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The Executive Director is responsible for leading the efforts to
support integrated research, education, and extension programs that
align with the consortium’s mission of generating and applying
science-based information on issues and opportunities that enhance
the practical use and conservation of coastal and marine resources
fostering a sustainable economy and environment. Further, this
position actively coordinates with other research and management
programs within the Southeast to maximize return on investments in
research, policy, and outreach.
The successful candidate possesses a master’s degree and fifteen
years of experience in science or natural resources or a terminal
degree in science, policy or natural resources and at least five
years’ experience in leadership of extramurally funded research
programs. Extensive experience in marine and coastal sciences,
policy, and resource management is essential. Familiarity with the
company Program is desirable. Other key abilities for the executive
Strong leadership, management, and communication skills.
Demonstrated success in writing grant proposals.
Demonstrated success in creating collaborative partnerships,
particularly with state and federal agencies.
Ability to work well with a highly diverse group of scientists,
university and agency leaders, students, community organizations,
Demonstrated ability to work with political leaders at all
levels and across the political spectrum.
A personal commitment to diversity and inclusiveness.
Experience in managing people and budgets.