Learn about job opportunities with Cornell Cooperative Extension.

Learn about job opportunities with Cornell Cooperative Extension.

Jobs

All applications for employment with Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County and other county extension associations must be submitted through the Cornell University Employment system (see information at left). We do post available job and internship opportunities on this page when they become available, with links to the Cornell website, for your convenience.


Current Openings

Dryden OURS Senior Program Manager

This posting will remain open until we have a suitable candidate pool. Coordinate and facilitate a community- and school-based 4-H youth development program for a specific town with Tompkins County and in conjunction with similar programs throughout Tompkins County. This individual is responsible for overseeing and coordinating a large number of undergraduate volunteers for a school-based 4-H youth development mentoring program. This individual will coordinate and facilitate a workforce development program for youth across several communities, and direction of a large volunteer base. Responsible for identification of appropriate youth for workshop development programs, assistance with job placement, and identifying appropriate work sites for a group of 30 or more youth. This person will implement educational youth programs that address locally developed priorities, using materials developed and/or identified by the 4-H Issue Leader. Responsible for the planning, implementation, and data collection for evaluation of innovative approaches to reach youth and families and to build community-wide support for youth and families. Read the Position Announcement for more information. For a full position description and link to apply visit https://cornell.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/CCECareerPage. Questions about this position before applying should be directed to Shelley Lester, Rural Youth Services Coordinator, sjl44@cornell.edu. This position is full-time, benefits eligible, including medical, dental, paid time off, and retirement.


Finger Lakes Eat Smart NY Garden Educator

This posting will remain open until we have a suitable candidate pool. Responsible for delivery of established Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP-Ed) Community and School Garden PSE (Policy, Systems and Environment) plan with the goal of improving access to and consumption of vegetables and fruits with SNAP and SNAP eligible groups through edible gardens. With guidance from supervisor, this Garden Educator will implement the garden environmental strategies in an 11 county Finger Lakes area, primarily in the Rochester area.This position will assist supervisor and the FLESNY Team to increase the Finger Lakes Eat Smart New York (FLESNY) capacity to support sustainable gardens in low-income communities. This individual will be employed and supervised by Tompkins County CCE but will be located and work out of the Monroe County CCE offices for the convenience of the program. Read the Position Announcement for more information. For a full position description and link to apply visit https://cornell.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/CCECareerPage. Questions about this position before applying should be directed to Josh Dolan, School and Community Garden Specialist, jd285@cornell.edu. This position is part-time (20 hours/week), benefits eligible, including medical, dental, paid time off, and retirement.

Food Business Development Director

This posting will remain open until we have a suitable candidate pool. Key position providing technical assistance and program leadership to help small food and beverage manufacturing businesses grow to reach wholesale markets. The Finger Lakes Regional Prosperity Network (FLRPnet) and Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County are partnering to pilot a food manufacturing sector development program. The Director of the Food Processing Business Incubation Program (FoodBIP) is responsible for developing, implementing and managing a dynamic outreach and technical assistance network. The Director will also curate an online database, adding current resource information such as co-packer capacity, distribution networks, companies offering package design, etc. FoodBIP is a business development program, targeting farm-based and factory-based food and beverage manufacturers. By connecting businesses with regional assets and technical assistance, FoodBIP will create an entrepreneurial ecosystem for the food sector and a regional identity as a good place to grow a food manufacturing business. Program goals include creating good jobs and careers, and fostering business investment in this rural region.  Read the Position Announcement for more information. For a full position description and link to apply visit https://cornell.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/CCECareerPage. Questions about the application process should be directed to Krystal Watson, HR Manager, krk7@cornell.edu.  Questions about the position in advance of applying should be directed to Martha Armstrong, VP, Tompkins County Area Development, marthaa@tcad.org. This position is part-time (32 hours/week), benefits eligible, including medical, dental, paid time off, and retirement.


Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County provides equal program and opportunities. No person shall be denied employment on the basis of any legally prohibited discrimination involving, but not limited to, such factors as race, color, creed, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, or qualified disability.


Contact

Theresa Emerick
Human Resources Manager
tee1@cornell.edu
(607) 272-2292 ext.136

Last updated June 11, 2018