we are hiring sign


All applications for employment with Cornell Cooperative Extension Albany 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.


4-H Program Youth Educator – Voorheesville, NY
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Albany County

CCE of Albany County is seeking a full-time 4-H Youth Educator to deliver programs related to science-based education, including STEM, environmental awareness and sustainability, natural resources, garden-based learning, and healthy lifestyles, utilizing existing curriculum. The Educator assists supervisor and 4-H team to ensure inclusive, robust, and sustained program participation.

This position works primarily out of the Association’s Voorheesville, NY office, with travel and programming throughout the urban, suburban, and rural communities of Albany County, with a strong emphasis on urban programming.

The 4-H Youth Educator works as part of a 4-H team recruiting and reaching diverse audiences and performing existing or new responsibilities which can change based on Association needs, new partnerships, grant initiatives, etc. The Educator also plays an important role in new initiatives to deliver programs virtually.

To apply & for further details:


All applications must be received on-line by March 12, 2021. Position closing dates may change based on Association needs. 

Local Agriculture Manager – Voorheesville, NY
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Albany County

The Local Agriculture Manager is responsible for providing oversight for local agriculture programs for CCE of Albany County, ensuring robust and sustained program participation. The Manager helps build and maintain tactful, diplomatic relationships with local, State, and County governments, producers, growers, partner organizations, volunteers, and key elected officials. The Manager remains current on emerging agricultural issues sharing this information as a subject matter expert for constituent audiences. This is a “hands on” position with no task too big or too small to handle, helping to ensure constituents value the support and expertise as part of the vital work of CCE of Albany County.

The Manager serves as an influential advisor and consultant to members of the public and local governments for key Albany County agriculture initiatives including but not limited to:  agriculture and farmland protection; farmers’ markets and local food initiatives; county pest management; agriculture-based emergency preparedness; and youth, adult, and producer related programs. The Manager also assists with other special projects as needed (e.g. Altamont Fair, Family Farm Day, 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.

To apply & for further details:


All applications must be received on-line by March 17, 2021. 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.


Jim McNaughton
Association Human Resources Lead

Last updated March 5, 2021