Program Director - Peconic Dunes

Program Director, Peconic Dunes Camp, Southold, NY

Position Summary:

Coordinate and direct the development and implementation of a specific 4-H camp program (e.g., sports, expressive arts, environmental science, outdoor education, etc.). Supervise senior and junior camp counselors to effect quality programming in the subject area. Assist with program scheduling and management.Responsible for one evening program. Assist with program and staff evaluation processes.

Required Qualifications:

  • Interest, knowledge, and skills in the specific program area.
  • Ability to teach, supervise and motivate staff
  • Strong organizational and leadership skills
  • Emotional maturity, good health, and vitality.
  • Must meet the minimum age requirement for a particular program area to comply with New York State Department of Health regulations.
  • 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 weekends, as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • College degree in education or other relevant fields.
  • Two years of experience supervising others.
  • In-depth knowledge of all activities.

Equal Opportunity Employment

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.


Salary: Exempt $6,050.00 (full camp season) 4 Openings

Hour: Full-time 40+ hours per week

Date Position Available: June 6, 2022, to August 21, 2022

Questions, please contact:

Lexi Linn, PDC Operations Manager

Cornell Cooperative Extension – Suffolk County
423 Griffing Avenue
Riverhead, NY 11901

(631) 727-7850, Ext. 680


Review of applications will begin immediately. The position will remain open until a qualified pool of candidates is obtained.

Applicants need to:

  1. Attach/upload a resume to the online application in either Microsoft Word or PDF format.
  2. Attach/upload a cover letter to the online application in either Microsoft Word or PDF format.
  3. Attach/upload contacts info for three references to the online application in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

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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 their essential functions. If you require an accommodation to participate in the selection process, you are encouraged to contact Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County Human Resources at (631) 727-7850 or via email at

Cornell Cooperative Extension collaborates with Cornell University, the United States Department of Agriculture, the State of New York, and New York State residents. 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.

Last updated March 31, 2022