Under the guidance of the FACS Resource Educator, responsible for delivering the Traffic Safety Education program for CCE Livingston County to the general public. The Traffic Safety Education program encompasses occupant safety and wheeled safety. The primary focus of the program is the child passenger safety program, which includes CPS inspection events, child car seat distribution, and oversight of fitting stations. Additional educational programming includes bicycle rodeos during the summer months, pedestrian and bus safety for school-aged children, and teen passenger and driver safety. Assists the Supervisor with program planning and objectives. Assists in ensuring that the program reflects the diversity of the people in Livingston County and conforms to the programming objectives and mission of CCE Livingston County and the New York State Governor's Traffic Safety Committee.
Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent education and experience
Ability to meet travel requirements associated with this position. A valid NYS driver's license and a driving record acceptable for Association insurance coverage are required. TS Educator must be able to, or willing to learn to drive a full-size pickup truck and tow an equipment trailer.
Ability to initiate, plan, organize, implement, teach, and evaluate informal educational programs. Ability to work flexible hours, which will include weekends, and some evenings. Ability to communicate in a professional manner with program participants through oral, written, and visual channels using traditional tools and methods, as well as electronic technology. Ability to speak/present publicly. Strong interpersonal skills with proven ability to work effectively with advisory boards and committees, community members, and funding partners. Proficiency with windows-based software including use of the internet and Microsoft Suite including Outlook, Word, Powerpoint, Publisher, and Excel. Ability to regularly lift, move, or transport program supplies and equipment; range of motion that allows for bending over, squatting, kneeling, reaching; ability to climb stairs and step up into high vehicles
Qualification as Child Passenger Safety Technician or experience working in the field of traffic safety.
Experience with Cooperative Extension or other similar educational organizations. Experience working with grants including developing proposals, writing, and/or management of grants.
This is a full time, non-exempt position. Compensation paid at the rate of $18per hour/year. Excellent benefits, based on eligibility, including:
Vacation, Sick and Personal time
NYS Health Insurance Program (including Dental Insurance)
Long-term Disability Insurance
Suite of voluntary benefits available: Tax Deferred Annuity, 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
How To Apply: Applicants (including current employees of other Cornell Cooperative Extension Associations) must apply online through the APPLY button in this job posting. Current employees of Cornell Cooperative Extension Livingston are considered internal applicants and must apply online through their Workday account which may be accessed here: http://workday.cornell.edu/
All applicants are requested to submit a cover letter, resume and indicate three individuals who may be contacted as a reference.Please consider indicating in your application all information you feel would be helpful for selection committee members to know. Once the application is submitted you will NOT be able to change your submission or add attachments. Be sure that you have followed all directions and requirements listed in the job posting. For instructions, visit: http://cce.cornell.edu/sites/default/files/applying_external.pdf.
All applications must be received on-line by July 22, 2020. Position closing dates may change based on Association needs.
No relocation or VISA Sponsorship available.
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Position Responsibilities & Essential Functions
Program Delivery - 70%
Select lesson plans and provide educational programming to the targeted audiences in the area of traffic safety for the general public based on established subject matter
Provide educational programming to impact audiences through a variety of delivery methods in the areas of traffic safety, occupant safety, and wheeled safety
Provide educational training at monthly car seat check events
Meet or exceed program delivery goals established by the supervisor
Assist with the annual Certified Educational Units program for professionals in community partner agencies
Assist with the semi-annual car seat technician training for professionals in community partner agencies
Serve as a subject matter resource for staff, volunteers, and clients, including schools, agencies, summer recreation programs, and others as they are identified
Foster acceptance of programs, methods, and policies to address community and individual needs and consider diverse audiences through frequent contact with program participants when applicable
Represent CCE Livingston before public, community leaders, government officials, Cornell or other land grant universities in a professional manner as part of program delivery
May be involved in multidisciplinary team efforts to deliver program
Program Evaluation - 5%
Collect surveys for analysis of the programming, looking for the strengths and weaknesses of the programs in order to strengthen the programming
Interact with program participants and community partner agencies to obtain their evaluation of the programming to share with supervisor for program analysis
Based on established program parameters, interpret evaluation data to the community partner agencies
Communicate evaluation data to the public within the marketing plan
Assist with the analysis of collected program evaluation data
Assist in making recommendations for program improvement
Direction - 5%
Provide input to supervisor in planning the delivery of educational programs; select and prepare lessons plans based on existing, research-based curriculum
Assist with the planning of the delivery of established educational program goals
Assist supervisor with identifying key relationships to build/sustain with community leaders, partners, and stakeholders
Assist in proposing budget based on established financial guidelines/procedures, and knowledge of the program
Coordination/Operation - 15%
Provide routine/administrative tasks to support the delivery of established educational program goals; i.e. scheduling and confirming events; gathering materials and resources for program delivery and ensure delivery to offsite program locations
On a regular basis transports self, also regularly lifting, moving or transporting program materials and resources to various locations.
Compile, organize and inventory educational materials such as training aids, fact sheets, newsletters, exhibits, and demonstration projects.
Prepares and submit program related expense receipts for recording
Provide input, including data and digital photographs, for the implementation of mass media documentation and marketing of the program
Maintain communication with constituents and the community through variety of methods such as newsletters, e-mails, electronic technology, internet, social media, website postings, press releases and content.
Assist supervisor with maintaining relationships with community leaders, partners, and stakeholders
When applicable, provide information for preparation of reports, impact statements, and success stories on program progress and accomplishments to Issue Leader to present to funders, advisory committees, Board and others as necessary
Professional Improvement and Other Duties as Assigned - 5%
In cooperation with Supervisor and/or Executive Director, jointly develop and pursue a professional development plan as a means to increase competencies relative to position accountabilities and to address changes in programming and association priorities.
Collaborate in activities that are in general support of Cornell Cooperative Extension including but not limited to attendance at staff meetings and other staff functions, timely reporting of expenses, working with other staff, general marketing of Extension programs, and other duties as assigned.
Obtain Child Passenger Safety Technician certification and attend other pertinent workshops for professional development related to position
Health and Safety - Applied to all duties and functions.
Support the Association to maintain a safe working environment.
Be familiar and strive to follow any applicable federal, state, local regulations, and Association health and safety policy/procedure/requirement and standards.
Act proactively to prevent accidents/injuries and communicate hazards to supervisors when identified.
EEO/EPO and Policy - Applied to all duties and functions.
Appreciate and embrace diversity in all interactions with clientele, staff, volunteers and the public.
Assist the Cornell Cooperative Extension system in reaching out to diverse audiences.
Aware of, and adheres to, established Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Livingston County policies and procedures, and Cornell Cooperative Extension Skills for Success.
Contribute to the overall success of the Association by performing all assigned duties in a professional, timely and accurate manner.
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