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4-H Program Manager – Hudson, NY
Columbia and Greene Counties is seeking a 4-H Program Manager responsible for
providing administrative and program oversight for 4-H programs, ensuring
robust and sustained program participation. Assigned 4-H programs include
but are not limited to Animal Science and agriculture awareness; domestic
animals and other livestock; local fairs; school and/or after-school
programming; community programs; and other 4-H Educational Programs
Manager oversees the volunteer recruitment and training process specific to 4-H
club leadership and individual project support.
Manager serves as an influential advisor and consultant to volunteers, program
participants, members of the public, schools and other organizations. The
Manager works independently and with limited supervision, influencing policies
and decisions for the Association and its constituents.
- Bachelor’s degree plus
experience relevant to the role of the position.
- Ability to meet the frequent
travel requirements associated with this position. A valid NYS driver's
license with the ability to drive and driving record acceptable for
Association insurance coverage are required.
- Ability to work flexible hours
which may include evenings and/or weekends, as appropriate.
- Administrative & Management
Skills – Ability to manage and provide oversight to 4-H programs. Ability
to exercise frequent discretion and independent judgment in managing
programs, employees and volunteers. Ability to oversee budgets,
identify and secure funding that supports programs including sponsorships,
grant writing, developing public and private partnerships.
- Program Skills – Ability to
effectively manage, develop, deliver and evaluate related programs.
Ability to serve as an effective advisor and consultant to members of the
public and governmental constituents in an effort to develop and influence
programs and policy. Serve as an effective subject matter resource for
program volunteers, participants, outside organizations and others.
Ability to recruit, engage and motivate volunteers and program
participants. Maintain program participant and volunteer data
confidentiality. Ability to effectively participate in professional team
- Communication & Marketing
Skills - Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing with
the public, governmental offices, program participants, volunteers,
employees and others. Ability to generate a credible media presence
in the community. Ability to effectively market program through social,
print and other media, resulting in robust program participation. Ability
to relate effectively to co-workers, advisors, community and professional
- Computer Skills - Proficiency
or ability to learn and effectively use software including use of the
internet, program related software, and Microsoft Office Suite including
Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Publisher, and Excel.
- Work Environment – In addition
to the Working Conditions; the work environment characteristics described
here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing
the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made
to enable individuals to perform the essential functions. This position
works in typical office and school environments. In addition, the position
frequently lifts, moves, or transports program related materials and
equipment. The position regularly works in agricultural and outdoor
weather conditions including extreme heat, precipitation and cold –
especially during fair seasons.
- Bachelor’s degree in Education,
Animal Science and/or Youth Development, or related discipline
- Coursework or experience in
volunteer management and/or youth development.
- Experience with 4-H
- Ability to communicate in
a full time, exempt position. Compensation paid at the rate of $48,750
annually. Excellent benefits, based on eligibility, including:
- Paid Vacation, Sick &
- Paid Holidays
- NYS Health Insurance Program
(including FREE Dental Insurance)
- NYS Retirement (NYSERS)
- Long-Term Disability Insurance
- Total Care Employee Assistance
- Voluntary Tax Deferred Annuity
- Voluntary Flexible Spending
- Voluntary Group Universal Life
- Voluntary Personal Accidental
- Voluntary Legal Plan Insurance
- Voluntary Long Term Care
- Voluntary Auto and Homeowner’s
- Voluntary Pet Insurance
- Voluntary New York’s College
Credit Counseling Solutions
All applications must be received on-line
by February 12, 2021.
closing dates may change based on Association needs.
To Apply & For Further Details use the link below.
4-H Program Manager Application
NY Store Clerk
Cooperative Extension of Columbia & Greene Counties has an opening for a
part-time (21 hours/week) Wednesdays, Thursdays and Sundays, for a Taste NY
Store Clerk at the Taste NY Market located at the New Baltimore Travel Plaza in
New Baltimore, NY. Taste NY Market Store Clerks work under the direction
and supervision of the Market Manager and Assistant Market Manager. Primary
responsibilities include assisting with management of inventory, operation of
cash register, cash controls, inventory, customer service, food service and
record keeping. Must meet background check requirements, ability to work
flexible hours including weekends and holidays. Ability to
lift. This position is benefits-eligible.
additional details and to apply go to
the Cornell Job application page.
Applications accepted online only.
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Last updated January 22, 2021