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If you're looking for a career that makes a difference, Oregon Sea Grant is a great place to start. We periodically offer faculty and staff positions for people with interest, experience and expertise in marine science, marine education and related fields. Some positions are based on the Oregon coast; others at the Oregon State University campus in Corvallis.
Coastal STEM Hub Director
Oregon Sea Grant is seeking a Coastal STEM Hub Director. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the director of Oregon Sea Grant.
The Oregon Coast STEM Hub is a regional, cross-sector collaborative working to improve and guide integrated science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education in Oregon coastal communities. The collaborative has been designated as a STEM hub by the State of Oregon. The Oregon Coast STEM Hub seeks a dynamic director able to approach the work with boldness and innovation. He or she will build on existing work, and ensure that approaches are community-informed, evidence-driven, and address inequities.
The STEM Hub Director will be a full-time professional faculty employee of Oregon State University, administratively supervised by the director of Oregon Sea Grant. She/he will report to the Oregon Coast STEM Hub Leadership Council regarding programming direction. The position will be located in Newport, Oregon, at the Hatfield Marine Science Center.
This position will provide administration, strategic leadership, resource development, management of grant funds, evaluation, and high-level public exposure for the work of the Oregon Coast STEM Hub. The director will support the work of a multi-disciplinary Leadership Council, provide strategic leadership of the STEM Hub Backbone team, and engage diverse stakeholders from public and private sectors to achieve regional and statewide goals. This position requires a collaborative, patient, adaptive leader who is able to guide the Oregon Coast STEM Hub toward success, working with diverse partners and leveraging resources to meet partnership goals. This position is fast-paced and the duties are varied, with significant daily multi-tasking and frequent travel by car along the Oregon coast throughout the year. An ability to prioritize effectively and switch gears fluidly is required.
Apply here by 12:00 midnight on August 17, 2017.
For additional information, please contact Shelby Walker.
... about careers in the marine sciences, including interviews with leading marine scientists from across the Sea Grant network, visit the Sea Grant Marine Careers site.