Learn about career opportunities with Cornell Cooperative Extension.

Learn about career opportunities with Cornell Cooperative Extension.


Important Information for Applicants:

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About the Position:   This position will serve as the 4-H Plant & Animal Science/Consumer Horticulture Program Educator for Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Lewis County and will implement 4-H Youth Development programming, specifically in the areas of plant and animal science, natural resources, and consumer horticulture for a menu of existing 4-H educational programs and activities (i.e. Advantage After-School 4-H Program, Dairy Enhancement Program, Conservation Field Days, Tractor Safety Program, Horse Camp, Dairy Camp, etc.). Under the direction of the Executive Director, the 4-H Plant & Animal Science/Consumer Horticulture Program Educator will teach 4-H Youth Development education via direct teaching, workshops, mass media, newsletters, and the internet. This position will be responsible for the delivery of established 4-H programming in support of the 4-H Youth Development Program, and will deliver other established 4-H programming and activities, both on-site and off-site in accordance with the 4-H Youth Development Program Area’s Plan of Work. This position will also coordinate many administrative aspects of the 4-H Youth Development Program and will assist the Executive Director with marketing and fundraising efforts for 4-H Youth Development Programming. This position is part of a regional effort and may include multi-county responsibilities. 

This is a full time position (37.5 hours/week) with salary based on qualifications.

Required Qualifications:

Specify required minimum equivalency for education, experience, skills, information systems knowledge, etc.

  • Associate's Degree or Equivalent Education (GED/High School Diploma and one year of transferrable program/functional experience).
  • Experience relevant to the role of the position.
  • Valid New York State 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.

Excellent benefits package upon employment and based on eligibility, to include, but not limited to: New York State Health Insurance Program; dental insurance; New York State Employee Retirement System; vacation, personal and sick leave; etc.Individuals who bring a diverse perspective and are supportive of diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.

View the position description. Apply online by February 1, 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 December 13, 2017