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Project Accountant-25900

Description

Manage, monitor and provide the daily financial and business functions of the assigned grant(s) for the association.  Work closely with grant Program Leader(s) with all aspects of financial reporting and also as a liaison with funders and sub-contractors.  Construct complex financial statements and reports for supervisor and Program Leader(s) in order to track trends and monitor and verify all accounts assigned.  Use automated systems and be familiar with software to accomplish functions.  Individual will have responsibility for monitoring grants and contracts for compliance with CCE policy and federal and state law.Ensure that financial transactions are processed timely and accurately.  Work with auditors and assist Finance Manager in the coordination of needed corrections and follow-up on feedback.  Provide  cost analysis and external reporting with regard to assigned grants/contracts.  Monitor budgets for grants/contracts assigned.  Monitor expenditures and revenues while maintaining ongoing supervision of financial accounts, ensuring adherence to various internal and external regulations.The person in this position has responsibility for generating, sharing and evaluating all financial information for the grants/contracts assigned under the overall direction of the Finance Manager, Program Leader, and Executive Director.Back-up to Finance Manager in certain general areas of finance for the association (e.g. accounts receivable and accounts payable processes).
Administrative Management     60%

  •   Work closely with Program Leadership and Finance Manager on financial management and guidance  regarding assigned grants/contracts.
  •   Collect data from sub-contractors, check accuracy, incorporate data with association’s services for inclusive reporting of financial, program, and statistical information.
  •   Maintain inventory of equipment purchases for the contracts assigned.
  •   May assist program staff to develop, prepare, and monitor grants/contracts for assigned projects.
  •   Monitor grant/contract expenditures and revenues, ensuring adherence to various internal and external regulations.
  •   Prepare invoices and track cash receipts and receivables for contracts assigned.
  •   Review all vouchers from sub-contractors and vendors for cash disbursements and accounts payable.
  •   Responsible for maintaining detailed files on projects assigned.
  •   Prepare and maintain all internal and external reports; acquire and maintain all file documentation for funders according to the grant/contract guidelines and stipulations.

Grant and Contract Coordination     20%

  •   Act as association’s liaison with sub-contractors and funders by maintaining constant communication with key individuals.
  •  Will work with  funders and appropriate sub-contractors to collect data and submit required reports, and acquire documentation for all contract revenue and expenditures.

Internal Auditing     5%

  • Audit records for financial discrepancies and potential issues/ concerns, identify possible solutions, and work with Finance Manager to resolve.

Finance Support    10%

  • Back up to association accounting system/software input; including, but not limited to accounts receivable, accounts payable and invoicing functions.

Professional Development      5%

  • Attend regular staff and program meetings as assigned.

EEO/EPO

Applies to All Job Duties

  •   Appreciate and embrace diversity in all interactions with clientele, staff, volunteers, and the public.
  •   Ensures compliance with EEO/EPO procedures and policies

Required Qualifications:

  •   Associate’s Degree or college level accounting courses and 4 years of experience or equivalent combination of experience and education.
  •   Knowledge of accrual basis of accounting
  •   Proficient oral and written communication skills
  •   Proficient with electronic technology such as Microsoft Office.
  •   Demonstrated success in managing multiple tasks and delegating team work.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • BA in Accounting and experience with non-profit finance is desirable.

A full position description is available here.

Inquiries:  Questions in advance of application should be directed to Krystal Dunn, at 607-272—2292, e-mail krk7@cornell.edu

To Apply:  Individuals interested in this position must apply online by December 26, 2014.

A full position description and link to apply is available at:

https://cornellu.taleo.net/careersection/10163/jobdetail.ftl?job=25900

Individuals who bring a diverse perspective and are supportive of diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.  EOE

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Nutritionist I-Program Educator II:#26237

The Program Educator position will provide community nutrition education programs to improve healthy food and lifestyle choices among families and individuals encompassing all age groups throughout the County. Person is responsible to provide non-formal education using approved curricula and lesson plans to participants through direct and indirect education efforts with a focus on general nutrition, food preparation, and food budgeting and food safety. Informal education will be conducted in a variety of community and school settings, to include: public health offices, workforce development agencies, youth-serving organizations, schools and Farmer’s Markets. As part of the Federal SNAP-Ed Regional, Eat Smart New York (ESNY) Program, this position works closely with the Community Nutrition Educator team under the supervision of the Environmental Nutritionist and the Project Manager. This position will collect and track data using approved protocol following Association and University confidentiality protocol. This individual also helps to secure support from program partners to help extend limited budget for food and materials as requested. The individual is expected to represent CCE in all interactions with staff, targeted audiences, community collaborators and the general public.

