• Project Coordinator II

    Job ID 2020-34880
    Area of Interest
    Project/Program Management
    Location Name
    307 Westlake
    FTE/Hours per pay period
    1.0 FTE (80 hours per bi-weekly pay periods)
    Work Status
    Limited Term
    Global Infectious Disease
    Day Shift
    Primary Location : City
    Primary Location : State/Province
  • 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.


    Please note that this is a Limited Term position (6-12 months)


    The Project Coordinator II is responsible for coordinating activities associated with a specific complex project(s) including scheduling, coordination of communication, data management, document preparation, and process improvement. Works in collaboration with the Investigator and other project staff as well as other stakeholders to help to implement the project’s objectives in support of identified goals and the continuous improvement process. Responsible for ensuring effective communication among stakeholders and project staff. May manage data on the project’s effectiveness. Responsible for facilitating the deployment of the project’s strategy including implementing a variety of solutions that optimize the project’s effectiveness. Coordinates the process of executing initiatives essential for the success of the project. This level performs work under supervision with some independent judgment required.

    A project is a temporary endeavor undertaken to create a unique product, service or result. A project is temporary in that it has a defined beginning and end in time, and therefore defined scope and resources. And a project is unique in that it is not a routine operation, but a specific set of operations designed to accomplish a singular goal. So a project team often includes people who don’t usually work together – sometimes from different functional areas and across multiple geographies.

    Note: Work typically associated with this level is well defined but with some open-ended parameters and has a broad scope/impact on the organization. In addition the work is complex with frequent requirements to choose among various solutions or options. A moderate degree of ambiguity is expected in the work.


    - High School Diploma or equivalent

    - 2 years college coursework in Business, Project Management, Human Services, or related field

    - 5 years progressively responsible experience in administration with at least 1 year of project coordination experience

    - Demonstrated experience in drafting, editing and creating written communications and/or reports

    - Experience providing administrative support

    - Experience with information collection management systems

    - Experience with collaborative on-line tools to support distributed project teams


    Required Credentials:

    - N/A



    - Bachelor’s Degree in Project Management or Science

    - A scientific background with experience in biotech, pharmaceuticals, or global health.

    - At least 3 years’ experience serving as a project coordinator

    - Experience working on process improvement projects

    - Demonstrated excellence in database management and  information collection management systems

    - Bilingual skills

    - Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office suite

    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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