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Master Gardener Coordinator #334300

University of MN Extension Brainerd
Fargo, ND Full-time
Posted on November 19, 2019

University of Minnesota Extension is recruiting for a 50%-time Master Gardener Coordinator Position in Crow Wing County.

Job ID: 334300

Title:                       Master Gardener Program Coordinator

Appointment:        Part-time, 50%-time (.5 FTE, 20 hours/week), Civil Service, non-exempt

Classification:       Extension Program Associate 2 (8316A2)

Center:                   Extension Center for Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources (AFNR)

Location:                U of M Extension, Crow Wing County, Brainerd, MN 56401

Reports To:            Program Leader, Extension AFNR

Salary:                    $18.14/hour or more depending on qualifications

The Extension Master Gardener (MG) program is the local arm of an internationally-recognized volunteer program. The mission of the MG Volunteer Program is to use research-based horticultural knowledge and practices to deliver educational outreach and project-based efforts that inspire change and promote healthy people, healthy communities and a healthy planet. In 2018, more than 2,400 Extension MGs volunteered over 141,000 hours. Alignment with the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum provides increased infrastructure and administrative support for the program, enabling Extension MG leadership and faculty to concentrate on developing, delivering, and managing innovative and effective research-based educational programs.

The U of M is an equal opportunity educator and employer.