• Administrative Assistant Senior, Research

    Job ID 2019-34000
    Area of Interest
    Admin & Clinical Support
    Location Name
    West 8th
    FTE/Hours per pay period
    1.0 FTE (80 hours per bi-weekly pay periods)
    Work Status
    Regular
    Department
    Center Business Operations
    Shift
    Day Shift
    Primary Location : City
    Seattle
    Primary Location : State/Province
    WA
  • About Us

    Hope. Care. Cure. These three simple words capture what we do at Seattle Children’s – to help every child live the healthiest and most fulfilling life possible.  Are you ready to engage with a mission-driven organization that is life-changing to many, and touches the hearts of all? #HOPECARECURE

     

    As one of the nation's top five pediatric research centers, Seattle Children's Research Institute is dedicated to providing hope, care, and cures to help every child live the healthiest and most fulfilling life possible.

     

    Our investigators are involved in hundreds of projects that cover every phase of research, from studying how diseases work to improving investigational therapies. They have pioneered groundbreaking cystic fibrosis treatments and cutting-edge cancer therapies that help a child's immune system defeat cancer, and made other major contributions to pediatric medicine. 

     

    Researchers work in close collaboration with one another, their colleagues at partner institutions including the University of Washington and Fred Hutch and our healthcare providers at Seattle Children's Hospital, one of U.S. News & World Report’s top children's hospitals. This collaboration is one of our key strengths, allowing our faculty to draw on a variety of disciplines and techniques as they pursue solutions to some of medicine's most complex problems.

     

    We are committed to not only treating disease but to eliminating it. Help us achieve our vision of being a worldwide leader in pediatric research aimed to improve the health and well-being of children. If you are interested in a challenging career aimed at groundbreaking research, Seattle Children's Research Institute is the place for you.

    Overview

    We have an exciting opportunity for an Administrative Assistant, Senior to join our Child Health, Behavior, and Development Center at Seattle Children's Research Institute!

     

    Responsibilities:

    Provide a wide range of highly complex administrative tasks. Responsibilities include the organization, prioritization, and coordination of a high volume of work including confidential information. Duties include exceptional customer service to customers and visitors; creating, typing, editing, and proofreading various department documents and research manuscripts; creating and maintaining filing systems; scheduling meetings and arranging travel; entering, extracting, and analyzing data into reports and presentations; coordinating and monitoring budget preparation; auditing or reconciling financial statements and invoices; coordinating facilities allocations; and managing workload required to complete projects.

     

    Seattle Children's Employer Highlights:

    · Leader in Pediatric Care: Seattle Children’s is recognized as a leading teaching, research, and specialty care center at the forefront of pediatric care.

    · Competitive Benefits: We support a healthy work–life balance. Our benefits include employee care, paid time off, health insurance and retirement savings.

    · Transportation Discounts: Company bike program, on-site zip cars, unlimited ORCA transit pass, daily commute bonus to staff who use alternate methods of travel to/from work.

    · Diversity/Inclusion: We strive to maintain an atmosphere that reflects our values of inclusion by providing effective, respectful care compatible with each family's beliefs, values, and heritage.

    Requirements

    Required Education/Experience:

    - High school graduate or equivalent. 

    - Minimum five (5) years of related experience in the areas of customer service and/or office management including responsible administrative work supporting high level management or executives.

     

    Preferred:

    - Bachelor’s degree. 

    - Healthcare/medical office experience. 

    - Project management assistance experience.

    Our Commitment to Diversity

    Our community welcomes diverse experiences, backgrounds, and thoughts as this is what drives our spirit of inquiry and allows us to better connect with our increasingly diverse patients and families. Our organization recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

     

    The people who work at Seattle Children’s are members of a community that seeks to respect and celebrate all the qualities that make each of us unique. Each of us is empowered to be ourselves within this community, which cultivates and promotes equity, diversity, and inclusion at all levels.

     

    Seattle Children’s is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Workplace and Affirmative Action Employer.

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