Manager of Experiential and Teaching Gardens
The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens
San Marino, California
The Experiential and Teaching Gardens connect the public to plants, soils, ecology, sustainability, and a multitude of other concepts in a hands-on, experiential learning environment. It provides opportunities to discover how plants are grown, where their food comes from, and provides the foundation for adopting sustainable horticultural practices in their home or community landscapes. Specialized areas are also dedicated to maintaining collections, scientific investigation, and propagation.
Fronted by the Rose Hills Foundation Conservatory, the Experiential and Teaching Gardens cover an area of approximately 15 acres bordered to the East by 6 acres of Henry Huntington’s original fruit orchards and the Plant Sale Nursery to the West. The complex is made up of interactive learning, growing and activity spaces that support a variety of immersive and experiential programs for students, families, interns, garden enthusiasts, professionals, and researchers.
The role focuses on the development and management of the Experiential and Teaching Garden programs for informal and formal youth and adult education, that propel people to connect to plants and food culture stewardship. This includes rigorous program development, staff training, teacher professional development, etc. while working to create a safe, accessible, and stimulating environment for all learners.
The Application Process
Visit us at https://www.huntington.org/employment to apply directly!
Please submit a cover letter and CV/resume as a single PDF attachment.
You will have the opportunity to submit additional documents on the “My Experience” section of the application