Position Summary

Salary and Other Benefits

Starting Salary is $58,000. Benefits listed in URL.

Start Date

Aug 09, 2022

Position Description

Serve as a team member on the Capital Area Agricultural and Horticultural Program (CAAHP) team. Plan, design, implement and evaluate educational and applied research programs for commercial farms that have been in business for greater than ten years. Provides education and technical assistance to commercial farms in financial analysis, enterprise analysis, labor management and regulations, and farm transfers. Conduct Extension education programs utilizing a variety of informal education methodologies. Make connections between Cornell and other land grant/research institutions, farmers, and producers in the six-county region (Albany, Columbia, Greene, Rensselaer, Schenectady, and Washington counties).

Required Qualifications

Master's Degree in a field appropriate to the position including agricultural economics/farm management and a minimum of four years of related experience. A Ph.D. may substitute for 2 years experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Five years of progressively responsible experience in farm business management.

Driver’s license or alternate transportation required?


Contact Name

Jim McNaughton

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Equal Employer Statement(s)

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.