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Learn about job opportunities with Cornell Cooperative Extension.

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All applications for employment with Cornell Cooperative Extension of Seneca 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.

Summer Nutrition Educators

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Seneca County is seeking 2 temporary summer nutrition educators to serve in Seneca County and Ontario County. Applications accepted on rolling basis until position is filled.

Position Summary for Seneca County:

This temporary position will serve for 4 months (June 1st to September 30th) and will deliver nutrition education to SNAP and SNAP eligible adults and youth in Seneca County, particularity at Farmers' Markets. This position is 35 hours a week, $15/hr.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition, Health Education, and/or Public Health. Associate’s Degree plus 2 years transferrable program/functional experience may substitute.
  • Experience relevant to role of the position.
  • Ability to present effective and relevant educational lessons to target audiences in group settings, and work with diverse audiences of all ages.
  • Must be able to purchase and prepare foods, utilizing business expense account and pragmatic use of resources.
  • Must be able to review and follow recipes and assure compliance to federal and state guidelines.
  • Ability to carry supplies and equipment, climb stairs, with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Ability to work independently and to effectively participate in professional team efforts.
  • Basic computer and word processing skills.
  • Ability to read and write in English.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to meet travel requirements associated with this position.
  • Ability to meet acceptable background check standards and DMV check.
  • Ability to work flexible hours which may include evenings and/or weekends, as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Registered Dietician preferred.

    Ability to plan, organize, implement, and deliver informal and formal educational programs.

  • Experience working with the target audience.
  • Ability to relate to diverse audiences.
  • Ability to understand and communicate CCE’s mission.
  • Familiarity with the community in which the work will take place (Seneca County) and ability to utilize program resources within the community.
  • Ability to plan and organize personal work responsibilities according to priorities developed with team members and immediate supervisor.
  • Familiarity with a variety of program delivery methods to reach individuals and groups in youth and adult audiences and ability to integrate youth and adult development principles into educational activities.
  • Proficiency in the use of modern electronic technology (e.g., video, audio, computers, texting, Microsoft Office Programs, etc.)
  • Ability to speak, read and write proficiently in the Spanish language.

Position Summary for Ontario County:

This temporary position will serve for 4 months (June 1st to September 30th) and will deliver nutrition education to SNAP and SNAP eligible adults and youth in Ontario County, particularity at Farmers' Markets. This position is 20 hours a week, $15/hr.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition, Health Education, and/or Public Health. Associate’s Degree plus 2 years transferable program/functional experience may substitute.
  • Experience relevant to role of the position.
  • Ability to present effective and relevant educational lessons to target audiences in group settings, and work with diverse audiences of all ages.
  • Must be able to purchase and prepare foods, utilizing business expense account and pragmatic use of resources.
  • Must be able to review and follow recipes and assure compliance to federal and state guidelines.
  • Ability to carry supplies and equipment, climb stairs, with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Ability to work independently and to effectively participate in professional team efforts.
  • Basic computer and word processing skills.
  • Ability to read and write in English.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to meet travel requirements associated with this position.
  • Ability to meet acceptable background check standards and DMV check. 
  • Ability to work flexible hours which may include evenings and/or weekends, as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Registered Dietician preferred.
  • Ability to plan, organize, implement, and deliver informal and formal educational programs. 
  • Experience working with the target audience.
  • Ability to relate to diverse audiences.
  • Ability to understand and communicate CCE’s mission.
  • Familiarity with the community in which the work will take place (Seneca County) and ability to utilize program resources within the community.
  • Ability to plan and organize personal work responsibilities according to priorities developed with team members and immediate supervisor.
  • Familiarity with a variety of program delivery methods to reach individuals and groups in youth and adult audiences and ability to integrate youth and adult development principles into educational activities.
  • Proficiency in the use of modern electronic technology (e.g., video, audio, computers, texting, Microsoft Office Programs, etc.)
  • Ability to speak, read and write proficiently in the Spanish language.

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Seneca 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.

Contact

Rachel Williams
4-H/Youth Development Educator
rrw33@cornell.edu
315-539-9251

Last updated May 18, 2017