Program/Extension Aide II (Maspeth)


: $115,530.00 - $170,900.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Information Technology

Position Summary: The NYS IPM Program is a partner with the Lake Erie Grape Program (LERGP), a combined program of Cornell and Penn State Universities. The LERGP serves a large five-county region along Lake Erie in New York and Pennsylvania. The teams Grape Specialists, including the NYS Grape IPM Program grape specialist, work together with Cornell and Penn State faculty and extension educators to address the issues that impact the industry. The Lake Erie Regional Grape Program provides educational programs and information to growers, processors and agri-business professionals, arming them with the knowledge to profitably produce and market safe and healthful grape juice, wines, jams, jellies and table grapes, contributing to the viability of farms and the economic well-being of New York State. The NYS IPM Program, through its partnership with LERGP will be participating in a 4-year USDA Specialty Crop Research Initiative grant Precision Vineyard Management: Collecting and Interpreting Spatial Data for Variable Vineyard Management to Improve Production Efficiency and Product Quality. An Extension Aid II position is required to ensure the dissemination of research-based information through traditional and innovative extension programming is carried out effectively and efficiently. The Extension Aides responsibilities include, but are not limited to; Responsible for managing the project information dissemination functions. Responsible for working with project team members to design, layout and distribute project information through traditional and innovative extension information transfer methods. Responsible for coordination of workshops, short courses and conferences. Responsible for working with project research and extension team members to develop electronically published fact sheets, manuals and publications. Responsible for working closely with the project support team members located at the Cornell Lake Erie Research and Extension Laboratory (Web developer and videographer) to ensure project outcomes are documented and reported in a timely manner to project participants, members of the grape industry, funding partners and project team members. Responsible for the completion of accurate reports and submission to funding partners. This is a full-time (39 hours/week) four-year appointment with possible extension depending on funding and performance. This position is based at the Cornell Lake Erie Research and Extension Laboratory, Portland, New York. Required Qualifications: Formal training beyond a high school diploma of 6 months to 1 year. More than 6 months previous experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must possess sound judgment, excellent reasoning and decision-making skills, meticulous record keeping and ability to work with diverse personalities. Must be able to work under pressure with a great deal of initiative. Must have excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize multiple projects. Ability to work well with others is required while creating a high-quality and respectful work environment. Must be able to work independently while supporting the efforts of an overall team. Ability to communicate with tact and diplomacy with a wide range of internal and external constituencies is a must. Experience in developing and conducting electronic and on site meetings . Excellent writing and verbal communications skills. Ability to effectively convey scientific information to the lay-public. Proficiency in the use of hardware and software used to capture and edit video. Demonstrated ability to work independently; yet be an effective contributor to team efforts. Will be a self-starter with the ability to troubleshoot, and suggest solutions to problems. Must be able to meet the travel requirements of the position which include serving a large five county region along Lake Erie in New York,including reliable transportation and have and maintain a valid and unrestricted NYS drivers license. Must exercise sound and ethical judgment when acting on behalf of the University. Preferred Qualifications: Experience working with adults and providing research based information. Experience working as part of a project team. Experience with traditional university-based extension programming. Ability to understand complicated scientific information. Ability to translate and transfer complicated scientific information to stakeholders. No visa sponsorship is available for this position. No relocation assistance is available for this position. University Job Title:Program/Extension Aide III Level:C Pay Rate Type:Hourly Company:Contract College Contact Name:Jessica Townley Number of Openings:1 Current Employees: If you currently work at Cornell University, please exit this website and log in to Workday using your Net ID and password. Select the Career icon on your Home dashboard to view jobs at Cornell. Online Submission Guidelines: Most positions at Cornell will require you to apply online and submit both a resume/CV and cover letter. You can upload documents either by dragging and dropping them into the dropbox or by using the upload icon on the application page. For more detailed instructions on how to apply to a job at Cornell, visit How We Hire on the HR website. 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We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities. Cornell University is an innovative Ivy League university and a great place to work. Our inclusive community of scholars, students, and staff impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose, and contribute creative ideas to further the university's mission of teaching, discovery, and engagement. 2018-10-23-07:00
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