Employment Opportunities

Financial and Operations Manager

The Estuary & Ocean Science Center (EOS Center), a field campus of San Francisco State University, is seeking a Financial Manager for overall fiscal management and strategy, and day to day financial operations. The successful candidate will be an integral part of a dynamic and dedicated staff in support of the center’s mission: to Connect Science, Society, and the Sea. The EOS Center sits on a stunning waterfront property on 53 acres in Tiburon, CA and is the only marine research lab on San Francisco Bay. We teach and conduct research at the urban/estuarine interface and address the most pressing issues in coastal science and management. We work closely with co-located partner organizations including the National Estuarine Research Reserve and Smithsonian Environmental Research Center. The position can include occasional telework. Join our team and help us insure a bright future for coastal ecosystems and human shoreline communities in San Francisco Bay and beyond! 

EOS Center Financial and Operations Manager works under general direction of the EOS Center Executive Director and is responsible for overall fiscal management of the Center and day-to-day supervision of administrative staff. The EOS Center has an annual budget of an approximately $5.5M including research, education and outreach programs and facilities and cost recovery centers including: scientific diving and boating operations, research vessel, various environmental analysis laboratories, a conference center, a guest house, and various training programs. The financial manager supervises administrative staff program leaders in developing and tracking annual program budgets and staff compliance with SF State fiscal policies and processes.

This full time position serves as the financial liaison with the Romberg Tiburon Campus Facilities Operations Director (Facilities Services) to develop the budget for operation and maintenance of the Romberg Tiburon Campus and EOS Center Core Research and Instructional Facilities. This position is part of the strategic leadership team for the EOS Center and contributes to strategic planning and implementation of the mission and vision of the EOS Center, within the context of the missions of the College of Science and Engineering (CoSE) and San Francisco State University (SF State).

Please contact Katharyn Boyer with questions or for more information: katboyer@sfsu.edu.


Administrative Coordinator Job Opening July 2022

Do you want to be part of an environmental mission-driven organization supporting the San Francisco Bay and its future? Are you an experienced office administrator and fiscal manager? Apply now to join the Estuary & Ocean Science Center (EOS Center) and the San Francisco Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve (NERR) team as the Administrative Coordinator supporting estuarine research and education in San Francisco Bay! We are based together in Tiburon, California at the bayshore Romberg Tiburon Campus of San Francisco State University.

The EOS Center and the NERR are jointly hiring an Administrative Coordinator (Administrative Analyst/Specialist) at a full-time basis (1.0 FTE) to work in person at the EOS Center. The position will be split 60/40% between EOS/NERR. The Administrative Coordinator will serve as a key contact between SF State, NOAA, and NERR staff and will assist both the EOS Executive Director and the NERR Reserve Manager. The Administrative Coordinator will work on finances (prepare and interpret budgets and accounting reports; troubleshoot any discrepancies with appropriate campus offices; provide the EOS Executive Director and NERR Manager with monthly financial reports; and assist with procurement and reimbursements) and with a variety of administrative tasks (scheduling meetings, planning special events, supporting projects, web site support). Activities will also include working to support other EOS and NERR staff in support of our missions.

The EOS Center at SFSU connects science, society and the sea through outstanding interdisciplinary research, education and outreach programs to train the next generation of scientists and sustain healthy and resilient coastal ecosystems for future generations. The San Francisco Bay NERR is a partnership between SFSU, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Solano Land Trust, California State Parks, and San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission. Our Mission is to practice and promote stewardship of coasts and estuaries through innovative research, education, and training using a place-based system of protected areas.

Please contact Stuart Siegel and Katharyn Boyer with questions or for more information: siegel@sfsu.edu and katboyer@sfsu.edu.