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All applications for employment with Cornell Cooperative Extension of Essex County and other county extension associations must be submitted through the Cornell University Employment system. 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

PUBLIC HEALTH FELLOW I (Program and Organizational Management, Nutrition, and Food Security):

In August 2024 a cohort of NYS Public Health Corps Fellows will be mobilized across New York State to:

  1. provide critical support and services to the New York State Department of Health, local health departments (LHD), and community-based sites in response to both current and future public health emergencies
  2. build effective communication and messaging throughout the State to support key strategies addressing public health efforts
  3. facilitate connections among the community-level public health stakeholders required to strengthen and sustain public health learning and action partnerships

Essex County CCE is excited to be the host organization for a Public Health Fellow. Join our motivated staff and work on a wide range of responsibilities including program delivery and working side-by-side with staff focusing on nutrition and food security. For a complete description of this position and to apply visit https://us241.dayforcehcm.com/CandidatePortal/en-US/ssollc/Posting/View/7226

Deadline to apply is June 28. Maximum hiring rate is $24/hr.

POWER OF PRODUCE (POP) CLUB EDUCATOR:

This position will serve as the educator for the Power of Produce (POP) Club farmers’ market program, working directly with over 300 kids at summer farmers’ markets in the Adirondack region. This position will implement a menu of existing POP Club and local foods curricula through activities such as one-on-one teaching, group classes, and workshops, and will cover topics including but not limited to nutrition, pollination, and composting.

All applicants must apply online to be considered for this position. All applicants must complete an online application, which includes: cover letter, resume and three (3) references. Applications will be reviewed as they are received and position will remain open until filled.

This is a temporary full-time non-exempt position - 100% FTE, 37.5 hours per week. Position duration spans 13 to 14 weeks, from late May until early September. The hourly rate is $18.35/hour. This position, based on eligibility, offers a comprehensive benefit package, including health and dental insurance and retirement.

Required Qualifications:

  • Associate’s Degree or Equivalent Education (GED/High School Diploma and one (1) year 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 work flexible hours which will include early mornings, evenings and weekends, as dictated by farmers’ market days and hours.

For more information and to apply click here.


4-H EDUCATOR:

Whether or not you grew up in 4-H, you are invited to join a great team working with incredible 4-H educators across NYS to support young lives and healthy communities. The work of a 4-H Program Educator includes a wide range of programming opportunities with 4-H youth, clubs, and volunteers as well as in-school and after-school programming.

This position will serve as the 4-H Program Educator for Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Essex County and will deliver already-existing educational programming to youth within the 4-H Youth Development program and direct 4-H volunteer efforts. This position is under the leadership and oversight of the Community Vitality Program Senior Team Leader. This position will work closely with the Community Vitality Program Team to expand program areas to include, but not limited to: animal husbandry & show presence, Agriculture in the Classroom, shooting sports, STEAM (science, technology, engineering, agriculture, and math), and youth wellness programs. Program delivery will occur during regular office hours, evenings, weekends, and after-school and summer programs. This position will include, but not be limited to: utilizing existing volunteer programming resources to recruit new 4-H volunteers; providing orientation and training of 4-H volunteers; and providing ongoing follow-up to volunteers that ensures initial and continued 4-H club and program success.

All applicants must apply online to be considered for this position. All applicants must complete an online application, which includes: cover letter, resume and three (3) references. Applications will be reviewed as they are received and position will remain open until filled.

This is a full-time non-exempt position - 100% FTE, 37.5 hours per week at an hourly rate of $25.64/hour. This position, based on eligibility, offers a comprehensive benefits package, including health and dental insurance, retirement, vacation, sick and personal leave.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent education (Associate Degree and two (2) years transferrable program/function 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 work flexible hours which may include evenings and/or weekends, as appropriate.

For more information and to apply click here

LOOKING FOR MORE CORNELL COOPERATIVE EXTENSION JOB OPPORTUNITIES IN THIS REGION? CHECK OUT THE JOBS PAGES OF OUR COLLEAGUES IN THESE COUNTIES:

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Cornell Cooperative Extension is an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. Individuals who bring a diverse perspective and are supportive of diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.

Last updated June 14, 2024