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Learn about job opportunities with Cornell Cooperative Extension!

Indy Li and Taile Mugambee at the Beyond the Box Job Fair
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You'll find our staff out in the community...

Nancy Potter (right) tabling at a housing project event
Image by Sandy Repp

meeting our neighbors...

tabling at Juneteenth; Gibrian Hagood (left) with CCE interns Abby Yatsko (right) and (unknown)
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and sharing information about what we do.

meeting about CHANCE program in Room C at CCE
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Back at CCE-Tompkins, we're planning new programs...

Role playing in the Dec. 2015 Family Development Credential training.
Image by Sandy Repp

leading workshops...

Carole Fisher presenting on Radon to a group during Radon Event
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and classes...

Adam Michaelides at Compost Booth at Home Builders show
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and creating resources to share with the community.

Anna Steinkraus (standing) facilitates a parenting skills discussion, Ithaca NY
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We work with adults...

Seed to Table group with Josh Dolan & Emma Frisch, Summer 2014

and with youth...

primitive pursuits camping

in a wide variety of settings.

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.

Position Announcement 

Title: Community Energy Outreach & Advising Program Leader

Responsibilities : Program Leader will oversee the continued growth and impact of innovative and award-winning energy outreach and advising program in and around Tompkins County focused on engaging and providing support to diverse residents, especially those with limited income. The Program Leader will work closely with community partners to reach tens of thousands of residents within and outside Tompkins County, and provide personalized support to hundreds of these as they reduce the energy use in their homes, and transition to renewable forms of heating and powering their homes. The outreach and education includes tabling at community events; presenting before large groups in different settings; and speaking with people one-on-one over the phone or in person and corresponding via email. In addition, the Program Leader will manage a “Powerhouse”, a Tiny Home on wheels with hands-on exhibits to engage diverse residents around themes of energy efficiency and renewable energy. The Program Leader will also use the Powerhouse to develop fee-for-service programming in area schools, working closely with teachers and school administrators. To assist with this energy outreach and advising work, the Program Leader will recruit, train, support and mentor growing numbers of volunteer Energy Navigators, and possibly supervise a few staff and a group of interns. 

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree with 2 years related experience or Master’s degree or equivalent education. Ability to implement, teach and evaluate informal educational programs preferred. Ability to adapt to changing needs and handle multiple projects simultaneously. Able to work effectively with people of varying backgrounds. 

Hours/Benefits: Position is full-time and includes full benefit package including health and dental insurance, retirement, life insurance and more. 

Inquiries: Questions in advance of application should be directed to Karim Beers, Environment Educator, 607-272- 2292 or email kwb6@cornell.edu. 

Application: Individuals interested in this position should apply online. A link to the full position description and application process is available at: A full position description and link to apply is available at: https://cornell.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/CCECareerPage. The posting will remain open until we have a suitable pool of candidates


Position Announcement 

Title:  Groton Senior Program Manager. 

Responsibilities: This individual will coordinate and facilitate a community- and school-based 4-H youth development program for a specific town within 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 workforce 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 4H Issue Leader. This person is responsible for the planning (under direction of Issue Leader), implementation, and data collection for evaluation of innovative approaches to reach youth and families and to build community-wide support for youth and families.

Qualifications: Master’s degree or equivalent education. (BS/BA + 4 yrs. transferable relevant evidence based research experience. Experience working effectively with middle and secondary school-age youth; Ability to identify needs of youth, particularly youth in at-risk environments.Excellent teaching skills that are effective in a variety of settings.

Minimum Salary: $19.03/hour

Hours/Benefits: Position is full-time (40 hours/week) and includes full benefit package including health and dental insurance, retirement, life insurance and more.

Inquiries: Questions in advance of application should be directed to Shelley Lester, Rural Youth Services Coordinator, 607-272-2292 or email sjl44@cornell.edu.

To Apply: Individuals interested in this position must apply on-line. A full position description and link to apply is available at: https://cornell.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/CCECareerPage. The posting will remain open until we have a suitable pool of candidates. 


Position Announcement 

Title: Dryden OURS Senior Program Manager

Responsibilities: This individual will coordinate and facilitate a community- and school-based 4-Hyouth development program for a specific town within Tompkins County and in conjunction with similar programs throughout Tompkins County. This individual is responsible for directing a New York State Certified Summer Camp in Groton to resume in 2021. This person will implement educational youth programs that address locally developed priorities, using materials developed and/or identified by the 4H Issue Leader. This person is responsible for the planning (under direction of Issue Leader), implementation, and data collection for evaluation of innovative approaches to reach youth and families and to build community-wide support for youth and families.

Qualifications: Master’s degree or equivalent education. (BS/BA + 4 yrs. transferrable relevant evidence based research experience. Experience working effectively with middle and secondary school-age youth; Ability to identify needs of youth, particularly youth in at-risk environments.Excellent teaching skills that are effective in a variety of settings.

Minimum Salary: $19.03/hour

Hours/Benefits:Position is full-time (40 hours/week) and includes full benefit package including health and dental insurance, retirement, life insurance and more.

Inquiries:Questions in advance of application should be directed to Shelley Lester, Rural Youth Services Coordinator, 607-272-2292 or email sjl44@cornell.edu.

To Apply: Individuals interested in this position must apply on-line. A full position description and link to apply is available at: https://cornell.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/CCECareerPage. The posting will remain open until June 16 2020 or until we have a suitable pool of candidates. 

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.

Last updated June 27, 2020