Project Coordinator For Red Snapper Research In Gulf Of Mexico, Harte Research Institute (Nov. 4)

2017-10-12T16:22:52+00:00 October 12, 2017|

The Center for Sportfish Science and Conservation (CSSC) at the Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies is hiring a Project Coordinator for Red Snapper research in the Gulf of Mexico.  The CSSC is dedicated to providing science-based information that supports sustainable management of the multibillion-dollar recreational fishery that flourishes along the Gulf Coast.

Job Title: Project Coordinator IV

We are seeking an individual with strong project coordination and grants management skills to lead the organizational aspects of a large multidisciplinary fisheries research project to estimate the absolute abundance of Red Snapper in the Gulf of Mexico.  Candidate must be highly motivated, well organized, and have strong written and spoken communication skills. As this project involves many institutions and investigators, the ability to regularly and effectively communicate with an interdisciplinary research team is essential. This staff member will work closely with a variety of institutions throughout the Gulf, and manage the efforts of a broad research team to ensure the timely and accurate delivery of products and services, including deliverables, data and grants management, and report submissions.


Bachelor’s degree in a Science or Business management-related field.

Seven (7) years of related experience.

Additional education/experience may be considered as a substitution for the minimum requirements.

Experience with grants and contract management.

Intermediate skills in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook).

High personal motivation, self-management, and detail-orientation; ability to take responsibility in meeting deadlines and making progress without direct supervision.

Strong written and spoken communication skills and ability to work on an interdisciplinary research team.

Preferred Qualifications:

Master’s degree in Marine Biology, Fisheries, or Marine Science.

Two to four (2-4) years of experience with grants and contract management, including tracking deadlines and report schedules.

Experience managing and curating large-scale data sets and subsequent submission of those datasets for long-term data housing.

Familiarity with field-sampling protocols and data collection in marine and fishery sciences.

Familiarity with general scientific methodology and data analysis/interpretation.

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