EMPLOYMENT

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4-H Youth Development Educator:

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Wyoming County has an opening for a full-time, non-exempt 40 hour per week 4-H Youth Development Educator for the Warsaw, NY office.

Serve as a member of the 4-H Youth Development team to assist with planning, development, implementation and evaluation of the 4-H Youth Development programs. Educator will be responsible for promoting program objectives and plans in all areas of 4-H Youth Development programming with emphasis on Animal Science (Dairy, Goat), Teen Leaders, Conservation, STEM (Electricity, Woodworking), and School Programming including Agriculture in the Classroom.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s Degree with experience relevant to the role of the position. Bachelor’s Degree plus 4 years transferrable relevant evidence­based research experience may substitute.
  • Experience relevant to the role of the position.
  • Ability to meet travel requirements associated with this position.
  • Ability to meet acceptable background check standards.
  • Ability to work flexible hours which may include evenings and/or weekends, as appropriate.
  • Ability to transport/move supplies and equipment, climb stairs with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Ability to clearly communicate (speak, read and write proficiently) in English.
  • Proficiency with windows-based software including use of the internet and Microsoft Office Suite including Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Publisher, and Excel.

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Coursework in Education, Agriculture and/or Human/Youth Development.
  • Experience with Cooperative Extension or other similar educational organizations.
  • Experience in guiding and collaborating with volunteers.
  • Ability to identify and develop volunteer leadership.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with proven ability to work effectively with advisory boards and committees, community and funding partners.
  • Ability to initiate, plan, organize, implement, teach, and evaluate informal educational programs.
  • Ability to effectively participate in professional team efforts.
  • Ability to communicate effectively through verbal, written and visual channels using traditional methods and educational tools, as well as electronic technology (e.g., video, audio, computers, etc.).

  • For further details, please view the complete position posting on our online application.

    Application, cover letter, resume, and three professional references must be submitted online by

    March 1st, 2018

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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 support of diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.

    Last updated February 14, 2018