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Jobs

All applications for employment with Cornell Cooperative Extension of Schenectady 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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WIC Nutritionist

The WIC Nutritionist provides participant-centered nutrition education to WIC participants utilizing a variety of methods. The educator also serves as a team member and assists in evaluating the Special Supplemental Food Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC Program). The educator also maintains participant confidentiality and performs routine data collection utilized by the program.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nutrition.
  • Experience relevant to the role of the position.
  • Ability to help ensure diverse, equitable, and inclusive programs.
  • Travel Requirements - Ability to meet occasional travel requirements associated with this position. A valid NYS driver's license with the ability to drive and driving record acceptable for Association insurance coverage are required.
  • Ability to work flexible hours, which may include evenings and/or weekends, as appropriate.
  • Commitment to working in limited income urban settings with diverse program participants in their surrounding communities.
  • Program Skills – Ability to effectively deliver related programs and trainings. Serve as an effective subject matter resource. Maintain program data confidentiality. Ability to effectively participate in professional team efforts, including frequent collaboration with staff and outside organizations.
  • Communication & Marketing Skills - Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing with presenters, program participants, employees and others. Ability to relate effectively to co-workers, volunteers, advisors, community and professional leaders.
  • Coordination Skills – Ability to effectively coordinate program efforts including data management and reporting, scheduling and coordinating programs and events, compiling and maintaining materials and resources, following financial reporting requirements.
  • Computer Skills - Proficiency or ability to learn and effectively use software including use of the internet, program related software, and Microsoft Office Suite including Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Publisher, and Excel.
  • Work Environment – In addition to the Working Conditions; the work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions. This position works in a typical office environment with occasional lifting, moving and transporting program materials. This position requires the ability to work in a busy open office with occasional to frequent distractions and opportunities to demonstrate positive collaboration amongst staff, visitors and the public.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiarity with a variety of program delivery methods to reach individuals and groups in youth and adult audiences and ability to integrate youth and adult development principles into educational activities.
  • Familiarity with the community in which the work will take place and ability to utilize program resources within the community.
  • Ability to speak, read and write proficiently in the Spanish language, or other non-English language as is spoken in the target community.

Position Details

This is a full-time, nonexempt position. Excellent benefits, based on eligibility, including:

  • Paid Vacation, Sick, and Personal leave
  • Paid Holidays
  • NYS Health Insurance Program (including free Dental Insurance)
  • NYS Retirement (NYSERS)
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Total Care Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Tax Deferred Annuity Plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Group Universal Life Insurance
  • Personal Accidental Insurance
  • Legal Plan Insurance
  • Long Term Care Insurance
  • Auto and Homeowner’s Insurance
  • Pet Insurance
  • New York’s College Savings Program
  • ClearPoint Credit Counseling Solutions

All applications must be received on-line by October 18, 2022. Position closing dates may change based on Association needs.

To Apply & For Further Details:https://cornell.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/CCECareerPage/job/New-York-State-Other/CCE-of-Schenectady-County-WIC-Nutritionist--Schenectady--NY_WDR-00033185

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Finance Manager – Schenectady, NY

The Finance Manager manages and performs the financial functions for CCE of Schenectady County (the Association). The manager works closely with the Association leadership to prepare and administer the annual operating budget and reporting, including to the Board of Directors.

The Finance Manager also serves as the local finance contact for the Greater Capital Shared Business Network (GC-SBN) and also provides backup oversight for payroll and nonexempt staff time cards. This position works closely with the GC-SBN Lead Finance Manager to ensure the financial needs of the Association are met in a timely and efficient manner.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting or related field.An Associate’s degree in finance, accounting, or related field plus two years transferable program/function experience may substitute for a Bachelor’s degree.
  • Experience relevant to the role of the position.
  • Ability to meet occasional travel requirements associated with this position. A valid NYS driver's license and ability to drive and driving record acceptable for agency insurance coverage are required.
  • Ability to help ensure a diverse, equitable, and inclusive Association environment.
  • Ability to work flexible hours which may include evenings and/or weekends, as appropriate.
  • Financial Skills: Strong accounting/financial skills required. Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.Ability to prepare and maintain accurate, error-free financial and statistical files and other records. Commitment to learn Cornell-specific accounting software (currently Acumatica). Thorough knowledge of and experience with accounting policies, practices, procedures and systems. Ability to prepare and maintain financial and statistical records, including those needed for audits. Ability to create and utilize spreadsheets, operate calculators, and maintain an orderly set of files. Ability to communicate financial record keeping needs to others including staff, leadership, board members, and others.
  • Computer Skills: High level skills in spreadsheet (Microsoft Excel), accounting software, word processing (Microsoft Word), and internet software. Demonstrated ability to perform advanced MS Excel and database functions including creating, manipulating, reporting and maintaining electronic spreadsheets and databases.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively through oral, written, Internet and visual channels.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work and meet deadlines.
  • Must be able to demonstrate ability to work as part of a team and to relate and work effectively with diverse people.
  • Ability to work independently, make decisions, delegate tasks, attend to details, handle multiple assignments, set priorities and work under pressure.
  • Ability to manage long-term goals within a context of day-to-day deadlines.
  • Ability to creatively solve problems.Ability to gather, assemble, consolidate and analyze facts and draw conclusions and make recommendations.
  • Must demonstrate a high degree of accuracy, integrity, sound professional judgment, and the ability to handle confidential and sensitive information.
  • Ability to identify problems and suggest solutions.
  • Work Environment: In addition to the Working Conditions; the work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions. This position works in a typical office environment. In addition, the position regularly lifts, moves, or transports office supplies, work related materials and equipment.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with non-profit, accrual basis of accounting is desirable.
  • Experience with managing and preparing for an outside audit/ single audit.
  • Experience managing budgets with diverse income streams and high numbers of accounts.
  • Experience working with complex organizations.
  • Experience working with Acumatica.

