This section provides current information on job opportunities at SEA. These listings will be updated periodically so please check back often.
Captains/Nautical Science Faculty Members
Sea Education Association (SEA), a non-profit educational institution, is seeking Captains/Nautical Science faculty members to teach nautical science and leadership on shore at SEA’s campus in Woods Hole, MA and serve as Master of our vessels, Corwith Cramer and Robert C. Seamans, in the waters of the North Atlantic, Mediterranean, Caribbean and Pacific. These positions are renewable appointments for nine months of work over a twelve-month period, involving approximately 16 weeks per year sea service with the remaining 23 weeks of work based in Woods Hole (Falmouth), MA.
Qualifications include an STCW II/2 Ocean Master 500 GT (ITC) or greater Management Level license valid on auxiliary sail vessels, demonstrated teaching, communication, and leadership skills, ability to work as collaborating members of an educational team, and strong organizational skills. BA or BS degree required, advanced degree preferred.
Review of applications will begin on February 1, 2015 and continue until the positions are filled.
Salaries include a competitive benefits package. SEA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Sea Education Association announces a job opening in our Woods Hole, Massachusetts office.
Title: Admissions Counselor
Reports to: Admissions Coordinator
Start Date: Late June 2015
One of four such positions, the SEA Admissions Counselor is responsible for recruiting and advising prospective SEA Semester students, managing student applications, developing and fostering relationships with academic contacts at colleges and universities, and working to develop new strategies for marketing and recruitment. This full-time position includes extensive domestic travel, offers a competitive salary and benefits, and is based in Woods Hole, Massachusetts.
- Actively recruit students on their home campuses
- Advise students, on a regional basis, throughout each stage of the inquiry/application process
- Assemble and maintain student application files
- Conduct organized follow-up with inquiries and applicants
- Maintain and strengthen ongoing relationships with administrators, faculty, and advisors at SEA Semester affiliate and sending institutions
- Establish and develop relationships with potential partner institutions
- Schedule and coordinate personal recruiting travel
- Effective written and verbal communication skills
- Excellent organizational and multitasking abilities
- Strong presentation and public speaking skills
- Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
- Willingness & ability to travel frequently, especially during peak recruiting seasons
- Bachelor's degree
- Personal study abroad experience, preferably on a field-based or experiential learning program such as SEA Semester
- Previous Admissions or study abroad advising experience a plus
How to Apply
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should email a letter of interest and résumé to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Admissions Counselor Search,” or mail their materials to SEA Admissions Search, P.O. Box 6, Woods Hole, Massachusetts, 02543.
SEA Semester has offered field programs in marine and environmental studies since 1971. SEA is an educational institution dedicated to the exploration, understanding, and stewardship of the oceans, and to the study of humanity's relationship with the oceans. SEA Semester offers students an interdisciplinary curriculum, on shore and at sea aboard tall ships, that provides challenging voyages of scientific discovery, academic rigor, and personal growth.