Job Type: Full-time.  Limited telework is negotiable

Compensation:  Starting at $68,405 annually with promotion potential.  Includes a generous benefits plan with annual and sick leave, group health                                       insurance, retirement and saving plans.

Location: Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (Edgewater, Maryland)

Final Date for Application Submissions:  February 7, 2024

How to Apply: Applications must be submitted through web portal at this link


The Smithsonian Environmental Research Center is a unit of the Smithsonian Institution that is dedicated to ecological and environmental research and education and public engagement. The 2,650-acre campus includes forests, farmlands and wetlands, 15 miles of shoreline of Chesapeake Bay, and 6 miles of walking trails. Located in Edgewater, Maryland, SERC is only 25 miles from Washington, D.C., and 5 only miles from Annapolis.
The SERC campus consists of an array of historic and modern buildings, including 7 LEED Platinum buildings, a large modern laboratory building, visitor cottages and intern dorms boat dock and other facilities for research and education. Staff include 120 employees, 40 interns, and 500 volunteers. A 40-person, centrally managed maintenance and security staff are on site. SERC receives over 15,000 visitors annually, including 6,000 school children on field trips. For more details about SERC visit our website at

The Major Duties of this position are Human Resources and Administration Services.
• Serves as liaison between scientific research and education program supervisors and staff in central Office of Human Resources by performing a               variety of human resources program administration functions and analysis.
• Provides support to the SERC Directorate for financial services and operations, including record keeping and summarizing trends in administrative         functions.

Read the full position description and apply at this link

This position is open to all. We strongly encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply. The Smithsonian Institution is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe that a workforce comprising a variety of educational, cultural, and experiential backgrounds support and enhance our daily work life and contribute to the richness of our exhibitions and programs. See Smithsonian EEO program information: