Botanical Conservatory Manager

Hiring Organization: Miami University Hamilton Campus
Employment type: Full-Time
Job Location: Hamilton, Ohio
Application Deadline: June 30, 2021

Miami University Hamilton Campus:

Botanical Conservatory Manager to manage the daily operations of The Conservatory and implement public programming and community outreach.  Instruct in the Department of Biological Sciences teaching six contact hours per academic year.

Duties include and are not limited to:

Management of daily operations of The Conservatory and its grounds, development and implementation of public programming and community outreach centered on the Conservatory, maintenance of records, budget management, supervision of student workers, pest management (applicator’s license required), and classroom teaching in biology courses (field botany, horticulture, and/or environmental science).


Master’s degree in horticulture, plant science, botany or related field, and 2 years of experience in greenhouse operations and management. Pest management applicator’s license.

Consideration may be given to candidates with experience in the cultivation of tropical and other exotic plants; college teaching experience; experience with community education programs and special events.

To Apply:

Submit a cover letter outlining relevant experience and a resume to Department will use the names listed in the application to contact for references.  Inquires can be emailed to Brian Keane at Screening will begin April 28, 2021, and will continue until position is filled.

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