The Director of the Sea Grant Program assumes overall responsibility for leadership and programmatic oversight of Texas Sea Grant. Together with staff distributed across the state of Texas, the Director builds successful partnerships across numerous and diverse regions and constituencies, and facilitates high-impact research, outreach, education and communications activities to increase the understanding, wise use of and stewardship of Texas’s ocean and coastal resources. The Director is responsible for strategic visioning and implementation of research, outreach, education, and communications to advance science and its public relevance in Texas, and to facilitate progressive solutions that are mission-driven and have significant impact. Critical focus areas include: Stem literacy and workforce development; Healthy coastal ecosystem; Sustainable fisheries and aquaculture; and Resilient communities and economies. The Director oversees and serves as principal investigator for an annual budget of about $2.6 million that is divided between competitively awarded research grants and fellowships and support for staff dispersed across the state of Texas. The Director reports directly to the Vice President for Research.
Applications will be reviewed beginning on November 15, but the position will remain open until filled. See application process at: https://tamus.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/TAMU_External/job/College-Station-TX/Sea-Grant-Director_R-066123