the word "jobs" spelled with push-pins and cut out letters on a cork bulletin board

Learn about job opportunities with Cornell Cooperative Extension.


All applications for employment with Cornell Cooperative Extension of Warren 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.

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Warren County provides equal program and opportunities. No person shall be denied employment on the basis of any legally prohibited discrimination involving, but not limited to, such factors as race, color, creed, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, or qualified disability.

Nutrition and Food Systems Educator 

The Nutrition and Food Systems Educator is responsible for assessing, developing, delivering and evaluating programs that address community (adult and youth) nutrition and food system related needs.Programs are developed utilizing input from various consumer groups that represent both youth and adult populations in Warren County. Provides subject matter expertise in the area of nutrition and related topics.

The Educator develops educational materials, program outlines, and utilizes existing resources for implementation when available.Works with Cornell University and other Land grant colleges to foster community-campus collaborations. Deliver current curriculum programs as defined and innovative programs with discretion. Assure that the programs strive to meet the nutrition needs of urban, suburban, and rural communities of diversity while also staying within the University program plan of work.

Collaborates in delivery of educational programs with other members of the Warren Cornell Cooperative Extension team, colleagues in regional (multi-Association) and statewide programs, and Cornell faculty related to youth development, agriculture & natural resources and parenting/family life.

Required Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in nutrition, health education, public health, or related field.
  • Experience relevant to the role of position.
  • Ability to help ensure diverse, equitable, and inclusive programs. Commitment to working in a variety of settings (including rural, urban and suburban) with diverse program participants and the community-based agencies that serve them.
  • Ability to meet regular travel requirements associated with this position. A valid NYS driver's license with the ability to drive and driving record acceptable for agency insurance coverage are required.
  • Ability to work flexible hours, which may include evenings and/or weekends, as appropriate.
  • Program Skills – Ability to asses, develop, deliver, and evaluate programs. Ability to effectively participate in and assist in leading professional team efforts.
  • Communication Skills - Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively through oral, written and visual channels, use traditional tools as well as innovative applications of electronic technology (e.g. computers, audio, video, etc.). Ability to frequently and effectively communicate verbally and in writing with external partners, program participants, employees and others.
  • Technology Skills - Proficiency with or ability to learn Microsoft Office suite, database, internet and virtual presentation software.
  • 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 program-related materials and equipment. This position occasionally works in outdoor weather conditions, especially during spring, summer, and fall growing seasons.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong working knowledge of nutrition science, food systems, youth development, and education.
  • Previous experience in marketing and communication related to Cooperative Extension and 4-H.
  • Familiarity with programs like Women, Infants, and Children, Food Stamps, and Farm to School.
  • Familiarity with food systems, including wild game.
  • Working knowledge of food preservation techniques.
  • Coursework in education highly preferred.

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 August 23, 2022.Position closing dates may change based on Association needs.

To Apply & For Further Details:


Part-Time Maintenance Person – Cleaning duties inside and outside of the building, garden/yard upkeep, and lawn mowing. $15.00 per hour. Full benefit option. Sick time, vacation, and personal pro-rated to .5 full-time equivalency. Please fill out the application online at

Contact John Bowe 518-623-3291.

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.


Dr. James Seeley
Executive Director

Last updated August 2, 2022