Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center & Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

Affiliate Network Liaison

Job ID
Regular Full-Time
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance


The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), located in Seattle, Washington, is part of a dynamic collaboration among three organizations known nationally and internationally for their patient care and research: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Washington, and Seattle Children's. Over the past 25 years, these institutions have worked together to support their mission of adult and pediatric oncology patient care services, research and education.

Under the oversight of the Strategy Division, the Strategic Outreach and Affiliate Network Office oversees an array of responsibilities in the service of Seattle Cancer Care Alliance’s goal of improving cancer care, regionally and beyond. We strive to further the reach of the SCCA’s expertise and knowledge by developing new relationships through local, regional and international events and conferences as well as maintain and cultivate deeper relationships with our existing partners. The Affiliate Network brings community cancer care centers together to help support SCCA's mission and provide the latest treatment information to patients seen in the community. The outreach component of the department’s responsibilities provides community-based physicians educational programs, targeted to specific disease sites focusing on advancements to diagnostic techniques and treatment modalities.


Under the general direction of the Strategic Outreach and Affiliate Network Director and reporting to the Affiliate Network Program Manager, the Affiliate Network Liaison will support the management, coordination and execution of projects related to Affiliate Network members that impact multiple organizations and departments with moderate complexity. The incumbent will:

  • Serve as a liaison and main point-of-contact between members of the SCCA’s Affiliate Network and the SCCA, along with its founding institutions: UW Medicine, Fred Hutch and Seattle Children’s
  • Coordinate event logistics and participate in affiliate-based activities and outreach events: travel up to 40%
  • Drive the annual cycle of updating educational and program support to network members
  • Use technology solutions to:
    • Improve delivery of virtual and in-person education and services
    • Support development of an online forum for Network members to share best practices
    • Increase impact and efficiency of Affiliate Network Program initiatives
    • Boost engagement and participation in collaborative projects between SCCA and Network members
  • Work with the Affiliation Committee to plan and conduct annual strategic retreats with each site, identifying initiatives supporting Research, Quality, Education, Physician Relations, and Marketing/Branding
  • Develop plan in conjunction with all stakeholders for execution of identified initiatives in support of program development goals
  • Track expenses for each site, using resources responsibly, and following SCCA compliance policies when planning activities
  • Collaborate with the Marketing team to develop and implement annual marketing and community engagement activities for each affiliate member site
  • Support creation of internal communications plan to raise awareness and support for the Affiliate Network Program
  • Assist with projects including researching and compiling information as well as writing and editing content for external audiences


  • Bachelor’s degree with 4 years of progressively complex administrative and project management experience or at least 6 years of relevant experience; previous health administration work strongly preferred
  • Technological aptitude and experience, including strong proficiency with Microsoft Office, videoconferencing and emerging technology solutions. Experience with SharePoint preferred
  • Attention to detail and an ability to use sound personal judgment and troubleshoot issues
  • Ability to prioritize work while managing multiple projects with competing timelines
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and diplomacy
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of external and internal stakeholders
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-motivated team player with energy and enthusiasm for improving team processes
  • Valid Washington Driver’s license required


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