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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.

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Environmental Health Educator | Voorheesville, NY

The Environmental Health Educator primarily delivers US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Lead Renovation, Repair, & Painting (RRP) Initial and Refresher trainings in counties in and around the greater Capital Region. The educator assists with other environmental health programs as needed or assigned (e.g., radon, mold, indoor air quality, healthy homes, etc.). This position also coordinates assigned trainings including tracking, preparing, and submitting all required documentation for assigned programs.

This position works primarily out of the CCE Albany’s Voorheesville, NY office, but most trainings are conducted throughout the program region. The educator works as part of a flexible team - performing existing or new responsibilities which can change based on Association needs, new grant initiatives, etc.

We firmly believe in work-life balance and provide generous paid time off (vacation, personal, sick, and holiday pay).

This position is full-time, 37.5 hours/week. Compensation is paid at the rate of $23.61 per hour and includes 21 Vacation days, 14 Holidays, 3 Personal days and 12 Sick days annually. Mileage for work related travel is reimbursed. Excellent benefits package includes health insurance, free dental insurance, NYS Retirement (NYSLRS), and much more.

We strongly believe in diverse, equitable, and inclusive programs, job candidates must be committed to the same.

Qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree and experience relevant to the role of the position.
An Associate’s degree plus 2 years related experience may substitute for a Bachelor’s degree.

All applications must be received on-line by 11:59 pm May 17, 2024. Position closing dates may change based on Association needs. To apply and for further details:

https://cornell.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/CCECareerPag...


Environmental Health Issue Leader | Voorheesville, NY

Since 1916, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Albany County has responded to the needs of local residents with unbiased, research-based information, tools and education that people have come to depend on and trust.

The Environmental Health Issue Leader provides leadership for programs designed to inform the public of indoor environmental health topics such as lead abatement, lead poisoning prevention, radon, mold, indoor air quality, healthy homes, and other environmental health issues. Key responsibilities include oversight of assigned staff and programs, securing and maintaining funding, overseeing grant and contract deliverables, managing relationships with funders, ensuring program reporting requirements are met, and leading marketing efforts to ensure robust program participation.

The Issue Leader represents CCE Albany before the public, community leaders, government officials, Cornell University, and others. This position serves as a subject matter expert, proactively implementing programs based on the needs of the community and new or emerging environmental health issues.
We firmly believe in work-life balance and provide generous paid time off.

This position is full-time, on-site, and exempt. Compensation is paid at the rate of $80,000 annually and includes 21 Vacation days, 14 Holidays, 3 Personal days and 12 Sick days annually. Excellent benefits package includes health insurance, free dental insurance, NYS Retirement (NYSLRS), and much more.
We strongly believe in diverse, equitable, and inclusive programs, job candidates must be committed to the same.

Qualifications include a Master's degree plus four years related experience. A PhD may substitute for 2 years’ experience.

All applications must be received on-line by 11:59 pm May 28, 2024. Position closing dates may change based on Association needs. To apply and for further details:
https://cornell.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/CCECareerPag...


Regional Agronomy Educator | Hudson Falls, NY
Rooted in every county of the state, Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) translates Cornell University’s world-class research into practical, real-world knowledge that helps New York state residents, businesses, and communities thrive. Serving Albany, Rensselaer, Schenectady, and Washington Counties, the Capital Area Agricultural and Horticultural Program (CAAHP) provides education for farmers, growers, and producers through workshops, newsletters, and consultations using various delivery methods.

The Regional Agronomy Educator plans, designs, implements, and evaluates educational and applied research agronomy programs. The educator provides highly technical programming to support the field crops industry (both for use as cash crops and as integrated with the dairy industry) and in collaboration with other staff using a multi-disciplinary, integrated approach. The educator helps make connections between farmers, Cornell staff, other agronomy educators, and agricultural service providers, in the four-county region. Working as part of a team, this position assists with the CAAHP advisory structure and develops areas of expertise based on program needs in the region, interests, and abilities.

We firmly believe in work-life balance and provide generous paid time off. This position is full-time. Compensation is paid at the rate of $65,000 annually and includes 21 Vacation days, 14 Holidays, 3 Personal days and 12 Sick days annually. Mileage for work related travel is reimbursed. Excellent benefits package includes health insurance, free dental insurance, NYS Retirement (NYSLRS), and much more.

Qualifications include a master’s degree in a field appropriate to the position (e.g., agronomy) and a minimum of 4 years related experience.

All applications must be received on-line by 11:59 pm May 29, 2024.
Position closing dates may change based on Association needs. To apply and for further details:
https://cornell.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/CCECareerPag...


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.






Contact

Jim McNaughton
Association Human Resources Lead
jpm373@cornell.edu
518-765-3503

Last updated May 13, 2024