Temporary Extension Support, Department of Animal Science; Ithaca, New York
Location: Ithaca, New York
Internal Number: WDR-00030890
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Temporary Extension Support
Temporary Employee Department of Animal Science College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS)
Who We Are
The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) at Cornell embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports students, faculty, and staff of all identities and backgrounds. We strongly encourage individuals from underrepresented identities to apply.
CALS is a pioneer of purpose-driven science and Cornell University's second-largest college. We work across disciplines to tackle the challenges of our time through world-renowned research, education, and outreach. The questions we probe and the answers we seek focus on three overlapping concerns: natural and human systems; food, energy, and environmental resources; and social, physical, and economic well-being.
The Department of Animal Science offers undergraduate and graduate programs on the biology and management of food, laboratory, and companion animal species. PRO-DAIRY, a New York State dairy industry educational program within Animal Science, enables farm families and other agricultural professionals to realize their values and strive to achieve their professional and personal goals. The program is committed to creativity, innovation and excellence in providing educational programs. The Dairy Management program is conducted by a group of 12 to 15 faculty and senior academic staff on campus and across the state. The program has a budget that includes department funding and allocations for teaching and extension activity and grant and contract activity that approaches $2M annually.
What You Will Do
Work in close collaboration with Senior PRO-DAIRY program staff plus staff from the New York Animal Agriculture Coalition and Cornell Cooperative Extension, provide support and coordination for PRO-DAIRY projects. Support and contribute to communication educational programs designed to enhance the understanding and role of Agriculture in New York State, particularly dairy. Coordinate logistics including food and beverage, transportation, meeting space, lodging, marketing, public relations and mailing, financial records and submissions. Obtain, document, compile and maintain program reports. Coordinate with program leadership and staff to document project schedules and timelines, providing follow-up and communication materials among a diverse group that travels constantly throughout the state.
What We Need
Associates Degree in business management and 4+ years' experience or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
Basic computer skills, including word processing, excel, and data entry.
Excellent interpersonal skills, oral and written communication and organizational skills required.
Demonstrated ability to work well with a variety of diverse audiences.
Experience that demonstrates sound judgment, creativity, management and problem-solving skills, and ability to work well within a team of professionals.
Effective problem-solving skills and ability to change program objectives as needed.
Must be able to function under general supervision.
Must be able to maintain and build upon required technology skills such as data management, use of reporting interfaces, spreadsheet use, web publishing and conferencing.
Must exercise sound and ethical judgment when acting on behalf of the University.
This is a six-month appointment (30 hours/week) with possible extension depending on project need, funding, and performance.
This position will be located in Ithaca, New York on Cornell's main campus in Ithaca, New York.
No relocation assistance is provided for this position.Visa Sponsorship is not available for this position.
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
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