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Program Coordinator, Anthropocene Institute Oceans and F3 Aquaculture

The Anthropocene Institute administers grants related to ocean conservation and is also an
Administrator of the F3 (Future of Fish Feed) project. The F3 Project has launched incentive
challenges and organized large-scale meetings to help accelerate the replacement of fishmeal
and fish oil in aquaculture feeds with innovative alternatives.

The Anthropocene Institute seeks a full-time Program Coordinator for administering ocean
grants, and to coordinate the F3 project. The F3 Project activities include running the incentive
contest (, managing research programs on feed trials, and organizing a week
long, 100 + person meeting.

The Anthropocene Institute is a small and entrepreneurial organization. We seek people that
are flexible, can work independently, and have a ‘can-do’ attitude towards any task regardless
of job title.

The Anthropocene Institute is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex,
national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.

● Maintain website content and databases related to F3 and Anthropocene Oceans
● Manage on-going research projects, and coordinate among a diverse and high level
group of researchers, and company practitioners globally
● Facilitate payments, track accounting, budget management
● Keep track of research results, analyze, and assist with write-up of findings
● Track and attend relevant conferences on behalf of the F3 Team
● Organize and coordinate marketing content with our media liaison
● Schedule and organize meetings/events and maintain agenda
● Produce F3 events and create event collateral in coordination with the F3 Team
● Assist co-founder in select executive assistant roles (e.g., coordinating key meetings,
events, reservations, etc.)
● Take notes, summarize, and form action plans
● Manage and see through logistics, eg signing contracts to forming research ideas
● Administering grants: budgeting, assessing proposals and reports, tracking progress
● Applying for research grants, and writing grant reports
● Perform ad hoc research on research projects of interest

Compensation: $75,000 – $85,000 per year plus Full Benefits – Health, Dental, Vision, and Life
Insurance as well as a 401k with employer match of 3%

  • Job Type: Staff
  • Organization: The Anthropocene Institute and F3 (Future of Fish Feed) project
  • Qualifications: Skills and Qualifications: ● Passion and experience in ocean conservation and aquaculture ● Self-starter and pro-active: the ability to cold call, and take initiative is important ● Proven experience in a program coordinator function in both academics and industry is preferred ● The ideal candidate will have the ability to organize and track multiple tasks, work with others diplomatically, and be skilled at interpersonal communications ● The program coordinator will have listening, written and verbal skills - can take notes, summarize, understand implications, organize ideas, and follow-up ● Excellent skills in time-management and organization, and the ability to keep multiple projects on schedule in a fast-paced environment ● Detail-oriented and efficient ● Project budgeting and accounting experience ● Tech savvy - comfortable with data management, and software testing, Website management and experience using Wordpress ● M.S. or Ph.D. in a scientific field, preferably aquaculture with a feed background ○ Research experience ○ Publication track record
  • How to apply: If interested, please email your resume and a cover letter to Please include the subject line “Your Name – Program Coordinator Application” as applicable. Include 3 references including former managers and employers.
  • Location: Applicants living in the Bay Area (California) will be prioritized but the majority of the work will be completed remotely.

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