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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: AFTER-SCHOOL MAKERSPACE EDUCATOR

Position Details: P/T, 20 hours/week, $15.35/hour

Work Location: Indian River School District

About the Position: This position will serve as the After-School Makerspace Educator for Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Jefferson County in support of the Indian River School District, specifically Indian River High School. The Makerspace Program is an individualized open learning environment that operates in the school’s makerspace. The program allows high school students the opportunity to learn how to use technology to create prototypes and custom products using equipment such as 3D printers, laser engravers, woodworking tools and more. The Educator will work with the Indian River 4-H After-School Program Site Coordinator, as well as school district staff to design and implement a Makerspace Program curriculum, oversee safety procedures when working with tools and help students design products. This position 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. This position is responsible for carrying out other professional duties as assigned to fulfill the policies and priorities of the Association. This position 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 person supports and complies with affirmative action policies and procedures and the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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 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 and apply online. This position will remain open until the position is filled.

EOE/ADA Employer

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Position Title: 4-H PROGRAM EDUCATOR

Position Details: F/T, 40 hours/week, $16.85/hour

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

About the Position: This position will serve as the 4-H Program Educator for Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Jefferson County and under the leadership and oversight of the Youth and Family Development Issue Leader and the 4-H Program Educator, will provide program implementation and administrative direction, management and coordination to the 4-H Program. This position will assist the Youth and Family Development Issue Leader and 4-H Program Educator with the planning and development of programming and resources, and will coordinate and implement programming for a menu of 4-H programs and program activities.This position will work closely with the Youth and Family Development Issue Leader and 4-H Program Educator to expand/develop science, technology, engineering and math programs for delivery during evenings, weekends and in the after school programs and will provide program implementation and administrative direction, and coordination for all aspects of 4-H volunteer efforts to include, but not limited to: utilizing existing volunteer programming resources to recruit new 4-H volunteers; provide orientation and training of 4-H volunteers; and provide ongoing follow-up to volunteers that ensures initial and continued 4-H club success.

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree or equivalent education (Bachelor’s Degree with four (4) years transferrable relevant evidence-based research 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 October 30, 2017.

EOE/ADA Employer

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Position Title: AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAM EDUCATOR  [Two (2) positions available]

Position Details: P/T, 20 hours/week, $15.35/hour

Work Location: Wiley Intermediate-Watertown City School District

About the Position: This position will serve as an After-School Program Educator for Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Jefferson County and will provide comprehensive 4-H youth development opportunities for youth in grades 5-6 from Wiley Intermediate School in the Watertown City School District. This position 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. This position will provide instruction utilizing established 4-H curriculum in the areas of environmental science and natural resources, science, technology engineering, and math (STEM). This position 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.

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.
  • Ability to meet travel requirements associated with this position, including valid NYS driver’s license.
  • 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 . All Applicants must apply online to be considered for this position. This position will remain open until both positions are filled.

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Position Title: AGRICULTURE PROGRAM COORDINATOR

Position Details:  F/T, 40 hours/week, $16.15/hour

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

About the Position: This position will serve as the Agriculture Program Coordinator for Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Jefferson County and will provide program coordination and support for the Agriculture and Natural Resources Program Area, including production agriculture, horticulture, local food and food hub programming and project initiatives. This position will assist in the development of a detailed map-able database of the Food System in the contiguous counties of Jefferson, Lewis, Oswego and St. Lawrence. This position will work to obtain information through grower/producer and market support and outreach to determine existing and needed infrastructure, identify efficient transportation routes and facilitate needed networks between growers/producers and markets in conjunction with the Food Hub Team. This position will work with a state public authority’s ArcGIS mapping database system and Regional Food Systems Team to create a replicable, successful food hub implementation process model. This position will organize and coordinate activities and events relating to agriculture programming; coordinate all aspects of the enrollment and reporting processes; and will provide administrative assistance in support of assigned agriculture and natural resources programming efforts. This position will assist in data collection and database entry. This position will assist in the preparation of reports, presentations and any outreach materials to support identified projects. This position will conduct direct programming via social media efforts and will write, design/layout program flyers, newsletters, articles, etc. This position will serve as an accessible resource to program staff and volunteers as appropriate, and will utilize existing program resources and materials in program work. This position will assist in delivering and evaluating other agriculture educational programs as defined.

