S.C. Sea Grant Consortium
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Ocean and Marine Science Careers with the S.C. Sea Grant Consortium

Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities with the S.C. Sea Grant Consortium. We are a state agency with a main office in Charleston, established to manage the NOAA National Sea Grant College Program for South Carolina.

The Consortium’s mission is to generate and provide science-based information to improve the social and economic well-being of coastal residents while ensuring the optimal use and conservation of marine and coastal natural resources.

Currently Hiring

Jobs listed here have not yet been filled and we are still accepting applications. We encourage you to apply.

Science Writer/Editor

The Science Writer/Editor will produce the quarterly Coastal Heritage magazine, coordinate the agency’s annual report, and provide editing and content development for other platforms.

Coastal Public Information Coordinator

Engage a variety of staff and partners to collect information to write content related to Consortium research, education, extension, and communications activities. Produce content such as social media posts, content for publications, web content, and press releases.

Extension Assistant

Support our extension activities including generating communications materials, helping to plan and execute programs, and coordinating our information network. Work a wide variety of partners in the ocean science community and make connections.


The S.C. Sea Grant Consortium is a South Carolina state agency, providing a generous state benefits package and parking to full-time employees.

General Applications

The S.C. Sea Grant Consortium will accept unsolicited resumes and letters of interest. Your inquiry should include your area of interest, resume, and an introduction letter. You may include a CV and references.

Send your inquiry to Marlena Davis, Human Resources Manager at marlena.davis@scseagrant.org.

No phone calls, please.

The S.C. Sea Grant Consortium is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. South Carolina is making our veterans a priority for employment in state agencies and institutions. The S.C. Sea Grant Consortium participates in E-Verify.