Greenhouse Coordinator

Hiring Organization: MSU Plant Science Research Greenhouse Facility
Employment type: Full-Time
Job Location: East Lansing, MI
Application Deadline: February 4, 2020

Position Summary

This person will perform a variety of tasks to oversee the improvements and repairs to the greenhouse facilities and equipment; oversee environmental controls and pest management; requisition equipment and supplies; prepare soil and other supplies needed by researchers; oversee facility, equipment, systems and supply usage in order to ensure that proper procedures are used.

Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills

Knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing a four-year college degree program in Horticulture, or related field; one to three years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in horticulture practices, greenhouse operations or maintenance and supervision; or an equivalent combination of education and experience; and will require certification as a Commercial Pesticide Applicator prior to the end of applicable trial/probation period.

Required Application Materials

Resume / CV

Cover letter with three professional references

Special Instructions

To apply, applicants must submit an application at the MSU Human Resources site at https:/jobs.msu.edu (Posting #631966) and upload two documents: 1) a resume/CV and 2) a cover letter describing your skills and experiences as they relate to this position. At the end of the cover letter, please also submit names and contact information for three professional references who are familiar with your skills and/or experiences working in greenhouses. Letters are not initially required, but these individuals may be approached for additional information. 

Work Hours

STANDARD 8-5

Description of End Date

This is an off-dated position funded to June 30, 2021 with possible extension contingent upon funding renewal.

Bidding eligibility ends on 1/21/2020 at 11:55 PM

Advertised: Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: Eastern Standard Time

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