Careers in the Plant Sciences

Program Coordinator

Pollinator Partnership - Springdale, Arkansas, USA

Position Title: Program Coordinator
Position Type: Temporary Position
Application Review Begins: Thursday, May 04, 2017
Application Deadline: Sunday, July 30, 2017
Institution: Pollinator Partnership
Department/Division: Botany
Field (e.g., systematics):
City: Springdale, Arkansas, USA
General Information: Pollinator Partnership (P2) seeks to hire a motivated, detail-oriented Field Botanist in Northern Arkansas.

The Field Botanist will provide programmatic support for P2’s Monarch Wings Across America (MWAA) program. MWAA involves a multi-component campaign to addressing the recent alarming decline in monarchs and the fragmentation of the annual migration through research, ground-truthing, technical guidance and outreach. MWAA supports the spectacular migration through monarch habitat creation.

About Pollinator Partnership:
Pollinator Partnership (P2) is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to protect and restore populations of
pollinator species. As world’s largest organization devoted exclusively to the preservation of the birds, bees,
butterflies, beetles, and bats, P2 plays a key role in preserving terrestrial ecosystems, promoting agricultural
productivity, and enhancing local communities through pollinator-centered work. For more information, visit
Qualifications/Requirements: Required Qualifications:
• Access to a dependable vehicle and personal vehicle insurance coverage
• College degree (or proof of current enrollment in an accredited university)
• Plant and/or pollinator identification skills
• Dependable, well-organized, and detail-oriented
• Computer literate (MS Office programs)
• Comfortable working outside and willing and able to work across various habitat settings.

Location: North / Northwest Arkansas

Schedule: Site visits will begin immediately and continue through the fall of 2017. There is potential for additional
visits in 2018.
Responsibilities: Duties include:
• Organization of seed collection events
• Recruiting and training of seed collection volunteers
• Arranging site selections for seed collections
• Seed and plug planting
• Study site evaluations and plant establishment assessments
• Habitat monitoring and primary plant-pollinator interaction data collector
Application Instructions (submission methods, etc.): How to Apply:
Interested candidates should email the following information to Kelly Rourke at
- Resume
- Cover letter describing why you are a good fit for the position
- Attach the resume and cover letter as 1 PDF
- Please name the email subject and attached PDF “Arkansas Field Botanists – Last Name, First Name.”
- An inability to following the instructions above will result in an automatically rejected application.

*Position will be filled as soon as possible.

No phone calls please.
Compensation Range: $125 per day
Contact Name: Kelly Rourke,