CALS Gardener S10
The Botanical Gardens
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Who We Are:
The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Cornell University embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports students, faculty, and staff of all identities and backgrounds. We strongly encourage individuals from underrepresented and/or marginalized identities to apply.
The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences is a pioneer of purpose-driven science and Cornell University’s second largest college. We work across disciplines to tackle the challenges of our time through world-renowned research, education, and outreach. The questions we probe and the answers we seek focus on three overlapping concerns: natural and human systems; food, energy, and environmental resources; and social, physical, and economic well- being.
Cornell Botanic Gardens is a living plant museum comprising over 3,700 acres of university land in three major areas: the Botanical Gardens, Arboretum, and Natural Areas. An administrative unit of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS), Cornell Botanic Gardens manages and protects these areas to support teaching and research at Cornell University; to preserve habitats and rare/endangered plants; and for public use for learning and recreation.
What you will do:
Under the general supervision of the Director of Natural Areas, assist in the oversight of all aspects of the site management, restoration, and protection of the 25-acre Mundy Wildflower Garden, Park Park prairie restoration, and gardens at Beebe Lake in support of Botanic Gardens’ mission. Assist in determining management needs, make recommendations, develop work plans and schedules, and coordinate and execute stewardship activities, habitat restorations, species and new gardens’ curation, and special projects. Coordinate programs for the control of invasive species. Monitor, evaluate, and maintain trails and report hazards. Provide technical expertise to the public through extension. Coordinate educational uses and participate in Botanic Gardens’ educational and interpretive programs, including mentoring students in the Learning by Leading Program’s Sustainable Landscapes Team. Collect and maintain natural resource information and prepare reports, as requested. Manage Botanic Gardens native plant seed collection and exchange program and native plant propagation program for Natural Areas. Provide coordination, mentorship, and oversight for student interns and student workers, as well as seasonal employees as needed. Develop and maintain a robust volunteer program..
Visa Sponsorship is not available for this position.
Relocation assistance will not be provided for this position.
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Cornell University is an innovative Ivy League university and a great place to work. Our inclusive community of scholars, students, and staff impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose and contribute creative ideas to further the university’s mission of teaching, discovery, and engagement.
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Cornell University embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports students, faculty, and staff to all identities and backgrounds. We encourage individuals from underrepresented and/or marginalized identities to apply.
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Ithaca, New York, United States