Summary of Job Duties and Responsibilities:
The Pullen Farm is a 43 acre hands-on teaching facility with 3
greenhouses, an arboretum, sustainability gardens, community
gardens, agronomy research plots, pot in pot nursery, and apiary.
The successful applicant will be responsible for overseeing the
maintenance of the arboretum and public gardens in addition to
teaching a 6 hour course load each semester based upon candidate's
Minimum Education Requirements:
Master's of Science in Agriculture or related field is required.
Applicants with a documented plan of completion of a master's
degree by appointment date will be considered.
Minimum Experience and Skill Requirements:
The successful candidate will be able to operate equipment such as
tractors and zero-turn mowers. Basic mechanic skills are required
for maintenance. The successful applicant must be able to manage
crew leaders, undergraduate and graduate students, as well as being
able to communicate with workers, the public, administration, etc.
and work well with others.
Preferred Education and/or Experience
Master's of Science with an emphasis in horticulture, agronomy or
arboriculture preferred. Teaching experience preferred. Farm,
greenhouse, or arboretum management experience preferred.
Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Murray State
University is an equal education and employment opportunity, M/F/D,