Thank you for your interest in employment at The North Carolina Arboretum. The Arboretum attracts a diverse and talented workforce that helps cultivate connections between people and plants.  We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Please click on each linked position title below for more details about the available position and its requirements.

Available Positions

019168Technology Support Analyst – This is a journey level full-time position and will include benefits offered by the State of North Carolina and the UNC System. Applications must be completed and submitted by June 10, 2023.

019182 Guest Services Manager – This a full-time manager position and will include benefits offered by the State of North Carolina and the UNC System. Applications must be completed and submitted by June 10, 2023.

AmeriCorps – Be a part of AmeriCorps Project Conserve! The North Carolina Arboretum is looking to bring on two AmeriCorps Environmental Educators for the 2023-2024 service term. This position is great for environmental education enthusiasts with a passion for working with children Pre-K – 12th grade! The purpose of this position will be to assist with science education efforts at The North Carolina Arboretum. The AmeriCorps member will primarily be responsible for delivering environmental education programming by educating students of various ages and backgrounds including leading environmental field trip and weekly drop-off/homeschool programs, off-site outreach programs in Western NC schools, hosting programming for young families, assisting with seasonal family events, leading afterschool/library programs and leading environmental awareness-based programs for our summer day camps. Additionally, the Environmental Education Instructor will assist in the care and maintenance of all live collections.

Compensation and Benefits:

  • $23,070 living stipend + $500 per month housing stipend
  • Health Insurance Reimbursement
  • $6,895 Education Award upon successful completion of the program

Application Procedure

To be considered for openings with The North Carolina Arboretum, you must apply online through the Employment page of the University of North Carolina Office of General Administration website.

If you have questions about a position posting, please call the Human Resources Office at 828.665.2492, Ext. 200.

The North Carolina Arboretum is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

What Happens Next?

Applications will be reviewed and a limited number of candidates will be selected for interview based on how closely their qualifications match the criteria listed in the posting.   The process will begin as soon as possible after the closing date (if one is listed) or at the hiring manager’s discretion (if the posting states “applications accepted until position is filled”).   Candidates selected for interview will typically be contacted within two to three weeks after the closing date of the posting.

We deeply appreciate the interest of all those who apply to the Arboretum for employment.  Unfortunately, time and resource constraints do not permit us to respond in person to each applicant.  The status of searches will be posted on this web page so that you can follow the progress of each hiring process.

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