Grant & Contract Coordinator II

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 Immunology and Vaccine Development Program is a large and diverse program within the Vaccine & Infectious Disease Division. The program supports the research of more than 14 PIs, more than 50 active grants and a research staff of more than 130.

- Develop budgets for assigned grants, contracts or other funding requests; coordinate preparation of appropriate forms for contracts and agreements and ensure all applications are fully compliant with institutional, federal, state, and local policies and regulations. Perform all pre-and post-award activities per NIH or other sponsoring institutions including the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
- Manage assigned subcontract administration awarded by program's PI's. Serve as fiscal liaison, representing the project to investigators, Center administration, and administrative staff at collaborating institutions. Manage faculty award programs, trainee support programs, emerging opportunity award programs, and pilot project programs including pre- and post-award administration, managing the application process, and advising applicants on program mission and qualifications
- Coordinate and review all applications submitted for grant and contract funding
- Support faculty with IACUC and other regulatory submissions as requested, tracking, reporting and ensure all applications are fully compliant with institutional, federal, state, and local policies and regulations
- Prepare budget projections, reconcile expenditures, and monitor the payroll changes
- Consult with funding agencies to resolve problems and/or obtain approval for deviation from authorized procedures or expenditures; advise and assist organization's staff regarding budgetary policies and procedures, account status
- Prepare annual grant/contract reports to funding agencies
- Select, develop, implement and/or modify manual or automated fiscal reporting/tracking processes to address specific unit needs
- Perform related duties as required

- Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Public Administration, or related field
- Minimum of two or more years experience in grants and contracts field
- 3 to 5 years of progressively complex experience in the administration of department financial processes and systems
- Proficiency with MS Word and Excel spreadsheets required
- Knowledge of NIH grant application procedures, budget monitoring, excel database, and medical terminology is essential.

- Familiarity with and experience in a nonprofit research environment is highly desirable
- Knowledge of MS Access is a plus

Key Skills and Abilities:
- Strong ability to work well under pressure and maintain confidentiality
- Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and stay organized
- Working well both independently and as part of a team is essential
- Must be detail-oriented
- Strong word processing, math, and oral and written communication skills are required

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