Assistant Director, Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant

Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA
Seeking experienced program manager to serve as Assistant Director of Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant (IISG).  The primary responsibility of this position will be managing the day-to-day operations of IISG. This includes fiscal oversight, personnel management, and reporting. This individual will work with the IISG Director and staff to coordinate all aspects of the IISG program, including extension, research communication, and education activities.  Duties will include assisting with planning, management and administration of the program, as well as providing strategic leadership, contributing to programmatic development, and providing programmatic enhancements based on expertise and interests.
The IISG is one of 33 Sea Grant Programs in the U.S., and serves a critical role in empowering people to solve problems in sustainable ways. For more information about Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant, please visit:
For more information about IISG and FNR, please visit:
Master's degree (PhD preferred) in a natural science, planning, social science or related field relevant to Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant.
Four or more years' experience in program management, including experience in project planning, grant writing, and strategic planning.
Start date:
TBD (By February 2018)
How to Apply:
All applicants must apply online via the Purdue Careers site in order to be considered. Position posting and application instructions can be found here:
For full consideration, please apply by October 9, 2017.
If you have questions about the position, please contact:
Tomas Höök
Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer.  All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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