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2018 Summer Internships at Matthaei-Nichols

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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.

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

Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

  • JOB OPENING ID

    152136

  • WORKING TITLE

    Natural Areas/Horticulture Technician

  • JOB TITLE

    GROUNDSKEEPER (TEMP)

  • WORK LOCATION

    Ann Arbor Campus
    Ann Arbor, MI

  • FULL/PART TIME

    Full-Time

  • REGULAR/TEMPORARY

    Temporary

  • FLSA STATUS

    Nonexempt

  • ORGANIZATIONAL GROUP

    Vp Acad Grad Study

  • DEPARTMENT

    Botanical Gardens & Arboretum

  • POSTING BEGIN/END DATE

    1/03/2018 – 1/28/2018

  • SALARY

    $15.00 – $15.00

NATURAL AREAS/HORTICULTURE TECHNICIAN

The University of Michigan, Matthaei Botanical Gardens & Nichols Arboretum is seeking to hire a full-time, temporary (9 month term limited) Natural Areas/Horticulture Technician to assist in the development, maintenance, and management of living plant collections and natural areas in support of teaching, research, public outreach, and conservation goals of the U-M Matthaei-Nichols. Employment begins Thursday, March 1 and ends Friday, November 30, 2018.  This position is 40 hours per week, Tuesday through Saturday or Sunday through Thursday.

  • JOB OPENING ID

    19506

  • FULL/PART TIME

    Part-time

  • REGULAR/TEMPORARY

    Temporary

  • DEPARTMENT

    Botanical Gardens & Arboretum

  • SALARY

    $10.00 – $12.00

Student Position – Production Assistant

Matthaei Botanical Gardens and Nichols Arboretum is seeking a temporary Production Assistant to work with regular staff to support the 2018 production of William Shakespeare’s  Romeo & Juliet. Shakespeare in the Arb is in its 18th season.  The event draws thousands of community members to see this unique performance that takes place outdoors at various locations throughout Nichols Arboretum.

 The Production Assistant is an important member of the Shakespeare in the Arb team and helps to ensure a safe and efficient production. The duties will include staffing performances, training and managing volunteer ushers, preparing tickets, managing the audience at each performance, assisting the cast and director with production needs, assisting with the cast party, and other logistical tasks as assigned.

This position will last for six weeks beginning May 21, 2018 and return September 1, 2018 for the Labor Day Revival during U-M Welcome Week.  The Production Assistant will report to the Events Supervisor.

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