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Important Information for Applicants:

All applicants must apply online to be considered for the following positions. All applicants must submit a complete application packet, which includes: cover letter, resume and three (3) references.

All External Applicants (including applicants currently employed by Cornell Cooperative Extension in Associations other than the Association advertising this career opportunity) must submit his/her application materials via the "APPLY" button located directly within the job posting.

All Internal Applicants (current employees working for the Association advertising this career opportunity) must apply online via his/her Workday account, which may be accessed here: http://workday.cornell.edu/.   

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The following positions must be applied for online:

Position Title: ASSOCIATION ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Position Details: P/T, 20 hrs/wk, $13.47/hr,

Work Location: 203 N. Hamilton St., Watertown, NY

About the Position: This position will serve as an Administrative Assistant for Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Jefferson County and will provide administrative and operations support to the organization to meet the overall needs of the Association. This position will be responsible to adhere to strict timeframes in performing position responsibilities. This position will perform administrative duties in support of the organization to include, but not limited to: general database maintenance; supporting and assisting in organizing meetings; filing and organizing materials; creating flyers and brochures, etc. This position will also provide administrative support to Finance staff as directed. Administrative responsibilities may change based on Association needs and funding availability. This position will also be responsible for assisting the Operations Coordinator with assigned operations functions to include, but not limited to: risk management functions, Association reporting requirements and records management, assisting with the implementation of the Volunteer Involvement Policy (VIP), and assisting in special Association projects (i.e. Annual Meeting) as identified.This position will represent Cornell Cooperative Extension to the general public, community leaders and government officials in a professional manner, and will appreciate and embrace diversity in all interactions with clientele, staff, volunteers, and the public.

Required Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent Education.
  • Experience relevant to the role of the position.
  • Valid NYS Driver’s License and the ability to meet travel requirements associated with this position.
  • Ability to meet acceptable background check standards, if required (DMV and Criminal Background Checks).
  • Ability to work flexible hours which may include evenings and/or weekends, as appropriate.
  • Ability to work and manage projects independently.
  • Demonstrated high level of computer skills, and familiarity with Microsoft Office programs as well as FileMaker and Photoshop.

Excellent benefits package upon employment and based on eligibility, to include, but not limited to: New York State Health Insurance Program; dental insurance; New York State Employee Retirement System; vacation, personal and sick leave; etc.Individuals who bring a diverse perspective and are supportive of diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.

View the position description. Apply online by June 28, 2017.

EOE/ADA Employer

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Position Title: ENTREPRENEURSHIP 4-H TRAINER

Position Details: F/T, 40 hrs/wk, $16.15 per hour

Work Location: Carthage Central School District, 203 N. Hamilton St., Watertown

About the Position: This position will serve as the Entrepreneurship 4-H Trainer in support of a partnership with Carthage Central School District’s 21st Century Learning Center (CCLC) Program for Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Jefferson County. Specific responsibilities will include implementing an entrepreneurship program in collaboration with the After-School Program Director and Carthage 21st CCLC Administrators and providing student workshops involving workplace, life skills and financial planning educational programming. The entrepreneurship program will challenge youth to envision themselves as business owners, innovators and problem solvers. This position will direct a student-run business, guiding youth in developing business plans and expose youth to entrepreneurs in the community. This position will be responsible for the delivery of established 4-H programming in support of the 21st CCLC program, and will deliver other established 4-H programming and activities, both on-site and off-site in accordance with the 4-H Youth Development Program Area’s plan of work.This position will also coordinate administrative aspects of the 21st CCLC program and will assist the After-School Program Director with marketing and fundraising efforts for Carthage 21st CCLC Programming.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent education (Associate’s Degree and 2 years of transferrable program/functional experience).
  • Experience relevant to the role of the position.
  • Valid NYS Driver’s License and the ability to meet travel requirements associated with this position.
  • Ability to meet acceptable background check standards (DMV and criminal background checks).
  • Ability to meet acceptable background check standards (After-School Checks –Grant Based).

Ability to work flexible hours which may include evenings and/or weekends, as appropriate.

Excellent benefits package upon employment and based on eligibility, to include, but not limited to: New York State Health Insurance Program; dental insurance; New York State Employee Retirement System; vacation, personal and sick leave; etc.Individuals who bring a diverse perspective and are supportive of diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.

View the position description. Apply online by June 27, 2017.

