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    Tina StanleyCPC Conservation Officer

    See below for an exciting job opportunity at the U.S. Botanic Garden (USBG)!

    Program Manager – Partnerships

    The U.S. Botanic Garden (USBG) is an accredited botanic garden and museum that inspires people to appreciate, study, and conserve plants to enrich society. The Garden provides educational experiences to over 1 million visitors annually, presents horticultural displays and exhibits, advances plant conservation, strives to break down barriers to inclusion, and fosters the exchange of ideas and information through national and global partnerships. The U.S. Botanic Garden (USBG)is a Legislative Branch agency within the Architect of the Capitol (AOC).

    The Partnerships Manager helps develop and maintain the USBG partnership program with a focus on advancing conservation, botanical science, urban agriculture, horticulture, and plant-focused education for the greater good.

    Major Duties include:

    Program Management and Liaison Activities:

    Manages partnership program to reach diverse and external audiences and advance conservation, botanical science, urban agriculture, horticulture, and plant-focused education.
    Follows current and future trends at public gardens, museums, and related sectors to recommend opportunities for impactful USBG partnership initiatives and projects.
    Maintains collaborative relationships with other federal agencies and colleagues, as well as museum, conservation, education, and public garden sector organizations and colleagues to advance industry-leading, impactful initiatives.
    Contributes to partnership-related congressional queries, strategic plans, and identification and mitigation of risks.

    Project Management and Communication:

    Maintains partnership projects to facilitate a greater national plant science and conservation role for the USBG involving the development of conservation strategies for threatened plants, greater public knowledge and appreciation of plants, innovative plant-based education programs, increased national and international coordination of plant research and conservation efforts at botanic gardens, expanded engagement in urban agriculture, and increased engagement in botanical career fields by a greater diversity of people and organizations.
    Serves as the Contracting Officers Representative (COR; e.g., USBG’s leading role) and/or as a key person for partnership-related cooperative agreements and contracts, to include leading the development of statements of work, working with partner organizations on procurement procedures and processes, and ensuring all contract-related documentation is submitted.
    Records and shares information for reporting and analyses related to managed projects. Prepares, monitors and tracks partnership annual and multi-year budgets.
    Collaborates with the USBG leadership and communications teams to develop internal and external communications highlighting the USBG’s partnership accomplishments.
    Prepares or contributes to communications materials including memos, letters, briefings, emails, articles, and presentations. Audiences include a diversity of internal and external stakeholders and customers including USBG employees, USBG visitors, collaborators, external colleagues, other AOC jurisdictions and offices, congressional members and staffers, foreign officials, and the general public.
    Performs other related duties as assigned.
    For more information and to apply see the posting at:


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