Cornell University, Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research

Position ID:Cornell-BCTR-4HEXTASSOC [#16009, WDR-00022553]
Position Title: 4-H Health, Wellness and Food System Specialist (Extension Associate)
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14850, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Science Education
Food Production Systems
Human Development
Communications (more...)
Appl Deadline: filled
Position Description:    

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Cornell Cooperative Extension

4-H Health, Wellness and Food System Specialist (Extension Associate)

Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research

College of Human Ecology at Cornell University

Are you interested in developing youth into the leaders of tomorrow?  Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) is seeking a 4-H Health, Wellness and Food Systems Specialist to join a dynamic and collaborative State 4-H team in the Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research (BCTR) in the College of Human Ecology.  This individual will support the development and implementation of 4-H programming in the areas of agriculture and food systems, including hunger and food insecurity.  They will also support educational programming in CCE that helps youth understand the connections between agriculture and food systems, health and wellness, community sustainability, equity and social justice, and supports community engagement and exploration of career pathways.  For more information on the State 4-H Program, see:  4-H Youth Development.  For the full job description, click here.

The position is a full-time, benefits-eligible, non-tenure track academic professional, with an expected start date in the Spring, 2020.  Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.  Cornell University provides a generous benefits package, including vacation, health and personal leave, educational benefits, group health, dental, vision and life insurance, and access to the NY State Retirement System.

Our ideal candidate will have a Master’s degree in a field related to food systems, agriculture, health/nutrition, youth development, human development, science, education, communications, or other related field, with a minimum of three years relevant experience.  Experience working with diverse youth as program collaborators and engaging youth in community service and leadership roles is helpful.  Experience with program design and implementation, grant writing and budget development and management are helpful.

Applicants must apply through Academic Jobs Online at: and upload a cover letter, CV,  diversity statement and contact information for three references.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Cornell University, located in Ithaca, New York, is an inclusive, dynamic, and innovative Ivy League university and New York's land-grant institution. Its staff, faculty, and students impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose and contribute creative ideas and best practices to further the university's mission of teaching, research, and outreach.

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities. We also recognize a lawful preference in employment practices for Native Americans living on or near Indian reservations. 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.

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Further Info:
Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research
Kennedy Hall
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853

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