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Full-Time Positions


CFF is seeking a Research Coordinator for the New Year. See below for details!

We are seeking either an experienced Research Coordinator or Masters level graduate with a degree in marine or environmental sciences to coordinate research and provide administrative support to research projects and ensure efficiency in the organization’s daily office tasks. An ideal candidate will be self-motivated and professional, as well as capable of multi-tasking and independently prioritizing responsibilities. There is an opportunity for participation in research projects on a time available basis.


This is a full-time salaried position with benefits including medical/dental insurance, sick time, and vacation time. Compensation is based upon work experience and qualifications.



  • Assist in the preparation and submission of proposals and reports

  • Coordinate vessels, staffing, and permitting for research trips

  • Prepare for and run weekly staff meeting

  • Attend meetings representing CFF research opportunities

  • Assist and direct the Administrative Assistant

  • Act as liason between IT contractor(s) and staff

  • Maintain a filing system for important documents

  • Answer and direct phone calls and emails

  • Maintain office calendars and organize /schedule meetings including preparation of meeting agendas and meeting minutes

  • Maintain and expand the contact database

  • Submit receipts and invoices; manage compensation funding and donations

  • Collect and review biweekly timesheets


Required Skills & Experience

  • Experience in proposal writing and editing

  • Knowledge of office management skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize work

  • Attention to detail and problem-solving skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong organizational and planning skills

  • Knowledge of spreadsheets a must



To apply please submit a cover letter, CV, and list of three references to contact@cfarm.org.