Program Assistant III

Job ID
23869
Type
Regular Full-Time
Location
US-WA-Seattle
Category
Administrative Support

Overview

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center is an independent, nonprofit organization providing adult cancer treatment and groundbreaking research focused on cancer and infectious diseases. Based in Seattle, Fred Hutch is the only National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center in Washington.

 

With a track record of global leadership in bone marrow transplantation, HIV/AIDS prevention, immunotherapy and COVID-19 vaccines, Fred Hutch has earned a reputation as one of the world’s leading cancer, infectious disease and biomedical research centers. 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 value collaboration, compassion, determination, excellence, innovation, integrity and respect. These values are grounded in and expressed through the principles of diversity, equity and inclusion. Our mission is directly tied to the humanity, dignity and inherent value of each employee, patient, community member and supporter. Our commitment to learning across our differences and similarities make us stronger. We seek employees who bring different and innovative ways of seeing the world and solving problems. Fred Hutch is in pursuit of becoming an anti-racist organization. We are committed to ensuring that all candidates hired share our commitment to diversity, anti-racism and inclusion.

 

The Program Assistant III position works independently and is expected to use initiative and sound judgment in carrying-out responsibilities and to keep abreast of changes in regulations, protocols, laws, and procedures related to work responsibilities. Assist in development of policies and procedures, department materials, and carry out complex special assignments or projects.

Responsibilities

May perform some or all of the following responsibilities:

  • Implement, administer, manage, and maintain special programs related to travel and transportation. This includes, and not limited to, fleet program, travel program, and commute programs.
  • Carry-out complex special assignments or projects, requiring department knowledge and expertise.      
  • Edit and update information on Fred Hutch’s intranet.
  • Gather information and produce reports on department operation and performance.
  • Assist department manager and assistant manager in operational needs related to transportation and travel.
  • Assist Program Assistant I as backup to daily duties related to badge, Orca cards, and parking assignments.
  • Perform other responsibilities as required.

Qualifications

  • BA/BS in a related field required 
  • Minimum of three years of experience
  • Experience in program assistance or program oversite
  • Ability to adapt to new technology platforms and to quickly learn new software programs
  • Self-starter, driven, and takes initiative with dedicated tasks
  • Skills generally necessary will include: organizational skills, computer skills and strong written and oral communication skills

This position is patient facing and/or requires access to Fred Hutch clinical facilities. As such, full COVID-19 vaccination is required as a condition of employment, without exception. Booster doses are strongly recommended but not required. If declining a booster, completion of the COVID-19 Vaccination Status Form Questionnaire and COVID-19 Booster Declination Training is required. Because of our immunocompromised patient population, there are no medical or religious accommodations available for any employee who is patient facing and/or requires access to Fred Hutch clinical facilities. Only employees whose positions are fully remote, who are not patient facing and/or require no access to clinical facilities, may apply for medical or religious accommodations. As a condition of employment, 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 hrops@fredhutch.org or by calling 206-667-4700.

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