Learn about job opportunities with Cornell Cooperative Extension.

Learn about job opportunities with Cornell Cooperative Extension.


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.

Community Nutrition Educator – Albany, NY

CCE of Albany County is seeking full time Community Nutrition Educator for the Eat Smart New York (ESNY) program.

This position provides input into the planning for and conducts the implementation of public nutrition education to improve healthy food and lifestyle choices among SNAP and SNAP-eligible families and individuals encompassing all age groups throughout the Greater Capital Region. As part of the Capital Region Eat Smart New York Program (ESNY), this position works closely with the team of Nutrition Educators, administrative staff, and the Project Manager. This position also collaborates with the ESNY staff conducting social marketing and policy, systems, and environmental change activities.

Required qualifications include but are not limited to the following: Bachelor of Arts or Science degree in Nutrition, Public Health, Health Education, or related field (Associate’s degree in Nutrition, Public Health, Health Education, or related field plus 2 years transferrable program/functional experience may substitute for a Bachelor’s degree) and a minimum of 1 year related work or volunteer experience providing nutrition or health education to target audiences. Ability to initiate, plan, organize, implement, teach, and evaluate informal educational programs. Ability to meet the 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 background check requirements. Ability to frequently lift, move or transport supplies and equipment, climb stairs with or without reasonable accommodation. Knowledge of diverse audiences (including at-risk audiences) and Capital Region communities. Commitment to working in limited income urban settings with diverse program participants and the community based agencies that serve them.

All applications must be received on-line by August 9, 2018. Position closing dates may change based on Association needs. To apply and for further details:


This is a full time position, 37.5 hours per week. Compensation of $20.77per hour. Excellent benefits, based on eligibility, including: 21 Vacation days, 12 Sick days and 3 Personal days annually – plenty of time for work/life balance and travel! 12 Paid Holidays annually, NYS Health Insurance Program (including Dental Insurance), NYS Retirement and much more.

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Albany County provides equal program and opportunities. No person shall be denied employment on the basis of any legally prohibited discrimination involving, but not limited to, such factors as race, color, creed, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, or qualified disability.


Jim McNaughton
Association Human Resources Lead

Last updated July 26, 2018