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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 - Warrensburg, NY

The Nutrition and Food Systems Educator is responsible for delivering nutrition and food system related programs. Programs are targeted to both youth and adults and includes but is not limited to topics like nutrition, food preservation, healthy living, garden-based nutrition, wild edibles, wild game, food systems, farm-to-school, and other programs. The Educator serves as a subject matter resource and often partners with community organizations and others to reach the diverse audiences of Warren County.

The Educator frequently collaborates in delivery of programs with other members of the CCE Warren team and colleagues in regional and statewide programs.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree. Associate’s degree plus 2 years transferrable program/functional experience may substitute for a Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience relevant to the role of the position.
  • Ability to help ensure diverse, equitable, and inclusive programs.
  • Travel Requirements - Ability to meet the regular 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.
  • Program Skills – Ability to effectively deliver related programs and trainings. Serve as an effective subject matter resource. Maintain program data confidentiality.
  • Communication & Marketing Skills - Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing with presenters, program participants, employees and others.
  • 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 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

  • Degree in nutrition, health education, public health, or related field.
  • Strong working knowledge of nutrition science, food systems, youth development, and education.
  • Previous experience in marketing and communication.
  • Familiarity with programs like Women, Infants, and Children, Food Stamps, and Farm-to-School.
  • Familiarity with food systems, including wild edible and game.
  • Working knowledge of food preservation techniques.

Position Details

This is a full-time nonexempt (37.5 hours/week) position. Compensation paid at the rate of $22 per hour. 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 November 18, 2022.Position closing dates may change based on Association needs.

To Apply & For Further Details:

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 November 15, 2022