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Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is currently searching for an Executive Assistant to the Vice President of Marine Operations to join the Marine Facilities & Operations Department. This is a regular, full-time, exempt position, and is eligible for benefits.
Reporting to the Vice President of Marine Facilities and Operations, this position has direct responsibility for carrying out administrative and technical duties of the office. This is a highly visible position, which requires a broad range of skills (technical, computer, writing, interpersonal) and the exercising of considerable judgment, initiative, discretion and independence. Represents the Vice President and other Marine Operation Administrators in their absence.
The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is currently searching for a Digital Communications Producer to join the Communications Department. This is a regular, full-time, non-exempt position and is eligible for benefits.
Working under the Director of Editorial and Media Relations and in collaboration with other members of the Communications Team, the Digital Communications Producer works to produce content aimed at increasing awareness of and engagement with WHOI and educating audiences on the importance of the ocean and the work of WHOI and its value to society. This role identifies content to develop; writes web stories, newsletters, and social media posts; facilitates social media live events (e.g., FB live); and produces short podcasts, videos, photos and other content that engages and educates a wide range of audiences. The individual works to increase and nurture WHOI brand awareness and engagement by developing and promoting content across the Institution’s digital and marketing channels. The Digital Communications Producer is an integral member of the Editorial Team, writing and developing visuals for web stories, scientist spotlight, whoi.edu homepage, multimedia and other web pages, and other duties as assigned.
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is currently searching for an OOI Community Engagement Manager to join the Applied Ocean Physics & Engineering Department. This is a regular, full-time, exempt position, and is eligible for benefits.
The Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI) Community Engagement Manager is responsible for managing and implementing engagement efforts to maximize the use of OOI data among the scientific community, resulting in increased OOI-based publications in peer-reviewed journals, citations of those publications, and funded awards to use OOI or infrastructure for scientific research. The Manager works in the OOI Program Management Office (PMO) and collaborates with the OOI Marine Implementing Organizations (MIOs) to identify and develop OOI related content and to amplify stories and messaging using channels including meetings, print, social media, email, and web.
The Marine Operations Department is currently searching for a Financial Analyst to join their team. This is a regular, full-time, exempt position, and is eligible for benefits.
The Financial Analyst plays an important role in the marine operational activities of Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution’s (WHOI) research vessels and submersibles, and reports directly to the Vice President for Marine Facilities & Operations. This position oversees fiscal-related matters in Marine Operations such as coordinating, establishing and monitoring budgets and expenses; provides routine reporting & analytical support to marine ops management; is a liaison to the Finance & Accounting Department and oversees other financial matters and related duties for the functional groups in Marine Operations.
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is currently searching for a Technology Licensing Associate to join the Technology Transfer Department. This is a regular, full-time, exempt position, and is eligible for benefits.
The Technology Licensing Associate will support WHOI research collaborative efforts and the marketing and licensing of WHOI innovations by ensuring accurate preparation of thorough and fair inter-institutional agreements, material transfer agreements, joint development agreements, and non-disclosure documents. The Technology Licensing Associate is the primary contact and liaison for WHOI researchers developing external contacts requiring non-disclosure agreements and/or the exchange of materials or technologies with external parties. The incumbent serves WHOI investigators by providing guidance with respect to the critical details necessary to ensure protection of investigator-developed IP within the context of external collaborative ventures. Assignments involving preparation and review of technology licenses are also within the purview of the position. Position responsibilities include agreement research and negotiation, review, and finalization.
For completed licensing agreements, the incumbent supervises licensee compliance with both financial and non-financial contractual terms of the license including management of document-tracking databases as well as royalty distribution and database management. Additional responsibilities include taking part in ongoing conversations and networking with potential licensees, contributing to technology licensing strategy, as well as advising and educating WHOI technical staff on matters related to all above-mentioned agreements.
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is currently searching for a Market Research Associate to join the Technology Transfer Department. This is a regular, full-time, exempt position, and is eligible for benefits.
The Market Research Associate will assist in technology licensing efforts by advising, through thorough research and creativity, on technology marketing strategy. This role will be responsible for evaluating new tech disclosures & utilizing creativity in exploring avenues for product development. This position will be capable of being highly creative - presenting well-researched and organized data in defense of markets and products to pursue. The Market Research Associate will collaborate with Patent Agent and Technology Transfer team in creating informed patent strategy and justification. The Market Research Associate may also at times, support in the active marketing of technologies through various channels including but not limited to press and publications, web & digital, as well as event support and management.
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is currently searching for a Senior Administrative Assistant I to join the Applied Ocean Physics & Engineering Department. This is a regular, full-time, non-exempt position, and is eligible for benefits.
The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Applied Ocean Physics and Engineering (AOPE) Department is looking for a Senior Administrative Assistant I to provide day-to-day administrative support for scientific, engineering staff, and technicians in the Advanced Engineering Laboratory (AEL).
AEL is a fast-paced, dynamic lab with science and military funding sponsors. Work is varied. The candidate will be expected to provide administrative support to Principal Investigators (Pl's) and technical staff in the group, for both pre- and post-award related activities. The ideal candidate has exceptional attention to detail and the ability to coordinate multiple tasks/projects, exercise tact and discretion, and maintain superior organizational skills. Successful applicants will have the ability to function as a team member, while taking initiative and ownership of duties and projects.
At Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), our mission is to understand the ocean for our planet and our future. In pursuit of this aspiration are some of the most world’s most talented ocean scientists and engineers who are pushing the boundaries of knowledge about the ocean to reveal its impacts on our planet and our lives. If you would like to support the people who go to impossible places to do impossible things, you can be part of making a difference. We are looking for a strategic, organized, proactive, team-oriented, problem-solving HR professional to join our talented Human Resources team as a Senior HR Partner- Talent. The level of the position will be determined by a variety of factors including total related experience, years of experience, types of roles held, career progression, etc. This is a regular, full-time, exempt position and is eligible for benefits.
Along with day-to-day collaboration with all functions within the Human Resources team, this position has an important outward-facing role in providing talent-related services to employees, managers, affiliates, foreign nationals and other partners at WHOI. This is a generalist position requiring accountability and ownership in the execution of the following functional areas: Foreign National Advisory, Talent Acquisition, HR Operations, Relocation, Employee Relations, Performance Management, Organizational Development and Training, Diversity & Inclusion, Policy Guidance, and Process Improvement. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate increased experience as a business partner who was aligned with departments within an organization and who served as a primary contact for all advisory and strategic aspects of the employee life cycle.
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is currently searching for a Director/Associate Director of Marketing to join the Communications Department. This is a regular, full-time, exempt position, and is eligible for benefits.
Reporting to the Chief Communications Officer, the Director/Associate Director of Marketing is responsible for developing and implementing Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution’s marketing strategies, campaigns, and efforts that strengthen WHOI’s brand, increase awareness of and engagement with the Institution, drive lead generation, and maximize revenue from online and direct-mail fundraising and merchandise sales. He/she will serve as liaison with outside marketing agencies and contractors and will spearhead ongoing evaluation and reporting on communications and marketing efforts to identify trends and provide actionable insights and ideas. The Director/Associate Director of Marketing will also coordinate and support marketing needs of researchers and administration as appropriate.