations is the primary representative for the Division for senior administrative decisions and policy development. The AVP, Division Operations works with the Division Director, faculty executive leadership, and VP Research Administration to facilitate strategic planning and other Division-wide initiatives.
The AVP, Division Operations will report to the Sr. Vice President of the new Division with a dotted line to the Vice President, Research Administration.
General Division Operations and Administration
Financial and Data Management
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center 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, prior to their first day of employment:
Provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 ; OR
Initiate the accommodations process to request a religious or medical accommodation (medical accommodations require a healthcare provider’s certification).
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.