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10/22/2016Please note: Gardens are closed today (10/22) due to high windsDetails

Mt Cuba Center

Please note: Gardens are closed today (10/22) due to high winds

Mt Cuba Center


At Mt. Cuba Center, we cultivate people as well as plants. We are always looking for talented, enthusiastic professionals we can help develop into tomorrow’s leaders. With competitive compensation and benefits, Mt. Cuba Center is a great place to work. See our current openings below for information on how to apply.

Mt. Cuba Center is seeking highly qualified instructors to teach classes at our botanical garden in Hockessin, DE.

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Mt. Cuba Center is seeking highly qualified instructors to teach classes at our botanical garden in Hockessin, DE. Classes can fall under one or more of the following categories: gardening, conservation, art, and/or wellness. Instructors with expertise in one of these specific fields and who teach with an ecological perspective are invited to fill out this form.

If you are an instructor interested in teaching at Mt. Cuba Center and have an idea for a class, please fill out all of the form below.  Instructors who would like to teach at Mt. Cuba Center, but do not have a specific class in mind, please send your resume to education@mtcubacenter.org.  Please note that once your submitted form or resume has been reviewed, a member of our Education team will contact you via email or phone.

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The Accounts Payable Administrator is responsible for all aspects of the organization’s operations as they relate to business issues including, but not limited to, maintenance of financial records and accounts payable/receivables.

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As a part-time employee, the hours worked per year must be under 1,000.


  • Processes incoming invoices and outgoing checks using Quickbooks Online program.
  • Works with Director of Finance to prepare and monitor organization-wide annual budget.
  • Reconciles checks and cash received from revenue streams.
  • Deposits cash and checks at area bank on a weekly basis.
  • Maintains financial information, files and records.
  • Monitors account balances and related financial activity.
  • Responds to inquires of staff and administration regarding financial procedures for the purpose of providing information and direction.
  • Interfaces with auditors to facilitate production of annual independent audit.
  • Generates financial reports on a regular basis (weekly, monthly, annually)
  • Maintains the certificates of liability insurance for the organization and provides them to managers or auditors as requested.
  • Supports Human Resources in the functions of payroll processing, tax reconciliation, benefits administration, worker’s compensation reporting, and personnel filing.

Education, Skills, Qualifications:

  • Associates Degree in Business Administration/Accounting or equivalent experience preferred.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook) is essential.
  • Experience using Quickbooks Online is preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate with the staff and the public.
  • Must be able to demonstrate confidentiality, self-motivation, organization, attention to detail and the ability to effectively function without close supervision.
  • Thorough familiarity with accounting procedures.
  • Proficiency in accounting and related software programs.
  • Consistently high demonstration of Mt. Cuba Center’s core values.
  • Ability and willingness to work weekends, holidays and special events as needed.
  • Valid driver’s license.


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