Position Details

This is a full-time, exempt position. Excellent benefits, based on eligibility, including:

  • Paid Vacation, Sick, and Personal leave
  • Paid Holidays
  • NYS Health Insurance Program (including free Dental Insurance)
  • NYS Retirement (NYSERS)
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Total Care Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Tax Deferred Annuity Plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Group Universal Life Insurance
  • Personal Accidental Insurance
  • Legal Plan Insurance
  • Long Term Care Insurance
  • Auto and Homeowner’s Insurance
  • Pet Insurance
  • New York’s College Savings Program
  • ClearPoint Credit Counseling Solutions

All applications must be received on-line by October 18, 2022. Position closing dates may change based on Association needs.

To Apply & For Further Details: https://cornell.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/CCECareerPage/job/New-York-State-Other/CCE-of-Schenectady-County-Finance-Manager---Schenectady--NY_WDR-00031640

Cornell Cooperative Extension is a collaboration among Cornell University, the United States Department of Agriculture, the State of New York, and the residents of New York State. Per NYS Law, county and regional extension service associations are subordinate governmental agencies. This employment opportunity is with the entities listed and not with Cornell University. Cornell Cooperative Extension is an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. Individuals who bring a diverse perspective and are supportive of diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.

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Healthy Schenectady Families (HSF) Family Support Educators – Schenectady, NY

Healthy Schenectady Families (HSF) Family Support Educators provide support to improve healthy family and parenting choices among eligible families and individuals in Schenectady County.

As part of the Healthy Families New York and Healthy Schenectady Families Programs, these positions work closely with the team of educators and supervisors to promote the well-being of parents, children, and families through the use of existing evidence-based health education and parenting curricula delivered through home visits. Positive, persistent and individualized outreach from the educator keeps families involved in the program and leads to improved outcomes for children, parents, and the community.

Multiple positions available.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree. An Associate’s Degree and two years transferable program/functional experience may substitute for a Bachelor’s Degree.
  • Experience relevant to the role of the position.
  • Travel Requirements - Ability to meet the frequent travel requirements associated with this position. A valid NYS driver's license with the ability to drive and driving record acceptable for Association insurance coverage are required.
  • Ability to frequently work flexible hours, which may include evenings and/or weekends, as appropriate.
  • Ability to help ensure diverse, equitable, and inclusive programs. Commitment to working in limited income urban settings with diverse program participants in their surrounding communities.
  • Program Skills – Ability to effectively deliver related programs and trainings. Serve as an effective subject matter resource. Maintain program data confidentiality. Ability to effectively participate in professional team efforts, including frequent collaboration with staff and outside organizations.
  • Communication & Marketing Skills - Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing with presenters, program participants, employees and others. Ability to relate effectively to co-workers, volunteers, advisors, community and professional leaders.
  • Coordination Skills – Ability to effectively coordinate program efforts including data management and reporting, scheduling and coordinating programs and events, compiling and maintaining materials and resources, following financial reporting requirements.
  • Technology Skills - Proficiency or ability to learn and effectively use software including use of the internet, program related software, and Microsoft Office Suite including Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Publisher, and Excel.
  • Work Environment – In addition to the Working Conditions; the work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions. This position frequently performs in-person home visits within the assigned communities. When not in the field, this position works in a typical “open” office environment with occasional to frequent distractions. This position occasionally lifts, moves, or transports program materials.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Degree or coursework in human services or related fields
  • Ability to speak, read and write proficiently in the Spanish language, or other non-English language as is spoken in the target community.

