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Seed Bank Coordinator
Category: Horticulture


Missouri Botanical Garden
St. Louis, Missouri

Posted: Monday, August 11, 2014

Seed Bank Coordinator

Missouri Botanical Garden


Employment Type: Full Time, Regular
Location: St. Louis, MO, US
Apply URL: https://missouribotanicalgarden.applicantpro.com/jobs/123377.html
Job Description:

´╗┐Summary:

The Seed Bank Coordinator sets the direction for the Garden’s seed banking operations; curates the long term seed collections in collaboration with horticulture and conservation staff to support institution wide seed storage needs. Responsible for all daily operations necessary to run the Garden’s seed bank; ensuring the optimum seed processing and storage conditions are maintained for long term viability of seeds; maintains all database records associated to the seed bank operation; develops seed collection, storage, germination protocols and target lists of taxa for inclusion into the seed bank. The Seed Bank Coordinator will complete storage and germination testing necessary to establish correct storage protocols. Will participate in field collecting of seed and GIS mapping to establish collection priorities and focus areas. Collaborates with other seed banks both nationally and internationally to achieve collective seed conservation goals.  This position is based at the Shaw Nature Reserve in Gray Summit, MO.

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