EOE/ADA Employer

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Position Title: RELOCATION READINESS PROGRAM EDUCATOR

Position Details: F/T, 40 hrs/wk, $16.15/hr,

Work Location: Fort Drum/CCE Jefferson County, 203 N. Hamilton St., Watertown

About the Position: This position will serve as the Relocation Readiness Program Educator for Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Jefferson County and will implement Relocation Readiness programming for a menu of existing Relocation Readiness educational programs and activities at Army Community Services (ACS) on Fort Drum. This position will be responsible for the delivery of established Relocation Readiness programming in support of Army Community Services (ACS) programs, and will deliver other established Relocation Readiness programming and activities, both on-site and off-site in accordance with the Fort Drum Program Area’s plan of work.This position will also coordinate all administrative aspects of the Relocation Readiness Program and will assist the Fort Drum Issue Leader with marketing efforts for Relocation Readiness programming.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent education.
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent education (Associate’s Degree and two (2) years transferable program/functional experience.
  • Experience relevant to the role of the position.
  • Valid NYS driver’s license and the ability to meet travel requirements associated with this position.
  • Ability to meet acceptable background check standards (DMV and criminal background checks).
  • Ability to work flexible hours which may include evenings and/or weekends, as appropriate.

Excellent benefits package upon employment and based on eligibility, to include, but not limited to: New York State Health Insurance Program; dental insurance; New York State Employee Retirement System; vacation, personal and sick leave; etc.Individuals who bring a diverse perspective and are supportive of diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.

View the position description. Apply online by July 5, 2017.

EOE/ADA Employer

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Position Title: SNAP-ED PROGRAM EDUCATOR

Position Details: F/T,40 hours/week, $18.75/hour

Work Location: CCE Jefferson County,203 N. Hamilton St., Watertown

About the Position: This position will serve as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education (SNAP-ED)Program Educator for Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Jefferson County will implement SNAP-ED programming for a menu of existing SNAP-ED educational programs and program activities. This position will implement already-existing educational programming to the public to improve healthy food and lifestyle choices among low-income families and individuals encompassing all age groups throughout Jefferson County. This position will be responsible for the delivery of established SNAP-ED programming to community groups, and will deliver other established SNAP-ED programming and activities, both on-site and off-site, in the community, in accordance with the Nutrition Program Area’s plan of work. This position will also coordinate all administrative aspects of the SNAP-ED Program and will assist the Nutrition Issue Leader and Social Marketing and Environmental Nutritionist with marketing efforts for SNAP-Ed programming, to include the environmental change initiative in collaboration with other nutritionists of the SNAP-ED program in the North Country Region.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nutrition, Health Education or Public Health or equivalent education.
  • Experience relevant to the role of the position.
  • Ability to meet travel requirements associated with this position.
  • Ability to meet acceptable background check standards (DMV and criminal background checks).
  • Ability to work flexible hours which may include evenings and/or weekends, as appropriate.

Excellent benefits package upon employment and based on eligibility, to include, but not limited to: New York State Health Insurance Program; dental insurance; New York State Employee Retirement System; vacation, personal and sick leave; etc.Individuals who bring a diverse perspective and are supportive of diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.

View the position description. Apply online by June 27, 2017.

EOE/ADA Employer

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Title of Positions: AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAM TEACHER-TUTOR

        12 positions available; four (4) in each of the following school districts:

  • LaFargeville Central School
  • Copenhagen Central School
  • Belleville-Henderson Central School

Details of Positions: P/T, 6 hrs/wk, $20.00 per hour

About the Positions: These positions will serve as a Teacher Tutors for Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Jefferson County in support of the 21st Century Community Learning Center (CCLC) Program and will provide intensive remedial assistance as well as assistance with homework to students enrolled in the 21st CCLC Program during the academic study portion of the program.The 21st CCLC Program provides comprehensive youth development opportunities for youth in grades K-12 from the school district. The Teacher-Tutors will coordinate with other Program Educators and the Program Coordinator to implement this portion of the program. These positions will represent Cornell Cooperative Extension to the general public, community leaders and government officials in a professional manner. Will appreciate and embrace diversity in all interactions with clientele, staff, volunteers, and the public. These positions are responsible for carrying out other professional duties as assigned to fulfill the policies and priorities of the Association. These positions will support the Association to maintain a safe working environment and act proactively to prevent accidents/injuries and communicate hazards to supervisors when identified. This position supports and complies with affirmative action policies and procedures and the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Education.
  • Experience relevant to the role of the position.
  • Valid NYS Driver’s License and the ability to meet travel requirements associated with this position.
  • Ability to meet acceptable background check standards (DMV and criminal background checks).
  • Ability to meet acceptable background check standards (After-School Checks – Grant Based).
  • Ability to meet all School Age Child Care (SACC) and Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS) licensing requirements (i.e. Tuberculosis Test, physical exam, training requirements).
  • Ability to work flexible hours which may include evenings and/or weekends, as appropriate.

