Open Positions

David W. Kramer kramer.8 at OSU.EDU
Thu Jan 28 10:56:09 EST 1999

Here are job descriptions for two positions open at the Cleveland Botanical
Garden.  H C Smith Company in Shaker Heights is an executive search company
attempting to fill these positions.  The contact person there is Joe Bruno
who you can reach by e-mail at search12 at  You also can reach
the HCSmith firm through their web site at  where
the job descriptions are posted.  The Glass House project was written up in
a feature story in yesterday's (1/27/98) Cleveland Plain Dealer newspaper,
if you have access to that.

The Cleveland Botanical Garden is small but very nice.  You can learn more
about it by visiting their web site at .  They are
located in the cultural center of Cleveland, near the Art Museum, Museum of
Natural History, Cleveland Symphony's Severance Hall, etc.  Cleveland, as
you may know, has really turned around from the 60's and is on the rise.
Lots of exciting things happening there.

For further information, please contact Joe Bruno.

Dave Kramer

                             Director of Curriculum Development
This is a new, key leadership position with the Cleveland Botanical Garden.
The selected candidate will be an integral part of the team creating the
new Glass House which will feature three distinct ecosystems. Please click
on title for more information.

Requirements include:
Minimum eight years of teaching experience in science, preferably at
several levels.
Ph.D. in one of the natural sciences or education. Proven skill in
curriculum design
and implementation.

                             Youth Education Coordinator
The Cleveland Botanical Garden is a 65 year old institution including ten
acres of
gardens, 16,000 volume library and education facilities that provide over 200
programs a year to area gardeners, school children and educators. We are
for the position: Youth Education Coordinator. The selected candidate will
serve as a
team leader coordinating community, school and outreach education programs that
teach botany, ecology and environmental sciences. Click on title for more

Requirements include:
BS in Education with emphasis in a natural science, preferably biology, botany,
horticulture or environmental education. Minimum five years teaching
Infectious enthusiasm for nature studies with an ability to communicate the
subject to
 students, teachers and parents.
David W. Kramer, Ph.D.
Asst. Prof. of Evolution, Ecology, and Organismal Biology
Ohio State University at Mansfield
1680 University Drive
Mansfield, OH  44906-1547
Phone:  (419) 755-4344      FAX:  (419) 755-4367
e-mail:  kramer.8 at

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