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Environment & Natural Resources Team Leader – Acra, NY
Columbia & Greene Counties is seeking a full time qualified and experienced
Team Leader responsible for overall leadership and management in the
Association’s Environmental and Natural Resources regional program areas
including forestry, agroforestry, watershed, invasive species management,
biodiversity preservation, and energy conservation. The Team Leader supervises
a team of program staff with additional oversight to a large team of
volunteers. Key responsibilities include program assessment, development,
delivery, evaluation, and research with particular emphasis on administrative
responsibilities including program direction, management and funding.
Leader oversees the Association’s relationships and collaboration with key
partners including Watershed Agriculture Forestry Program, New York State
Departments of Environmental Conservation and Environmental Protection, and
Degree in Environmental and Natural Resources or related field and 4 – 5 years
related experience 3 years supervisory experience is required.
with theory and practice of the environment and natural resources.
ability to sustain substantial program funding through successful grant
research, writing and management.
to work with diverse stakeholders.
in Microsoft Office suite, database and internet software including Word, Excel
to communicate effectively through oral, written, and visual channels and
to develop, initiate, plan, organize, implement, teach, and evaluate informal
to identify and involve stakeholders and partners in determining program
to effectively lead and supervise professional team efforts.
with a variety of program delivery methods to reach individuals and groups.
to read and write in English.
to successfully market program through social, print and other media, resulting
in robust program participation.
to plan and organize personal work responsibilities according to priorities
developed with the immediate supervisor.
to plan and organize individual and subordinate staff work responsibilities.
to regularly work in outdoor weather conditions including extreme heat and
to regularly lift, move or transport supplies and equipment, including climbing
stairs and/or in outdoor/natural environmental settings with or without
to meet occasional travel requirements associated with this position. A valid
NYS driver's license with the ability to drive and driving record acceptable
for agency insurance coverage are required.
to meet acceptable background check requirements. .
to work flexible hours which may include evenings and/or weekends, as
training and experience in Forest Management, Forest Ecology or Agroforestry
in both educational program design and delivery
years of experience with volunteer oversight
of the philosophy, organization, and operation of Cooperative Extension system
a full time, exempt position. Compensation paid at the rate of $55k
annually. Excellent benefits, based on eligibility, including:
Sick and Personal time
Health Insurance Program (including Dental Insurance)
Tax Deferred Annuity
Flexible Spending Accounts
Group Universal Life Insurance
Personal Accidental Insurance
Legal Plan Insurance
Long Term Care Insurance
Auto and Homeowner’s Insurance
New York’s College Savings Program
All applications must be received
on-line by February 2, 2018.Position
closing dates may change based on Association needs.
To Apply & For Further Details:
Cornell Cooperative Extension is a
collaboration among Cornell University, the United States Department of
Agriculture, the State of New York, and the residents of New York State.
Per NYS Law, county and regional extension service associations are subordinate
governmental agencies. This employment opportunity is with the entities
listed and not with Cornell University.
Cornell Cooperative Extension is an
employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and
Individuals with Disabilities. Individuals who bring a diverse
perspective and are supportive of diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Columbia Greene County provides equal program and opportunities. No person shall be denied employment on the basis of any legally prohibited discrimination involving, but not limited to, such factors as race, color, creed, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, or qualified disability.
Last updated December 27, 2017