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FW: third times the charm

  • Subject: [cg] FW: third times the charm
  • From: "Barr, Dara" <DBarr@nybg.org>
  • Date: Fri, 15 Mar 2002 09:29:00 -0500

Here is a Job Posting from John Jordan at Wave Hill. Feel free to post far
and wide.

Dara Barr
Garden Projects Manager
Bronx Green-Up of The New York Botanical Garden
718.817.8023 phone

> Job Announcement
> Forest Project Assistant Manager
> The Organization
> Wave Hill is a public garden and one of the thirty-four New York
> City-owned
> cultural institutions.  Its twenty-eight acres, four historic buildings,
> and
> five greenhouses overlooking the Hudson River serve as a laboratory for
> discovering people's connections to nature.  Wave Hill has programs in
> horticulture, environmental education, woodland management, landscape
> history and design, and the visual, performing and literary arts.  For
> further information, visit our website at www.wavehill.org
> <http://www.wavehill.org> .
> The Program
> Wave Hill's Forest Project is the longest-running urban forestry project
> of
> its kind.  Since 1980 our disturbed woodland had been managed to favor
> native species, to control invasive non-native species, and to improve
> public access by maintaining trails and slowing erosion.  The Forest
> Project
> completes its tasks with the help of city teenagers and community
> volunteers.  We offer hands-on work experience and education programs
> related to land management and woodland ecology.
> Responsibilities
> The Forest Project Assistant Manager helps to implement urban woodland
> rehabilitation and co-leads related educational programs.  The programs
> are
> varied to meet the needs and abilities of diverse groups of students,
> teachers, and the general public.  The Assistant Manager helps recruit,
> interview, and supervise 40 students in a summer high school internship;
> also maintains contact with intern alumni. In winter and spring, the
> Assistant Manager coordinates and co-leads an urban nature writing program
> which is a college level writing course designed to bolster high school
> students' writing skills.  Other duties include the maintenance of a
> database for program statistics, creation and editing of flyers and
> mailings, and some report writing.
> Requirements
> We are seeking an enthusiastic, self-motivated person who enjoys both hard
> physical labor outdoors and working closely with people in an office
> setting.  The Assistant Manager should be people-oriented, have knowledge
> of
> general ecology, and experience supervising teenagers.  A successful
> candidate must be able to work Tuesdays through Saturdays and hold a
> related
> bachelor's degree.
> Salary			Mid to upper $20,000's
> To Apply			Send Resume and cover letter to:
> 			John Jordan, Forest Project Manager
> 			Wave Hill
> 			675 W. 252nd St.
> 			Bronx, NY
> 			10471-2899
> 			Fax: (718) 884-0096
> 			Email: johnj@wavehill.org
> <mailto:johnj@wavehill.org> 
> 				EOE

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