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4-H & Local Agriculture Manager Full Time – Voorheesville, NY
CCE of Albany County is seeking qualified and experienced candidates to serve as the 4-H and Local Agriculture Manager responsible for providing administrative and program oversight for 4-H and local agriculture programs for CCE of Albany County, ensuring robust and sustained program participation.
The Manager serves as an influential advisor and consultant to members of the public and local governments for key Albany County based agriculture initiatives including but not limited to: youth agriculture; agriculture and farmland protection; farmers’ markets and local food initiatives; county pest management and agriculture-based emergency preparedness. The manager also assists with other special projects as needed (e.g. Healthy Families, etc.).
The Manager works independently and with limited supervision, influencing policies and decisions for the Association and its constituents. The manager reports directly to the 4-H Issue Leader and receives local agriculture program oversight from the Association Executive Director.
This position directly supervises two full time staff (Program Coordinators) as well as seasonal staff and provides management oversight for 100+ 4-H volunteers and volunteer leaders.
How to Apply
All applications must be received on-line by February 20, 2019. Position closing dates may change based on Association needs.
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 February 1, 2019