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Learn about job opportunities with Cornell Cooperative Extension.


All applications for employment with Cornell Cooperative Extension of Niagara County and other county extension associations must be submitted through the Cornell University Employment system (see information at left). We do post available job and internship opportunities on this page when they become available, with links to the Cornell website, for your convenience.

Current Openings

Association Executive Director:
 The Executive Director for the Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Niagara County represents and is accountable to the Association Board of Directors and the Director of the Cornell Cooperative Extension system. The Executive Director is expected to be an effective leader, helping to develop and project a compelling and contemporary vision for extension programming to stakeholders, both internal and external. The Executive Director must be engaged with decision makers both locally and at Cornell in order to be effective. 

The Executive Director is expected to provide high-level administrative leadership and management of the Association as well as high-level Cornell and local policy direction. The Executive Director develops and maintains effective working relationships among the staff, other extension Associations, the Western Region Shared Business Network, Extension Administration, Cornell faculty, and stakeholders. This position will build positive relationships with legislators, local government leaders, community leaders, funding agencies, and civic groups. The Executive Director exercises professional judgment and executive skills in administering overall Association operations. This position provides leadership in overall educational program development, implementation, establishing program priorities, provide leadership for the ongoing development of a welcoming and inclusive organizational climate for diversity, and program integration across disciplines and within the broader extension system. The Executive Director is expected to develop enhanced revenue streams to sustain and grow Association programming.

For a full position description and link to apply visit This position is full-time and includes a full benefits package including medical, dental, paid time off, and retirement.


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Last updated July 26, 2019