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Summary of Responsib=
Associate Curator of Woody Plants evaluates, develops, promotes, and
facilitates the stewardship of the hardy tree and shrub collections of
The New York Botanical Garden.=A0 He/She assists
with the preparation of selected publications, profiles and printed
material regarding the woody plant collections.=A0 =
closely with the Director of Arboretum and Grounds and the Integrated
Pest Management Manager to develop and implement best management
practices for the care of the woody plant collections. Works closely
with Plant Records and Institutional Mapping staff to provide
inventories, assessments, and profiles of the woody plant collections.
Gives tours and makes presentations. Prepares and gives plant walks for
students in the School of Professional Horticulture.
Assists Horticulture staff in the planning and execution of all aspects
of major exhibitions, including creating interpretation and giving
special tours.=A0 Works closely with Capital Projec=
ts and Operations staff to facilitate construction, repair, and project work=
closely with all Garden departments to facilitate, coordinate, and
implement work for Garden Events, Public Services activities and
Educational Services Participates in institutional planning efforts and
performs other tasks as required.
=B7=A0=A0=A0=A0=A0=A0=A0 Bachelor=92s degree in Horticulture, Forestry or related field.
3 years experience working with diverse collections of woody plants in
an arboretum, public garden or similar institution.
=B7=A0=A0=A0=A0=A0=A0=A0 Demonstrated knowledge of a wide variety of hardy woody plants.
=B7=A0=A0=A0=A0=A0=A0=A0 Excellent communication abilities, including speaking, writing and p=
=B7=A0=A0=A0=A0=A0=A0=A0 Excellent computer skills.
Salary commensurate w=
ith experience. Excellent Benefits, including 4 weeks vacation.