Seed Bank Manager: (Holden Forests & Gardens)

Holden Forests & Gardens
Kirtland, OH
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The Science & Conservation: Research department at Holden Forests & Gardens (HF&G) seeks a Seedbank Manager to lead day-to-day operations in the seedbank at Holden Forests & Gardens under a principal investigator. The seedbank is a new resource at the Arboretum that will be used to foster increased restoration throughout the region by making restoration seeds available to regional partners as well as the Holden Forests & Gardens community. The seedbank manager will be responsible for tracking incoming and outgoing seed, cleaning seed, and maintaining the seedbank facility. The seedbank manager will also be responsible for building regional collaborations and developing a business plan for the facility. This position is based out of the Holden Arboretum in Kirtland, OH in the Long Science Center. We are looking for a proactive team member who brings attention to detail to their work, can work well independently and in a team, thinks critically and wants to do meaningful work in an organization that values diversity of thoughts and perspectives. Holden Forests & Gardens connects people with the wonder, beauty and value of trees and plants, to inspire action for healthy communities. HF&G strives for a welcoming workplace where everyone feels that they belong. Position Details: Reports to Plant Biologist Non-Exempt Position Full-Time, 2 year limited time position
Qualifications and Skills: Demonstrated passion for people and nature A bachelor's degree in biology, ecology, forestry, or related field, required Experience with data management practices and data analysis, required Knowledge of seed cleaning techniques and storage practices, or willingness to learn Proficient use of Microsoft 365 products, specifically Teams, Outlook (email and calendar), Word, Excel, SharePoint, and OneDrive Independently conduct and troubleshoot projects Good understanding of scientific writing and protocol creation Strong organizational skills and attention to detail Working independently as well as on a team A valid Driver’s License and acceptable driving record Physical Requirements: Must be able to perform with or without reasonable accommodation: Frequent work outdoors under a wide range of weather conditions Ability to transport oneself on and off trail over a variety of terrain that may be wet, slippery, uneven, rocky Qualified applicants should submit résumé, cover letter and 3 professional references directly through the link below:
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