Job Opening


Location: Mobile, Alabama

About the Role

Mobile Baykeeper is seeking an Administrator to manage our AmeriCorps State and National grant and carry out day-to-day administrative functions. The ideal candidate will be responsible for securing and remaining compliant with our annual grant by collaborating with the Baykeeper team to ensure programmatic goals are met amongst the education, field and research, oyster gardening, and volunteer engagement teams, while also managing reception and other administrative tasks.

Key Responsibilities

  • Administer and manage the AmeriCorps State and National grant annually. This includes pursuing the grant opportunity each year; ensuring compliance with all grant requirements including reporting deadlines, documentation, and programmatic benchmarks; communicating grant requirements to team members; and recruiting AmeriCorps participants annually
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for AmeriCorps program officers, providing regular updates, responding to inquiries, and facilitating communication between Mobile Baykeeper and AmeriCorps.
  • Seek out and provide training and technical assistance to staff members and AmeriCorps program participants
  • Ensure all Baykeeper visitors, whether in-person, on the phone, or through email, feel welcome and directed to the correct department for their needs
  • Seek out administrative tasks that improve the Baykeeper teams’ ability to defend and revive the health of the waters of Coastal Alabama

Essential Skills & Qualifications

  • Exhibit Baykeeper’s values of excellence, accuracy, responsibility, tenacity, and humility
  • Exhibit a passion for improving the health of the waters of coastal Alabama
  • Exhibit a high level of emotional intelligence
  • Experience with grant compliance
  • Experience or ability to learn software used for communication and collaboration (Microsoft Office Suite, task management software)
  • Experience with talent acquisition and retention
  • Experience with grant budget management
  • Exhibit ability to communicate clearly


  • Competitive salary based on experience and qualifications
  • 5% retirement match
  • Comprehensive health, vision, and dental insurance
  • Generous paid time off and opportunities for professional development

Join Us

Play a pivotal role in Mobile Baykeeper’s mission to defend and restore the health of Coastal Alabama’s waterways. To apply, please email your resume and cover letter to or fill out the following form.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

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About Mobile Baykeeper

Mobile Baykeeper exists to defend and revive the health of the waters of Coastal Alabama. We work towards real and measurable improvement in the health of the waters of Coastal Alabama. We’ll know we are successful when no one has to question whether the fish are safe to eat or the water is safe to swim in, when our seagrasses and oyster reefs recover, and our coastal communities take responsibility for the health of the water.

Mobile Baykeeper is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other legally protected status. We are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and we welcome candidates who share these values.