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23 May 2023

Full-Time F3 Aquaculture Program Coordinator

Anthropocene Institute – Posted by Anthropocene Institute Palo Alto, California, United States

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Job Description

The ocean arm of the Anthropocene Institute supports research and development of new technologies that have the potential to improve the health and sustainability of the ocean on a broad scale. We administer grants related to ocean conservation and also facilitate the F3 (Future of Fish Feed) initiative.  F3 has launched incentive challenges and organized large-scale meetings to accelerate the replacement of fishmeal and fish oil in aquaculture feeds with innovative alternatives. 

We are seeking a full-time Program Coordinator to administer ocean grants and to coordinate the F3 initiative. F3 activities include managing the F3 program, running the incentive contest (, managing alternative protein and oil research (, administering and supporting research grants, and organizing a week long 100 + person meeting. 

The Anthropocene Institute is a small and entrepreneurial organization. We seek people that are motivated, 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. 



  • 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 
  • Track research results, analyze, and co-author publication of findings, including articles in peer-reviewed journals and industry trade magazines
  • Attend and present at relevant conferences on behalf of the F3 Team
  • Maintain website content and databases related to F3 and Anthropocene Oceans 
  • 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 to coordinate key meetings, events, reservations, etc. 
  • Take notes, summarize, and form action plans 
  • Manage and see through logistics (e.g. signing contracts to forming research ideas)
  • Administer grants:  budgeting, assessing proposals and reports, tracking progress 
  • Apply for research grants and write grant reports 
  • Perform ad hoc research on projects of interest 

Skills and Qualifications: 

  • At least 2 – 4 years of work experience in a relevant field 
  • Passion and experience in ocean conservation and aquaculture  
  • Proven experience in a program coordinator function in both academics and industry 
  • Project management experience
  • Experience in organizing and tracking multiple tasks, and keeping projects on track
  • Financial management, project budgeting and accounting experience 
  • Listening and clear written and verbal communication is vital
  • Organized and excellent time-management skills with the ability to manage multiple projects on schedule in a fast-paced environment
  • Tech savvy – comfortable with data management, and software testing, website management and experience using WordPress
  • Research experience in aquaculture feed is a plus
  • Candidates should at least have a Bachelor’s degree (environmental science, animal science, biology, or a related field). A Master’s is preferred.

Location: The majority of the work will be remote but applicants must live within 2-hours of the California Bay Area for occasional in person work in Palo Alto, CA. 

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%

How to Apply

If interested, please email your resume and a cover letter to [email protected]. Please include the subject line “Your Name Program Coordinator Application” as applicable.  Include 3 references including former managers and employers.

Job Categories: Sustainability. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 80,000 - 100,000.

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