North Carolina Sea Grant

November 24, 2020 | Katie Mosher

UPDATED Dec. 14, 2020. Applications have closed for this position.

Contact: Frank López,; or Katie Mosher,

North Carolina Sea Grant is seeking applications for a climate resilience extension associate, a two-year, grant-funded position.

The extension associate will providing planning, implementation and evaluation of programs and technical assistance for coastal communities and resource managers addressing climate change. Project partners will include local, state, regional and federal agencies; researchers; and community and business organizations.

Duties will include but not be limited to facilitating extension programming developed through existing partnerships formed by the North Carolina Sentinel Site Cooperative, as well as assisting with a graduate student fellowship focused on coastal resilience.

The full-time position has a preference for applicants with a master’s degree in natural sciences; social science applied to natural resource management; coastal zone management; or a closely related field. Other preferences include two years of extension/outreach work with local communities, such as a position with a NOAA Sentinel Site Cooperative, Sea Grant program, state coastal management program, and/or a National Estuarine Research Reserve, and grant-writing experience.

A complete job description, including application process and dates, is available online at:

NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.

Final candidates are subject to criminal and sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree equivalency verified at or equivalent service. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.

NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.


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