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Learn about job opportunities with Cornell Cooperative Extension!

Volunteers with the Beautification Brigade care for a planting near the Ithaca Commons in 2021.

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...

Workshop participants dis an "Irish Lazy Bed" for potatoes, in a workshop with Chrys Gardener (red hat), horticulture program educator at CCE-Tompkins (March 2013).
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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 regular employment with Cornell Cooperative Extension Tompkins County and other county extension associations must be submitted through the Cornell University Employment system(see information at left). Instructions for applying to temporary positions will be provided in the position announcement. We do post available job and internship opportunities on this page when they become available, with links to the Cornell website, for your convenience.

Cornell Cooperative Extension 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. Individuals who bring a diverse perspective and are supportive of diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.

Open Positions

Finance Manager

This position will serve as a Finance Manager for Cornell Cooperative Extension Tompkins County and will provide administrative direction, management, and coordination for Association Financial Operations. This position will liaise with Extension Admin and statewide finance leads for high-level guidance and recommendations on Finance expectations and compliance. This position will play an integral role in grant and contract financial efforts. This position works closely with the Association Executive Director and Board of Directors in financial record keeping, financial analysis, management, and decision making. The Finance Manager will work closely with both administrative and program staff to ensure proper financial accounting procedures are followed and will assist with grant and contract development and implementation. This position is responsible for constructing complex financial statements and reports for Association Executive Director to track, monitor and verify all accounts assigned. This position is required to use automated systems and be familiar with software to accomplish job functions. This position will provide oversight of financial procedures when working with administrative and program staff as required. This position will implement finance best practices and identify procedures to carry those out. The Finance Manager will supervise two regular staff and provide guidance and supervision to other staff assisting with finance tasks.


Client Services Coordinator (Primitive Pursuits Program)

The Cornell Cooperative Extension Tompkins County Client Services Coordinator will be responsible for customer communication, correspondence, record keeping, facility rental, and enrollment and registration while supporting the administrative efforts of Cornell Cooperative Extension’s 4-H Primitive Pursuits program. The majority of this support will come from implementing client relations management software, managing spreadsheets, cultivating communication with clients, intake coordinating and maintaining accurately detailed accounts and reports. This person will also provide administrative support to fundraising and marketing projects in the program.

  • This is a full-time, 40 hour per week, benefits eligible, non-exempt position.
  • Compensation range of $16.30-18.04/hr depending on experience.
  • The search will remain open until August 5, 2022 or until a suitable candidate is found.
  • Learn more and APPLY ONLINE

Groton Camp Hiring For Summer 2022

Groton Camp is now seeking staff for the Summer 2022 season! Learn more and apply online at the links below:


Primitive Pursuits Day Camp Hiring For Summer 2022

Looking to spend your summer connecting with like-minded people and youth in the outdoors? Consider working in the woods with us! With an exceptional core of seasoned year-round staff, low instructor to student ratios and a supportive environment, a job with Primitive Pursuits offers many opportunities to grow and master valuable skills. Learn more and apply online at the links below:


Cornell Cooperative Extension 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.

Individuals who bring a diverse perspective and are supportive of diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.

Last updated August 5, 2022