Cornell University, The Scheinman Institute on Conflict Resolution

Position ID:Cornell-The Scheinman Institute on Conflict Resolution-MEDIATIONEX [#24881, WDR-00037210]
Position Title: Mediation Training and Education Associate – Scheinman Institute
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Organizational Behavior
Human Resources
Workforce Development Education
Teaching and Learning (more...)
Salary Range:ILR School provides a salary range of $69,500 to $72,000 commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Appl Deadline: finished (2023/05/19, finished 2023/08/14, listed until 2023/11/19)
Position Description:   URMs  

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

Mediation Training and Education Associate – Scheinman Institute

Position is located in Ithaca, NY, within the ILR School on the campus of Cornell University.

The School of Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell University has an immediate opening for a Mediation Training and Education Associate - Extension Associate in the Scheinman Institute in the Extension/Outreach Division.

Our Team:

The Scheinman Institute on Conflict Resolution ( is the nation’s leading center for the study of workplace conflict resolution, engaging in a broad range of research, teaching, and outreach activities.

What you will do:

This position will provide support, research, and instruction with regard to classes and projects related to campus mediation, and dispute resolution in higher education more broadly.

Specific responsibilities include:

·Research regarding the Campus Mediation Program.

· Work with current students in the student campus mediation program to design new survey forms for collecting data, as well as creating a coding scheme for data collected.

·Work directly with the students in the campus mediation courses through instruction and as a mentor.

·Cultivate relationships with university partners, including, but not limited to, PSAC and the Dean of Students.

· Implement new collaborative programming in conjunction with PSAC, the Dean of Students, and other campus partners.

· Engage with and participate in series regarding dispute resolution in higher education.

·Work directly with program directors within the Scheinman Institute to design curriculum and instruct on and off campus programming.

·Engage with and assist in developing the Scheinman Institute Higher Education portfolio.

Extension Associate is a full-time, academic, non-tenure track, term position with an initial appointment through June 30, 2025. The position may be re-appointed based on recommendations by the Director and Senior Associate Dean for Outreach and Sponsored Research, as well as available funding and work.  

More information about the ILR School can be obtained at our web site,

What we need:

·Master’s degree in related subject matter expertise (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).

·Minimum three years of experience in campus mediation.

·Demonstrated ability to design participatory curriculum. 

·Minimum of three years teaching related courses in college-level environment, conducting training to relevant target audience, and/or conducting research in the thematic content area.

·Demonstrated writing ability and scholarly record in the thematic content area (articles in peer-reviewed journals, articles in trade publications, research and project reports, informational brochures, policy briefs, training materials, etc.).


You will be a top candidate with our preferred qualifications:

·Minimum of one to three years demonstrated experience in large project management (e.g. several staff and budgets exceeding $500,000).

·Minimum of one to three years demonstrated experience in promoting thematic area program teaching, consultation, and research services to regional, state, or national networks through the use of in-person and virtual mediums.

·Demonstrated experience in leading teams and mentoring, coaching, and supervising teaching personnel.

·Professional credentials in disciplinary area, such as appropriate state and national licensure, certifications, etc.

·Minimum of one to three years demonstrated experience in successful grant writing and grant management.

ILR School Outreach appreciates employees by providing the opportunity to pilot a nine day per month campus-to-home hybrid schedule.

Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

ILR School provides a salary range of $69,500 to $72,000 commensurate with experience and qualifications.


Cornell appreciates employees with great 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, wellbeing, sustainability, and diversity initiatives. For more information click here.

Interested parties should submit a vita and letter of application describing qualifications and research agenda, teaching/training 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.


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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EEO Statement:

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, and we do not tolerate discrimination based on any protected characteristic, including race, ethnic or national origin, citizenship and immigration status, color, sex/gender, pregnancy or pregnancy-related conditions, age, creed, religion, actual or perceived disability (including persons associated with such a person), arrest and/or conviction record, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender expression and/or identity, an individual’s genetic information, domestic violence victim status, familial status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. We also recognize a lawful preference in employment practices for Native Americans living on or near Indian reservations in accordance with applicable law. 

Cornell University embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports students, faculty, and staff to all identities and backgrounds. We encourage individuals from underrepresented and/or marginalized identities to apply.

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 position description.

Further Info:
email address
ILR Research Building
Cornell University
Ithaca,NY 14853