Administrative Assistant- Legal Affairs

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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.


Department of Legal Affairs (DLA), Administrative Assistant I Position Summary and Scope:

The Part Time, Temporary Administrative Assistant I for the DLA is responsible for providing critical administrative/clerical support, largely with ongoing contract management and processing tasks.


Reporting to the Legal Manager, the ideal candidate will have previous experience managing and reviewing executed contracts ranging from but not limited to, non-disclosures or business associates, masters, individual t&c, statements of work, leases, and affiliations. Administrative proficiency and critical thinking is key. This role will evolve with the team’s landscape, but will always require confidentiality, organization, and superior attention to detail. Day to day work may involve any of the following:

  • Work through internal and external contract repository, processing, and status requests,
  • Utilize and manage contracts database, filing, organizing, updating contract and company profiles
  • Guide the completion of the SCCA contracts (from electronic filing to final signature and contract distribution)
  • Organize system for the retention and retrieval of executed contracts
  • Repetitive yet nuanced data entry and analysis
  • Formatting and finalizing of confidential documents
  • Daily active communication and collaboration with the Legal Manager, DLA , and SCCA staff



  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum one year of relevant experience
  • Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Adobe proficiency
  • Superior verbal and written communication
  • Absolute attention to detail and organization
  • Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Logical, practical decision making and comfortable asking questions
  • Ability to quickly, accurately, and repetitively find and enter data/information
  • Maintains strict confidentiality and discretion
  • Ability to work effectively and cross-functionally



  • Interest in and/or Understanding of contract administration
  • Legal and/or Healthcare background
  • Bachelor’s Degree

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We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and VEVRAA Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, political ideology, or membership in any other legally protected class. We are an Affirmative Action employer. We encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds to apply and desire priority referrals of protected veterans. If due to a disability you need assistance/and or a reasonable accommodation during the application or recruiting process, please send a request to our Employee Services Center at or by calling 206-667-4700.
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