April 2015 Position Announcements:

Science Education Coordinator

The Prince William Sound Science Center is recruiting a Full-Time Science Education Coordinator (year-round, salaried position eligible for benefits) to lead environmental and science-based experiential education programs and staff in the Center’s Headwaters to Ocean education department.  Headwaters to Ocean programs provide hands-on learning opportunities both in formal school settings and outdoors using the incredible landscape of Prince William Sound and the Copper River Delta as a natural laboratory for science discovery. Creation of new programming and revitalization of some temporarily dormant programming, such as overnight summer camps and day camps, required. For further details please see announcement.

Administrative Assistant

The Administrative Assistant provides general support to PWSSC’s mission to advance the understanding and sustainable use of ecosystems in the northern Gulf of Alaska region through research and education. This person reports to the President and Finance Director. The individual is responsible for assisting the leadership, including the OSRI research program manager, on various projects. Projects include, but are not limited to: report writing, Board of Directors meeting preparation, transcription of minutes, event advertising, bookkeeper support, maintaining equipment and databases, and completing diverse and general office tasks. The Administrative Assistant greets and directs visitors to the Science Center. The Administrative Assistant may have the opportunity to assist other staff with diverse tasks as permitted by the President and Finance Director. This is a great opportunity to learn about and assist with non-profit management in an organization focused on improving understanding of ecosystems and the rural Alaskan communities that depend on them. For further details please see announcement.

January 2015 Position Announcement:

Principal Investigator: Ecologist—Fisheries focus.

The Prince William Sound Science Center (,  a non-­profit research and education institution located on the shores of Prince William Sound in Cordova, Alaska ( and, is seeking a highly motivated scientist for a fisheries-­related research position focused on pelagic fish assessment and systems ecology. This individual will join a multi-­disciplinary and multi-­institutional team studying and monitoring various aspects of the ecosystem dynamics of Prince William Sound, the Copper River watershed, and the northern Gulf of Alaska. For further details please see announcement