Associate Director of Marine Sciences (SL5)

Associate Director of Marine Sciences (SL5)

This title is in the unclassified service and in the SUNY Professional Services Negotiating Unit.

Positions in this series are concerned with the administration of a specialized research center. A research center usually provides for study, instruction, and public service in a particular area of academic endeavor, often cutting across disciplinary lines. It should be noted that a research center may be university-wide in scope, providing inter-campus leadership in an area of scholarly concern, or may be confined to a single campus servicing the needs of a particular academic program or department.

Many titles in this series are followed by a descriptive phrase that serves to identify the particular center, institute, bureau, or program.

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR of Marine Sciences acts as principal assistant to the director of a research facility acting for the Director in his absence.

In conjunction with other units of the State University, coordinates a research program involving different disciplines as they relate to the study of the sea and contributes to the planning and management of the marine environment. Operates shoreside laboratories, docking facilities, and sampling stations for the study of marine life.

Preferred Qualifications:

A Master's degree, experience in the administration of research facilities.

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