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University of Washington PROGRAM COORDINATOR (FULL-TIME, FIXED-DURATION) in Seattle, Washington

Req #: 192352


Posting Date: 06/29/2021

Closing Info: Open Until Filled

Salary: $3,398 - $4,541 per month

Shift: First Shift

Notes: As an employee you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here. (

The Department of Laboratory Medicine serves as a regional resource for clinical laboratory services required for patient care, research and educational programs in laboratory medicine. The department now employs 900 people who work at the award-winning University of Washington Medical Center (ranked among the top medical centers in the United States as rated by U.S. News & World Report), Harborview Medical Center (the region's only Level I Trauma center, known for innovations and excellence in trauma care and its centers of emphasis: Trauma, Burn, Neurosciences, AIDS/STD CARER, and mentally- and medically- vulnerable populations.), and many other clinical and research facilities in the area. The University of Washington (UW) is proud to be one of the nation’s premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement and natural beauty. Laboratory Medicine - Genetics has an outstanding opportunity for a fixed duration, full-time (100% FTE, 40 hours per week), day shift, PROGRAM COORDINATOR. RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Collate budget expenses and supporting documentation in line with Genetics division activities, plans or priorities; maintain program budgets and initiate corrective action; assist in the preparation of fiscal reimbursement documentation and reports

  • Coordinate Genetics division communications, including preparation and distribution of the weekly program newsletter

  • Organize timely new hire processes, including maintenance of tracking system for potential candidates, setting up interviews, reserving rooms, and escorting candidates between meetings, and preparing and sending correspondence related to applicants’ status in the hiring process

  • Assist with staff onboarding and completion of required training

  • Assist with the administrative operations of the program

  • Provide information and advice to students, staff, program participants and/or the public regarding program content, policies and activities, recommend alternative courses of action; promote the program on campus with outside organizations

  • Attend meetings as program representative

  • Confer regularly with representatives of off-campus organizations and agencies regarding the interpretation and implementation of program and institutional policies

  • Monitor program activities in relation to established program goals; within established program parameters, determine variance from program standards

  • Use word processing, graphics, statistical, spreadsheet and/or data base software

  • Perform complex scheduling including independently prioritizing needs of program clients

  • Direct the work of others

  • May make public presentations related to program specialty

  • Perform related duties as required REQUIREMENTS High school graduation or equivalent AND two years of experience in the program specialty OR Equivalent education/experience CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT This position will be at UW School of Medicine – Montlake. This position may occasionally be required to travel other UW School of Medicine and affiliate locations (e.g., Seattle Children’s Hospital, South Lake Union). Will be considered essential staff and as such will be required to report to work when scheduled despite inclement weather. Must be able to meet with all shifts on a regular basis.

University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.