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Learn about career opportunities with Cornell Cooperative Extension of Lewis County.

Career Opportunities with CCE Lewis


Dairy Specialist - Lowville, NY

This position will function as part of the Tri-County Regional Ag Team, providing technical assistance to farms and food businesses in Lewis, St. Lawrence and Jefferson Counties, to include but not limited to dairy and livestock and other agricultural commodities. The position will serve as the Dairy Specialist and provide leadership in the planning, development, and implementation of the educational programs based on identified needs and opportunities with an emphasis on dairy. Will provide dairy producers, consultants and industry representatives with the knowledge and educational resources necessary to assess production and management practices that will enhance their profitability and sustain the growth of the dairy industry This position will deliver and develop Dairy programming and program activities, both on-site and off-site, in the community, in accordance with the Regional Ag Team’s plan of work. This position will also coordinate all administrative aspects of the Dairy Program to include all marketing efforts for Dairy programming.



All applicants must apply online by close of day on April 30, 2024 to be considered for this position. All applicants must complete an online application, which includes: cover letter, resume and three (3) references.

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4-H Youth Development Assistant Positions (2 Available)

Two positions would assist the Cooperative Extension 4-H staff with various programs and events, and work directly with volunteers, 4-H youth, and the public. Each intern will learn to engage volunteers and lead youth as they assist with various 4-H activities. They will assist the 4-H staff in a variety of functions including the development and execution of multiple events such as horse and livestock shows, county fair, as well as program workshops and activities. This student would be an asset for4-H and Cornell Cooperative Extension at the Lewis County Fair. The student will learn to interact with and engage the public, teach about 4-H and offer hands-on activities to the youth attending the fair. Additional duties and learning opportunities include designing content to distribute, website and social media engagement, assisting with designing and delivering CCE programs and activities. Throughout the internship, the student will gain an appreciation and understanding of working with youth in educational settings, as well as developing skills associated with the education field. Supervision and guidance will be provided by the 4-H staff.

Deadline to apply is April 15, 2024.

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Michele Ledoux
Executive Director
(315) 376-5270

Last updated April 5, 2024