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Local Agriculture Coordinator –
Ballston Spa, NY
CCE of Saratoga County is seeking a Local Agriculture Coordinator
to serve as a member of the Association team to effectively coordinate and
deliver local agriculture programs in the communities of Saratoga County.
This position will effectively deliver, market, and provide strong
ongoing support for agricultural enterprise development, sustainable rural
development and preservation, Farm to School, and other local agriculture
related programs by working closely with farmers, schools, program participants,
and other program staff to help ensure robust, sustained program
- Bachelor’s Degree
in related field. Associate Degree in related field and two years’
transferrable program experience may substitute for a Bachelor’s degree.
relevant to the role of the position.
Requirements - Ability to meet frequent travel requirements associated with
this position. A valid NYS driver's license with the ability to drive and
driving record acceptable for Association insurance coverage are required.
Regularly transports youth participants to county and state fairs, trips,
etc.Frequently uses personal and/or
- Ability to work
flexible hours, which may include evenings and/or weekends, as appropriate.
Skills – Ability to effectively coordinate program efforts including data
management and reporting, scheduling and coordinating programs and events,
compiling and maintaining materials and resources, following financial reporting
- Program Skills –
Ability to effectively deliver related programs and training. Serve as an
effective resource for farmers, schools and others. Maintain program
participant and volunteer data confidentiality. Ability to effectively participate
in professional team efforts.
& Marketing Skills - Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in
writing with farmers, schools, program participants, employees and others
through a variety of media.Ability to
effectively market program through social, print and other media, resulting in
robust program participation. Ability to recruit farmers, producers, schools
and others for the program. Ability to relate effectively to co-workers,
advisors, community and professional leaders.
- Computer Skills -
Proficiency or ability to learn and effectively use software including use of
the internet, program related software, and Microsoft Office Suite including
Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Publisher, and Excel.
- Work Environment
– In addition to the Working Conditions; the work environment characteristics
described here are representative of those an employee encounters while
performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may
be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions. This position
works in a typical office environment. In addition, the position regularly
lifts, moves, or transports program related materials and equipment.The position regularly works in outdoor
weather conditions including heat and cold, precipitation, and in environments
like farms, schools and community events.
- Coursework in agriculture, food systems, or
- Experience with Cooperative Extension or other
similar educational organizations.
This is a full time position. Compensation in the range of $20 per hour. Excellent benefits, based
on eligibility, including:
- Paid Vacation, Sick & Personal leave
- Paid Holidays
- NYS Health Insurance Program (including FREE
- NYS Retirement (NYSERS)
- Long-Term Disability Insurance
- Voluntary Tax Deferred Annuity Plan
- Voluntary Flexible Spending Accounts
- Voluntary Group Universal Life Insurance
- Voluntary Personal Accidental Insurance
- Voluntary Legal Plan Insurance
- Voluntary Long Term Care Insurance
- Voluntary Auto and Homeowner’s Insurance
- Voluntary Pet Insurance
- Voluntary New York’s College Savings Program
- ClearPoint Credit Counseling Solutions
No relocation or VISA Sponsorship available.
All applications must be
received on-line by September 18, 2020. Position closing dates may change
based on Association needs.
Apply & For Further Details:
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.
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
Last updated September 4, 2020