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Employment

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 is currently 2 job openings at CCE Onondaga.

Urban Agriculture Specialist

This position will serve as the Urban Agriculture Educator for Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Onondaga County and will deliver gardening training in both classroom and in the garden setting in support of the Beginning Farmer Rancher Development Program (BFRDP) grant sub-contract with Refugee and Immigrant Self-Empowerment (RISE). The Urban Agriculture Educator will provide in-class and hands-on education to participants of the BFRDP with an emphasis on providing comprehensive social, technical and logistical gardening training for New American participants. This position will teach established English as a Second Language (ESL) garden-based literacy curriculum, and will execute programming and program activities with a focus on addressing clientele needs, including, but not limited to: gardening training, garden-based literacy, community gardening, marketing techniques, and financial education and business plan development to include credit and land acquisition in order to support sustained production. The Urban Agriculture Educator will be working as a liaison between Beginning Farmer Rancher Development Program (BFRDP) community partners: RISE Project Coordinator; Brady Faith Farm Coordinator, Salt City Harvest Farm Manager; Matthew 25 Farm Manager, and CCE of Onondaga County.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR APPLICANTS:

PLEASE READ BEFORE APPLYING

All applicants must apply online by close of day on February 7, 2022 to be considered for this position. All applicants must submit an application online, which includes: cover letter, resume and three (3) references.

Please submit your application through this link:

https://cornell.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/CCECareerPage/job/New-York-State-Other/Urban-Agriculture-Specialist---East-Syracuse--NY_WDR-00029015.

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4-H Educator

This position will serve as 4-H Educator for Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Onondaga County, focusing on its Leadership programs and acting as a 4-H Urban Club Coordinator. The Educator will implement 4-H programming for a menu of existing 4-H educational programs and activities in the areas of Civic Engagement and Leadership, STEM and Healthy Living. Duties will include tracking/recording planning, implementation and operation of successful educational programs, aimed at individual student development. This position will include but is not limited to monitoring student attendance of the programs by collecting attendance rosters and overseeing attendance database, ensuring all class announcements are current and providing parents with an overview of the materials taught in the class. This position will observe all rules and regulations of the School District or partnering location, 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.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR APPLICANTS:

PLEASE READ BEFORE APPLYING

All applicants must apply online by close of day on January 24, 2022 to be considered for this position. All applicants must submit an application online, which includes: cover letter, resume and three (3) references.

https://cornell.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/CCECareerPage/job/New-York-State-Other/XMLNAME-4-H-Educator---East-Syracuse--NY_WDR-00029106

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.

Contact

Hillary Chartron-Bartholomew
Director of Human Resources, Information Technology, Communications, & Operations
hkk39@cornell.edu
315-424-9485 x234

Last updated January 20, 2022