Cornell University, Animal Science

Program ID:Cornell-Animal Science-SEA1 [#22639, WDR-00033298]
Program Title: Senior Extension Associate - 4-H Youth LIvestock and Companion Animal Program, Department of Animal Science; Ithaca, New York
Program Type:Other
Location:Ithaca, NewYork 14853, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Animal Science
Starting Date:2023/01/02
Appl Deadline:2022/11/01 11:59PMhelp popup* finished (2022/09/06, finished 2023/05/05, listed until 2023/03/06)

*** this program has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

Senior Extension Associate – 4-H Youth Livestock and Companion Animal Program
Department of Animal Science
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS)
Cornell University, Ithaca, New York

Position Function

Statewide responsibilities within the New York State (NYS) 4-H Youth Development Program providing leadership for NY 4-H animal science livestock (beef, sheep, swine, poultry, llama) and companion animal (dog, cat, rabbit, and other pets) programming. Effort will focus on interactions, communication, and training for 4-H extension education staff and volunteers. The position carries the academic title of Senior Extension Associate.

As needed, collaborate with other faculty and 4-H youth development specialists on industry and extension efforts.

Anticipated Division of Time

Lead Program Coordination, Development, Implementation, and Evaluation:                  40%                 

Program Management:                                                                                                        30%

Outreach and Collaboration:                                                                                            15%                                                                                        

Organizational Leadership:                                                                                                 10%


Professional Development:                                                                                               5%     


Required Qualifications:

This position is full-time and will be located in Ithaca, New York. This is a five-year appointment with possible extension depending on funding and performance.

Preferred Qualifications:


To apply:

Please apply via Academic Jobs Online (

Qualified candidates should submit a short cover letter, curriculum vitae, contact information for three references, and a statement of contribution to diversity, equity and inclusion via the website.

Applications will be reviewed as received, continuing until a suitable applicant is identified.


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Pay Ranges:

The hiring rate of pay for the successful candidate will be determined considering the following criteria:

  • Prior relevant work or industry experience.
  • Education level to the extent education is relevant to the position.
  • Academic Discipline (faculty pay ranges reflects 9-month annual salary)
  • Unique applicable skills.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the description.

Further Info:
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Cornell University
Department of Animal Science
149 Morrison Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853