Position Announcement (renewable special payroll, part-time, 16 hours/week)
UConn Extension Master Gardener Program Coordinator ~ Bartlett Arboretum and Gardens, Stamford , CT
Responsibilities include but are not limited to: providing leadership for the Master Gardener Program in southern Fairfield County, coordinating program mentors, volunteers and interns; working with UConn Extension staff and allied community groups such as the Connecticut Master Gardener Association; training and supervising interns when classroom teaching is completed; arranging/conducting Advanced Master Gardener classes each year in southern Fairfield County; creating, developing, coordinating outreach programs in Fairfield County, preparing (written) annual reports on program activities, impacts and outcomes ; and communicating effectively with your state coordinator, county coordinators, and support staff.
Preference will be given to candidates who are Certified Master Gardeners, or with a degree in horticulture, botany, biology or equivalent experience. Interested applicants should also possess strong organizational, communication and interpersonal skills, have initiative, be able to work independently, and be willing to work flexible hours including some evenings and weekends. Some in-state travel to meetings will be required. Must be familiar with Microsoft Office. Volunteer experience is a plus.
Submit (or EMAIL) letter of application, resume & names of 3 references to:
State Extension Master Gardener Coordinator
University of Connecticut
1376 Storrs Road, U-4036
Storrs, Connecticut 06269
email LESLIE at : firstname.lastname@example.org