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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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Farm Business Management Educator – Hudson Falls, NY

Serve as a team member on the Capital Area Agricultural and Horticultural Program (CAAHP) team. Plan, design, implement and evaluate educational and applied research programs for commercial farms that have been in business for greater than ten years. Provides education and technical assistance to commercial farms in financial analysis, enterprise analysis, labor-management and regulations, and farm transfers. Conduct Extension education programs utilizing a variety of informal education methodologies. Make connections between Cornell and other land grant/research institutions, farmers, and producers in the six-county region (Albany, Columbia, Greene, Rensselaer, Schenectady and Washington counties).

The educator holding this position will also assist with designing and implementing the advisory structure for the farm management program. Develop alternate areas of expertise based on program needs in the region, interests, and abilities. Provide regional leadership and technical backup to others regarding (but not limited to) tax planning, farm succession, and interpretation of financial statements.

This position will require the use of multiple delivery methods, and the individual employed must have the ability to manage various projects.

ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED ON-LINE BY AUGUST 5, 2022. Position closing dates may change based on Association needs.

TO APPLY & FOR FURTHER DETAILS:
https://cornell.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/CCECareerPag...


IT Manager – Voorheesville, NY

The Greater Capital Shared Business Network (GC-SBN) IT Manager is a “hands-on” position with no IT task too big or too small to handle. The IT Manager works as a part of a two-person tech team supporting eight independent CCE Associations with about 200 staff located throughout New York’s Capital Region and surrounding counties. The IT Manager plays an important role in planning, managing, and coordinating emergent IT technologies related to remote work and virtual programming needs.

The IT Manager collaborates with others to plan and manage IT functions and perform tasks of varying complexity (i.e. end user support, network administration, hardware/software, security, troubleshooting, telecommunications, ordering and tracking supplies/equipment, etc.).

The position also serves as the local IT contact for CCE of Albany County and as a backup for the GC- SBN Lead IT Manager, helping to ensure the IT needs of the Associations within the GC-SBN are met in a timely and efficient manner. This position works as part of a customer focused team for shared business services - performing existing or new IT responsibilities based on Association need, position vacancies, etc.

This position works out of CCE of Albany County’s Voorheesville, NY office, and frequently travels throughout the GC-SBN region including Albany, Columbia/Greene, Fulton/Montgomery, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Warren, and Washington counties.

ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED ON-LINE BY AUGUST 10, 2022. Position closing dates may change based on Association needs.

TO APPLY & FOR FURTHER DETAILS:
https://cornell.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/CCECa...


Receptionist – Albany, NY

The Receptionist performs general administrative support for CCE of Albany County. 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 needed or assigned. The Receptionist must be committed to supporting/ working in a limited income urban setting (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 may regularly report to other locations as needed. This position also assists with coordinating Green Street office cleaning by serving as a liaison for maintenance staff and cleaners; quickly identifying and alerting the supervisor of facility needs; and also cleaning up the office (disinfecting, spills, messes, restroom, etc.) as needed or required.

ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED ON-LINE BY AUGUST 10, 2022. Position closing dates may change based on Association needs.

TO APPLY & FOR FURTHER DETAILS: https://cornell.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/CCECa...


Lead Finance Manager – Voorheesville, NY

The Greater Capital Shared Business Network (GC-SBN) Finance Lead provides customer-focused leadership and support for the financial operations of eight independent CCE Associations (with about 200 staff) in the Capital Region.

This is a unique position which provides support, oversight, and training to local CCE Associations who are ultimately responsible for their own finances with oversight by Cornell University. Training and support can be wide-ranging. Examples include providing system updates, troubleshooting, teaching basic skills on how to use and leverage financial systems and spreadsheets; how to read and understand financial reports; and how to understand and comply with funder requirements, financial compliance policies and principles, and importantly, Cornell standards. The GC-SBN Finance Lead regularly reviews and audits financial systems and alerts local Executive Directors and local finance staff to any red-flags or other issues, while offering proactive support and solutions for the same. The GC-SBN Finance Lead partners closely with Executive Directors, local finance staff, and others as needed. This position successfully navigates competing priorities while also building and maintaining tactful, collaborative relationships and can sometimes be “hands-on” with no task too big or too small to tackle. The GC-SBN Finance Lead may also provide interim coverage of local finance needs during vacancies or other times of need.

The GC-SBN Finance Lead works as part of regional three-person SBN team which also includes an IT and HR Lead who serve as the primary points of contact for Association support in these areas and are supervised by the Executive Director of CCE of Albany County. Leads also operate within an active statewide SBN network of peers (other SBN Leads) with guidance and oversight from Cornell University.

This position works out of CCE of Albany County’s Voorheesville, NY office, and travels throughout the GC-SBN region including Albany, Columbia/Greene, Fulton/Montgomery, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Warren, and Washington counties as needed.

ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED ON-LINE BY AUGUST 24, 2022. Position closing dates may change based on Association needs.


TO APPLY & FOR FURTHER DETAILS:
https://cornell.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/CCECareerPa...



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 August 3, 2022