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The Associate Director position is a fulltime, 12-month, non-tenure track academic position at UNH in the School of Marine Science and Ocean Engineering. The Associate Director reports to and works closely with the Executive Director to oversee the activities of Shoals Marine Laboratory (SML) and all aspects of the SML mission and programs.

Primary duties will include:

  1. Management of SMLacademic, outreach, and research programs;
  2. Oversee day-to-day management of year-round SML staff and activities;
  3. Delivery and support of SML’s mission.

The SML Associate Director will develop an annual work plan based on these duties and responsibilities. The work plan will be the basis for performance evaluations of the Associate Director by the Executive Director.

The Associate Director is required to reside at SML (Appledore Island, ME / 45 minutes offshore of Portsmouth NH) during the operating season (summer) except for brief intervals on business, or on authorized days off and vacation periods. Housing, meals, and transport to and from SML are provided while in residence at the lab. Housing for family members will be accommodated when on island. This includes being on call outside of normal business hours. Off-season offices are located at UNH School of Marine Science and Ocean Engineering in Durham, NH. Overnight and day travel is required several times per year.