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Learn about job opportunities with Cornell Cooperative Extension.


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.

All applications for employment with Cornell Cooperative Extension of Oneida County and other county extension associations must be submitted through the Cornell University Employment system (see information at left). We do post available job and internship opportunities on this page when they become available, with links to the Cornell website, for your convenience.

Cornell Cooperative Extension Oneida County is seeking a part time Program Coordinator for the Ambassadors in Ag Program.  The Ambassadors in Ag Program Coordinator (AAP) is primarily responsible for program coordination for the “Ambassadors in Ag” program. The AAP Coordinator will coordinate a committee to develop relevant topics for presentations and appropriate program monitoring tools. The AAP Coordinator will identify potential Ambassadors, dates and sites for presentations to schools, organizations and community groups. The AAP Coordinator will work with the Committee members and Ambassadors to develop marketing and presentation materials.

Job shadowing and internship descriptions will be developed by the AAP Coordinator with assistance from Sr. Ag Team Leader, AED Specialist and committee partners to include; an application, interview and selection process for a timeframe of 1-3 months with varying hours and responsibilities in the Ag Industry. 

This position is a part time (20 hrs./week), temporary position.  Those interested in applying should send their resume & cover letter to Lori North, HR Manager,

Cornell Cooperative Extension Oneida County is seeking a Sr. Administrative Assistant. The Family Development Sr. Administrative Assistant provides a high level of clerical and administrative support for the Family Development program. This position is responsible for providing a wide variety of complex technical, clerical and/or administrative support including word processing, database manipulation, spreadsheet development and desktop publishing to create, edit, format and produce brochures, reports, office forms, newsletters, directories, and correspondence. Handle general recordkeeping and database management and performing routine data collection. Prepare various educational materials and coordinate event registration and catered and non-catered events. Work in collaboration with administrative staff to provide general office and reception support as necessary/required.  Follow this link for more information and to APPLY.

Cornell Cooperative Extension Oneida County is seeking an Environmental Safety Resource Educator. The Environmental Safety Resource Educator responsibilities include innovative program development, evaluation and direction of project areas, including lead safety, lead hazard education, lead safe work and lead awareness programming tailored to the changing needs and context of the County’s population living in urbanized and rural areas. The Educator will develop and deliver quality environmental safety educational programs and encourage the application of research-generated knowledge and leadership techniques. 

The Resource Educator provides in-depth support and input into programming, evaluation, grants/contracts management, marketing, and research regarding environmental safety in Oneida County. The Educator will develop and submit annual Workplans consistent with New York State Department of Health guidelines; ensure quality implementation and compliance of programming according to all local, state, and federal regulations; engage in regular reporting to funders, partners, and Cornell University; and provide subject matter resources connecting Cornell faculty and regional/state efforts to local priorities.
The Educator will work with the Lead Free Mohawk Valley Coalition as well as other local partner organizations and groups to collectively develop program design, delivery and research that holistically fosters the greater health, sustainability and well-being of the county’s citizenry at home and in their communities.
Create local, regional and statewide networks that enable innovative shared programming development and delivery opportunities. Responsible for program management and accountable for providing leadership, planning, priority setting, assuring Cornell and stakeholders connections and quality for all association programs. The Resource Educator will work closely with the Oneida County Department of Health to ensure grant objectives are met.  Follow this link for more information and to APPLY.

Cornell Cooperative Extension Oneida County is seeking a New Ventures & Land Management Educator. The New Ventures & Land Management Resource Educator is primarily responsible for the assessment, development, evaluation and delivery of educational workshops, trainings, and technical assistance to new and existing producers in the area of new ventures and land management. Land management emphasizes the process of managing the use and development (in both urban and rural settings) of land resources; which may include organic agriculture, reforestation, and grazing. The Educator works as part of a team, collaborating with the Association, regional and statewide professional staff and volunteers in the area of agriculture to meet the needs of the Oneida County agricultural community. The Educator will serve as a member of the Agriculture team to assist with the direction, management and coordination in the areas of agriculture programming and agriculture economic development.  Follow this link for more information and to APPLY.  

Cornell Cooperative Extension Oneida County is seeking a Grant & Contract Liaison. The Association Grant and Contract Liaison will assist Cornell Cooperative Extension of Oneida County in identifying sources of funding, preparing research and submitting grant proposals to foundations, funding agencies (ie: Federal and State government) and philanthropic organizations. Coordinate and manage the process for grants from proposal development through submission and award. 

The Grant and Contract Liaison should be capable of working independently, but also as part of a team, with the ability to manage timelines and day-to-day processes for the successful administration and delivery of grants. As necessary, work closely with Association leadership, the Community and Regional Development Institute (CaRDI), and other entities on campus and in the community.  Follow this link for more information and to APPLY.

Cornell Cooperative Extension Oneida County is seeking an Ag in the Classroom Educator.  This person will deliver the established Agriculture in the Classroom curriculum with the aim of fostering awareness, understanding, and appreciation of how we produce food and fiber, what we eat, and how we live by helping teachers, students, and their communities learn about and engage with agriculture and food systems. S/he will deliver established curriculum to help youth understand the connections between agriculture, the environment, and people. S/he will assist with the planning and evaluation of the delivery of the established educational program goals. This person will interact with the public through classroom presentations. S/he will assist their Supervisor with activities to foster the program with community leaders. S/he will assist 4-H staff with summer programming as necessary. This person will appreciate and promote diversity in all interactions with program participants, staff, volunteers, and the public.  Follow this link for more information and to APPLY.

Cornell Cooperative Extension Oneida County is seeking an Oneida County Farmers Market & Ag Incubator Kitchen Manager. This position will serve as the Oneida County Farmers Market Manager for Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Oneida County and will work under the direction and supervision of the Ag Economic Development Specialist to assist in the planning of educational programs and activities. This position will be responsible for managing all aspects of the Public Market and Market Readiness Programming and will work with the Friends of the Market committee per the established Plan of Work. This position will work with the agricultural community to enhance the economic vitality of agri-businesses in Oneida County and the surrounding region. This position will utilize established resources to support, manage and coordinate educational programming efforts provided to farmers and vendors regarding marketing of products that will increase access to local agricultural markets. This person will provide overall market management and outreach to agriculture producers, new food entrepreneurs, new/beginning farmers and the general public. As the Oneida County Ag Incubator Manager this person will assist entrepreneurs participating in the Farm & Food Business Incubator Program to develop products and business models to serve emerging markets. This position will coordinate specialized workshops and programs to help these new businesses navigate the unique challenges of the agricultural and food industries.  Follow this link for more information and to APPLY.  

Last updated September 6, 2019