Learn about career opportunities with Cornell Cooperative Extension.

Learn about career opportunities with Cornell Cooperative Extension.


All applications for employment with Cornell Cooperative Extension of Lewis County and other county extension associations must be submitted through the Cornell University Employment system (see information at left) with the exception of temporary positions. We do post available job and internship opportunities on this page when they become available, with links for your convenience.

The following temporary position(s) must be applied
for at Cornell Cooperative Extension of Lewis County:


Two positions for college-bound students are available to assist the Cooperative Extension 4-H staff with various programs and events, and work hand-in-hand with volunteers, 4-H members and the public. Each intern would learn to engage volunteers and lead 4-H members as they assist with various 4-H activities. Click on the position to view the position description.  

4-H Pratt-Northam Summer Position Description

Click here for the Employment Application

Applications must be submitted to our office at 5274 Outer Stowe Street, Lowville, NY 13367 or by email: lewis@cornell.edu by Wednesday, April 4, 2018.  Please include the application, a cover letter, and resume.

EOE / ADA Employer


Important Information for Applicants:

All applicants must apply online to be considered for the following positions. All applicants must submit a complete application packet, which includes: cover letter, resume and three (3) references.

All External Applicants (including applicants currently employed by Cornell Cooperative Extension in Associations other than the Association advertising this career opportunity) must submit his/her application materials via the "APPLY" button located directly within the job posting.

All Internal Applicants (current employees working for the Association advertising this career opportunity) must apply online via his/her Workday account, which may be accessed here: http://workday.cornell.edu/.


The following position(s) must be applied for online through Workday:


This position will serve as the Farm Business Management Educator for Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Lewis County and will implement Farm Business Management programming for a menu of existing Farm Business Management educational programs and program activities. This position will implement already-existing educational programming to the Lewis County agricultural community in the areas of recordkeeping, business analysis, and farm labor management. This position will be responsible for the delivery of established Farm Business Management programming to community groups, and will deliver other established Agriculture programming and activities, both on-site and off-site, in the community, in accordance with the Agriculture Program Area’s plan of work. This position will also coordinate all administrative aspects of the Farm Business Management Program and will assist the Executive Director with marketing efforts for Farm Business Management programming. This position will have multi-county responsibilities for Farm Business Management programming, specifically in Jefferson County.


This position is a full-time non-exempt position - 100% FTE, 37.5 hours per week. The hourly rate for this position is $16.15 to $18.60 based on experience. This position, based on eligibility, offers a comprehensive benefit package, to include: health and dental insurance, retirement, vacation, sick and personal leave.


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent education (Associate’s Degree and two (2) years transferrable program/function experience).
  • Experience relevant to the role of the position.
  • Valid NYS Driver’s License and the ability to meet travel requirements associated with this position.
  • Ability to meet acceptable background check standards (DMV and criminal background checks).
  • Ability to work flexible hours which may include evenings and/or weekends, as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated ability to learn Dairy Farm Business Summary Program.
  • Demonstrated ability to learn new software programs relevant to business recordkeeping and business analysis.
  • Demonstrated ability to work and relate to farm families and agribusiness on an individual, group and mass-media basis.
  • Good mathematical and organizational skills.
  • Willingness to learn new subject matter as it relates to programming.
  • Demonstrated ability to utilize program resources within the community.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, teach and evaluate informal education programs through a variety of program delivery methods to reach individuals and groups, including adults and youth.
  • Demonstrated ability to relate to diverse audiences.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively through oral, written, and visual means.
  • Demonstrated ability to use standard computer programs.

View the position description

Apply online by March 26, 2018.

EOE/ADA Employer

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Lewis 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.


Michele Ledoux
Association Executive Director
(315) 376-5270

Last updated March 9, 2018