DIRECTOR OF GREENHOUSES AND BOTANICAL GARDEN
JOB NO.: 89956-AS
Work Type: Staff-Full Time
Categories: Agricultural, Animal, Biological and Life Sciences, Instructional, Plant Sciences
Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable
Position Vacancy ID: 89956-AS
Working Title: Director of Greenhouses and Botanical Garden
Official Title: FACULTY ASSOCIATE(D92DN) or ASSOC FACULTY ASSOC(D92FN) or ASST FACULTY ASSOC(D92LN)
Hiring Department: A481300-COL OF LETTERS & SCIENCE/BOTANY/BOTANY
Anticipated Begin Date: JULY 01, 2017
Term: This is a renewable appointment.
ANNUAL (12 months)
Degree and Area of Specialization:
Master's degree in Botany, Horticulture, or related plant science discipline.
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
A year or more of relevant experience such as greenhouse/garden management or facilities management.
Additional competitive skills include:
* Ability to work independently and as part of a team
* Strong organizational skills
* Personnel and/or budget management experience
* Ability to receive Driver's Authorization from UW Risk Management
The main objective of the Greenhouses and Botanical Garden at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Department of Botany is to support the instructional and research activities of the Department's faculty, academic staff, employees-in-training, and graduate and undergraduate students. In addition to meeting these essential teaching and research interests of the Department, the facilities are also utilized for outreach and public relations. The facilities include Greenhouses (~750 square meters housing approximately 1000 plant species) and the Botanical Garden (~6100 square meters with over 600 plant species). The Director of the Greenhouses and Botanical Garden is responsible for the overall management of these facilities, including supervision of staff, maintenance and improvement of infrastructure, and management of botanical specimens.
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To apply for this position, you will need to upload a cover letter, resume and contact information for at least three professional references, including your current supervisor. References will not be contacted without advanced notice.
Your cover letter should address your qualifications as they pertain to the minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience listed above.
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NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required
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Advertised: 08 May 2017 Central Daylight Time
Application Close: 5 Jun 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time