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.
  • Experience with database programs.
  • High level of competency in technology, including, but not limited to: social media outlets (Facebook, Twitter, etc.); Microsoft Office Suite Programs, (specifically PowerPoint and Excel); and PhotoShop; and the ability to utilize computer technologies for educational and communication purposes.
  • 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 October 24, 2017.

EOE/ADA Employer

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Position Title: ASSISTANT OFFICE COORDINATOR

Position Details: P/T, 20 hours/week, $13.47/hour

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

About the Position: This position will serve as an Assistant Office Coordinator for Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Jefferson County and will provide overall coordination and administrative support to the Association. This position must maintain a high level of accuracy and attention to detail, adherence to strict timeframes, and confidentiality in performing position responsibilities. This position will coordinate and perform assigned administrative duties with the ability to be professional, well-spoken, highly organized, detail-oriented and have the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously. This position must display excellent verbal and written communication, interpersonal skills, as well as diplomatic skills to work and interact with both internal and external customers in a manner that is service-minded. Position responsibilities will include: general financial record keeping, office organization, filing, copying, preparing worksheets, performing routine data collection, compilation of basic statistical data computations, general database maintenance, creating flyers and brochures, etc. Administrative responsibilities may change based on Association needs and funding availability. 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.

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 October 24, 2017.

EOE/ADA Employer

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Position Title: After-School Program Educator

Position Details: P/T, 20 hours/week, $15.35/hour

Work Location: Indian River Intermediate School

About the Position: This position will serve as an After-School Program Educator for Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Jefferson County in support of the Indian River Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) and the 21st Century Community Learning Center (CCLC) Programs. The Educator 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 as well as grades K-12 in other 21st CCLC After-School Programs (i.e. Beaver River, Belleville-Henderson, Copenhagen, LaFargeville, Indian River, Watertown City School District).This position 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. This position will provide instruction utilizing established 4-H curriculum in the areas of environmental science and natural resources, science, technology engineering, art and math (STEAM).This position 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. This position 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.

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. This position will remain open until all positions are filled.

EOE/ADA Employer

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Position Title: (3) Teacher-Tutor positions available

Position Details: P/T, 5 hours/week, $20.00/hour

Work Location: Indian River Intermediate School

About the Position: These positions will serve as a Teacher Tutor 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-Tutor 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 is 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. These positions 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.

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. This position will remain open until all positions are filled.

EOE/ADA Employer

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Position Title: EAT SMART NY NUTRITIONIST

Position Details: P/T, 20 hours/week, $18.75/hour

Work Location: FRANKLIN COUNTY, 355 West Main Street, Malone, NY-

About the Position: This position will serve as Eat Smart NY Nutritionist for Cornell Cooperative Extension and will implement SNAP-ED programming from 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 Franklin 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, 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 environmental change initiatives in collaboration with other nutritionists of the SNAP-ED program in the North Country Region.

Required Qualifications:

  • 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 October 24, 2017.

EOE/ADA Employer

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Title of Positions: AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAM TEACHER-TUTOR

8 total positions available in the following schools:

  • Copenhagen Central School (1)
  • Belleville-Henderson Central School (1)
  • Antwerp Primary School (2)
  • Indian River High School (2)

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: AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAM EDUCATORS - Morning Program

One (1) position available at LaFargeville Central School

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

About the Positions: This position will serve as Program Educator 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. This position will provide established guidance and direction for program participants and program activities, including club and life skills. This position will provide instruction utilizing established 4-H curriculum in the areas of environmental science and natural resources, science, technology engineering, art and math (STEAM). This position 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 LaFargeville Central School Position Description and 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

4 positions available in the following school districts:

  • Indian River Central School
  • LaFargeville 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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Contact

Jane Pearson
Human Resources Systems & Support Specialist
jep347@cornell.edu
315-788-8450

Last updated October 18, 2017