Agricultural Economic Development Specialist
Seneca County Cornell Cooperative Extension seeks a person to promote and develop programs enhancing the economic viability of agricultural enterprises in the county. Assist farmers on marketing and business development issues. Serve as local resource for general agricultural questions directed to the office. Work with regional CCE Ag teams to bring their expertise as needed to support local agriculture. Develop and oversee agriculture related workshops and programming for producers and general public.Work with county staff to incorporate agricultural economic development into overall community development strategies and manage CCE Ag economic development programs.Work collaboratively with other CCE programs. Master’s degree in agricultural economics, agriculture, marketing, natural resources, business management, public policy or related field. Must have working knowledge of farms and agriculture. Ability to plan, manage and implement projects and educational programs.Willingness to work flexible hours including nights and weekends. Two years professional experience dealing with the public or private sectors of the Ag industry preferred. Deadline 7/16/18 or until filled. Questions: 315-539-9251 or email@example.com.
For more details and to apply, go to: jobs.cce.cornell.edu and enter WDR-00014908 in the search bar.
Last updated June 19, 2018