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Louisiana Sea Grant’s Job Postings

  • Alternative Oyster Culture Grants Program Outreach Coordinator
    This position is an essential part of the Louisiana Sea Grant Alternative Oyster Culture (AOC) Program Initiative and will be the principal extension-type liaison with the AOC oystermen to help facilitate their efforts to develop a successful business on a statewide level. The requirements and duties include: oyster industry education and experience and coordination of trainings, meetings and workshops, assisting with development of best practices for the industry, acting as a liaison with the Louisiana Sea Grant Hatchery, and a working knowledge of appropriate habitats, methods, regulations, licensing and marketing for AOC oysters.
  • Communications Intern
    The Louisiana Sea Grant College program, based at Louisiana State University’s Baton Rouge campus, seeks a communication intern for the Fall 2021 semester.
  • Community Science Federal Liaison
    The Community Science Federal Liaison will be collaborating across multiple federal agencies on items of relevance to community/citizen science and water resources. Over the course of four years, this individual will bridge community science efforts across and within the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and the National Sea Grant Network.
  • Education Coordinator
    The Education Coordinator will develop and organize technical material and manage administrative support in education activities in support of the Education & Engagement Unit in Louisiana Sea Grant (LASG) to efficiently and effectively advance the environmental literacy and workforce development (ELWD) mission of LASG. The coordinator will supervise technical and student activities in LASG to provide support across the various research, communication and extension units of LASG to meet the EWLD as defined in the LASG Strategic Plan.
  • Accounting Graduate Assistant
    This graduate assistant will be working on several tasks in the Accounting Office at Louisiana Sea Grant.  This graduate assistant will be working with several federal and state grants along with the state unrestricted funds.
  • Oyster Hatchery Operations Manager
    This position is responsible for the management of the hatchery facility and associated systems at the La. Sea Grant Oyster Research Laboratory for the production of oyster larvae and seed in Grand Isle, LA.
  • Oyster Hatchery Research Associate
    The research associates will be required to support hatchery operations in all facets, including: collecting, maintaining, and cleaning broodstock oysters, supporting activities in larvae rearing (cleaning larval rearing tanks, sorting larvae and performing larval counts, maintaining algal cultures, cleaning and inoculating tanks, operating various laboratory equipment), collecting samples and processing data, accurately determining counts of oyster seed, assisting in oyster farm & cage maintenance, maintaining various gear types, removing fouling organisms, and other basic laboratory skills. Other duties as assigned.

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