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Learn about job opportunities with Cornell Cooperative Extension.


All applications for regular employment  opportunities with Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chemung  County and other county extension associations must be submitted through the Cornell University Employment system. We do post available job and internship opportunities on this page when they become available, with links to the Cornell website, for your convenience.

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Horticulture & Local Foods Subject Educator I

WDR-00030691 Posted 4.4.22, Closes 5.16.22

This position will serve as the Horticulture and Local Foods Educator for Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Chemung County and will be responsible for implementation of educational programming in community horticulture and local foods. This position will also have responsibilities for Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Tioga County.

This position will provide management for the Chemung County Master Gardener Program, in-person program coordination and support to East Side Farmers’ Market and other local, in-person, hybrid and virtual food programs in Chemung County.

In Tioga County, responsibilities will include fostering a stronger connection to the local food system through collaborations with both Master Gardeners and youth. Many projects will take place at the Hilltop Community Farm in Candor, NY. This position will offer flexible hours and a hybrid/remote location.

This position will promote program objectives and implement work plans as developed within the assigned area of responsibility. Participate with extension program staff in the planning and delivery of educational programs for the public. Recruit, train and provide oversight to volunteers. Assist supervisor with outreach to community leaders, businesses and community organizations/groups interested in horticulture and local food programs. Provide horticulture and local foods expertise utilizing research-based University and/or Extension resources. Coordinate and implement public education efforts to meet association and program goals. Use a variety of educational methods and outreach tools including in-person and remote presentations and demonstrations, web, social and print media.

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chemung 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.

Last updated May 3, 2022