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Ag Business Development and Marketing Specialist (Association Senior Resource Educator)

CCE Madison County currently has a position open for an Ag Business Development and Marketing Specialist (Association Senior Resource Educator).  This person shall promote and develop programs that will enhance and expand the economic viability of agricultural enterprises in Madison County.The focus of Extension efforts will be educational leadership and resources for agricultural business development, marketing, community education, tourism and public relations.Agriculture business development includes creating marketing opportunities and value added enterprises for current producers as well as attracting new farmers/producers and businesses to Madison County.The primary audience for programming will include agricultural producers and related service providers; new entrepreneurs in production, processing and agriculture related businesses including agricultural tourism; and community members whose support of agriculture is important.Projects will include a focus on enhancing the viability of local agriculture through product diversification, direct marketing, promotion of local product labels and value-added opportunities by linking with available expertise including other local and regional Extension staff and Cornell University faculty.This person will work with and coordinate a variety of agriculture and community stakeholders implementing Madison County’s Ag and Farmland Protection Plan.The Sr. Resource Educator will guide and supervise assigned CCE Madison County staff and student interns.The educator will represent the Association to the public, community leaders, government officials and Cornell University in a professional manner.  For more information and/or to apply for this position, please visit Ag Business Development & Marketing Specialist.

How to Apply

Applicants (including current employees of other Cornell Cooperative Extension Associations) must apply online through the APPLY button in this job posting.

When applying through our system, please remember to attach your application materials (cover letter, resume and three references) in either Microsoft Word or PDF format. In the “Experience” section of your application, use the Paperclip icon to search for file(s) or use the “Drop Files Here” box to manually drag document(s) into your application. 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.

Please visit  Workday at Cornell for more information and to apply.

External Applicants: (including current employees of other Cornell Cooperative Extension Associations) Please refer to Applying for a Job (External Candidate) for additional guidance.

Internal Applicants: Current employees of the Cornell Cooperative Extension Association indicated in this job posting are considered internal applicants; please refer to Applying for a Job (Internal Candidate) for additional guidance.

No relocation or VISA Sponsorship available.

The Association may make reasonable accommodations to enable applicants to participate in the hiring process and employees to perform the essential functions of their job. If you require an accommodation so that you may participate in the selection process you are encouraged to contact Cornell Cooperative Extension Administrative Systems at (607) 255-2117, or via email at: cce.recruitment@cornell.edu.


Ag Program Coordinator

The Ag Program Coordinator is primarily responsible for program coordination for Cornell Cooperative Extension of Madison County (CCE MC) Agriculture Team. The Ag Coordinator will assist in coordinating and promoting programs within Agriculture, Ag Business Development and Ag Marketing. Programs include those that help producers understand and adopt agricultural best management practices, new technologies, and improved farm business management practices. The Coordinator will also assist in identifying resources for agricultural production, management, marketing, business development, tourism and public relations issues. The primary audience for programming will include agricultural producers and related service providers; new entrepreneurs in production, processing and agriculture related businesses including agricultural tourism; and community members whose support of agriculture is important. Requirements include, but are not limited to:

  • an Associates Degree or equivalent education. A high school diploma or GED plus one year transferable program/functional experience may substitute for an Associate’s Degree.
  • Experience relevant to the role of the position.

Also, experience dealing with the public or private sectors of the agricultural industry and/or promoting agricultural development, ability to coordinate industry and producer needs with available expertise and to apply expert information to local situations,experience with and knowledge of the challenges facing agriculture locally and in New York State is preferred. 

For more information on this position: https://cornell.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/CCECareerPage/job/New-York-State-Other/Ag-Program-Coordinator---Morrisville--NY_WDR-00020386?fbclid=IwAR3ZY9Fi4ttpQb7hNVyt6Z0zZ7heKj2A_9FwG6YPkoYfaEu9duZcUI-q4R8

Office Coordinator 

The Cornell Cooperative Extension of Madison County Operations Coordinator provides a high level of clerical and administrative support for the Association, using moderate initiative and discretion in performing a substantial amount of moderately complex tasks to support the Association, its programs, the administrative team and board of directors. This position is responsible for providing a wide variety of complex technical, clerical and/or administrative support including word processing, database manipulation, spreadsheet development and desktop publishing to create, edit, format and produce brochures, reports, office forms, newsletters, directories, and correspondence. Handle general record keeping and database management, performing routine data collection and compilation. Prepare various educational materials and coordinate event registration and catered and non-catered events. Work in collaboration with administrative staff to provide general office and reception support as necessary/required. Arrange, organize and support requested meetings and functions and coordinate facilities access with staff, volunteers, and visitors. Qualifications required are, but are not limited to; 

  • Associate or Equivalent Education. GED/High School Diploma plus 1 year transferable program/functional experience may substitute.
  • Experience relevant to the role of the position
  • Proficiency with windows-based software including use of the internet and Microsoft Office Suite including Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Access, Publisher, and Excel.
  • Ability to plan and organize personal work responsibilities according to priorities developed with immediate supervisor.
  • Ability to work with a high degree of integrity, sound professional judgment, and the ability to handle confidential and sensitive information.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions and assume responsibility with general guidelines and direction.

For more information on this position: https://cornell.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/CCECareerPage/job/New-York-State-Other/Office-Coordinator---Morrisville--NY_WDR-00020370?fbclid=IwAR27mm1x5tleYM8P0qQ8X86IQDywJJD_L1GYHc7mambsRswzklJWRPoWGxw

4-H Internships

Hello!

We would like to thank you for your interest in completing a 4-H internship with Cornell Cooperative Extension of Madison County!

As some of you may know, we are currently in our planning stages of our 4-H year (starting October 1 st). We are planning events such as horse bowl and hippology, dairy bowl, equine and dairy 101, public presentations, horse communications, STEM programming, next year’s fair, clinics, speakers, trips with the youth, our yearly banquet, and SO MUCH MORE!

You are likely in full swing with your semester and are busy with classes and finding an internship so we only require some brief information/materials in order to complete your application process:

  • 1.Complete and submit your application
  • 2.With your application please submit your cover letter and resume
  • 3.Please submit any additional information we may need to know about your internship, such as any packets you receive, any example paperwork we may need to fill out, requirements, etc.

Once we review your information, we will schedule a follow up call as a ‘next step’. We look forward to receiving your materials!

Thank you,

Last updated September 3, 2019