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Job Title: Grant & Contract Coordinator II, Immunology and Vaccine Development Program
Company Name: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Location: Seattle, WA S
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 12/14/2017
Expire Date: 01/13/2018
Job Categories: Accounting/Auditing, Education and Library, Finance/Economics, Healthcare, Practitioner and Technician, Science, Collegiate Faculty, Staff, Administration, Research & Development, Medical, Nonprofit and Volunteer Services, Writing/Authoring, Energy / Utilities
Job Description
Grant & Contract Coordinator II, Immunology and Vaccine Development Program


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 Immunology and Vaccine Development Program is a large and diverse program within the Vaccine & Infectious Disease Division. The program supports the research of more than 10 PIs, more than 75 active grants and a research staff of more than 160. This Grants position will join the Grants and Finance team for the IVD program.


  • Supporting 3-4 junior to mid-level faculty, performing all pre-and post-award activities per NIH or other sponsoring institutions including the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Developing budgets for assigned grants, contracts or other funding requests; coordinate preparation of appropriate forms for grants/contracts and agreements and ensure all applications are fully compliant with institutional, federal, state, and local policies and regulations.
  • Manage assigned subcontract administration awarded by program’s PI’s. Serve as liaison, representing the grants to the Office Sponsored Research and related departments. Manage faculty award programs, trainee support programs, emerging opportunity award programs, and pilot project programs including pre- and post-award administration, managing the application process.
  • Coordinate assigned grant/contract application and renewal process, and administer grants and contracts budgets, as well as writing portions of grants/contracts as required
  • Assist in the training and management of other grant specialists including workload.
  • Perform other responsibilities as required.


  • Bachelor’s degree in science, accounting, public administration, or related field. 3-5 years of progressively complex experience in grant administration including experience working with NIH
  • Strong computer/word processing, math, and oral and written communication skills are required. Must be proficient with Word and Excel for Windows, able to work under pressure, and maintain confidentiality.  
  • The ability to prioritize multiple tasks, organize, and work both independently and as part of a team is essential. Must be detail-oriented. Knowledge of NIH grant application procedures, budget monitoring, Access database, and medical terminology is required.
  • Strong computer skills—MS Word, Access, Adobe Acrobat and advanced knowledge of Excel required. Strong verbal and written communication skills.  
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task in a fast paced fiscal management environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment as well as individually.
  • Ability to problem-solve and process information quickly. Must be able to work occasional nights and weekends.

Our Commitment to Diversity

We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and VEVRAA Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital or veteran status, 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 or by calling 206-667-4700.

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