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All applications with Cornell Cooperative Extension of Cattaraugus County and other county extension associations must be submitted through the Cornell University employment system. We post available job and internship opportunities on this page when they become available, with links to the Cornell website, for your convenience.
Located in the Alleghany
foothills and the heart of ski country, Cattaraugus County in New York boasts
diverse and rich history, outdoor recreation, tourism, and small communities
within proximity of major urban centers and colleges. Deep roots, generational
connections, committed staff and volunteers, and a spirit for growth all define
what makes CCE of Cattaraugus County unique.
Extension of Cattaraugus County, located in Ellicottville New York is seeking a
dynamic chief executive to provide overall leadership and
management for a non-formal education organization which is part of the
national land grant university system.
The Executive Director is
- Represent, and be
accountable to, the Association Board of Directors and the Director of the
Cornell Cooperative Extension system.
- Be an effective leader,
helping to develop and project a compelling and contemporary vision for
extension programming to stakeholders, both internal and external.
- Provide high level
administrative leadership and management of the Association as well as high-level
program development and delivery in an identified Cooperative Extension
mission/programming area within Cornell and local
- Develop and maintain effective
working relationships among the staff, other extension Associations, the
Western Region Shared Business Network, Extension Administration, Cornell
faculty, and stakeholders.
- Build positive relationships
with legislators, local government leaders, community leaders, funding
agencies, and civic groups.
- Exercise professional
judgment and executive skills in administering overall Association operations.
- Provide leadership in
overall educational program development, implementation, establishing program
priorities, provide leadership for the ongoing development of a welcoming and
inclusive organizational climate for diversity, and program integration across
disciplines and within the broader extension system.
- Develop enhanced revenue
streams to sustain and grow Association programming.
REQUIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
- Master’s Degree in Management, Agriculture,
Horticulture, Natural Resources, Youth Development, Nutrition or related
Cooperative Extension programming area.
of six years of progressively responsible experience, including at least three
years in Cooperative Extension or a closely related field of employment.PhD may substitute for 2 years of experience.
least four years of substantive leadership and management responsibilities
including human resources, finance, and organizational management.
knowledge and ability in strategic planning, governance, program
development/oversight, financial management, fund development, human resources,
volunteer management, facilities management, public and community relations,
communications, and organizational management.
experience working with diverse populations, contributing to organizational
diversity efforts, and/or evidence of cultural competence.
coursework and/or experience in Education preferred.
or interest in promoting agriculture.
in leadership, management, education, youth development, and or grant
training or experience with applied research, non-formal education and/or
community member/leader of Cattaraugus County.
This is an exempt, full-time position, 40 hours per week. Salary starting at
$60,000/year. Excellent benefits, based on eligibility, including paid
holidays, vacation, sick and personal time, health and dental insurance,
Retirement, Disability Insurance and more.
HOW TO APPLY:
All applications and supplemental materials must be submitted online.
Review of submitted applications will be
ongoing. Submit applications online by April 30, 2018 for priority
consideration. Please upload resume and cover letter with application. Only
applications submitted online through jobs.cce.cornell.edu will be considered.
Contact Kimberly at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
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 support of diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.
Last updated March 21, 2018