Marine Operations Manager

Job Details

Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
The Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University in Palisades, New York, is seeking a Marine Operations Manager (Senior Staff Associate II) for a full-time opportunity. Reporting to the Director, Office of Marine Operations, this position will oversee and administer day-to-day shore-based and at-sea operations of the Research Vessel R/V Marcus Langseth as part of the US Academic Research Fleet. Responsible for managing finances, safety, crewing, and overall compliance with ABS, USCG and NSF and others as necessary.

LDEO Website for Office of Marine Operations

B.S. or B.A. or higher degree in related field plus 10 years direct experience in marine management and the operation of a seagoing vessel.
Licensed as a ship's officer and seagoing experience highly preferred.
Background that includes experience with managing vessel ISM, acting as Designated Person Ashore, and use of NS5 maintenance system are considered key skills for this position.
Experience in oceanographic research programs and/or UNOLS (US Academic Research Fleet) association is also a plus.
Position may require approximately 1 month per year at sea.
Contact Information: 
Please contact:
Sean Higgins
Director, Office of Marine Operations
Office Phone 845-365-8528