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 Hutchs 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 nations first cancer prevention research program, as well as the clinical coordinating center of the Womens Health Initiative and the international headquarters of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network. Careers Start Here.
At Fred Hutch, we believe that the innovation, collaboration, and rigor that result from diversity and inclusion are critical to our mission of eliminating cancer and related diseases. We seek employees who bring different and innovative ways of seeing the world and solving problems. Fred Hutch is in pursuit of becoming an antiracist organization. We are committed to ensuring that all candidates hired share our commitment to diversity, antiracism, and inclusion.
The HIV Vaccine Trials Network (HVTN) is the worlds largest publicly funded multi-disciplinary international collaboration facilitating the development of vaccines to prevent HIV/AIDS. Most recently, the COVID-19 Prevention Network (CoVPN) was formed by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) at the US National Institutes of Health to respond to the global pandemic. Using the infectious disease expertise of their existing research networks and global partners, NIAID has directed the HVTN to utilize their experience and expertise to address the pressing need for vaccines and antibodies against the SARS-CoV-2 virus. The mission of CoVPN is to conduct Phase 3 Efficacy Trials to prevent infection and COVID-19 disease. CoVPN will work to develop and conduct studies to ensure rapid and thorough evaluation of United States government-sponsored COVID-19 vaccines and antibodies for the prevention of COVID-19 disease.
JOB SUMMARY The temporary, part-time Project Manager position will coordinate and support CoVPNs Community Vaccination Program, working in partnership with the HVTN and CoVPN Leadership Operations Centers (LOC) and infectious disease clinical teams at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance. Responsible for overall planning, resource coordination, scheduling, budgeting, and execution of various projects. Ensures projects are delivered within the planned schedule, budget, and scope. The incumbent works under the supervision of the Sr. Director of Marketing soliciting guidance as necessary. Skills in Microsoft Office applications (MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook) are necessary and will be applied for moderately complex assignments and projects.
Perform some or all of the following responsibilities:
Manages coordination of all the operational components of the community vaccination program, including logistics, volunteers, site schedules, and administration Supports the COVID Community Vaccination Program with: coordination with community partner organizations, supporting community outreach, and communication with community partners in answering questions, scheduling vaccination events and arranging on-site logistics
Track and manage issues, ensures logistics for community vaccination events including ensuring necessary equipment and supplies are on hand, coordinating set-up and breakdown of equipment, and replenishment of supplies after each event
Reviews and codes invoices for payment, tracks budgets and ensures that vendors and consultants are paid promptly and accurately. Maintains files and documentation for expenses.
Provides logistical and administrative support for the Community Vaccination Program as needed
Communicate status to project sponsors, team, and stakeholders including leading conference calls: sending announcements, assisting with Microsoft Teams and Zoom calls, soliciting agenda items, and scheduling new ad hoc and recurring calls, and keeps calendar updated
Performs other duties as assigned
BA/BS in related field required. MA/MS desired. Minimum of three years post-master's or five years post-bachelor's related project management or study experience, preferably in a scientific, clinical or research setting
Previous experience in working with diverse populations and community organizations is strongly preferred; volunteer coordination experience strongly desired
Must be willing to visit community vaccination sites
Position requires a high level of attention to detail and organization
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Good interpersonal skills, and an ability to maintain confidentiality are essential
Must have demonstrated ability to work independently and take initiative in a dynamic environment
High level knowledge of Microsoft applications, specifically Word, Teams, Excel, and Outlook are required. Knowledge of Smartsheet and SharePoint is preferred.
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At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, teams of world-renowned scientists and humanitarians work together to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other diseases. Researchers are discovering new ways to detect cancers earlier, improve treatments, and learn how to prevent cancers from growing. Although Fred Hutchinson opened its doors in 1975, its history began about 20 years before that. In 1962 Fred Hutchinson envisioned a center devoted to studying cancer, a disease that took his brother’s life. Today Fred Hutchinson is contributing to the next waves of breakthrough treatments and prevention strategies. Fred Hutchinson collaborates with the Seattle Cancer Alliance, the National Cancer Institute, and the University of Washington.