Administrative Manager I

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center & Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Job Location
Seattle, WA
Job Description

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 with minimal side effects.

 An independent, nonprofit research institute based in Seattle, Fred Hutch houses the nation's first and largest 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.

The Human Biology division researchers come together to form a multidisciplinary teamwith expertise in molecular and cell biology, genomics, genetics, virology, infectious disease, computational biology, pathology and clinical research. Grounded in high-quality basic science, the research performed in Human Biology blends fundamental, applied, and translational research performed in model organisms and in vitro systems.

The Admininstrative Manager for Human Biology reports directly to the Division Adminstrator and supports all divisional initiaives. Judgment is used daily in interpreting policy, representing the Division, and in interacting with Center staff and outside organizations.

Specific duties:
1.  Act as a liaison with Center staff and outside individuals/organizations, answering questions and resolving problems with regard to the administration of the Division. Primary contact person for the Division
2. Manage day-to-day HB Admin office, including supervising interns, tracking budgets/payments, ordering supplies, updating divisional lists and organizational charts, being the point of contact for the Division Administrator's calendar (as well as the Division as a whole), editing floor plans, editing documents, etc.
3. Manage faculty searches, appointments, promotions and reviews
4. Coordinate all divisional events incuding seminars, symposia, annual retreat, and collaborative events: creating agenda, corresponding with the presenters/participants, reserving venues, advertising, scheduling, booking travel, coordinating audiovisual, etc.
5. Coordinate the production, printing, and distribution of new and revised Center and Division manuals and brochures
6. Mange division-wide projects including Lab Database SharePoint sites and training; creating Standard Operating Procedures;
7. Assist the Administrator with special projects

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:
- This position requires a bachelor's degree, a minimum of three years of administrative management experience, and strong supervisory and budgeting skills.
- Strong computer and word processing skills. Proficiency with a variety of software packages such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills.
- Attention to detail necessary.
- Must interact with people in a professional and congenial manner.

If interested, please apply online at

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