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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.

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 of 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 programing as necessary. This person will appreciate and promote diversity in all interactions with program participants, staff, volunteers, and the public. 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 programing as necessary. This person will appreciate and promote diversity in all interactions with program participants, staff, volunteers, and the public.  Click here to learn more and apply.

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Oneida County is seeking a Family Development Subject Educator I.  The Subject Educator I serves as a member of the Family Development Team to deliver programming and assist with the evaluation, planning and management of Family Development programs to child care providers and parents in Herkimer, Madison, and Oneida Counties. The educator will deliver established educational programs to childcare providers and parents on topics including, but not limited to: Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS) guidelines, engaged learning environments, program organization and routine, parent and provider communication, developmentally appropriate practice, program development, business practices, professionalism and responsibility. This position will provide data entry of participant data requiring confidentiality. The Educator will provide information to participants regarding other Extension programs, community agencies, and services as needed.  Click here to learn more and apply.

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Oneida County is seeking a Digital Education Coordinator.  The Digital Education Coordinator is primarily responsible for program coordination of all digital applications for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education (SNAP Ed) program area. The Coordinator will assist in the delivery, tracking, and compiling of participant intent surveys of all SNAP Ed digital applications. Will modify and expand types of digital education, pod cast and other applications in cooperation with community partners, New York State Office of Temporary and Disability (OTDA), and as directed by supervisor. An essential component of the position is the ability to coordinate with agencies and DSS district in the regional coverage area to ensure SNAP Ed digital applications are being promoted, utilized and reaching the programs target population.  Click here to learn more and apply.

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Oneida County is seeking a SNAP Ed. Nutrition Assistant. The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is a USDA funded Nutrition Education and Obesity Prevention Program. The SNAP-Ed. program is designed to assist and encourage the SNAP recipients and persons eligible for SNAP to choose healthy diets and active lifestyles through the provision of behaviorally-focused nutrition education and obesity prevention activities. Nutrition education is provided in group settings in eligible areas and sites throughout our coverage area known as the Central Region. In addition to direct education the program also provides Policy, Systems, and Environmental (PSE) initiatives. PSE initiatives are a set of comprehensive activities that address barriers that make healthy food and physical activity choices harder for the SNAP population to put into action. The SNAP Nutrition Assistant provides support services such as, assisting nutrition educators during classes and activities and assisting nutrition educators with preparing class materials.  Click here to learn more and apply. 

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Oneida County is seeking a Food Supply Chain and Market Development Specialist. The Food Supply Chain and Market Development Specialist will concentrate on identifying and serving as liaison with new markets with the goal of enabling farmers to achieve volume pricing benefits while meeting the demands of larger businesses they were previously unable to service due to limited capacity. The term “new markets” may include prospective buyers from untapped geographic areas as well as from within Oneida County itself. The Food Supply Chain and Market Development Specialist will work with agricultural producers to increase their representation at regional markets and events and establish a regional product inventory. The Specialist will assist in identifying NYS and Northeast supply chain wholesalers, food hubs and other distribution channels to assess market demand. The initiative will educate producers on the benefits of supply chain and market development services to achieve their business goals. The Specialist will work with CCEOC Farm Business Management staff and producers to determine if marketing channels represent a good fit in terms of producer capacity, business terms, and profitability and will provide group education and one-on-one consultation for producers to strengthen farm business management skills, and to teach the benefits of consolidating products/marketing.

This is an exempt, benefits eligible, temporary position.   Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture, Education, Economics, Marketing, Business Management or related field required.  All interested candidates should contact Bonnie Collins, Ag Sr. Team Leader, bsc33@cornell.edu for more information or to apply.

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Oneida County is seeking qualified educators to provide comprehensive 4-H youth development opportunities for youth in grades K-8 in the Adirondack Central School District. Individuals will provide established guidance and direction for program participants and after-school activities, including club and life skills, as well as assisting the collaborating teachers during the academic study portion of the program. The educators will provide instruction utilizing established 4-H curriculum in the areas of environmental science and natural resources, science, technology engineering, art and math (STEAM). They will utilize existing program resources and materials in program work, assist in the creation of program lesson plans, utilize a variety of delivery methods and assist in delivering established innovative educational programs as assigned. 

We currently have a need for 4 educators at Boonville Elementary & 2 in West Leyden.  These positions  follow the school schedule and are temporary positions.  Educators will work approximately 17.5 hours per week with an hourly rate of $15.00/hour.   All interested candidates should contact Lisa Farney, 4-H Program Supervisor, lb553@cornell.edu for more information or to apply.

CUNY is hiring a full-time Early Childhood Regional Coordinator, stationed at the CCE Oneida Office. The Regional Coordinator will be responsible for implementing projects, based on the models created and refined by the New York Early Childhood Professional Development Institute. The Regional Coordinator will work closely with a local partner agency to engage stakeholders, recruit members, identify local professional development resources and leadership needs, and craft appropriate and effective responses to those needs. This position will be based in Oriskany, NY, and the projects will serve Oneida, Herkimer, Fulton, Montgomery, and Otsego, and Schoharie counties. NOTE: This is not a CCE job, hiring will be done by CUNY, but the position is based out of the CCE Oneida Office.  Click here to learn more and apply.

Last updated November 18, 2021