Horticultural Education Supervisor
Who We Are
Orlando Venues has been the proud home to Central Florida's best in sports and entertainment since its inception in 1989. The dynamic City of Orlando department operates five distinct venues including Amway Center, Camping World Stadium, Tinker Field, Mennello Museum of American Art and Harry P. Leu Gardens. Between hosting high-profile sporting events like Wrestlemania, NFL Pro Bowl and NBA All-Star Weekend to big-name concerts and music festivals like Paul McCartney, Garth Brooks, Harry Styles, Beyoncé and EDC Orlando to family shows, art exhibitions and countless other diverse offerings, our venues cater to residents and tourists alike year-round while enhancing the quality of life throughout our community. For most of Orlando's history we've been the place everyone wants to visit. Today, we're also the place where everyone wants to live and do business. This didn't happen by accident. Together as a community, we developed a shared vision for our city focused on creating partnerships and we've transformed Orlando from a place that was packed with potential into a city on the rise. Our vision ensures we are an inclusive, compassionate community that is generating jobs, becoming the most sustainable city in the nation, keeping our community safe, making it easier to get around, and increasing the quality of life. Together, we can continue realizing all our city's potential.
NATURE OF WORK:
Develops and presents public educational programs and curriculum for the public related to Harry P. Leu Gardens areas of interpretation: Science & Nature, History & Culture, Health & Wellness, and Art & Design. Develops and writes content for interpretive displays. Supervises and trains educational personnel and volunteers, and works with public groups. Assists in preparing and maintaining the annual educational budget, supplies, and reports. Works with the Gardens leadership team to help guide the strategic direction, promote, and share success for the Gardens. Works with community organizations, plant society partners, academic, social, and civic groups to create educational opportunities and partnerships. Reports to the executive director of Harry P. Leu Gardens.
Bachelor's degree in education, public gardens education, cultural studies, or related field with two (2) to three (3) year experience developing educational programs; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
City of Orlando Benefits
If this posting indicates a degree is required, the following experience will apply in lieu of any degree as follows:
- Two (2) years of direct experience for an associate degree;
- Four (4) years of direct experience for a bachelor's degree;
- Six (6) years of direct experience for a master's degree; or
- Nine (9) years of direct experience for a doctoral degree
Closing Date/Time: 9/15/2023 5:59 PM Eastern