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Manager, Humber Arboretum and Centre for Urban Ecology

Job Number: 2019-940

Contract   |  Toronto, Ontario   |  Posted on May 15, 2019 ← Back

The Humber Arboretum and Centre for Urban Ecology is a roughly 250 acre public garden and conservation area connected to Humber College's North campus in Toronto, which exists as a tripartnership between Humber College, the City of Toronto, and the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA)

Learn more at: Humber.ca/arboretum

Position Summary

The Manager, Humber Arboretum and Centre for Urban Ecology will oversee the general operations of the Humber Arboretum and Centre for Urban Ecology. The incumbent will manage a team of staff to accomplish the priorities and goals of the organization’s Strategic Plan and annual Business Plans. They will foster a workplace culture that prioritizes physical and emotional safety, collaboration, learning, timely and open communication, and trust.

On an ongoing basis, the Manager will ensure effective, safe, and high quality:

1. Development, care, and maintenance of the Humber Arboretum’s ecosystems, wildlife habitats, landscape infrastructure, horticultural collections, and gardens;

2. Development and delivery of educational programs, community outreach initiatives, events, and camps;

3. Support for Humber College teaching, learning, innovation, and research, and

4. Revenue-generating activities (space/building rentals, photo permits, sales, etc.).


The successful incumbent will possess a Bachelor’s Degree in a related specialty and a minimum of seven years of related progressive experience. The incumbent will have experience managing a team of staff, a workplace budget, and setting, monitoring, and delivering operational goals. The incumbent will be highly organized, detail-oriented, and responsible. They will have excellent judgement and strong communication and interpersonal skills. Experience working within a post-secondary, parks, and/or public garden setting considered assets.

Position Details

Reports To: Director, Humber Arboretum and Centre for Urban Ecology

Job Type: Contract

Job Classification: Administration

Notes: One year

Division/Department: Humber Arboretum and Centre for Urban Ecology

Campus/Site: Humber North Campus

Compensation: To Be Determined

Hours of Work: 40 hours per week


For more information and to apply, visit the Humber College Jobs Portal

Application deadline: May 19, 2019

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Humber Arboretum

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Toronto, Ontario

Start Date

Jun 17, 2019

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