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Careers

Careers in Human Resources

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Oneida County is seeking a SBN HR Lead Manager.  This position reports to the Executive Director of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Oneida County and is responsible for providing high-level leadership and human resources operations management and guidance for the Leatherstocking Shared Business Network (SBN). The position develops and maintains effective working relationships among staff at each association within the SBN, including HR administrators and Executive Directors, working in conjunction with Extension Administration Human Resources and other SBN HR Leads from across New York State to lead the human resources operation locally, regionally, and statewide to its optimal state. The SBN HR Lead exercises professional judgment, discretion, and confidentiality in leading the regional HR operations. Facilitates successful policy/procedure changes driven by compliance requirement or local/regional/statewide need. Provides leadership to implement system-wide initiatives at a regional level and remains consistent with Extension Administration guidance while problem solving and offering HR solutions at the individual association level as requested by respective Executive Directors. This position may also work within individual Associations to provide local HR support as time and capacity permit. 

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Careers in the 4-H Program

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.

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Careers in the Ag Department

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Oneida County is seeking an Ag. Senior Team Leader. The Agriculture Senior Team Leader provides leadership to assess, develop, deliver, and evaluate agricultural educational programming within Cornell Cooperative Extension of Oneida County. The Ag. Sr. Team Leader supervises the Oneida County Ag. team members who develop and deliver programs and engage volunteers. The position is also responsible for developing and maintaining networks with a wide range of stakeholders, assessing trends related to agriculture, developing reports and materials for funders, for the identification of grant opportunities and for the completion of grant applications. This position will manage the agriculture department’s grants and contracts, ensuring that objectives and deliverables are met within the timeline and budget of the awarded grant The Ag. Sr. Team Leader works closely with the Agriculture Economic Development Resource Educator to identify program needs, develop innovative programs and evaluate program impact.

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Careers in the Finance Department

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Oneida County is seeking an Association Bookkeeper. The Association Bookkeeper works independently under the general administrative supervision of the Lead Finance Manager to provide basic accounting tasks and clerical functions. This position will carry out tasks including, but not limited to: financial data entry; creating and maintaining records; and documenting transaction details. The individual may provide financial reports as needed. The Association Bookkeeper will work cooperatively in a team effort on a day-to-day basis.

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Careers in the Nutrition Department:

Cornell Cooperative Extension of 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. This position will be located at the CCE Oswego County Office in Mexico, NY with the majority of programming efforts being delivered in Oswego County.

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Careers in the Child Care Council / Family Development Department:

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.

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Careers in the Energy and Environment Program Team:

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Oneida County is hiring a Green & Healthy Homes Initiative 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 assist in 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 assist in formulating and implementing 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 with partners to 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 work with the supervisor to create local, regional and statewide networks that enable innovative shared programming development and delivery opportunities. 

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Cornell Cooperative Extension of Oneida County is hiring County Energy Advisors (multiple positions open). County Energy Advisors will lead County level programing efforts focused on NYS energy efficiency and clean energy education programs in the Mohawk Valley Region, specifically in Oneida, Herkimer, Schoharie, Otsego, Fulton and Montgomery Counties. This position is also responsible for working as a team member and provide input to his/her/their supervisor and fellow regional team members on implementation and evaluation of these energy programs throughout the Mohawk Valley region. This position, alongside other Energy Team members, will provide direction, organization, coordination, and management of programs that work to inform residents, multifamily building owners, and small businesses, with an emphasis in low-to-moderate income and priority communities, of the options for adopting clean energy strategies in their homes and businesses.  

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Cornell Cooperative Extension of Oneida County is hiring Community Energy Educators (multiple positions open).The Community Energy Educator will primarily assist with the teaching of energy efficiency and clean energy education programs in the Mohawk Valley Region, specifically in Oneida, Herkimer, Schoharie, Otsego, Fulton and Montgomery Counties. This position is also responsible for working as a team member and provides input to his/her/their supervisor on implementation and evaluation of these energy programs. This position, alongside other Energy Team members, will work to inform residents, multifamily building owners, and small businesses, with an emphasis in low-to-moderate income and priority communities, of the options for adopting clean energy strategies in their homes and businesses.  

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Careers in the IT Department 

Cornell Cooperative Extension is hiring an IT Coordinator.  The IT Coordinator is responsible for facilitating successful policy/procedure changes driven by compliance requirement or local need. The individual will implement Association IT initiatives and remain consistent with Extension Administration guidance surrounding Information Technology. This person works closely with the Leatherstocking IT Lead, Executive Director, and CCE Oneida management staff to establish robust networks of workstations, linked via both internet and intranet and provide remote maintenance, updates and support to those networks and components (both hardware and software). The IT Coordinator is responsible for performing in person maintenance of technology operations within CCE Oneida. The individual will exercise professional judgment, discretion, and confidentiality in leading the Association’s IT operations in all tasks.

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Last updated September 30, 2022