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Office Worker - Immunology (Work Study)

Office Worker - Immunology (Work Study)

Job ID 
Regular Part-Time
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Administrative Support

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Cures Start Here. At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home to three Nobel laureates, interdisciplinary teams of world-renowned scientists seek new and innovative ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening diseases. Fred Hutch’s pioneering work in bone marrow transplantation led to the development of immunotherapy, which harnesses the power of the immune system to treat cancer. An independent, nonprofit research institute based in Seattle, Fred Hutch houses the nation’s first cancer prevention research program, as well as the clinical coordinating center of the Women’s Health Initiative and the international headquarters of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network. Careers Start Here.


This is an office worker (work-study eligible preferred) student job to support/provide general clerical office support in the Program in Immunology.


  • Provide basic administrative support to the financial team and other administrative staff as needed
  • Sort and file various documents; establish and prepare new files and file systems; perform data entry into spreadsheets;
  • Assist Grant & Contract Specialist to reconcile monthly expenditures, pulling information and data from multiple electronic sources and creating backup documents for records
  • Operate office equipment such as computer/word processor, printer, scanner, calculator, copy machine, and fax machine.
  • Perform related administrative support duties as required
  • Work is performed in an office/research setting
  • Most work will be done on a computer

  • Shift is variable Monday through Friday and consists of 35-40 hours/week during the summer. This position will be full time during the summer and part time during the school year. 


Minimum qualifications 

  • High school diploma or equivalent is required AND a minimum of six months entry-level office experience is desired.
  • Basic computer experience including e-mail, Microsoft Office (Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Word), etc. is also required.
  • Must be reliable, trustworthy, and have strong work ethic.
  • Needs to be able to lift up to 25 pounds (boxes, packages, books, etc)
  • Must be comfortable with and discrete when handling confidential information

Preferred qualifications

  • **Strongly preferred that the candidate be state work-study eligible through a qualified academic institution.
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize projects
  • Possesses previous experience with administrative work (filing, sorting, organizing, etc).
  • Effective team player and able to assimilate information quickly