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

Wilderness Educator, Primitive Pursuits

This posting will remain open until we have a suitable candidate pool. Create and implement experiential outdoor adventures for diverse groups of youth, preschool age and up, in the context of wilderness survival and naturalist skills. Collaborate with other Primitive Pursuits educators to educate groups of youth in ways to explore natural areas away from facilities and without modern gear, engaging them in self-directed inquiry into basic, personal and group survival. 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 Sarah Brown, Primitive Pursuits Program Coordinator, sb2275@cornell.edu. This position is part-time (25 hours/week), benefits eligible, including medical, dental, paid time off, and retirement.


Two Generation Family and Community Educator

The Two Generation Family Educator is responsible for assisting in the development, delivery, and
evaluation of educational programs in two generation parent and child programming. This position will be part of a program working at Cornell Cooperative Extension Tompkins County (CCETC) on the Institutional Challenge Grant, Protecting Vulnerable Families and Children in the Crosshairs of the Opioid Epidemic: A Research‐Practice Partnership in Upstate New York, funded through the William T. Grant Foundation. This project will, in partnership with the Cornell Fellows, work closely with community partner agencies in order to gain first‐hand experience in how to implement two generation parent and child programming, how to craft research agendas and products that are relevant to the community, and develop a replicable model for research/practice partnerships, with this position playing a key role in outreach to the community and direct education. This person will provide a strong connection between CCETC programs and initiatives and the communities they will impact.  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 Anna Steinkraus, Administrator of Family and Community Development, ams69@cornell.edu. This position is part time (20 hours) and benefits eligible, including medical, dental, paid time off, and retirement.


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.


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.


4-H Urban Outreach Educator

This posting will remain open until we have a suitable candidate pool. Deliver a community-based 4-H youth development program which focuses on safe, educational, and fun activities within an after-school setting. Manage/facilitate the delivery of youth services that address locally developed priorities. 4-H activities include homework and literacy tutoring, Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (STEM) recreation and life skills, arts and crafts, multicultural education, and community service projects, among many others. Responsible for providing input to program planning and development and for implementing innovative approaches to reach youth and families and to build community-wide support for children, youth and families. Provide supervision to college students, and interns, and guide volunteers and parents to implement a wide range of hands-on learning activities for youth. Provide youth with programming after school and will include some night and weekend programming. Planning and office hours are flexible. 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 Megan Tifft, 4-H and Community Development Association Issue Leader, megan_tifft@cornell.edu. This position is part-time (20 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 August 2, 2018