Position Available: Director of Alaska Sea Grant College Program

Date: 
2 March 2018

Position Available
Director
Alaska Sea Grant College Program
Alaska

Application deadline: 15 March 2018

For more information, go to:
http://careers.alaska.edu/cw/en-us/job/508737/director-alaska-sea-grant

For questions, contact:
Ginny Eckert
Email: gleckert [at] alaska.edu


The University of Alaska Fairbanks invites applications for the position of Director of the Alaska Sea Grant College Program. This permanent full-time position may be based in Anchorage, Fairbanks, Juneau, or Kodiak, Alaska.

The successful candidate will provide leadership and programmatic oversight for the Alaska Sea Grant College Program.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Identify and pursue additional funding sources to strengthen and expand research, engagement, and education activities;
    • Provide leadership for, and continued development of, the Marine Advisory faculty, including integrating activities statewide;
  • Effectively communicate with academic, industry, and government leaders (tribal, state, and national) and with staff, advisory boards, faculty, educators, agency personnel, and the general public.
  • Advise the Alaska Sea Grant Associate Director of Research in the implementation of the biannual research competition to ensure projects align with Alaska coastal community and stakeholder needs;
    • Ensure program performance through periodic external evaluation;
  • Provide overall leadership for the research, administrative, communication, and extension functions of the Alaska Sea Grant Program, through regular consultation with the management team, including overseeing all operations of the Alaska Sea Grant College Program and managing a total annual budget.

An advanced degree in a field relevant to the Sea Grant mission is required. A terminal degree in a relevant field is preferred.

Applications must include:

  • A statement of interest that outlines qualifications for the position;
  • A curriculum Vitae; and
  • Contact information of at least three professional references, including address, email address, and phone number.

Applications must be submitted online.

Application deadline: 15 March 2018

For more information, including additional job duties, and to apply go to:
http://careers.alaska.edu/cw/en-us/job/508737/director-alaska-sea-grant

For questions, contact:
Ginny Eckert
Email: gleckert [at] alaska.edu