Program Admin

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center & Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Job Location
Seattle, WA 98115
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. 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.
This position is responsible for a supervising 7-8 professional staff (research and clinical administrators/coordinators) who support ~20 faculty researchers and clinicians. This position also has direct responsibility for research administration for a large collaborative research project: Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML). This position will work directly with the Principal Investigator in supporting their role on these grants. The position reports to the Division Administrator, and also to the respective PIs for the above-mentioned grants.

- Manages preparation of competitive and non-competitive proposals coordinating process, writing portions of grants/contracts as required.
- Develop monitor and forecast multiple project budgets, ensuring that all financial allocations and expenditures are in accordance with grant/contract guidelines and requirements.
- Prepare monthly reports at the request of selected PIs in support of budget management and as needed by the Division.
- Works with staff to ensure proper use, recording, expensing and reporting of grant funds as well as identifying and maintaining clear and responsive roles and procedures with investigators and their programs.
- Be systems savvy in using Hyperion and other related financial tools, software and programs including access and business intelligent tools.
- Performs other duties as directed/required.

Minimum Qualifications:
- BA/BS degree in accounting, business or related field highly desirable.
- Master's degree in a related field is preferred.
- Direct experience working in an academic research and/or clinical environment is required.
- 5+ years in progressively responsible duties relating to management of NIH grants and other funding agencies is required.
- Direct experience working with clinical trials administration is required.
- Previous supervisory experience is required.
- Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, especially excel is highly desirable.
- Strong oral and written communication skills is required.

Professional Attributes:
- Demonstrated maturity and ability to remain calm and composed under tight deadlines.
- Create a working environment that fosters excellence, teamwork, and collaboration.
- Maintain a high level of confidentiality, sound judgment, and fine attention to detail.
- Exemplary attention to detail.
- Impeccable record keeping, filing and organizational skills.
- Ability to interact diplomatically and effectively with multiple ranks of professionals and staff.
- Ability to interpret and follow policies and procedures; understanding of governance concepts helpful.
- Maintain confidentiality and professional decorum at all times.
- Draft clear written instructions and business memos.
- Highly developed communication and project coordination skills.
- Must be able to work independently and have sole responsibility for important projects.
- Motivated by challenge to solve problems and positively affect systems.
- Bridge cultural gaps between institution

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