Learn about job opportunities with Cornell Cooperative Extension!

Learn about job opportunities with Cornell Cooperative Extension!

You'll find our staff out in the community...
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You'll find our staff out in the community...

meeting our neighbors...
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meeting our neighbors...

and sharing information about what we do.
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and sharing information about what we do.

Back at CCE-Tompkins, we're planning new programs...
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Back at CCE-Tompkins, we're planning new programs...

leading workshops...
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leading workshops...

and classes...
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and classes...

and creating resources to share with the community.
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and creating resources to share with the community.

We work with adults...
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We work with adults...

and with youth...

and with youth...

in a wide variety of settings.

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.


Temporary Positions [Apply through CCE-Tompkins]

Nutrition Educator

Finger Lakes Eat Smart New York is looking for a full-time, dynamic nutrition educator to facilitate interactive and fun educational workshops that support healthy eating and active living on a budget with families and youth eligible for SNAP in Tompkins County. This is a temporary position, with the possibility of becoming a regular full-time position in the new fiscal year (October 1, 2019).  More details in the Position Announcement (PDF).  Salary starts at $18.00 per hour, with higher rate possibly available depending on qualifications. Resume review will begin on March 6, 2019.


Current Openings [Apply through Cornell]

Farm-to-School Coordinator

This posting will remain open until a suitable candidate is identified, however, review of applications will begin February 14, 2019. In collaboration with school food service staff, regional farms and distributors, food, nutrition, garden and agriculture educators and Cornell’s Master of Public Health program, the Farm to School Coordinator will be responsible for developing, implementing, and improving a coordinated and sustainable procurement plan to increase the amount of local produce served in Tompkins County’s school cafeterias. This position will be responsible for helping schools reach the procurement benchmark of 30% NYS food products to qualify for 25-cent per meal reimbursement, coordinating food service staff training in the storage, preparation, serving and promotion of fresh produce, supporting educational activities with students to raise awareness and consumption of fresh, local produce the cafeteria and implementing a monitoring and evaluation framework for farm to school activities in the county. The Tompkins County Farm to School project will run for two years and is expected to impact 31 local public schools, one public charter school and 11,175 K-12 students in Tompkins County.  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 Lara Parrilla, Nutrition & Community Development Issue Leader, 607-272-2292, ljp9@cornell.edu. This position is part-time and includes full benefit package including medical, dental, paid time off, and retirement.


Operations Effectiveness Manager

This posting will remain open until a suitable candidate is identified, however, review of applications will begin January 31, 2019. With high level of initiative and discretion, provide Association leadership and direction for all delegated and assigned functions of the Association.The role of the Operations Effectiveness Manager is to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of administrative systems and processes of CCE of Tompkins County in collaboration with leadership. An important component in this role is the development of systems and practices that remove barriers to full inclusion in the activities of the organization and that promote innovation.This person will have the skills necessary to develop systems that are inclusive and efficient, and that have an impact on both the internal workforce and the community served by the Association.This person will be responsible for a full range of management duties including accessing confidential data and completing complex projects and reports. 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 Ken Schlather, Executive Director, 607-272-2292, ks47@cornell.edu. This position is full-time and includes full benefit package including medical, dental, paid time off, and retirement.


Rural Youth Services (RYS) Assistant Coordinator

This posting will remain open until a suitable candidate is identified, however, review of applications will begin January 23, 2019. The RYS Assistant Coordinator will provide Administrative support to the Rural Youth Services Coordinator as well as assist with programmatic oversight to RYS Programs, which are community and school-based programs that provide 4-H Youth Development programs to youth throughout Tompkins County. This person will work closely with the Rural Youth Service Coordinator and Tompkins County Youth Services Department liaisons to monitor and deliver CCE youth programming that meets the individual needs and priorities of contracting municipalities within the Rural Youth Services System.This person will also work with the 4H Youth and Community Development Issue Leader to develop programming as appropriate, with input from the educators, Youth Services Department Liaisons, and RYS Coordinator. This individual will manage and direct a large volunteer base and will direct and assist a workforce development program for youth across several communities. This individual will also provide oversight for transportation management and logistics, providing support for the 4-H Youth Development van fleet.  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, 607-272-2292, sjl44@cornell.edu. This position is full-time and includes full benefit package including medical, dental, paid time off, and retirement.

Summer Day Camp Director, 4-H Primitive Pursuits Program (temporary with benefits)

This posting will remain open until a suitable candidate is identified, however, review of applications will begin January 15, 2019. The Summer Day Camp Director will oversee most aspects of staffing, programming, and camper relations for our summer camp season. Duties include staff hiring and training, site and resource organization and program management. Responsibilities include directing staff trainings, weekly staff planning meetings, managing camper information and groupings, maintaining fiscal records and working within a budget, maintaining camp resources and supplies, and interacting with parents, campers, staff and administration as needed. The director is accountable for the overall management of the program and are specifically responsible for personnel management, program development and health and safety management in accordance with NYS Health Department and Cornell Cooperative Extension policies. This position are approximately 9 months and exact dates are negotiable. 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 Sarah Birnbaum, Primitive Pursuits Program Director, 607-272-2292, sb2275@cornell.edu. Scheduled hours will be 20 hours/week from January to April and 40 hours/week from April to September. This position is benefits eligible for the duration of the role.


Transportation Educator, Way2Go

This posting will remain open until we have a suitable candidate pool. Seeking a community facilitator and educator to foster transportation equity and sustainability across the county and region. The Transportation Educator will part of the Way2Go team doing community mobility education by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County. Way2Go's mission is to expand access to transportation by connecting people to existing options and helping develop new community solutions. The selected candidate will engage a diverse range of community members and successfully employ an array of strategies to increase awareness of transportation options while promoting cultural change, policy change, and new service development. Work includes facilitating dialogue and partnerships between transportation stakeholders and other sectors including housing, human services, health care, education and food, to highlight and engage transportation as a key social determinant of health. Position is full-time and includes full benefit package. The position has flexible hours, with some possibility of working from home as part of the schedule.  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 Dawn Montanye, Way2Go Team Leader, dm773@cornell.edu.

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 February 21, 2019