Project Coordinator I-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. 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 Hutchinson Institute for Cancer Outcomes Research (HICOR) is a research institute dedicated to reducing the human and economic burden of cancer for patients, families and society. We develop and apply innovative scientific methods in health economics, clinical and public health research, and data science to enhance value in cancer care and improve outcomes for patients. Our research portfolio includes health economics, decision modeling, cancer care delivery research, cost-effectiveness alongside clinical trials, and behavioral economics.

HICOR is seeking a full-time project coordinator to coordinate multiple research and administrative activities for federally and regionally funded grants and contracts in the areas of cost-effectiveness, pragmatic clinical trials, cancer care delivery research, and stakeholder engagement. This position will involve developing project timelines, processes, research instruments and administrative materials, carrying out complex research assignments, monitoring study budgets, and assisting in study implementation.

Under general supervision the incumbent works independently in performing daily responsibilities, referring project/study issues to Project Manager and Investigators as necessary. Special skills and knowledge are applied in coordinating research and administrative activities, developing research and administrative materials, and in carrying out complex research assignments. Multi-tasking, technical communication and organizational skills are critical to this position.

Perform some or all of the following responsibilities:
- Coordinate research and administrative activities, ensuring all projects and tasks are completed according to project/study timelines.
- Develop and administer policies and procedures according to protocol, IRB, grant/contract and Center specifications. Ensure that policies and procedures are in accordance with all IRBs represented in the project.
- Work with Investigators to develop research materials which may include questionnaires, data collection instruments, and educational materials. Develop, review, edit, and revise administrative materials.
- Carry out complex research assignments in support of project/study, requiring advanced related education and/or experience.
- Serve as project/study liaison, representing the project/study to other Center departments, funding sources, affiliated individuals or institutions, and outside organizations.
- Convene and attend committee meetings, monitor activities to ensure objectives have been met within designated time frame, and coordinate follow-up activities.
- Work with financial staff to coordinate grant/contract application and renewal processes, writing portions of grants/contracts as required.
- Track study progress and prepare reports for Principal Investigator, affiliated institutions, and funding agencies.
- Assist in the analysis of project/study data.
- Coordinate the submission of study results, articles, and manuscripts for publication, writing portions of articles/manuscripts as required.
- Manage project/study database(s) and work with programmers in developing and upgrading database to ensure maximum effectiveness.
- Monitor project/study budget in conjunction with financial staff, ensuring that all financial allocations and expenditures are in accordance with grant/contract guidelines and regulations.
- Produce special and recurring reports.
- Performs other responsibilities as required.

- BA/BS in related field required
- Minimum of 1 year post-master's or 3 years post-bachelor's project coordination experience in a research, academic, or healthcare setting
- Experience with academic event or committee planning (SWOG Cooperative Group trials, Patient-Centered Outcome Research Institute (PCORI) studies, or National Cancer Institute studies a PLUS.
- Extensive experience with Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint important, (familiarity with EndNote a PLUS)
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills, organizational skills, and multi-tasking abilities required
- Demonstrated ability in coordinating participant recruitment and surveying preferred
- Must have ability to work independently and take initiative in a dynamic environment
- Must exhibit excellent dependability and flexibility in dealing with changing priorities.

Required Characteristics :
- Positive attitude
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Ability to work as part of a team
- Creative problem-solving
- Comfortability with competing priorities required
- Must be able to produce high-quality work under pressure and maintain a professional, positive approach

**A Cover Letter is STRONGLY preferred** 

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