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Horticulturalist - Greenhouse Operations/Zone 3 - Staff Position (11049)  

To Apply Online
  • Current Active SU Employees, please login to GullNet and click "Careers at SU."
  • All others, please click Apply Online.
  • See OEAS FAQs (Online Employment Application System FAQs) for help.

Salisbury University (SU) is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Horticulturalist (Greenhouse Operations/Zone3).

Primary Job Duties: Provide expertise and leadership in the area of plant propagation and greenhouse operations for the support and continuing development of a well-maintained and diversified plant selection and University arboretum. Duties to include managing the greenhouse operations, campus recycling program, and Zone 3 of the campus grounds.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelors degree in Horticulture, Floriculture, Biology, Botany, or a related field with three to five years of relevant greenhouse experience. A Maryland Pesticide Applicators License and experience with a recycling program is preferred.

Required Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Provide expertise, in the area of plant propagation in an effort to minimize SUs dependence on outside vendors for plant production. Demonstrated experience in growing plants in a greenhouse environment. To guide and motivate students, faculty and staff to continue to increase our recycling program and volume of collected recyclable material. Advises, trains and monitors the student employees and groundskeeper in proper horticultural techniques. Establishes schedules and priority list for students and service workers to ensure all areas of campus are policed for recyclable material. Organizes growing schedule of all seasonal plantings on campus and produces crops for high visibility areas of campus. Routine contact with individuals from other SU departments, outside organizations, which require accurate and broad interpretation of departmental and institutional policies; explaining situations and issues and advising people of alternative or applicable course of action. Demonstrated ability to supervise groundskeepers/full-time personnel and students.

Applications will be accepted via Salisbury Universitys Online Employment Application System. Please visit our website to apply online. See the FAQs of the Online Employment Application System for more information and instructions.

To be considered an applicant you must apply online and submit the following: A cover letter, resume and three professional references. Applications received by November 21, 2013 will be given first consideration. The position will remain open until filled.

Salisbury University Human Resources
Room 153 Holloway Hall
1101 Camden Ave.
Salisbury, MD 21801

Staff (non-academic) and Faculty Positions:

Salisbury University utilizes an Online Employment Application System. As indicated by Job Opening, interested applicants MUST apply for certain designated positions via this online system.

  • Current active employees, please login to GullNet and click on the “Careers at SU” link in the left-hand navigation bar.
  • All other applicants including former employees or employees in between contracts (e.g., PTNTT Faculty and Contingent/contractual employees on Summer or Winter break), please click the Apply Online link.

Note: Applicants interested in obtaining a Faculty position and plan to utilize an Online Credential Service Provider (Interfolio, EPCS, etc.), please follow the instructions in the online system and in the job posting/job advertisement.

See OEAS FAQs (Online Employment Application System FAQs) for more information and instructions.

Equal Opportunity Policy

Equal Opportunity Statement:

Salisbury University (SU) has a strong institutional commitment to diversity and equal employment opportunities to all qualified people. To that end, the University prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, gender, marital status, pregnancy, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or other legally protected characteristics. Direct all inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policy to: Humberto Aristizabal, Director of Fair Practices & EEO/AA, Title IX Coordinator, 131 Holloway Hall; Tel. (410) 548-3508.