Employment Opportunities

We welcome applicants for positions as they become available.  Current openings are posted here; for additional openings go to the UW employment page.

To check on the status of your application, see the UW Hires website.

Washington Sea Grant provides a range of critical support to the State of Washington that includes marine research, outreach, communication and education services. The program actively addresses relevant economic and environmental challenges facing our ocean and coasts. With over 30 communicators, educators and field agents located in eight coastal counties, the program’s expertise ranges from oceanography and fisheries to economics and urban planning.  An overview of Washington Sea Grant is outlined in our factsheet and key program highlights are illustrated in this infographic.

Job Openings

Grants and Financial Manager

Are you a finance professional with experience in grants management? Apply to join our team!

WSG currently manages an annual budget of approximately $9 million. This spans research, education, communications and outreach projects, consisting of more than 100 award lines across multiple University of Washington (UW) departments and investigators and dozens of subcontracts with outside institutions. We are hiring a Grants and Financial Manager to be a project manager for a team that manages nearly 100 various funding sources. We are looking for an Excel and reports expert who is able to keep their eye on details while recognizing the big picture and is able to present information about an organization’s financial health. The person in this position will be expected to successfully track various components of a grant’s life cycle from proposal to close out, help troubleshoot sticking points in pre and post award management, be a strong communicator both visibly and verbally and be an excellent team player. 

We are seeking candidates with a background in financial management. Although you’ll see requirements in our posting, we recognize that people come with relevant talents and lived experiences outside of formal job experience. WSG values diverse backgrounds, abilities, and ways of knowing, and we warmly welcome candidates from underrepresented backgrounds to apply.

This is a full time position with an expected salary of $6,250 – $7,084 per month depending on experience. This position is located in Seattle. WSG employees enjoy a hybrid work culture.

This position will remain open until filled. To learn more and apply, please visit the UW Hires website. We look forward to reviewing your application!