Director of Marine Operations

Sea Education Association
Closing Date: 
Oct 1, 2019
Assumes administrative and supervisory responsibility for manning, operations and maintenance of vessels owned or operated by SEA, and for the safety of the programs at sea in accordance with government regulations and policies established by the board of trustees and president. Acts as staff liaison for the Marine Committee and Risk Management Committee, member of the Senior Management Group and attends pertinent SEA Trustee and Board Committee meetings.
• Five years experience coordinating/managing ships and crew in U.S. and foreign ports and on the high seas; must have excellent communication, interpersonal, administrative and project management skills
• Ability to develop and administer million dollar operating budgets
• 3-5 years of experience as a professional seagoing mariner
• 500T USCG STCW compliant Ocean Masters License with Auxiliary Sail endorsement required. 1600T license preferred
• BA/BS in transportation, engineering or science fields or equivalent combination of experience and education
About Employer: 
Sea Education Association (SEA), is a non-profit educational institution located in Woods Hole, Massachusetts, teaching innovative, rigorous, and interdisciplinary oceanography and environmental science SEA Semester® programs on our campus in Woods Hole, and aboard our state-of-the-art sailing research vessels, SSV Corwith Cramer and SSV Robert C. Seamans in the Atlantic, Caribbean, and Pacific.

SEA is and EOE and committed to the development of a multicultural environment. We value input of multiple viewpoints and perspectives across the organization; our goal is to create an academic and working community that is rich with cultural, social and intellectual diversity.
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