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.

Part-time 4H Educator 

Application Deadline: September 21, 2018

Position Summary:

This position will serve as 4-H Educator for Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Onondaga County and will support the Liberty Partnership Program in three middle schools in Syracuse for 4-H after-school programs. The Educator will implement 4-H programming for a menu of existing 4-H educational programs and activities. Duties will include tracking/recording planning, implementation and operation of successful educational programs, aimed at individual student development. This position will monitor student attendance of the programs by collecting attendance rosters and overseeing attendance database, ensuring all class bulletin boards are current and provide the parents with an overview of the materials taught in the class. The Educator will attend meetings with supervisors, afterschool team and training opportunities to review and coordinate after-school activities; will observe all rules and regulations of the School District, and local, state, or national regulatory agencies about health, safety, and care of children; perform record keeping and perform clerical functions (e.g., copying, correcting papers, form preparation, attendance, phone calls, etc.) to provide necessary records/materials and help students succeed. The Educator will also assist in the planning of outdoor and indoor activities that encourage individual students’ emotional and social growth.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent education (Associate’s Degree and 2 years of 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.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with diverse audiences and in a team environment.
  • Must be able to handle confidential and sensitive information following Association policies.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite programs with ability to continue building technological skill set.
  • Ability to deliver outdoor programming in all weather.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in public outreach and education for adult and youth audiences.
  • Experience in volunteer coordination.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, teach, and evaluate informal educational programs through a variety of delivery methods to reach individuals and groups.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage time and attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated ability to function as a team member working with volunteers and staff.
  • Demonstrated ability to organize reference materials for programming purposes.
  • 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
  • Demonstrated ability to advance conversation in emotional settings.
  • Spanish speaking skills. 

Questions regarding this position may be directed to 4H Team Leader, Juliana Quaresma at 315-424-9485 x 241 or jmq27@cornell.edu.

Please send application (downloadable PDF below), cover letter, and resume to CCE Onondaga HR Director, Hillary Chartron-Bartholomew at hkk39@cornell.edu.

CCE Temporary Employment Application


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.

Last updated September 7, 2018