Learn about job opportunities with Cornell Cooperative Extension.

Learn about job opportunities with Cornell Cooperative Extension.

Jobs

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


Current Openings

Nutrition Educator II Part-Time – Schenectady, NY

CCE of Schenectady County is seeking a part-time, 21 hours per week qualified and experienced educator who provides input into the planning for and conducts the implementation of public nutrition education to improve healthy food and choices among senior citizens and individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (“I/DDs”) throughout Schenectady County.Program delivery and nutrition education is provided at senior meal sites (for seniors receiving home delivered meals) and at group homes (for individuals with I/DDs) and other supervised facilities.

This position collaborates closely with the Schenectady County Office for the Aging and other agencies that provide services to individuals with I/DDs in an effort to fulfill contract requirements which include but are not limited to: constituent education and training, food safety and menu reviews.The Nutrition Educator provides nutrition and food safety education to constituent food service staff at each site to ensure that food quality, sanitation, safety standards are met. The Nutrition Educator has oversight for Association nutrition/dietetics student interns and volunteers.

Required Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Nutrition, Health Education and/or Public Health. Bachelor’s Degree in Nutrition, Health Education and/or Public Health plus 4 years transferrable relevant evidence based research experience may substitute for a Master’s Degree.
  • Ability to plan, organize, implement and present effective and relevant educational lessons to target audiences in group settings, and work with diverse audiences of all ages.
  • Must be able to purchase and prepare foods, utilizing business expense account and pragmatic use of resources.
  • Must be able to review and follow recipes and assure compliance to federal and state guidelines.
  • Ability to work independently and to effectively participate in professional team efforts.
  • Ability to effectively provide oversight to interns and volunteers.
  • Proficiency in the use of basic modern electronic technology (e.g., video, audio, computers, texting, Microsoft Office Programs, etc.)
  • Communication Skills: Ability to read and write in English. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively through oral, written and visual channels, use traditional tools as well as innovative applications of electronic technology (e.g. computers, audio, video, etc.). Ability to frequently and effectively communicate verbally and in writing with external partners, program participants, employees and others.Ability to effectively market the program including through websites.
  • Ability to utilize program resource within the community.
  • Ability to meet frequent travel requirements associated with this position. A valid NYS driver’s license with the ability to drive and a driving record acceptable for agency insurance coverage are required.
  • Ability to meet acceptable background check requirements.
  • Ability to work flexible hours which may include evenings and/or weekends, as appropriate.
  • Ability to plan and organize personal work responsibilities according to priorities developed with team members and immediate supervisor.
  • Knowledge of and ability to relate to diverse audiences (including senior citizens and I/DDs and the staff who support them) and Schenectady County communities.
  • Commitment to working in limited income urban settings with diverse program participants and the community based agencies that serve them.
  • Ability to frequently lift, move and/or transport program supplies and equipment, and climb stairs with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Ability 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 a computer printer, with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Ability to regularly move about inside the office to access file cabinets/file documents, office machinery, etc., with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Ability to work in a busy open office with occasional and frequent distractions and opportunities to demonstrate positive collaboration amongst staff, visitors and the public.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Registered Dietitian.
  • Food service experience.
  • Knowledge of nutritional concerns of seniors and/or individuals with I/DDs.
  • Familiar with guidelines and nutritional requirements for seniors and/or individuals with I/DDs.
  • ServSafe training and certification.
  • Ability to understand, interpret and apply nutritional research.

Position Details

This is a part time, 21 hours/week position. Excellent 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 Accounts
  • Voluntary Group Universal Life Insurance
  • Voluntary Personal Accidental Insurance
  • Voluntary Legal Plan Insurance
  • Voluntary Long Term Care Insurance
  • Voluntary Auto and Homeowner’s Insurance
  • Voluntary Pet Insurance
  • Voluntary New York’s College Savings Program

All applications must be received on-line by August 31, 2017.Position closing dates may change based on Association needs.

To Apply & For Further Details:

https://cornell.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/CCECareerPage/job/New-York-State-Other/CCE-of-Schenectady-County-Nutrition-Educator-II-Part-Time---Schenectady--NY_WDR-00012008

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.


Healthy Schenectady Families Family Support Educator Full Time – Schenectady, NY

CCE of Schenectady County is seeking a full time, 35 hours per week qualified and experienced educator who primarily provides program delivery to improve healthy family and parenting choices among eligible families and individuals in Schenectady County.

