Job Summary

 
Official Job Title :
Regional Farm Business Management Educator Capital Region, NY
University or Organization :
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Albany County
State or Territory :
New York
Application Deadline :
Aug 29, 2019
 
Descriptive Job Title :
Regional Farm Business Management Educator Capital Region, NY
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Location :
12186
Area, Department or Unit :
Full/Part Time :
Full Time
Salary :
50k annually
Start Date:
None Stated
Description:
Position OverviewCCE of Albany County is seeking a full time, qualified and experienced Regional Farm Business Management Educator to serve as a team member on the Capital Area Agricultural and Horticultural Program (CAAHP) team. This position plans, designs, implements and evaluates educational and applied research programs for commercial farms that have been in business greater than 10 years. Provides education and technical assistance to commercial farms in the areas of financial analysis, enterprise analysis and farm transfers. Conduct Extension education programs utilizing a variety of informal education methodologies. Makes connections between Cornell and other land grant/research institutions, farmers, and producers in the six-county region. Utilize a commodity program development committee comprised of diverse individuals from the region to set the direction of educational and applied research programs and to focus the impact of the educator. The Educator holding this position will also assist with the design and implementation of the advisory structure for the Capital Area Agriculture and Horticulture Program. Develop alternate areas of expertise based on program needs in the region, interest, and abilities. Provide regional leadership and technical backup in one of the following areas: outreach and media contact; water quality relative to livestock production, animal welfare, food safety or other areas as defined by the management team. This position will require the use of multiple delivery methods and the individual employed must have the ability to manage multiple projects.This position is employed by CCE of Albany County and supports Albany, Columbia, Greene, Rensselaer, Schenectady and Washington counties as part of the CAAHP program. The primary work location is to be determined and will be at one of the CCE Association offices within the CAAHP program area.Required Qualifications include but are not limited to the following: Master's Degree in a field appropriate to the position including agricultural economics/farm management and a minimum of four years related experience. A PhD may substitute for 2 years experience. Preferred QualificationsFive years of progressively responsible experience in farm business management. Coursework in research methodology, education and management experience highly preferred.Compensation & BenefitsThis is a full time, exempt position. Compensation paid at the rate of $50,000 annually. Excellent benefits, based on eligibility, including: 21 Vacation days, 12 Sick days and 3 Personal days annually plenty of time for work/life balance, 12 Paid Holidays annually, NYS Health Insurance Program (including Dental Insurance), NYS Retirement and much more. 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.
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Additional Description, Instructions or Comments:
NYS Capital Region a great place to live & work. Albany County is located in the upper Hudson Valley/Capital District of New York State within a few hours drive of New York City, Boston and Montreal. On the southern edge of the Adirondacks and not far from the Berkshires in Massachusetts and the Hudson Valley, living in the Capital Region has something for everyone. Our agricultural region is diverse, innovative and progressive uniquely positioned for direct, niche ag markets. Farming, hiking, fishing, skiing, arts, dining, nightlife, and music festivals abound in the region. And, you're never far from a fun weekend day trip to the mountains or a few hours drive to the coast for some sunny New England beaches. SAY HELLO TO OUR NEW YORK! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tqDj7k0u_Cs
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ADDITIONAL JOB REQUIREMENTS

Minimum education level :
Master's Degree in a field appropriate to the position including agricultural economics/farm management and a minimum of four years related experience. A PhD may substitute for 2 years experience.
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APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Contact :
Jim McNaughton
Phone Number with Area Code :
518-765-3503
Application Instructions :
How To Apply All applications must be received on-line by August 29, 2019. Position closing dates may change based on Association needs. https://cornell.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/CCECareerPage/job/New-York-State-Other/CCE-of-Albany-County-Regional-Farm-Business-Management-Educator---Capital-Region--NY_WDR-00020237