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Healthy Schenectady Families - Family Support Educator Full Time –
Schenectady County is seeking a full time, 35 hours per week qualified and
experienced educator who provides program delivery to improve healthy family
and parenting choices among eligible families and individuals in Schenectady
As part of
the Healthy Families New York and Healthy Schenectady Families Programs, this
position works closely with the team of educators and supervisors to promote
the well-being of parents, children and families through the use of existing
evidence-based health education and parenting curricula delivered through home
visits. Positive, persistent and individualized outreach from the educator
keeps families involved in the program and leads to improved outcomes for
children, parents, and the community.
Degree in human services or related field (Associate’s Degree in human services
or related field and two years transferrable program/functional experience may
substitute for a Bachelor’s Degree) and one year related experience.
to present effective and relevant educational lessons to target audiences and
work with diverse audiences of all ages.
in the use of modern electronic technology and software (e.g. video, audio,
computers, Microsoft Office Programs, social media, internet and database
to work independently and to effectively participate in professional team
to plan and organize work responsibilities according to priorities developed
with team members and immediate supervisor.
to read and write in English.
be able to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
to working in limited income urban settings with diverse program participants
in their surrounding communities.
to meet frequent travel requirements associated with this position. A valid NYS
driver’s license with the ability to drive and driving record acceptable for
agency insurance coverage are required.
to meet acceptable background check requirements.
to work flexible hours which include evenings and/or weekends, and occasional
to frequently lift, move or transport program supplies and equipment, climb
stairs with or without reasonable accommodation.
to remain in a stationary position (for example, standing, sitting) while
constantly operating a computer and other office machinery, such as a
calculator, copy machine, and computer printer, with or without reasonable
to frequently move about inside the office to access file cabinets/file
documents, office machinery, etc., with or without reasonable accommodation.
to work in a busy open office with occasional to frequent distractions and
opportunities to demonstrate positive collaboration amongst staff, visitors and
with the community in which the work takes place and ability to utilize program
resources within the community.
with a variety of program delivery methods to reach individuals and groups in
youth and adult audiences and ability to integrate youth and adult development
principles into educational activities.
to speak, read and write proficiently in the Spanish language, or other
non-English language as is spoken in the target community.
benefits, based on eligibility, including:
- Vacation, Sick and Personal time
- Paid Holidays
- NYS Health Insurance Program
(including Dental Insurance)
- NYS Retirement
- Long-term Disability Insurance
- Voluntary Tax Deferred Annuity
- Voluntary Flexible Spending
- Voluntary Group Universal Life
- Voluntary Personal Accidental Insurance
- Voluntary Legal Plan Insurance
- Voluntary Long Term Care Insurance
- Voluntary Auto and Homeowner’s
- Voluntary Pet Insurance
- Voluntary New York’s College
applications must be received on-line by December 6, 2017.Position
closing dates may change based on Association needs.
To Apply & For Further Details:
Full instructions on how external applicants may apply
through Workday may be found here: http://cce.cornell.edu/sites/default/files/applying_for_a_job_-_external_5-2016_v2.pdf
Cornell Cooperative Extension is a
collaboration among Cornell University, the United States Department of
Agriculture, the State of New York, and the residents of New York State.
Per NYS Law, county and regional extension service associations are subordinate
governmental agencies. This employment opportunity is with the entities
listed and not with Cornell University.
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.
Last updated November 21, 2017