Miami University — Greenhouse Manager

Biology: Greenhouse Manager to oversee the operations of several greenhouses and the university farm for the Biology Department.

The Greenhouse Manger will:

  • Provide greenhouse support, plant propagation and care for several faculty researchers in plant biology, and for the Food Institute and Farm.
  • Manage and maintain teaching collections of plants in Boyd and Pearson Greenhouses for use in botany teaching labs.
  • Ensure proper lighting, watering, temperature and humidity controls for plants used in teaching, research, and the university farm.
  • Apply treatments for plant pests and diseases as required.
  • Train and supervise student employees in the greenhouse.
  • Order and maintain supplies needed for greenhouse operations (soils, containers, fertilizers, pesticides).

Required: Bachelor’s degree in botany, horticulture, or closely related field, and two years of greenhouse work experience.

Consideration may be given to candidates with a master’s degree in botany, horticulture, or closely related field and two years of greenhouse work or manager experience; or bachelor’s degree in botany, horticulture, or closely related field and four years of greenhouse work or manager experience.

Submit cover letter and resume to Inquiries may be directed to Jonathan Bauer at Screening of applications will begin August 28, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled.

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