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Education Manager and Extension Educator
Category: Education


University of Minnesota Landscape Arboretum
Chaska, Minnesota

Posted: Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Education Manager and Extension Educator

University of Minnesota Landscape Arboretum

U of MN Classification #9905 -Extension Educator: Reporting to the Extension Master Gardener State Director located at the University of Minnesota Landscape Arboretum -  Chaska, MN

Manage Horticulture educational programs--approximately 80%-time

Provide leadership and management for strategic capacity building, program direction, program logistics, evaluation, and fiscal system of Horticulture learning experiences for: the Extension Master Gardener program, the Arboretum Education program, and the Urban Agriculture community.

Manage Horticulture educational programs communications--approximately 15%-time

Manage Extension, Arboretum and University communications, including, coordinating schedules and events marketing with appropriate individuals and organizations.

Required Qualifications:   Master's degree in horticulture, plant science, adult education or a related discipline. At least one degree in horticulture or a related plant science field is required. Two years experience managing educational programming.

Preferred Qualifications:   Excellent oral and written communication skills. Experience in educational program management in a variety of settings that may include; industry groups, schools, community organizations, etc. Ability to effectively work as part of a team. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Technology-enhanced learning skills.  Demonstrated ability to work with limited resource audiences and culturally diverse communities.

For more information and to apply, please go to the University of Minnesota Online Employment System at: employment.umn.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=117364
 
For questions about the position please contact:
Tim Kenny, Director of Education, Arboretum & Director, Master Gardener Program - Kenny003@umn.edu  952-443-1448.
 

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