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The University of Washington, Department of Pathology is a broad and dynamic department that strives for a consistent level of high achievement in all of its activities. The Department offers full diagnostic services in all areas of Pathology, is a top ranked research organization as measured by research awards from the National Institutes of Health, and offers an array of specialized educational training programs.
UW Medicine Pathology brings together state-of-the-art technology and highly trained, world renowned personnel to provide comprehensive diagnostic and personalized service to physicians, community hospitals, independent laboratories, and other health care organizations. Our operations are based at the University of Washington Medical Center, Harborview Medical Center, South Lake Union, Northwest Hospital and the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance. Pathology faculty members also serve at Seattle Children's Hospital, the Veteran’s Administration Puget Sound Healthcare System, and the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. These collaborative efforts have generated innovative, translational studies in the basic mechanisms of disease as they apply to diagnostic pathology.
The Department of Pathology currently has an outstanding opportunity for a PROGRAM COORDINATOR.
Funded in 2018, the Dog Aging Project (DAP) at the University of Washington will create a nationwide 10-year longitudinal study of healthy aging in 10,000 companion dogs. The goal is to identify the genetic and environmental factors that influence healthy aging, and to understand how the intersection and
Interaction of these factors shape aging. A small group of these dogs will be enrolled in a trial testing the ability of a promising drug to increase healthspan and lifespan in dogs. Results from this large-scale study of aging in companion dogs is expected to have a powerful impact on the quality of life both for companion dogs and humans. The DAP resides in the Department of Pathology, a broad and dynamic department that strives for a consistent level of high achievement in all of its activities.
The Department of Pathology has an outstanding opportunity for a full time Program Coordinator. Reporting to the Project Manager and working closely with Dog Aging Project’s leaders and partners, the Program Coordinator will provide administrative support and project management tools to advance programmatic milestones and study objectives.
Job Duties will include, but are not limited to:
Schedule, plan and facilitate meetings; prepare detailed agendas and record meeting minutes; follow-up as needed with stakeholders and task owners about action items and deliverables to ensure program progress
Prepare accurate and timely reports, aggregate updates, data and other documentation as necessary or requested
Document and communicate project status, dependencies, issues, and risks to all appropriate project stakeholders, including executive leadership
Develop tools and resources to support operational efficiencies as independently identified or requested; collaborate with others for implementation
Coordinate with functional teams (aka Cores) to update and maintain detailed executional roadmaps
Coordinate logistics and provide administrative support for annual team-wide meeting, public engagement events, and business development events
High school graduation or equivalent AND two years of experience in healthcare administration.
Excellent oral and written communication skills, as well as editing skills
Detail-oriented with excellent organizational and time management skills, and the ability to work independently as needed
Self-motivated and able to work independently as needed
Proven high-level proficiency with Google Drive Suite (Doc, Sheets, and Slides) or MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Exceptional interpersonal skills to appropriately engage stakeholders
Marketing and media relation experience
Demonstrated ability to effectively support large-scale projects comprised of cross-functional teams
Reliability, integrity, and ability to perform under pressure.
Marketing and media relations experience
Proficiency in Smartsheet project management software
In-depth knowledge of business tools and technologies, process improvement techniques, and research methodologies
Demonstrated ability to work successfully with remote teams
Previous experience with Mailchimp and/or Zendesk
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Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.