[Coral-List] The Hydrous Project Manager Position

Sly Lee sly at thehydro.us
Sat Apr 9 13:19:33 EDT 2016

Position: Project Manager of The Hydrous

Application Deadline: May 1, 2016

The Hydrous:


We are a 501(c)3 non-profit organization on a mission to create open access
oceans. We are empowering local stakeholders, combining design thinking +
exponential technologies to co-create sustainable communities and social

Unfortunately coral reefs are under severe stress from local and global
threats, yet traditional methods of monitoring them are extremely limited.
We have developed a methodology to capture corals in high resolution,
interactive 3D computer models, which is opening new windows of insight
into these precious resources.

We’re dedicated to creating massive social and sustainable impact around
oceans using new forms of visual media. We bring together technologists,
scientists, artists, entrepreneurs, local citizen scientists, and local
educators who are passionate about oceans and creating positive social
impact. We use the principles of rapid prototyping to help find solutions
to issues about sustainability and resilience, especially in the face of
climate change.

Position Summary:

The Project Manager (PM) will take on key leadership roles, helping drive
the vision of The Hydrous forward, while also managing current projects and
future projects.

Current projects include:


   Scientific measurements of 3D coral models/ scientific papers

   Field expeditions to the Maldives

   3D online coral platform development

   Virtual Reality coral reef content development

   Bronze and glass coral casting for art and education

   Large scale 3D printing of coral models for exhibits and education

   Global outreach through documentaries, social media campaigns and
   partnerships with WIRED, Core 77, Fast Co., and dive magazines.

   Lenovo partnership

The PM will also develop future collaborations to expand the scope of
impact. Some collaborations in the process include:



   United Nations Environment Program

   Bryce Groark (Mission Blue)

   Genesis Development Collaborative (http://gendevcollaborative.com/) for
   VR content

   Future expeditions in Australia, Galapagos, Florida, Philippines

The PM will also lead logistics, administrative, and outreach tasks that




   Fundraising/ grant writing

   Contact management with the 16+ NGO’s and 12+ Universities in The
   Hydrous’ network.

   Organizing and structuring the Board of Directors

   Speaking at conferences and events

Essential Skills


   Project management

   Team Leadership

   Grant writing

   Administrative/ Logistics experience

Preferred skills


   Scuba diving

   Experience working with local stakeholders

   Experience leading field expeditions

   Underwater photographer experience

   Videography/ video editing experience

   Cross disciplinary experience in art, science, and technology

   Technology enthusiast

   Experience with rapid prototyping and design thinking

   Public Speaking

Minimum Qualifications


   Bachelor’s degree in either marine
   science/communications/photography/business with relevant experience in
   each field

Preferred Qualifications


   M.S. or Ph.D. in either marine
   science/communications/photography/business with relevant experience in
   each field

How to apply:

Answer following questions via Google Forms: http://goo.gl/forms/MyIgKFmnG3


*Sly Lee*
Founder, The Hydrous
Singularity University GSP 15' Alumnus
thehydro.us <http://www.thehydro.us/> | slylee.com
+1 (662) 816-4828

See our most impactful expedition in Maldives
In the news |  Singularity Hub
, Core 77 <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AR_VqMNXDtE>, Fast Company
, WIRED <http://www.wired.com/2015/05/3d-modeled-coral/>, Design Night,
<https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=11mKRkpP_kg&feature=youtu.be> TEDx

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