Cornell University, Yang Tan Institute

Position ID:Cornell-YTI-EXTMENTALHEALTH [#19960, WDR-00028182]
Position Title: Senior Extension Associate/Extension Associate – Mental Health Associate, Cornell University
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Labor and Employment / Labor and Employment trends, Labor policy, Worker training
Appl Deadline:none (posted 2021/10/07)
Position Description:    

Effective immediately, all new Cornell hires, regardless of work location, must be fully vaccinated with an FDA- or WHO- authorized or approved COVID-19 vaccine or have obtained a university-approved disability/medical or religious exemption by December 8, 2021, or before their start date if after December 8.

Position is located in Ithaca, NY, within the ILR School on the campus of Cornell University, or can be based remotely.

The School of Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell University has an immediate opening for a Senior Extension Associate/Extension Associate – Mental Health Associate within the K. Lisa Yang and Hock E. Tan Institute on Employment and Disability (YTI) in the Extension/Outreach Division of the School of Industrial and Labor Relations is responsible for extension programming and administration within one or more focus areas. The Senior Extension/ Extension Associate is responsible for developing and delivering programs and services that are closely aligned with the strategic mission and core values of the ILR School, and for monitoring quality, impact, and outcomes of education, training, technical assistance, consulting and research activities of the program. The Senior Extension/ Extension Associate will participate with other faculty in setting focus area goals and will annually set individual programmatic and budgetary goals with the Executive Director. This position of Senior Extension/ Extension Associate reports to the Program Director of Workforce Development.

Project-Related Emphasis:  This position provides a range of training, content development, organizational development, programming and administration primarily in the focus area of mental health, trauma-informed practice, and policies and practices regarding mental health and employment.

Senior Extension Associate/Extension Associate is a full-time, academic non-tenure track, term position with an initial appointment through December 31, 2023. The position may be reappointed based on recommendations of the appropriate Academic Director, Director and Associate Dean as well as available funding and work. Position rank will be determined by qualifications and experience.

More information about the ILR School can be obtained at our web site, http://www.ilr.cornell.edu and the Yang-Tan Institute at http://www.yti.cornell.edu/

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in related subject matter expertise (mental health, vocational rehabilitation, industrial and labor relations, employment or labor law, human resources/management/business, organizational behavior/change, economics, workforce development, vocational rehabilitation, occupational medicine/workplace safety and health, education, diversity/inclusion, etc.).
  • Possession of a currently active certified rehabilitation counseling (CRC) credential, and mental health licensure.
  • Demonstrated relevant professional leadership and network development at the state, regional, national, and/or international areas in relevant professional, trade, policy, or public networks.
  • Minimum of six to eight years teaching related courses and/or training curricula in college-level environment, conducting training to relevant target audience, and/or conducting research in the focus area.
  • Demonstrated writing ability and scholarly record in the focus area (articles in peer-reviewed journals, articles in trade publications, practitioner journals, research and project reports, informational brochures, policy briefs, etc.).
  • Minimum of three to five years demonstrated experience in promoting focus area program teaching, consultation, and research services to regional, state, or national networks through the use of in-person, print, and electronic mediums.
  • Demonstrated experience in leading teams and mentoring, coaching, and supervising teaching and/or research personnel and graduate students; five to seven years preferred.
  • Three to five years of successful grant writing and grant management experience.
  • Minimum of three to five years of experience in scholarly publications—including publication in leading disciplinary journals and/or manuscripts/reports.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Terminal degree in related subject matter expertise (mental health, industrial and labor relations, employment or labor law, human resources/management/business, organizational behavior/change, economics, workforce development, vocational rehabilitation, occupational medicine/workplace safety and health, education, diversity/inclusion, etc.).
  • Minimum of five years demonstrated experience in large project management (e.g. several staff and budgets exceeding $500,000).
  • Professional credentials in disciplinary area, such as appropriate state and national licensure, certifications, etc.
  • Minimum of seven or more years demonstrated experience in successful grant writing and grant management.
  • Minimum of five years of experience with distance learning.
  • Minimum of seven years of experience in scholarly publications—including publication in leading disciplinary journals and/or manuscripts/reports.

Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Rewards & Benefits:

Cornell provides great benefits that include educational benefits, access to a plethora of wellness programs, employee discounts with local and national retail brands, health care options to choose from, generous paid leave provisions and superior retirement contributions.

Cornell has also been nationally recognized as an award-winning workplace for our health, well-being, sustainability, and diversity initiatives. For more information click here.

To Apply:

Interested parties should submit a vita and letter of application describing qualifications and research agenda, teaching experience, and Diversity & Inclusion Statement.

This is an academic, full-time, non-tenure track benefits eligible term opportunity located in Ithaca, NY on the campus of Cornell University, or can be based remotely.



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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