The Center for Agroecology is hiring a facilities lead

July 11, 2023

The UC Santa Cruz Center for Agroecology is hiring a facilities lead to support the functioning of the UCSC Farm, gardens, and facilities project planning and implementation by serving as a lead on facilities maintenance, rodent control, and project prioritization.

The Center for Agroecology is an organization, housed in the UC Santa Cruz Division of Social Sciences, that works to advance agroecology and equitable food systems through research, education, and public service. The Center manages the UCSC Farm and Chadwick Garden on the UC Santa Cruz campus, both internationally known sites for training and research in organic horticulture and agriculture. Students, faculty, and researchers use both the Farm and Garden as research and teaching sites. The 3-acre Chadwick Garden exhibits a diverse collection, including ornamentals, annual and perennial food crops, an extensive planting of fruit trees (including more than 120 apple varieties), and native California species.

Under the general direction of the assistant director of finance, development, and operations, the facilities lead will support the maintenance of Center for Agroecology facilities, coordinate safety plans and emergency preparedness, and coordinate maintenance and repair of vehicles and equipment. View the job description listing to learn more about this position and apply. The initial review date for this position is August 14, 2023.