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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 a GHHI Program Leader. The Green and Healthy Homes Initiative (GHHI) is a social innovation that yields high rates of return on the integration of energy and health-based investments in lower income communities. The GHHI integrated service delivery system has fast become a national model for health, energy and housing programs at the local level. The GHHI approach achieves multiple benefits, including healthier and more energy efficient homes, higher quality green jobs, increased economic opportunities for low income communities, and better health outcomes for children and families. These benefits are attained by leveraging the nation’s investment in weatherization, energy efficiency, lead hazard reduction, housing rehabilitation and Healthy Homes interventions. GHHI focuses on the reduction of asthma, lead poisoning and trip and fall injuries to improve health, economic and social outcomes for families, children and seniors. 

The GHHI Program Leader will be responsible for ensuring the successful development and implementation of the Green & Healthy Homes Initiative at GHHI Utica-Oneida County. The Program Leader will work closely with the Lead Free Mohawk Valley (LFMV) Coalition as well as other partner organizations and agencies to formulate and implement GHHI goals, objectives, and strategies. The stakeholders typically involved in GHHI sites are diverse and include municipal and state governments, local philanthropies, community-based organizations, healthcare providers, utilities, weatherization, housing rehabilitation and lead remediation contractors, academia, and others. The Program Leader will work to ensure that partners most effectively coordinate and leverage their collective resources to ensure the success of GHHI Utica-Oneida County in part by facilitating round table discussions, leading educational work group initiatives, educating the community to ensure an understanding of healthy housing and environmental safety, and identifying overall training needs to ensure the success of the healthy housing initiative. The Program Leader will create local, regional and statewide networks that enable innovative shared programming development and delivery opportunities.Follow this link for more information and to APPLY.

Cornell Cooperative Extension Oneida County is seeking a SNAP Ed. Nutritionist. This position will serve as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education (SNAP-ED) Nutritionist for Cornell Cooperative Extension of Oneida County and will implement SNAP-ED programming from a menu of existing SNAP-ED educational programs and program activities. This position will implement already-existing educational programming to the public to improve healthy food and lifestyle choices among low-income families and individuals encompassing all age groups. This position will be responsible for the delivery of established SNAP-ED programming to community groups, and will deliver other established SNAP-ED programming and activities, both on-site and off-site, in the community, in accordance with the Nutrition Program Area’s plan of work. This position will also coordinate all administrative aspects of the SNAP-ED Program and will assist program staff with marketing efforts for SNAP-Ed programming, to include the environmental change initiative in collaboration with other Nutritionists of the SNAP-ED program in the Central Region.  Follow this link for more information and to APPLY.

Cornell Cooperative Extension Oneida County is seeking an Oneida County Public Market Online & Volunteer Coordinator.  The Oneida County Public Market Online & Volunteer Coordinator (OCPMOVC) will assist the supervisor with coordinating the growing the capacity of the Oneida County Public Market (OCPM) and developing new marketing opportunities through the public market as a market based food hub.  The OCPMOVC will assist with the set-up and management of an online fresh food sales platform. The individual will secure product(s) needed to fulfill orders, coordinate deliveries of needed product(s) with OCPM vendors and establish a customer pickup and distribution order system. The Coordinator will assist in the development of a marketing and advertising campaign for the online sales platform.  The Coordinator will be responsible for organizing, recruiting, and training volunteers as OCPM Ambassadors. The individual will work with volunteers to fulfill, package and distribute online sales orders. The Coordinator is responsible for assisting volunteers with consumer services at Saturday market sessions and supporting community outreach efforts on behalf of the OCPM.  Follow this link for more information and to APPLY.

Cornell Cooperative Extension Oneida County is seeking a 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 child care providers and parents on topics including, but not limited to: Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS) guidelines, New York State Health and Safety guidelines, engaged learning environments, program organization and routine, parent and provider communication, developmentally appropriate practice, program development, professionalism and responsibility. This position will provide data entry of parent and provider data requiring confidentiality. The Educator will provide information to participants regarding other Extension programs, community agencies, and services as needed.  Follow this link for more information and to APPLY.

CCE Oneida is looking to hire a short-term Garden Maintenance Instructor  for the Spring.  Using sustainable landscape practices, the Garden Maintenance Instructor will concentrate on renovating garden areas and hardscapes throughout our Parker F. Scripture Botanical Gardens and Nature Trail. The position includes working with middle and high school students from BOCES and other organizations to complete these tasks.  Details for this position can be found here .  Contact Holly Wise at (315) 736-3394 x 125 or to set up an interview or for more information. 

Last updated March 5, 2020