• Events Coordinator - Research Institute Administration

    Job ID 2020-34564
    Area of Interest
    Project/Program Management
    Location Name
    West 8th
    FTE/Hours per pay period
    1.0 FTE (80 hours per bi-weekly pay periods)
    Work Status
    Regular
    Department
    Research Institute Admin
    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

    Seattle Children’s Research Institute is seeking a personable, efficient, and detail-oriented coordinator to organize internal staff events and external community-facing events. The ideal candidate will have great creative energy and excellent interpersonal skills. They will be a superior multi-tasker with strong written communication skills, committed to delivering high quality results, and dedicated to continuous improvement. The best candidate for this role will keep calm under pressure and maintain a sense of humor.

     

    Responsibilities will include supporting the design and deployment of programs that support internal community building, lean and cross-functional process improvement, and external community-facing efforts. In collaboration with the Manager of Research Institute Administration, plan, coordinate and implement various events, meetings, and projects that support department objectives. Partner to identify and implement the operational needs of the department’s projects and activities. Support the organizational mission by facilitiating collaboration between teams and promoting the science.

     

    Seattle Children's Employer Highlights:
    - Leader in Pediatric Care: Because of our people, 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 provided to staff who us alternate methods of travel to/from work, company vanpools.
    - Diversity/Inclusion: We strive to maintain an atmosphere that reflects our values of inclusion by providing effective and respectful care compatible with each patient and family's beliefs, values, and heritage.

    Requirements

    Required Education/Experience:
    - Bachelor's Degree in Project Management, Event Planning, Liberal Arts, or related field.
    - Minimum of three (3) years related experience to include program coordination, event planning, and project management.
    - Proven record of project completion through use of methodologies including project and time management, team development, and status reporting.

    Preferred:
    - Experience working on process improvement projects using lean methodologies

    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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