View the position description. Apply online. This position will remain open until all positions are filled. Please indicate in your cover letter if you have a school district preference.

EOE/ADA Employer

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Title of Positions: AFTERSCHOOL PROGRAM COORDINATORS

Six (6) positions available; one (1) in each of the following school districts:

  • Belleville-Henderson Central School
  • Beaver River Central School
  • Copenhagen Central School
  • LaFargeville Central School
  • Indian River Central School
  • Watertown City School District

Details of Positions: F/T, 40 hrs/wk, $16.15 per hour

About the Positions: These positions will serve as After School Program Coordinators for Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Jefferson County in support of After School Programming initiatives in the school districts listed above. The After School Program provides comprehensive youth development opportunities for youth from the school district. The Program Coordinators will provide program coordination and supervision to assist the After School Director in ensuring the program meets health, safety and licensing standards and offers a quality youth development educational experience. These positions will assist with After School Program academic improvement initiatives, meeting the program objectives/goals and working with the Outside Evaluators on evaluation protocols. These positions will utilize existing program resources and materials in program work, and will assist in delivering educational programs as defined. The Program Coordinators will provide supervision to Association Temporary Program positions assigned to the After School Program.

Required Qualifications for Positions:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent education (Associate’s Degree and 2 years of transferrable program/functional experience).
  • Experience relevant to the role of the position.
  • Valid NYS Driver’s License and the ability to meet travel requirements associated with this position.
  • Ability to meet acceptable background check standards (DMV and criminal background checks).
  • Ability to meet acceptable background check standards (After-School Checks –Grant Based).
  • Ability to work flexible hours which may include evenings and/or weekends, as appropriate.

View the position descriptions at the links below.

Excellent benefits package upon employment and based on eligibility, to include, but not limited to: New York State Health Insurance Program; dental insurance; New York State Employee Retirement System; vacation, personal and sick leave; etc.Individuals who bring a diverse perspective and are supportive of diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.

Apply online. This position will remain open until all positions are filled. Please indicate in your cover letter if you have a school district preference.

EOE/ADA Employer

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Title of Positions: AFTERSCHOOL PROGRAM EDUCATORS

Four (4) positions available

Details of Positions: P/T, 8 hrs/wk, $15.35 per hour

Work Location: Indian River School District

About the Positions: These positions will serve as an After-School Program Educators for Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Jefferson County in support of the Indian River Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Program and will provide comprehensive 4-H youth development opportunities for youth in grades 4-5 in the Indian River Central School District, specifically the Indian River Intermediate School. These positions will provide established guidance and direction for program participants and after-school activities, including club and life skills, as well as assisting the collaborating teachers during the academic study portion of the program. These positions will provide instruction utilizing established 4-H curriculum in the areas of environmental science and natural resources, science, technology engineering, art and math (STEAM). These positions will utilize existing program resources and materials in program work, assist in the creation of program lesson plans, utilize a variety of delivery methods and assist in delivering established innovative educational programs as assigned. These positions will also have the opportunity to provide staffing and/or programming coverage, as needed, for other Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Jefferson County After-School Programs.

Required Qualifications:

  • Associate’s Degree or equivalent education (GED/High School Diploma and 1 year transferrable/program experience).
  • Experience relevant to the role of the position.
  • Valid NYS Driver’s License and the ability to meet travel requirements associated with this position.
  • Ability to meet acceptable background check standards (DMV and criminal background checks).
  • Ability to meet acceptable background check standards (After-School Checks – Grant Based).
  • Ability to meet all School Age Child Care (SACC) and Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS) licensing requirements (i.e. Tuberculosis Test, physical exam, training requirements).
  • Ability to work flexible hours which may include evenings and/or weekends, as appropriate.

View the position description. Apply online. This position will remain open until all positions are filled.

