2 Positions Available...Apply Today

2 Positions Available...Apply Today

Jobs

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


4-H Agriculture in the Classroom Educator

Responsibilities: This educator is responsible to serve as a member of the 4-H Youth Development team to assist with planning, development, implementation and evaluation of the 4-H Youth Development programs. Educator will be responsible for promoting program objectives and plans in all areas of 4-H Youth Development programming with emphasis on Agriculture in the Classroom, Career Explorations, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math), Life Skills and Workforce Preparation, as well as Community Service and Leadership.

Qualifications: 

  • Master’s Degree with experience relevant to the role of the position. Bachelor’s Degree plus 4 years transferrable relevant evidence­-based research experience may substitute.
    • Experience relevant to the role of the position, specifically with youth development and agriculture background. 
    • Proficiency with windows-based software including use of the internet and Microsoft Office Suite including Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Publisher, and Excel.
    • Experience, ability and willingness to work with diverse audiences and maintain cultural sensitivity.
    • Ability to relate effectively to co-workers, advisors, community and professional leaders.
    • Ability to communicate effectively, clearly, and tactfully through verbal, written and electronic methods.
    • Strong interpersonal skills with proven ability to work effectively with advisory boards and committees, community and funding partners.
    • Ability to initiate, plan, organize, implement, teach, and evaluate informal educational programs.

Pay Range: $19.50 - $20.50 per hour

Hours/Benefits: Position is part-time (35 hours/week) and includes full benefit package including health and dental insurance, retirement, life insurance and more.

Application: Individuals interested in this position should apply on-line. A link to the full position description and application process is available HERE! The posting closes on June 12th. 

Finger Lakes Eat Smart NY Garden Educator

Responsibilities: This educator is 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.

Qualifications: Associate’s degree with 2 years related experience or Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition, Health Education, and/or Public Health, Agriculture, Horticulture, Plant Sciences or equivalent. Experience working with community and/or school organizations to implement edible gardens. Ability to plan, organize, implement, and present effective and relevant educational lessons to target audiences in group settings, and work with diverse audiences of all ages.

Pay Range: $17.00 - $19.23 per hour

Hours/Benefits: Position is part-time (20 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 Josh Dolan, School and Community Garden Specialist, 607-272-2292 or email jd285@cornell.edu.

Application: Individuals interested in this position should apply on-line. A link to the full position description and application process is available HERE!. The posting will remain open until we have a suitable pool of candidates.

    Last updated May 14, 2018