This position is classified as an Association Temporary Program position in the Youth, Family and Community Development Program Area, and will serve as a 4-H Educator for Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Jefferson County. This position is responsible for support to the organization within the limits of established policies, guidelines and/or procedures. This position will assist, coordinate and lead 4-H Youth Development Educational Programs (community service, civic engagement, STEM, healthy living) and assist in the preparation, setup, and events and activities for County and State Fair. This position will provide administrative support in the area of flyer, registration and data entry when necessary. This position will represent Cornell Cooperative Extension to the general public, community leaders and government officials in a professional manner. Will appreciate and embrace diversity in all interactions with clientele, staff, volunteers, and the public. This position is responsible for carrying out other professional duties as assigned to fulfill the policies and priorities of the Association. This position will support the Association to maintain a safe working environment and act proactively to prevent accidents/injuries and communicate hazards to supervisors when identified. This position supports and complies with affirmative action policies and procedures and the Americans with Disabilities Act
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All applicants must apply by close of day on May 20, 2021to be considered for this position. All applicants must submit an application online, which includes: cover letter, resume and three (3) references.
All External Applicants (including applicants currently employed by Cornell Cooperative Extension in Associations other than the Association advertising this career opportunity) must submit his/her application materials via the "APPLY" button located within this job posting.
All Internal Applicants (current employees working for the Association advertising this career opportunity) must apply online via his/her Workday account, which may be accessed here: http://workday.cornell.edu/.
Please contact Jane Pearson, Association Regional HR Coordinator at 315-788-8450 with questions.
This position is a full-time non-exempt position - 100% FTE, 40 hours per week. The hourly rate for this position is $15.73.
Associate's Degree or Equivalent Education (High School Diploma/GED and one (1) year transferable program/functional experience).
Educational and/or work experience related to youth development.
Valid NYS Driver's License and the ability to meet travel requirements associated with this position.
Ability to work flexible hours which may include evenings and/or weekends, as appropriate.
Demonstrated ability to meet the demands of assigned tasks.
Demonstrated ability to work in a variety of settings, including outdoors.
Demonstrated initiative, reliability and dependability.
Demonstrated ability to organize, implement and teach informal educational programs.
Demonstrated ability to participate in professional team efforts.
Demonstrated ability to work with people of diverse ages, socioeconomic, and ethnic backgrounds.
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively through oral, written, and visual means.
Demonstrated ability to use standard computer programs.
Program Delivery - 80%
Utilizing established materials, serve as subject matter resource in the 4-H Youth Development area, and provide standard responses.
Implement lesson plans using current and approved curricula and supplemental materials.
Teach programs that address participant's needs and that consider the diversity of the community.
Assist in providing established educational program efforts via mass media, as defined.
Assist in providing 4-H Youth Development Educational Programs using established resources and materials.
Assist with carrying out other duties as assigned in support of 4-H programming efforts.
Program Evaluation - 5%
Implement program evaluation as designed.
Assist in interacting with program participants to obtain their evaluation of program offerings.
Management - 5%
Assist in solving problems and resolving conflicts that arise utilizing appropriate policies and procedures.
Assist with volunteer management.
Give guidance to volunteers and staff, including those performing similar work.
Coordination/Operation - 5%
Assist in preparation and setup for County and State Fair.
Assist with data entry and enrollments as needed.
Assist in a variety of events/activities at the County and State Fairs including, but not limited to: clerk animal entries, staff the Youth Building, judge non-animal entries, assist with Barnyard Olympics, coordinate youth activities at both fairs, inventory and ordering of supplies for the fairs.
Assist with the coordination of schedules and responsibilities for 4-H volunteers.
Assist in the completion of all required reporting, accountability and evaluation documentation in a timely manner.
Effectively maintain professional relationships with other agencies, organizations and businesses that promote effective communication and facilitate continued programming efforts.
This position may require the transport of program materials and resources in performing position responsibilities.
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, timely reporting of expenses, working with other staff, general marketing of Extension programs and other duties as assigned.
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, association health and safety policy/procedure/requirement and standard.
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.
Be aware of, and adhere to, established Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Jefferson County policies and procedures.
Contribute to the overall success of the organization by performing all assigned duties in a professional, timely, and accurate manner.
Equal Opportunity Employment
Cornell Cooperative Extension is an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.
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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 government 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.
Notice to Applicants: Please read the required Notice to Applicants statement. This notice contains important information about applying for a position at Cornell Cooperative Extension as well as some of your rights and responsibilities as an applicant.
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