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Job Openings

    • JOB OPENING ID

      159110

    • WORKING TITLE

      Garden Store & Front Desk Manager

    • JOB TITLE

      Retail Store Manager

    • WORK LOCATION

      Ann Arbor Campus
      Ann Arbor, MI

    • FULL/PART TIME

      Full-Time

    • REGULAR/TEMPORARY

      Regular

    • FLSA STATUS

      Exempt

    • ORGANIZATIONAL GROUP

      Vp Acad Grad Study

    • DEPARTMENT

      Botanical Gardens & Arboretum

    • POSTING BEGIN/END DATE

      6/18/2018 – 7/05/2018

    • SALARY

      $40,000.00 – $50,000.00

    • CAREER INTEREST

      Purchasing

Garden Store & Front Desk Manager

Matthaei Botanical Gardens & Nichols Arboretum is a center for rich and diverse nature-based experiences. We offer outstanding opportunities for expanding U-M student, faculty, and public understanding of plants and ecology, and for field study, conservation and ecological restoration, and for respite and well-being.  This position will be instrumental in achieving our goal of Caring for Nature, Enriching Life…

We host over 400K University of Michigan students and faculty and community visitors at our four properties every year. People visit our many formal and native plant gardens, walk our trails, attend classes and events in our classrooms and meeting spaces, enjoy our conservatory, shop in our store and at our plant sales, learn about our plant collections and ecosystems, and conduct research.

The Visitor Services Manager is part of the Visitor Engagement Team and reports to the Business Operations Manager. The Visitor Services Manager is responsible for providing excellent experiences to Matthaei Botanical Gardens and Nichols Arboretum visitors. For many visitors, the gift shop and other shopping opportunities are integral parts of their experience; the Visitor Services Manager oversees Visitor Center and retail operations at both the Arb and Gardens. The Visitor Services Manager is responsible for the day-­to-­day scheduling, supervision and management of all visitor services employees and volunteers. This is a hands-­on position and includes evening and weekend hours.

 

Work study positions

To see current openings for work-study positions at Matthaei Botanical Gardens & Nichols Arboretum please visit the UM Student Employment website. Find our postings by filtering your search to show Work-Study positions for Botanical Gardens and Arboretum.

Current Openings for Spring/Summer 2018: Groundskeeper, Laborer General

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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