Prepare and present all programs offered in the most current "Field Trips and Outreaches" brochure, both on-farm and in schools, libraries, and other community settings. Assist with birthday parties and family programs. Assist with festivals and special events. Assist with day-to-day operations of Farm Education programs.
This is a part-time (0-20 hours per week) position.
Associates Degree in Animal Science, Agriculture, Environmental Science, Education, or another related field, or High School Diploma and 2 years volunteer or work experience.
One year of paid or volunteer experience working with children and the public.
Ability to learn how to drive van and horse trailer and truck and livestock trailer.
Ability to lift 10-20 pounds unassisted.
Ability to meet travel requirements associated with this position.
Ability to work flexible hours, which may include evenings and weekends, as appropriate.
Bachelor's Degree in Animal Science, Agriculture, Environmental Science, Education, or another related field.
Additional education and training in the field of education.
Additional education in agriculture, animal sciences, natural sciences, human development, and consumer sciences.
Additional teaching experience related to academic areas listed above.
Experience teaching subjects related to agriculture, animal sciences, natural sciences, human development, and consumer sciences.
Program Delivery - 80%
Teach existing educational programs, as defined.
Present all programs offered in the most current "Education Programs for Youth" brochure, both on-farm and in schools, libraries, and other community settings.
Deliver programs for birthday parties and family programs.
Deliver programs for festivals and special events.
Foster acceptance of program, methods, and policies to address community and individual needs and consider diverse audiences.
Utilizing established materials, serve as subject matter resources in discipline? provide standard responses.
Interact with program participants.
Represent CCE before the public, community leaders, government officials, Cornell, or other land grant universities as part of program delivery.
Utilize a variety of proven educational methodologies.
May assist in providing educational program efforts via mass media.
Program Evaluation - 5%
Implement program evaluation as designed.
Coordination/Operation - 10%
Assist with program organization, including purchasing supplies, preparing and gathering materials, setting up and cleaning all program areas as requested.
Complete necessary paperwork, including purchase orders and program budgets.
Handle cash transactions from the general public.
Answer general program inquiries via telephone and email.
Register participants for special programs.
Maintain cleanliness of work environment and farm facility.
Professional Improvement - 5%
Prepare for and actively participate in staff training and meetings.
Participate in staff evaluation processes as instructed.
Collaborate in activities that are in general support of Cornell Cooperative Extension and perform other duties as assigned.
Health and Safety - Applied to all duties and functions.
Support the Association to maintain a safe living and working environment.
Be familiar with and strive to follow any applicable federal, state, local regulations, Association health and safety policy/procedure/requirement and standard.
Act proactively to prevent accidents/injuries and communicate hazards to supervisors when identified.
EEO/EPO and Policy - Applied to all duties and functions.
Appreciate and embrace diversity in all interactions with clientele, staff, volunteers, and the public.
Assist the Cornell Cooperative Extension system in reaching out to diverse audiences.
Aware of and adhered to the established Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Suffolk County policies, procedures and Cornell Cooperative Extension Skills for Success.
Contribute to the organization's overall success by performing all assigned duties professionally, timely, and accurately.
Equal Opportunity Employment
Cornell Cooperative Extension is an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO,
Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.
Salary: $14.74 per hour
Hour: Temp-Casual 0-20 hours per week
HOW TO APPLY:
Review of applications will begin immediately. The position will remain open until a qualified pool of candidates is obtained.
Applicants need to:
Attach/upload a resume to the online application in either Microsoft Word or PDF format. Attach/upload a cover letter to the online application in either Microsoft Word or PDF format. Attach/upload contacts info for three references to the online application in either Microsoft Word or PDF format.
In the "Experience" section of your application, use the Paperclip icon to search for file(s) or use the "Drop Files Here" box to manually drag document(s) into your application. Once the application is submitted, you will not be able to change your submission or add attachments.
External Applicants: (including current employees of other Cornell Cooperative Extension Associations), please refer to the Applying for a Job (External Candidate) document for additional guidance.
Internal Applicants: Current employees of the Cornell Cooperative Extension Association indicated in this job posting are considered internal applicants; please refer to the Applying for a Job (Internal Candidate) document for additional guidance.
No relocation or VISA Sponsorship available.
The Association may make reasonable accommodations to enable applicants to participate in the hiring process and employees to perform their essential functions. If you require accommodation to participate in the selection process, you are encouraged to contact Cornell Cooperative Extension Administrative Systems at (607) 255-6120 or via email at email@example.com.
Cornell Cooperative Extension is a collaboration among Cornell University, the United States Department of Agriculture, the State of New York, and New York State residents. Per NYS Law, county and regional extension service associations are subordinate government agencies. This employment opportunity is with the entities listed and not with Cornell University.
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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 government 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.
Notice to Applicants: Please read the required Notice to Applicants statement. This notice contains important information about applying for a position at Cornell Cooperative Extension as well as some of your rights and responsibilities as an applicant.
Internal Number: WDR-00025741
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