UPDATE: Due to the government-wide furlough, this position announcement has been extended until October 31st. If you have already applied to this announcement, you will not need to reapply.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) RESTORE Science Program is currently seeking a Director. The announcement for the position (announcement # NOS-NCCOS-2013-0013) is now available on USAjobs.gov. The NOAA RESTORE Science Program is housed within the National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science (NCCOS) within the National Ocean Service. This position will be located in the Gulf, and will report to the Director of NCCOS.
As the NOAA RESTORE Science Program seeks to increase the understanding of the Gulf of Mexico ecosystem, and support its long term sustainability, the responsibilities of the Director will focus on coordinating and partnering to achieve this integrative and holistic vision. The responsibilities of the Director will include: coordinating science, observation, monitoring, and technology initiatives for the Program; developing partnerships with stakeholders; and developing, leveraging, and integrating scientific activities in the Gulf of Mexico.
The Director will be based at a NOAA facility in the Gulf of Mexico region. The position may be filled at any of the following locations: Stennis Space Center, MS; Galveston, TX; Mobile, AL; Baton Rouge, LA; or St. Petersburg, FL. The deadline for applications is October 9, 2013.