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F3 Aquaculture Program Coordinator ANTHROPOCENE INSTITUTE LLC

  • Date Posted May 23, 2023
  • Location Palo Alto, CA
  • Category Business / Nonprofit
  • Job type Full-Time
Company description Anthropocene Institute comprises scientists, engineers, communicators, marketers, thought leaders, and advocates — all pulling together toward a common goal: make Earth abundant and sustainable for all generations to come. 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.


Compensation this position is : salaried, 75k-100k Application instructions Please click here to sign in and view application details.
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