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Data Coordinator I, WHI

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center is an independent, nonprofit organization providing adult cancer treatment and groundbreaking research focused on cancer and infectious diseases. Based in Seattle, Fred Hutch is the only National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center in Washington.

With a track record of global leadership in bone marrow transplantation, HIV/AIDS prevention, immunotherapy and COVID-19 vaccines, Fred Hutch has earned a reputation as one of the world’s leading cancer, infectious disease and biomedical research centers. Fred Hutch operates eight clinical care sites that provide medical oncology, infusion, radiation, proton therapy and related services, and network affiliations with hospitals in five states. Together, our fully integrated research and clinical care teams seek to discover new cures to the world’s deadliest diseases and make life beyond cancer a reality.

At Fred Hutch we value collaboration, compassion, determination, excellence, innovation, integrity and respect. These values are grounded in and expressed through the principles of diversity, equity and inclusion. Our mission is directly tied to the humanity, dignity and inherent value of each employee, patient, community member and supporter. Our commitment to learning across our differences and similarities make us stronger. We seek employees who bring different and innovative ways of seeing the world and solving problems. Fred Hutch is in pursuit of becoming an anti-racist organization. We are committed to ensuring that all candidates hired share our commitment to diversity, anti-racism and inclusion.
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) established the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) in 1991 to address the most common causes of death, disability and impaired quality of life in postmenopausal women. The WHI is one of the largest U.S. prevention studies of its kind and it is currently moving into its third extension. The WHI Clinical Coordinating Center (CCC), located at Fred Hutchinson, is responsible for study implementation and coordination of statistical, epidemiologic, nutritional and clinical aspects of the WHI and is responsible for data collection, management and analysis.

The Data Coordinator I works independently and in collaboration with other WHI Coordinating Center staff to assist in accomplishing the study goals described above. The primary focus of the position is to scan or key-enter participant surveys and other data into the study database.
This position is scheduled for four days per week (about 30 hours per week) and is fully onsite at our Seattle, Washington campus.
Please include a cover letter with your application explaining your interest in the position and your qualifications.


This position is with the Women’s Health Initiative Extension Study. It is located in the WHI Clinical Coordinating Center and reports to the Manager of Data Operations and Mailing Services.
Duties include:
  • Scanning of study survey forms using an optical imaging mark-sense scanner.
  • Key-entry of non-scannable study forms and materials.
  • Trouble-shooting data entry problems and routing them to the correct staff person.
  • Managing storage and/or disposal of study survey forms and other participant materials.
  • Assist with opening and sorting mail.
  • Assist with assembly of mailings to participants.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Must be reliable and have excellent organizational and communication skills (both verbal and written).
  • Excellent accuracy and attention to detail
  • Able to work independently with minimal supervision, and also as part of a team.
  • Able to balance competing and shifting priorities.
  • Demonstrated computer skills with basic proficiency in MS Office Suite.
  • Minimum 6 months experience in a research or office setting.

  • BA or BS degree
  • Minimum 12 months experience in a research or office setting.

Please include a cover letter with your application explaining your interest in the position and your qualifications.
This position is scheduled for four days per week (about 30 hours per week) and is fully onsite at our Seattle, Washington campus.
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center 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, prior to their first day of employment:
Provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 ; OR
Initiate the accommodations process to request a religious or medical accommodation (medical accommodations require a healthcare provider’s certification).
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.
The hourly pay range for this position is from $22.64 to $32.23 and pay offered will be based on experience and qualifications.   
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center offers employees a comprehensive benefits package designed to enhance health, well-being, and financial security. Benefits include medical/vision, dental, flexible spending accounts, life, disability, retirement, family life support, employee assistance program, onsite health clinic, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation (12-22 days per year), paid sick leave (12-25 days per year), paid holidays (13 days per year), paid parental leave (up to 4 weeks), and partially paid sabbatical leave (up to 6 months). Paid time off is prorated for part-time positions.