[Coral-List] Three Seas Program Position Openings.

Steve Vollmer s.vollmer at neu.edu
Fri May 31 10:38:06 EDT 2013

Please see the two job postings below. Interested parties should apply
online and inquires can be directed to me. Cheers, Steve

Northeastern University’s Three Seas Marine Biology Program (
http://www.northeastern.edu/threeseas/) is seeking applications for two
full-time positions - a Three Seas Program Coordinator and Three Seas
Program Assistant. Three Seas trains 20-25 students per year through a
rigorous, hands-on experience in Marine Biology. The program begins with
the fall semester at Northeastern’s Marine Science Center in Nahant, MA,
then in the spring semester moves to the Smithsonian Tropical Research
Center in Bocas del Toro, Panama, and concludes in late spring/early summer
at the University of Washington’s Friday Harbor Laboratories.

Three Seas Program Coordinator (https://neu.peopleadmin.com/postings/24706)
will be responsible for all logistics of the Three Seas Program.
Responsibilities will include: arranging housing and transportation for all
three locations of the program for students, TA’s, and faculty; providing
on-ground logistical support for all aspects of the program; and ensuring
that the program has all needed supplies and equipment, including making
purchasing decisions and maintaining dive equipment. The individual will
have primary responsibility for the safety of all program participants
while traveling, diving, and in residence at remote field locations. The
individual will also work with the program’s Master of Science students to
identify and secure research internships for the final phase of their
program, and will help to promote the program by attending Northeastern
recruiting events.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Marine Biology or similar required;
Master of Science degree highly preferred. Two years field research
experience in a marine environment. Experience may be concurrent with time
spent completing degree. Scientific diving certification required
(preferably AAUS). Dive Master or Instructor certification preferred.
Individual must be trained in CPR and AED use. As the individual will be in
residence with the program in Panama from January through March and in
Washington from April-May, a willingness and ability to travel and spend
significant time abroad is required. Proficiency in spoken Spanish a plus.
Some teaching experience preferred.

Three Seas Program Assistant (https://neu.peopleadmin.com/postings/24705)
will serve as the primary point of contact for all administrative needs of
students and faculty in the Three Seas Program, a one-year intensive
program in Marine Biology for undergraduates and Master’s students. The
Program Assistant will oversee the admissions cycle, serve as the primary
point of contact with the Registrar and Student Accounts office, provide HR
support for hiring of teaching assistants and part-time faculty, and assist
faculty with course-related needs. The Program Assistant will maintain and
update the Three Seas and Marine Biology PSM websites as well as be
responsible for production of other marketing materials. The Program
Assistant will also provide academic and recruiting support for the Marine
Biology major.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree preferred with at least two years
experience in academic program administration required. The successful
candidate will have high attention to detail and excellent interpersonal
skills, ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment, and excellent
written and verbal communication skills. Demonstrated familiarity with
Word, Excel, and Adobe Acrobat Professional required. Experience with
shared document environments such as Dropbox, Google docs, and Sharepoint
preferred. Experience with website maintenance and knowledge of Wordpress a
Please apply to these positions at
https://neu.peopleadmin.com/postings/search. Applications are being
reviewed now.

Steve Vollmer
Assistant Professor, Department of Marine and Environmental Sciences
Director, Bioinformatics PSM program
Associate Director, Marine Science Center
Northeastern University, 430 Nahant Road, Nahant, MA 01908
(v) 781-581-7370 (ext. 312); (f) 781-581-6076
(Bioinformatics Web) *http://www.northeastern.edu/bioinformatics*
(MSC Web) *http://www.northeastern.edu/marinescience/
*(Vollmer Lab Web) *http:// <http://nuweb5.neu.edu/trussell/>

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