Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO), University of California San Diego (UCSD), seeks a vibrant, accomplished, and collaborative leader to serve as the Director of California Sea Grant (CASG).
The Director assumes overall responsibility for leadership and programmatic oversight of CASG, and has national, state-wide, and university-wide responsibilities. Working with a team that includes 18 staff members, 9 extension specialists and an extension director (each of whom holds an academic position), the Director secures financial support for the program and builds successful partnerships across numerous and diverse constituencies within and beyond the state of California. The Director facilitates high-impact research, outreach, fellowship and communications activities to increase the understanding of, responsible interaction with, and use of California’s ocean and coastal resources. The Director leads the CASG Management Team that also includes the extension director, business manager, and communications coordinator.