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Category: Manager

Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens
Savannah, Georgia

Posted: Thursday, April 25, 2013


The Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens at the Historic Bamboo Farm ( in Savannah, Georgia, invites nominations and applications for the position of Director.


The Director role is responsible for fiscal, personnel and program management including operating policies, short- and long-term planning, and strategic goals. The successful candidate must have strong management, administrative, communication, leadership and interpersonal skills to implement that vision; an understanding of nonprofit organizations and academic institutions; and proven skills to play a major role in fundraising and development. 


Previous experience in a management level position at a public garden is highly desirable. Previous experience at an institution of higher learning is also highly desirable.  Experience in educational program delivery, public relations, volunteer recruitment and management, development and implementation of strategic plans, fundraising and donor development, management and supervision of employees are essential. A valid driver's license is necessary. A masters' degree in a related discipline OR a current university faculty rank of Senior Public Service Associate is required.


Salary and benefits: Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. An excellent benefits package is available as a Public Service Faculty member of the University of Georgia. This position serves as a member of the Southeast District Extension Staff and is under the direction of the Southeast District Extension Director. 

To apply for this position, all applicants must follow these procedures:

1.  Visit UGA's Employment website (iPAWS):

2.  When online, select "Apply for This Posting" (Posting # 20130221) and follow all directions for uploading any relevant documents (each cannot exceed 2M).

3.   Mail one set of original transcripts from highest degree obtained (Board of Regents requirement) and letters of reference to: UGA SE District Office, P.O. Box 8112, Statesboro, GA 30460


Deadline: your application must be received in UGA Human Resources’ iPAWS system by May 6, 2013.


Feel free to forward this to potentially interested applicants and if you have questions or need additional information, please contact our Southeast District Extension Office, P.O. Box 8112, Statesboro, GA 30460, (912) 681-0177,

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