Project 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. 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 Project Coordinator II for the Stem Cell/Gene Therapy group will participate in the planning, coordination, and implementation of investigator-initiated clinical research studies involving human subjects. The incumbent will work under the supervision of the Principal Investigator and/or Research Manager and will be required to perform his/her duties with a high level of independence within the scope of the study protocols and institutional guidelines. 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, communication, and organizational skills are critical to this position.

Perform some or all of the following responsibilities:
- Coordinate research and administrative activities, ensuring all tasks are completed according to study timelines.
- Work with Principal Investigator and Research Coordinator to develop research materials which may include data collection tools, study reference materials, and study specific orders. 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.
- Liaise with external partners, other investigators, and Fred Hutch legal counsel to execute and administer data use agreements. Monitor active agreements to ensure compliance. Serve as reference resource to Faculty, other staff members and other organizations with questions about data collection or protocol procedures and requirements.
- Track study progress and prepare reports for Principal Investigator, Sponsor, FDA, IRB affiliated institutions, and funding agencies.
- Assist in the analysis of project/study data.
- Coordinate the submission of study results and manuscripts for publication, writing portions of reports/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.
- 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.
- Produce special and recurring reports.
- Performs other responsibilities as required.

Minimum Qualifications:
- BA/BS in related field required.
- A minimum of three years post-master's or five years post-bachelor's work experience in clinical research setting or related experience.
- Strong written and verbal communication skills.
- Strong computer skills.

Desired Qualifications:
- Previous experience in oncology research and clinical data collection is preferred.

Key Skills:
- This position requires excellent written organizational skills, problem-solving, attention to detail, and ability to multi-task.
- Receives general instructions for new and non-routine assignments/projects.
- Must have ability to work independently and take initiative in a dynamic environment. Must exhibit excellent dependability and ability to adapt and respond appropriately to competing priorities.
- Must be collaborative and be able to act as a resource for less experienced colleagues.

Please include a cover letter with your application for the hiring staff to review as a sample of your writing.

If interested, please apply online at

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