Sea Grant Aquaculture Extension Program Coordinator
Cape May, Cumberland and Salem Counties
Program Associate I (Grade 4)
The Sea Grant Extension Program at the New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium (NJSGC) and Rutgers Cooperative Extension, NJ Agricultural Experiment Station and School of Environmental and Biological Sciences seeks an experienced, innovative professional for the position of Sea Grant Aquaculture Extension Program Coordinator for Cape May, Cumberland and Salem Counties.
The candidate selected will provide leadership and support to aquaculture programs in Cape May, Cumberland and Salem Counties, with support to other New Jersey counties as required. Initial emphasis of the position will be to assist aquaculturists in the above counties in the development of intensive and extensive oyster aquaculture in both intertidal and subtidal areas, and to coordinate these activities with the existing shellfish programs within New Jersey. The individual will report through the Senior Associate Director of the Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences to the Director of Rutgers Cooperative Extension, Senior Associate Director of the New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station and will also be responsible to the NJSGC’s Director of Research and Extension.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in science and 2 years relevant professional experience required for appointment to the rank of Program Associate I (Grade 4). Aquaculture training and/or experience and research training and/or experience in experimental design and evaluation, data collection and analysis is required as is basic knowledge of statistical testing as it is commonly used in conducting aquaculture experiments. Computer proficiency with communications, presentation and general office software (word, excel, power point, etc.) is required along with demonstrated effective professional inter-personal, verbal, and written communication skills. Travel, some weekend and evening work, and a valid driver’s license is required.
Starting salary is at the beginning of the grade 4 range.
A full position description is available at
NJSGC website: http://www.njseagrant.org/AboutUs/CareerUs.html
To apply please go to Rutgers University Human Resources: http://uhr.rutgers.edu/jobs/JobDetail.aspx?pst_num=11-000417
Submit a letter of interest, resume, and names and addresses of three references.
The New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium, Rutgers University and Rutgers Cooperative Extension are EO/AA Employers.