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.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Arts or Science degree in a human services or related field OR an Associate’s degree in human services or related field and at least 2 years related work or volunteer experience.
  • Ability to teach evidence-based health education and parenting curricula to participants and work with diverse audiences of all ages.
  • Ability to carry supplies and equipment, climb stairs with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Proficiency in the use of modern electronic technology and software (e.g., video, audio, computers, texting, Microsoft Office Programs, social media, internet and database software, etc.)
  • Ability to work independently and to effectively participate in professional team efforts.
  • Ability to read and write in English.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to plan and organize work responsibilities according to priorities developed with team members and immediate supervisor.
  • Ability to meet 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.
  • Ability to meet acceptable background check requirements.
  • Ability to work flexible hours which may include evenings and/or weekends, and occasional overnight travel.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiarity with the community in which the work takes place and ability to utilize program resources within the community.
  • Familiarity 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.
  • Ability to speak, read and write proficiently in the Spanish language, or other non-English language as is spoken in the target community.

Excellent 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 Accounts
  • Voluntary Group Universal Life Insurance
  • Voluntary Personal Accidental Insurance
  • Voluntary Legal Plan Insurance
  • Voluntary Long Term Care Insurance
  • Voluntary Auto and Homeowner’s Insurance
  • Voluntary Pet Insurance
  • Voluntary New York’s College Savings Program

All applications must be received on-line by June 30, 2017.Position closing dates may change based on Association needs.

To Apply & For Further Details:

https://cornell.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/CCECareerPage/job/New-York-State-Other/CCE-of-Schenectady-County-Healthy-Schenectady-Families-Family-Support-Educator-Full-Time---Schenectady--NY_WDR-00011127

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.


Operations Coordinator Part Time – Schenectady, NY

CCE of Schenectady County is seeking a part time (21 hours per week) qualified and experienced coordinator to provide administrative direction, management and coordination for all Association operations as well as assigned local human resources, finance and information technology responsibilities.

This position will also provide high-level support to the Board of Directors and Executive Director.This position will perform a moderate amount of highly complex tasks to support the Association, within the Finance, Human Resources and Information Technology areas.This position will work closely with the SBN Finance, Human Resources and IT Managers to ensure that functional area best practice recommendations are implemented in accordance with established timeframes.

This position will reach out to SBN functional area Leads for assistance and troubleshooting, as needed.This position will perform job duties with a high level of initiative and discretion, while maintaining a high level of confidentiality.

Required Qualifications

  • Associate’s Degree or Equivalent Education (High School Diploma/GED and 1 year of transferrable functional experience).
  • Experience relevant to the role of the position.
  • Ability to meet occasional 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.
  • Ability to meet acceptable background check requirements
  • Ability to work flexible hours which may include evenings and/or weekends, as appropriate.
  • Ability to clearly communicate and to read and write in English. Ability to frequently and effectively communicate verbally and in writing with the public, employees, board members and others.
  • Proficiency with windows-based software including use of the internet and Microsoft Office Suite including Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Access, Publisher, and Excel.
  • Ability to plan and organize personal work responsibilities according to priorities developed with immediate Supervisor.
  • Ability to work with a high degree of integrity, sound professional judgment, and the ability to handle confidential and sensitive information.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions and assume responsibility with general guidelines and direction.
  • Ability to communicate effectively through verbal, written and visual channels using traditional methods and educational tools, as well as electronic technology (e.g., video, audio, computers, etc.).
  • Ability to effectively participate in professional team efforts.
  • Ability and willingness to work with diverse audiences and maintain cultural sensitivity.
  • Ability to relate effectively to co-workers, advisors, community and professional leaders.
  • Ability to work in an office setting, with occasional to frequent distractions and opportunities to demonstrate positive collaboration amongst staff, visitors and the public; and by operating office equipment like a computer, copy machine, etc. without or without a reasonable accommodation.
  • Ability to regularly lift, move or transport office supplies and equipment, including climbing stairs with or without reasonable accommodation.

Excellent 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 Accounts
  • Voluntary Group Universal Life Insurance
  • Voluntary Personal Accidental Insurance
  • Voluntary Legal Plan Insurance
  • Voluntary Long Term Care Insurance
  • Voluntary Auto and Homeowner’s Insurance
  • Voluntary Pet Insurance
  • Voluntary New York’s College Savings Program

All applications must be received on-line by June 15, 2017.Position closing dates may change based on Association needs.

To Apply & For Further Details:

https://cornell.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/CCECareerPage/job/New-York-State-Other/CCE-of-Schenectady-County-Operations-Coordinator-Part-Time---Schenectady--NY_WDR-00010270

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 August 29, 2017