[MARMAM] Job Announcement

Human Resources hr at alaskasealife.org
Wed Jan 21 12:26:56 PST 2015

*The Alaska SeaLife Center, which generates and shares scientific knowledge
to promote understanding and stewardship of Alaska's marine ecosystems; is
seeking applications for the following:*

* Science Director*

*This position is responsible for the overall Alaska SeaLife Center science
program. *

*Education and Experience Requirements**:  *Ph.D. degree in marine biology,
zoology, wildlife biology or a related research field.  Fifteen years
professional research experience in a related field, including project
budgeting and management, with ten years at a supervisory level or the

*Responsibilities (include but are not limited to):*

1.                   Leads the development and coordination of new research
directions at the Center involving Center staff, University scientists and
scientists with external affiliations.

2.                   Supports Science staff in expanding competitive grant
programs and strengthening scientific productivity.

3.                   Develops and implements strategic Science plans for
the Center.

4.                   Serves as administrative lead for the Science Advisory
Committee (SAC).

5.                   Makes recommendations to the Center’s President and
CEO, SAC and the Board of Directors regarding overall scientific direction
and opportunities for enhancing the Center’s scientific program.

6.                   Works collaboratively with the Education Director to
integrate Science and Education programs.

7.                   Supervises personnel matters within the Science
Department.  Assigns and checks work, establishes schedules, sets
deadlines, and delegates authority.  Sets performance standards for staff.
Prepares annual performance evaluations.  Makes personnel related
recommendations to the President and CEO.

8.                   May develop a personal research program at the Center
in addition to his/her department leadership responsibilities.

This is a half-time position; development of an externally funded personal
research program could result in a full-time position. ASLC offers a
competitive wage (DOE) and benefits package.

*Open until filled:*  Reviews to begin February 20, 2015

*Start Date:*  Negotiable

Send application (downloadable at www.alaskasealife.org), CV and a writing
sample intended for a public audience to HR at alaskasealife.org.

All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without
regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression,
sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran

*EO/AA Employer*
Human Resources
Alaska SeaLife Center

Fax: (907) 224-6360

P.O. Box 1329 • 301 Railway Ave • Seward, AK 99664



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