Learn about job opportunities with Cornell Cooperative Extension.

Learn about job opportunities with Cornell Cooperative Extension.


All applications for employment with Cornell Cooperative Extension of Onondaga 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

There are currently 1 job opening at CCE Onondaga.

Environmental Program Team Leader

This position will serve as the Environmental Program Team Leader for Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Onondaga County and will lead the development, coordination and implementation of Environmental and Natural Resources educational programing. Primary responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: leading the development, coordination and implementation of all educational programs; management of administrative functions; and supervision of Environmental and Natural Resource Program staff. Program topics include, but are not limited to: Master Gardener Program, urban and rural forestry, invasive species, wildlife, water quality and urban agriculture. This position will also coordinate all administrative aspects for Environmental and Natural Resources programming to include, but not limited to: writing and providing oversight for the development of grant applications and scopes of work for contracts; track finances and budgeting for grant and contract funds in accordance with approved spending; and apply human resources, finance and information technology policy in accordance with established policies and procedures. This position will work with the Association Executive Director to develop programs that are consistent with the programming goals communicated by the Association Executive Director. This position will work in diverse communities and settings across Onondaga County and must be comfortable and able to communicate in urban, suburban and rural communities utilizing various delivery methods to include the use of social media. This position will work with other Cornell Cooperative Extension program areas and be supportive of an Association team approach and support its foundations.

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 within this 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/.

Please contact David Skeval, Association Executive Director at 315-424-9485 with questions.


This position is a full-time exempt position - 100% FTE. This position, based on eligibility, offers a comprehensive benefit package, to include: health and dental insurance, retirement, vacation, sick and personal leave.


Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree.
  • Two (2) years volunteer or related work experience.
  • Valid NYS Driver License and the ability to meet travel requirements association 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.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Natural Resources field.
  • Three (3) years of experience in Natural Resources.
  • Two (2) years’ experience in management and administration of others.
  • Demonstrated ability to work outdoors under adverse condition.
  • Experience and demonstrated ability in leading and managing others.
  • Experience and success at grant applications.
  • Experience in finance and budgeting.
  • Spanish Language Skills preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to relate to diverse audiences.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively through oral, written and visual means.
  • Demonstrated ability to utilize computer technologies for educational and communication purposes.

All applicants must apply by close of business on March 31, 2017 to be considered for this position. All applicants must complete an application packet, which includes: cover letter, resume and three (3) references.



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.

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Onondaga 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.


Tracy Sanford
SBN Human Resources Lead
(315) 788-8450 ext. 275

Last updated March 6, 2017