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SOLDIERS AND VETERANS IN AGRICULTURE SPECIALIST

Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Jefferson County


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Published 21 days ago

November 2, 2020
October 22, 2020
At least $42,000

Details of Position:                F/T, 40 hrs/wk, $42,000.00/salary

Location of Position:             CCE Jefferson County, 203 N. Hamilton St., Watertown, NY

About the Position:

This position will serve as the Soldiers and Veterans in Agriculture Specialist for Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Jefferson County and will be responsible for developing, planning, implementing and evaluating the Farm Ops Program. This position will be responsible to collaborate with Cornell University’s Small Farm Farm-Ops Program, Syracuse University’s OPRD evaluation team, the 10th Mountain Division Transition Assistance Program (TAP) at Fort Drum and local agricultural producers and agencies to provide multi-faceted agriculture training for veterans and transitioning service members. This position will perform targeted outreach to develop key strategic partnerships and will utilize high quality, evidence based programs to provide hands-on and immersive agriculture experiences via individualized and unique pathways. The goal is to assist participants in securing successful careers in the food and agriculture sector. This position will provide direct programming utilizing a variety of methods to include: group workshops, individual sessions, coordinate mentoring relationships, and train the trainer. In addition, this position will use a local farm facility as a model farm to conduct hands-on immersive training, practice entrepreneurism and allow transitioning service members and veterans to trial agricultural enterprises. This position is funded by grant funding through NIFA and the Cornell Small Farms Program.

Required Qualifications: 

  • Master’s Degree.
  • Experience relevant to the role of the position.
  • Valid New York State 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.

Excellent benefits package upon employment and based on eligibility, to include, but not limited to: New York State Health Insurance Program; dental insurance; New York State Employee Retirement System; vacation, personal and sick leave; etc.  Individuals who bring a diverse perspective and are supportive of diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.

All Applicants must apply online to be considered for this position by October 22, 2020.

www.ccejefferson.org and click on “jobs.”

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Details of Position:                F/T, 40 hrs/wk, $42,000.00/salary

Location of Position:             CCE Jefferson County, 203 N. Hamilton St., Watertown, NY

About the Position:

This position will serve as the Soldiers and Veterans in Agriculture Specialist for Cornell…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • Master's Degree Required

Location

203 N. Hamilton Street, Watertown, NY 13601

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Instructions:

All Applicants must apply online to be considered for this position by October 22, 2020.

www.ccejefferson.org and click on “jobs.”

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