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Executive Director - South Carolina Botanical Garden

Employer
Botanical Society of America
Location
SC, South Carolina, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Nov 25, 2022

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Sector
Nonprofit, Aquarium / Zoo / Botanical garden
Field
Conservation science
Discipline
Botany
Salary Type
Salary
Employment Type
Full time
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Executive Director - South Carolina Botanical GardenClemson University - Clemson. South Carolina, South Carolina, United States
Position Title: Executive Director - South Carolina Botanical Garden

Position Type: Permanent Position

Application Review Begins: Tuesday, October 18, 2022

Application Deadline: Thursday, November 17, 2022

Institution: Clemson University

Department/Division: South Caroline Botanical Garden

Field (e.g., systematics):

City: Clemson. South Carolina, South Carolina, United States

General Information:

Qualifications/Requirements: The South Carolina Botanical Gardens is looking for an Executive Director to fulfill the following duties:

The Executive Director will collaborate with colleges, departments, and cooperative extension to develop and carry out the vision of the SCBG within the operating and reporting structure of the Cooperative Extension Service.
Completes other duties as assigned.
JOB DUTIES:

50% - Essential - The Executive Director will implement a broad, integrative vision to grow the reputation of SCBG in South Carolina and the nation. The Executive Director will oversee all aspects of the daily management and operation of the SCBG and its staff and serve as the SCBG's lead representative to internal and external stakeholders.

35% - Essential - The Executive Director will develop, implement, and manage the SCBG operational budget in consultation with the Director of the Cooperative Extension Service and the Vice-President of Public Service and Agriculture, and will work with the Clemson University Foundation Development Office to create and implement sustainable revenue development and fundraising activities that benefit the SCBG, including grant proposal preparation, donor events, and project and capital fund campaigns.

15% - Essential - The Executive Director will facilitate integrating educational programming into appropriate Cooperative Extension Service program teams and enhance the development of applied research, demonstrations, and education. They will develop, refine, and publicize programming consistent with the SCBG mission based on resource availability and acquisition.

Responsibilities: MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Education - Master's Degree in botany, horticulture, natural resource conservation or a related field

Work Experience - 5+ years of supervisory and fiscal oversight experience in an applied horticulture setting such as a public or private botanical garden or arboretum, an educational institution, nonprofit management, or other comparable setting.

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS:

Education - Doctoral / Professional Degree in botany, horticulture, natural resource conservation or a related field.

Apply Here: https://www.click2apply.net/kLErbGsDkJLdquXGMcR6Bj

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Application Instructions (submission methods, etc.): Apply Online
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