Farm Educator - Casual

Year Round – Part-Time Casual Farm Educator – SCF – Yaphank, NY

POSITION SUMMARY:

Prepare and present all programs offered in the most current “Education Programs for Youth” brochure, both on farm and in schools, libraries, and other community settings. Assist with birthday parties and family programs. Assist with festivals and special events. Assist with day-to-day operations of Farm Education programs.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Associates Degree in Agriculture, Environmental Science, Animal Science, Education, or other related field, or High School Diploma and 2 years volunteer or work experience.
  • One year of paid or volunteer experience working with children and/or the public.
  • Ability to learn how to drive van and horse trailer and truck and livestock trailer.
  • Ability to lift 10-20 pounds unassisted.
  • Ability to meet travel requirements associated with this position.
  • Ability to meet acceptable background check standards, if required.
  • Ability to work flexible hours which may include evenings and/or weekends, as appropriate.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture, Environmental Science, Animal Science, Education, or other related field. Additional education and training in the fields of Agriculture, Animal Sciences, Natural Sciences, Human Development, Consumer Sciences and Education. Additional teaching experience related to educational areas listed above. Experience teaching subjects related to agriculture, animal sciences, natural sciences, human development and consumer sciences.

POSITION DETAILS:

Three (3) – Year Round - Part-Time Non-Exempt positions, 0-20 hours per week.

Pay Rate Type: $13.95 per hour

HOW TO APPLY:

Review of applications will begin immediately. Position will remain open until qualified pool of candidates is obtained.

Applicants need to attach/upload a resume to the online application 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. Once the application is submitted you will not be able to change your submission or add attachments.


Please complete the temporary application and submit the completed application, your resume & cover letter to:

HR Manager at vs324@cornell.edu

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.

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.

Contact

Valerie J. Smith
LI-SBN Human Resource Lead
vs324@cornell.edu
631-727-7850 x 344

Last updated August 23, 2018