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The Hutchinson Institute for CancerOutcomes Research (HICOR) is a multi-disciplinary research institute whose mission is to reduce the human and economic burden of cancer. HICOR faculty conduct research in health economics, implementation science, quality of care, health care delivery, health disparities, and health policy.
HICOR is seeking a full-time Project Coordinator II to support multiple projects in our portfolio of cancer outcomes research, including a modeling study to improve patient outcomes for sickle cell disease, and projects focused on reducing health disparities in Western WA by improving access to screening and mitigating financial hardship after a cancer diagnosis. While reporting to the Sr Project Manager, this position will support all aspects of research project implementation, including developing timelines, meeting organization, monitoring study budgets, compliance and human subjects protection, protocol and research material development, participant recruitment and consent, data collection and dissemination of findings.
The Project Coordinator plays a key role in assisting the research team with a variety of research and administrative activities. The Project Coordinator works independently and demonstrates initiative in coordinating day-to-day study activities, referring project/study issues to the Project Manager and Investigators as necessary. Effective planning, prioritization, critical thinking and problem solving skills are essential to the position. The Project Coordinator will 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
Schedule, organize and attend regular project meetings, preparing and distributing agendas, meeting materials and minutes. Monitor action items to ensure objectives have been met within designated time frame, coordinate follow-up activities.
Monitor contractual deliverables and other project goals and timelines and collaborate to troubleshoot problems
Serve as project/study liaison, representing the study to community stakeholders, study participants, collaborators, study sponsors, and other Center departments
Contact potential research participants, explain studies, and obtain informed consent from interested parties
Conduct literature searches and prepare summaries to guide project development
Draft IRB applications, modifications, and renewals for investigator review
Assist in developing research materials such as study protocols, recruitment materials, informed consent, questionnaires, interview scripts, and data collection forms
Coordinate data collection activities including fielding surveys and assisting with interviews and focus groups
Assist with grant/contract application and renewal processes, including budget development and writing portions of grants/contracts as required (human subjects, budget justifications)
Coordinate the submission of study results, articles, conference abstracts/presentations and manuscripts for publication.
Monitor project/study budget, ensuring that all financial allocations and expenditures are in accordance with grant/contract guidelines and regulations. Coordinate consulting agreements and purchase project supplies.
Prepare and maintain project tracking documents including dashboards and reports
Produce special and recurring reports for investigators and funding agencies
Perform other administrative, research and operational responsibilities as required
BA/BS in related field, or equivalent experience in a similar position
Minimum of two years post-bachelor's project coordination experience in a research or healthcare setting
High level of attention to detail, excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills
Demonstrated ability to work independently and take initiative in a dynamic environment
Ability to organize multiple projects and manage changing priorities in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment
Proficient with Microsoft applications: Teams, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook are required. Knowledge of EndNote is preferred.
Experience with human subjects protection / Institutional Review Boards (IRB)
Strong interest in cancer prevention and control, social determinants of health, and intervention development with self-motivation for independent learning
A creative and efficient approach to problem-solving is key
A cover letter is required for this position.
Fred Hutch has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement, with exceptions only for approved medical or religious accommodations. As a condition of employment, newly hired employees must provide proof of vaccination or initiate the accommodations process before their first day of employment.
A statement describing your commitment and contributions toward greater diversity, equity, inclusion, and antiracism in your career or that will be made through your work at Fred Hutch is requested of all finalists.
Our Commitment to Diversity
We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) Employer. We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability (physical or mental), marital or veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, political ideology, or membership in any other legally protected class. We are an Affirmative Action employer. We encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds to apply and desire priority referrals of protected veterans. If due to a disability you need assistance/and or a reasonable accommodation during the application or recruiting process, please send a request to our Employee Services Center at [email protected] or by calling 206-667-4700.
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.