• Vacancy

Vacancy –  Director of Administration 

Position: Director of Administration 
Salary: $33,318.88 – $49,194.95 per annum depending on experience and qualifications plus generous fringe benefits 
Closing Date: September 12, 2022

The Palau International Coral Reef Center is seeking a Director of Administration to join its senior management team and contribute to the Center’s mission to be a center of excellence that produces high quality and impactful research, education and opportunities to support the stewardship of Palau’s ocean resources. As a core leader in a dynamic organization, the Director of Administration will provide consummate administrative and managerial support for the Center’s research, education outreach and aquarium programs.  


Master Degree in Finance, Business, Administration, Human Resources, or Marketing, and 2-3 years of experience, or Bachelor degree in Accounting with at least 6 years of experience in accounting and management. 


  • 1. To prepare financial reports for the Center including grants income and expenditure reports, assists in the preparation and monitoring of annual audit reports, workplans and budgets 
  • 2. To coordinate and direct the administrative functions and support of the Center according to all applicable policies and procedures and to improve existing policies and procedures in areas where none exists, develop for review, approval, and implementation of new policies and procedures, and to provide support to other departments  
  • 3. To assist the Chief Executive Officer and Department Directors in the recruitment and retention of qualified candidates for vacant positions and to develop, implement and perform other tasks related to the effective management of human resources of the Center 
  • 4. To participate in the supervision, training, and support of administrative personnel to be more effective in performing their tasks and responsibilities and to perform other tasks required or requested by the CEO 

To apply, please send your CV, two references and a cover letter to Ms. Imade Tellei, Executive  Coordinator, at imade.tellei@gmail.com.  

Submitted applications will be acknowledged upon receipt. Only short-listed applicants will be notified within two weeks after the closing date of this announcement to set up interview appointments. Applications must be received no later than the above closing date.  

Be part of the PICRC Team and contribute to conservation efforts in Palau and the region!