|February 04, 2012|
This person is responsible for providing in-depth leadership for the planning, implementation, and evaluation of the Agricultural Programs of the Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Orange County. Specific responsibilities for Agricultural Public Policy and Community/Economic Development Programming. Lead the application of research to local issues and involvement in research projects responsive to local concerns. Participate as an active member of the Program/Administrative Management Team in developing an integrated overall Association educational effort. Responsible for effective management of resources available to the program unit and for assuring that program accountability and equal program and equal employment opportunity requirements are met within the assigned program unit. Represent the Association before the public, community leaders, government officials, and Cornell University in conjunction with program and leadership responsibilities.
Bachelor’s and Master's degree relevant to subject-matter specialization appropriate to Agricultural Public Policy Issues and Community Development programming. At least four years of progressively professional responsible experience in Cooperative Extension or equivalent professional education experience in an academic, human service, or industry setting. PHD may substitute for 2 years experience.Ability to meet travel demands of the position. Willing to work evenings and weekends as essentially required job functions. Must be able to transport visual aids, tables, meeting materials, etc.