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Title of Positions: AFTERSCHOOL PROGRAM EDUCATORS - Morning Program

Three (3) positions available; one (1) in each of the following school districts:

  • LaFargeville Central School
  • Copenhagen Central School
  • Belleville-Henderson Central School

Details of Positions: P/T, 6 hrs/wk, $15.35 per hour

About the Positions: These positions will serve as Program Educators for Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Jefferson County in support of the 21st Century Community Learning Center (CCLC) Program (morning portion of the program) and will implement established 4-H youth development activities for youth in grades K-8 in the school district. These positions will provide established guidance and direction for program participants and program activities, including club and life skills. These positions will provide instruction utilizing established 4-H curriculum in the areas of environmental science and natural resources, science, technology engineering, art and math (STEAM). These positions will utilize a variety of delivery methods and assist in delivering established innovative educational programs as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • Associate’s Degree or equivalent education (GED/High School Diploma and 1 year transferrable/program experience).
  • Experience relevant to the role of the position.
  • Valid NYS Driver’s License and the ability to meet travel requirements associated with this position.
  • Ability to meet acceptable background check standards (DMV and criminal background checks).
  • Ability to meet acceptable background check standards (After-School Checks – Grant Based).
  • Ability to meet all School Age Child Care (SACC) and Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS) licensing requirements (i.e. Tuberculosis Test, physical exam, training requirements).
  • Ability to work flexible hours which may include evenings and/or weekends, as appropriate.

View the position descriptions at the links below.

Apply online. This position will remain open until all positions are filled. Please indicate in your cover letter if you have a school district preference.

EOE/ADA Employer

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Title of Positions: AFTERSCHOOL PROGRAM EDUCATORS

35+ positions available in the following school districts:

  • Beaver River Central School
  • Belleville-Henderson Central School
  • Indian River Central School
  • LaFargeville Central School
  • Copenhagen Central School
  • Watertown City School District

Details of Positions: P/T, 20 hrs/wk, $15.35 per hour

About the Positions: These positions will serve as an After-School Program Educators for Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Jefferson County in support of the 21st Century Community Learning Center (CCLC) Program and will provide comprehensive 4-H youth development opportunities for youth from the school district. These positions will provide established guidance and direction for program participants and after-school activities, including club and life skills, as well as assisting the collaborating teachers during the academic study portion of the program. These positions will provide instruction utilizing established 4-H curriculum in the areas of environmental science and natural resources, science, technology engineering, art and math (STEAM). These positions will utilize existing program resources and materials in program work, assist in the creation of program lesson plans, utilize a variety of delivery methods and assist in delivering established innovative educational programs as assigned. These positions will also provide staffing and/or programming coverage, as needed, for other Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Jefferson County After-School Programs.

Required Qualifications:

  • Associate’s Degree or equivalent education (GED/High School Diploma and 1 year transferrable/program experience).
  • Experience relevant to the role of the position.
  • Valid NYS Driver’s License and the ability to meet travel requirements associated with this position.
  • Ability to meet acceptable background check standards (DMV and criminal background checks).
  • Ability to meet acceptable background check standards (After-School Checks – Grant Based).
  • Ability to meet all School Age Child Care (SACC) and Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS) licensing requirements (i.e. Tuberculosis Test, physical exam, training requirements).
  • Ability to work flexible hours which may include evenings and/or weekends, as appropriate.

View the position descriptions at the links below.

Excellent benefits package upon employment and based on eligibility, to include, but not limited to: New York State Health Insurance Program; dental insurance; New York State Employee Retirement System; vacation, personal and sick leave; etc.Individuals who bring a diverse perspective and are supportive of diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.

Apply online. This position will remain open until all positions are filled. Please indicate in your cover letter if you have a school district preference.

EOE/ADA Employer

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The following posting is for an AmeriCorps VISTA position located at our office.

Year 1: Food Hub Community Assessment and Business Model Analysis (standard VISTA benefits apply)

Tentative Start Date: June 2017

Project Summary:

This Food Hub project will serve 4 rural, high poverty counties in Northern New York. This project proposes to increase production of locally grown produce and meats resulting in improved nutrition access for low income individuals, and increase income for producers who live at or near poverty levels, through the development of food hub initiatives that connect growers with markets and provide needed technical assistance.

VISTA Member Duties:

  • Identify existing and/or needed food system infrastructure for local food production
  • Use GIS mapping tools to map identify existing Food Hub infrastructure
  • Identify existing and/or needed Food Hub Assets
  • Use GIS mapping tools to map identify food production capacity
  • Farm Visits
  • Assist with Pilot Projects

Preferred VISTA Skills and Experience:

  • Some experience with ArcGIS
  • Experience with Social media including Facebook, web publishing tools for professional use
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office including PowerPoint and Excel
  • Driver’s license and good driving record
  • Ability to effectively navigate and communicate with diverse populations

For additional information, please contact Remy Cline.

To apply, please complete the information at this link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/NYCCVISTA2017-18

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4-H CAMP WABASSO, Redwood, New York

4-H Camp Wabasso, a summer residential camp, located in Redwood, New York, is now accepting applications for the following positions for the 2017 summer camping season. Click on each position to view the position description. EOE/ADA Employer

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Last updated June 27, 2017