Baltimore City Hort Position
>Date: Thu, 30 Nov 2000 12:27:54 -0500
>From: Diane Relf <pdrelf@VT.EDU>
>Subject: Baltimore City Hort Position
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>>Below for your information or interest is a position
>>vacancy announcement for a Faculty Extension Assistant,
>> POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT
>> FACULTY EXTENSION ASSISTANT
>> URBAN HORTICULTURIST
>>POSITION: Faculty Extension Assistant - Non-Tenured Track
>> Urban Horticulturist
>>LOCATION: Baltimore City Extension Office
>>The Urban Horticulturist will provide
>>leadership to the Maryland Cooperative Extension's
>>gardening program, greening and environmental education
>>efforts in Baltimore City. The person will be responsible
>>-Providing horticulture and related subject matter
>>education to residents
>>via the City's Cooperative Extension through the Master
>>Gardener volunteer program.
>>-Promote and assist the development of community gardens in
>>collaboration with city agencies, community groups and
>>-Consult with Regional Specialist at the Home & Garden
>>Information Center for subject matter guidance.
>>-Work with faculty, staff and advisory groups to conduct a
>>total Extension Service program in Baltimore City.
>>Minimum requirement - bachelor's degree in horticulture or
>>related field. 3 years horticultural experience. Good
>>communication and organizational skills. Must be a self
>>starter and able to work with diverse groups of people.
>>Volunteer leadership or community organization experience
>>helpful. Computer literacy is required.
>>SALARY: Commensurate with experience. Benefits available.
>>APPLICATION DEADLINE: Closing date: January 5, 2001
>>or until suitable candidate is found. For full
>>consideration, applicants should submit a resume,
>>transcripts and three letters of reference by deadline to:
>> Gwendolyn B. Jackson, CFCS
>> City Extension Director
>> Maryland Cooperative Extension
>> 17 S. Gay Street
>> Baltimore, MD 21202
>> The University System of Maryland is and EEO and
>> Affirmative Action organization.
>Diane Relf, PhD, HTM
>Professor and Extension Specialist
>Department of Horticulture 0327
>Blacksburg, VA 24061
>Phone 540/231-9279 FAX 540/231-3083
org:University of Maryland Coop. Ext.;Home and Garden Information Center
adr:;;12005 Homewood Road;Ellicott City, MD 21042;;;
title:Reg. Spec., Fruits & Veg./State MG Coord.
fn:Home and Garden Information Center Web Site
Extension Agent - Environmental Horticulture
Virginia Cooperative Extension - Arlington County
3308 S. Stafford St.
Arlington, VA 22206
President, American Community Gardening Association: