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.

Administrative Assistant & Receptionist – Albany, NY

CCE of Albany County is seeking qualified and experienced candidates for an Administrative Assistant/Receptionist role. Responsibilities include answering incoming calls, retrieving and returning messages, answering basic program related questions, compiling and tracking of program materials, making copies, faxes, and other administrative support tasks as decided by immediate supervisor and/or the Issue Leader.

The receptionist must be committed to supporting/ working in limited income urban settings (Albany’s Pastures/South End neighborhood) with diverse program participants and surrounding communities.

This position primarily works out of the Association’s Green Street offices, but regularly report to other locations as needed to perform administrative support work based on changing program needs.

How to Apply: All applications must be received on-line by October 24, 2018. Position closing dates may change based on Association needs.
To apply and for further details: https://cornell.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/CCECareerPage/job/New-York-State-Other/CCE-of-Albany-County-Administrative-Assistant---Receptionist-Full-Time---Albany--NY_WDR-00016737

This is a full time, nonexempt position. Compensation paid at the rate of $14 per hour.

Excellent benefits, based on eligibility, including: 21 Vacation days, 12 Sick days and 3 Personal days annually, 12 Paid Holidays annually, NYS Health Insurance Program (including Dental Insurance), NYS Retirement and much more.

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.

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 October 11, 2018