Viticulture Extension Aide
The Finger Lakes Grape Program (FLGP) is a regional agriculture extension program with Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE). It primarily serves grape growers within Ontario, Schuyler, Seneca, Steuben, Wayne and Yates counties, but is also a resource for growers in other parts of New York State and the Northeastern U.S. Through research and extension programs on growers’ farms and elsewhere, and working with faculty and other extension staff from Cornell and other institutions, the FLGP works to address issues of importance to grape growers that will help to improve the productivity, profitability and sustainability of their farms.
Under the supervision and direction of the Team Leader, provide technical and program support for field research and demonstration projects carried out by the FLGP. This includes project set-up, data collection, and data entry. Assist in the development and delivery of programs to communicate research results from projects conducted by the FLGP and other Cornell faculty and extension personnel, including helping to develop presentation materials, making local arrangements, publicity and recordkeeping. Assist in the maintenance of the Finger Lakes Teaching and Demonstration Vineyard in Dresden, New York. Assist with communications for new and small-scale grape growers. Ability to work independently on assigned tasks and projects in order to meet the goals and objectives of the Finger Lakes Grape Program.
This position is full-time (39 hours/week) and will be located in Penn Yan, New York. This is a one-year appointment with possible extension depending on funding and performance.
External applicants will need to apply through the Cornell Careers site; the direct link to the posting is: http://tiny.cc/ViticultureAideWDR0013103. Internal applicants (including Temporary Employees) will need to apply through Workday.
Last updated November 29, 2017