The staff members overseeing day-to-day operations and supporting the goals of the director and the institution.
Director of Scripps Institution of Oceanography, Vice Chancellor and Dean for Marine Sciences
Deputy Director for Research and Associate Vice Chancellor for Marine Sciences
The Deputy Director for Research coordinates and fosters new research developments, oversees research infrastructure, research space, internal research support, researcher hiring, limited proposal submissions, the SIO postdoc program, organizes the semi-annual research retreat, coordinates the review of centers and sections, serves as the SIO Director in the SIO Director’s absence and as a member of the Scripps Senior Staff. Additional details can be found here.
Assistant Vice Chancellor for Finance & Operations
Associate Director, Marine Sciences
Leads Scripps Office of Government Relations, Research Development, Strategic Partnerships, and Events. Facilitates extramural funding at the federal, state and local levels, promotes strategic collaboration with external partners, and engages key external stakeholders in support of Scripps priorities, research, educational and infrastructure programs, and initiatives. Program Areas include research development, planning, positioning, and partnerships; government and corporate relations; and institutional events and venue management.
Associate Director, Ship Operations and Marine Technical Support (SOMTS)
Section Head, Oceans and Atmosphere
SIO Department Vice Chair
Director of Diversity Initiatives
Associate Dean of Marine Sciences
Program Director, Climate-Oceans-Atmosphere (COAP)
SIO Department Chair and Deputy Director for Education
The SIO Department Chair and Deputy Director for Education provides leadership for SIO's educational programs, with responsibilities for faculty and students, and serves as a member of Scripps Senior Staff. The SIO Department handles undergraduate and graduate course scheduling and instructor assignments, graduate admissions and funding, student advising, student approval forms (for departmental exams, committee formation, qualifying exams, and thesis approval), faculty recruitment, faculty advancement and promotion, teaching assignments, and graduate student and faculty leave requests.
Program Director, Geosciences of Earth, Oceans, and Planets (GEO)
Executive Director of Development
The Executive Director of Development manages the engagement of Marine Sciences’ most capable and generous donors in considering transformational gifts to support Scripps Institution of Oceanography and the Vice Chancellor-Marine Sciences’ highest priorities. Leading a team of 12, the EDOD oversees the development and implementation of global, private fundraising efforts in support of annual and capital campaign goals. For more information about our current funding priorities and giving opportunities, please see our website: https://scripps.ucsd.edu/giving
Program Director, Ocean Biosciences (OBP)
Executive Director, Birch Aquarium at Scripps
Section Head, Biology
Section Head, Earth
Faculty Equity Advisor & Associate Dean
Director of Sea Grant
SIO Faculty Chair
Director of Strategic Communications