An established career with management experience, preferably in public gardens, parks, conservation organizations or similar public organizations.
A four-year degree in a related field, such as museum studies, ecology, horticulture, or plant biology. Master's degree in a related field is preferred as well as four years of supervisory experience.
o An understanding of the best practices for effective staff supervision, budget management, working with volunteers, garden design, and database management.
o The skills to coordinate the work of a team of professionals.
o The ability to set and adjust priorities, solve complex problems, and develop and execute sound plans to achieve strategic goals.
o A strong horticulture and design background, with knowledge of desert plants and ecosystems preferred, especially those of the Mojave Desert.
o Experience envisioning, planning and executing excellent educational programming, through teaching, writing and speaking, particularly regarding environmental conservation as well as gardening and horticulture.
o Knowledge of the principles and practices of collections management, registration and database management and general curatorial methods.
o Excellent organizational and written and verbal communication skills.
o Experience with the culture and natural resources of Southern Nevada or other southwest regions is desirable.
To submit an application or for more information, please contact:
Partner, EMD Consulting Group, LLC
Applications should include a letter of interest, a complete resume, and 3-5 professional references.
Applications must be submitted electronically; please include “Springs Preserve” as part of the subject line.
Springs Preserve recognizes the power of a diverse community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law.