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JOBS

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 post available job and internship opportunities on this page when they become available, with links to the Cornell website for your convenience.

Community Energy Advisor

Position Details: Part-Time 20hrs per week 

This position will primarily assist with the teaching of clean energy education programs in Chemung County as part of a regional “Clean Energy Hub” effort led by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County. This position is responsible for working as an energy team member, providing input to the team and team leader on implementation and evaluation of the energy program. This position, alongside other Energy Team members, will work to inform residents, multifamily building owners, and small businesses, with a focus on low to moderate income households, of the options for adopting clean energy strategies in their homes and businesses. Work includes assisting in establishing and maintaining relationships and working with community partners to leverage their networks and resources to reach large numbers of interested parties.


This program will deliver information and provide education in a wide variety of settings, including, but not limited to providing educational tables/booths at community events; presenting before large audiences; making one-on-one phone calls; following up with leads to provide additional information; helping troubleshoot obstacles to adopting clean energy strategies; coordinating with local energy contractors in providing accurate information on the programs, etc. This position will work with community groups, energy contractors, supervisor and other team members to coordinate and implement engaging educational programs, including assisting with training, engaging or coordinating the work of volunteers and interns in program delivery. This person will also serve as a subject matter resource and carry out administrative tasks that support the educational program and fulfill funding requirements.

If you are interested in applying please click on the link below to start the application process by September 12, 2022

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Agriculture Resource Educator

Position Detail: Full Time 37.5 hours per week

This position will serve as the Agriculture Resource Educator for Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Chemung County, and under the leadership and oversight of the Association Executive Director, the Agriculture Resource Educator will be the lead team member in developing, planning, implementing, managing, and evaluating Agriculture education, outreach, and extension activities for Agriculture programs including, but not limited to: agricultural production, agriculture management, agriculture marketing and business development, and agriculture education.

This position will develop curriculum and teach youth and adults in both group and individual settings utilizing a variety of delivery methods, to include, but not limited to: workshops, seminars, demonstrations, interest groups, newsletters, farm visits, in-school and after-school youth programs, publications and social media. The Agriculture Resource Educator will share and enhance local knowledge and expertise by linking with available expertise including other local and regional Association staff and Cornell University faculty.

This position will work as an Association team member in addressing local, regional, and statewide programming priorities as appropriate. This position will evaluate and analyze the impact of programs using a variety of assessment tools, interpret evaluation data, and utilize that data to help guide future program offerings.

All applicants must apply online by close of day on October 6, 2022 to be considered for this position.

To apply click the link below:

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Community Energy Educator (CEA)/Energy Team Leader

This grant-funded, term position will serve as a NYSERDA Community Energy Educator (CEA)/Energy Team Leader for Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Chemung County and will implement NYSERDA community energy related educational programs and program activities, as well as being a member of the broader Chemung County natural resources and energy team.

This position will implement educational programming to the public on energy efficiency and clean energy education programs in the south-central New York region, specifically in Broome, Chemung, Schuyler, Steuben, and Tompkins counties. This position will be responsible for working as the regional Energy Team leader and providing reporting to their supervisor on implementation and evaluation of these energy programs across the five counties. This position will work to inform residents, multifamily business owners, and small businesses, with an emphasis in low-to-moderate income and priority communities, of the options for adopting clean energy strategies in their homes and businesses.

Work includes establishing and maintaining relationships and working with team members, community partners and local stakeholders to lend energy efficiency and clean energy programs to more-holistically address energy inequities. This program will deliver information and provide education in a wide variety of settings, including, but not limited to: providing educational tables/booths at community events; presenting before large audiences; making one-on-one phone calls; following up with leads/clients to provide additional information; assist leads/clients with navigating every step of applying for relevant energy efficiency and clean energy programs available to them; helping troubleshoot obstacles to adopting clean energy strategies; coordinating with local energy contractors in providing accurate information on the programs, etc.

The Energy Team leader will work with team members, community groups, energy contractors, supervisor, and local natural resources and energy staff members to coordinate and implement engaging educational programs, including providing training, engaging or coordinating the work of team members, volunteers and interns in program delivery. This position will also serve as a subject matter resource and carry out team leader administrative tasks that support the educational program and fulfill funding requirements.

All applicants must apply online by close of day on October 6, 2022 to be considered for this position.

To apply click the link below:

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Last updated September 26, 2022