Position Details

Multiple positions available. These are full-time, nonexempt positions. Excellent benefits, based on eligibility, including:

  • Paid Vacation, Sick, and Personal leave
  • Paid Holidays
  • NYS Health Insurance Program (including free Dental Insurance)
  • NYS Retirement (NYSERS)
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Total Care Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Tax Deferred Annuity Plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Group Universal Life Insurance
  • Personal Accidental Insurance
  • Legal Plan Insurance
  • Long Term Care Insurance
  • Auto and Homeowner’s Insurance
  • Pet Insurance
  • New York’s College Savings Program
  • ClearPoint Credit Counseling Solutions

Applicants are recommended to apply by October 18, 2022. Position closing dates may change based on Association needs.

To Apply & For Further Details:

https://cornell.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/CCECareerPage/job/New-York-State-Other/CCE-of-Schenectady-County-HSF-Family-Support-Educators-I---Schenectady--NY_WDR-00030467

Cornell Cooperative Extension is a collaboration among Cornell University, the United States Department of Agriculture, the State of New York, and the residents of New York State. Per NYS Law, county and regional extension service associations are subordinate governmental agencies. This employment opportunity is with the entities listed and not with Cornell University. Cornell Cooperative Extension is an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. Individuals who bring a diverse perspective and are supportive of diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.

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EFNEP Data Entry Specialist

This position provides data and related operations support for the Expanded Food & Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP).The scope of position includes providing support to other offices within the Capital-Hudson Valley region, North Country region, and more generally to the state EFNEP office.The EFNEP Data Specialist serves as a support staff of the NYS Web-Based Nutrition Education Evaluation and Reporting System (WebNEERS) Data Managers Team.

The position provides a wide variety of moderately complex data, operations and limited management support for program area educators and program assistants to support educational programs and in determining action to be taken by working under the guidance of supervisors.

The EFNEP Data Specialist provides technical support for the EFNEP program, including on-site web-based data support, web pages, and troubleshooting.May be assigned some web maintenance responsibilities. May be assigned Food Processor, recipe analysis, and Nutrition Facts Label generation responsibilities.The individual will work closely with Extension Information Technology (IT) staff through the Shared Business Network (SBN), as well as Cornell University EFNEP staff.

Required Qualifications

  • Associates degree with experience relevant to the role of the position including data entry, data manipulation and data management skills.High school diploma or GED with two years related experience may substitute for an Associate’s degree.
  • Ability to help ensure diverse, equitable, and inclusive environments.
  • Ability to meet occasional travel requirements associated with the position. A valid NYS driver's license with the ability to drive and driving record acceptable for agency insurance coverage are required.
  • Data and Information Technology Skills – Ability to frequently perform moderately complex computer skills including: internet database software; data entry, manipulation and reporting; MS Office Suite (e.g. documents and spreadsheets); and website updates. Ability to ensure data integrity. Ability to adapt quickly to new technologies and upgrades. Ability to troubleshoot and support end users with the same.
  • Administrative Skills – Ability to provide a high-level customer service support to staff and others. Ability to exercise discretion and judgment in supporting projects and data.Ability to identify problems and suggest solutions. Ability to work as part of a team and to relate and work effectively with diverse people with varying technology skill abilities. Ability to handle and maintain confidential and sensitive information.
  • Communication Skills - Ability to perform routine communications both verbally and in writing with employees and others.
  • Work Environment – In addition to the Working Conditions; the work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions. This position works in a typical office environment. In addition, the position occasionally lifts, moves, or transports program related materials and equipment.

Position Details

This is a full-time, nonexempt position, 35 hours/week. Excellent benefits, based on eligibility, including:

  • Paid Vacation, Sick, and Personal leave
  • Paid Holidays
  • NYS Health Insurance Program (including free Dental Insurance)
  • NYS Retirement (NYSERS)
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Total Care Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Tax Deferred Annuity Plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Group Universal Life Insurance
  • Personal Accidental Insurance
  • Legal Plan Insurance
  • Long Term Care Insurance
  • Auto and Homeowner’s Insurance
  • Pet Insurance
  • New York’s College Savings Program
  • ClearPoint Credit Counseling Solutions

All applications must be received on-line by October 18, 2022.Position closing dates may change based on Association needs.

To Apply & For Further Details:

https://cornell.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/CCECareerPage/job/New-York-State-Other/CCE-of-Schenectady-County-EFNEP-Data-Specialist---Schenectady--NY_WDR-00032306


Last updated October 5, 2022