Required Qualifications:

  • Associate’s Degree in the field of Nutrition, Health Education or Public Health or equivalent coursework as part of a Bachelor’s degree program with 1 year of related volunteer or work experience.
  • Ability to work flexible hours which may include some evenings & weekends as position requires.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in both verbal and written communications.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to facilitate effective and relevant educational lessons to target audiences in group settings.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in adult and/or youth education or other relevant work experience
  • Familiarity with the community in which the work will take place
  • Experience working with the limited resource, culturally-diverse populations
  • Ability to plan and organize personal work responsibilities according to priorities developed with immediate supervisor.
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing with Spanish-language speaking audiences
  • Proficient with basic Microsoft applications (Word), Internet Navigation and current social media applications (e.g. Facebook and Twitter).

Inquiries: Questions in advance of application should be directed to Kathy Dischner at 315-424-9485, ext. 239 or at kmd13@cornell.edu.

To Apply: Individuals interested in this position must apply online by December 19, 2014.

A full position description and link to apply is available at:

https://cornellu.taleo.net/careersection/10163/jobdetail.ftl?job=26327

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.

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Nutritionist II-Community Educator: #26328

The Nutrition Community Educator position provides input into the planning for and conducts the implementation of public education to improve healthy food and lifestyle choices among low-income families and individuals encompassing all age groups throughout Onondaga County. As part of the Federal SNAP-Ed Regional, Eat Smart New York (ESNY) Program, this position works closely with Nutrition Resource Educators, and the Project Manager to assist in program development, assessment, evaluation, management and marketing. This position also assists the Social Marketing and Environmental Nutritionist in implementing the social marketing and environmental change initiative in collaborations with other nutritionists of the SNAP-Ed program in the Southern Tier region. This position will represent the association and ESNY to the public, community leaders, government officials, and Cornell University.

Qualifications- Required

  • Bachelor of Arts or Science degree in Nutrition, Health Education, or Public Health required along with one year of relevant work or volunteer experience in related professional field.
  • We are looking for a candidate with very strong interpersonal and communication skills and a proven ability to deliver behaviorally-based nutrition education with groups of diverse audiences in community settings.  This position will need to be able to work effectively with staff, clientele, committees, community and funding partners.

Qualifications- Preferred

  • Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist (RDN)
  • Ability to plan, organize, implement, and deliver informal and formal educational programs.
  • Knowledge of family budgeting and financial management and demonstrates a willingness to learn.
  • Experience working with the target audience (limited resource)
  • Ability to relate to diverse audiences while maintaining culturally sensitivity.
  • Familiarity with the community in which the work will take place and ability to utilize program resources within the community
  • Ability to speak, read, and write proficiently in the Spanish language.
  • Proficient with basic Microsoft applications (Word), Internet Navigation and current social media applications (e.g. Facebook and Twitter).

Inquiries: Questions in advance of application should be directed to Kathy Dischner at 315-424-9485, ext. 239 or at kmd13@cornell.edu.

To Apply: Individuals interested in this position must apply online by December 19, 2014.

A full position description and link to apply is available at:

https://cornellu.taleo.net/careersection/10163/jobdetail.ftl?job=26328

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.

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Nutritionist III-Environmental Nutritionist: #26329

The Environmental Nutritionist position’s primary focus is to provide strategic and innovative planning, coordination and implementation of public education to improve healthy food and lifestyle choices among low-income families and individuals encompassing all age groups throughout Onondaga County. As part of the Federal SNAP-Ed, Eat Smart New York (ESNY) program, this position will work closely with the Project Manager in Onondaga County, and Executive Directors and Nutrition Educator Teams across a seven-county Southern Tier Region as an integral player in program design and development, assessment, evaluation, and management. This position also leads the county development and implementation of social marketing and environmental change initiatives in collaboration with other nutritionists of the SNAP-Ed program throughout the Southern Tier Nutrition Region. This individual may also provide supervision to educators within assigned programs.

This position will represent the association and ESNY to the public, community leaders, government officials, and Cornell University.  This person will work as a team member in addressing local, regional and statewide programming priorities and operate as association team member in the above areas of specialization.

Qualifications- Required

  • We are looking for a candidate with very strong interpersonal and communication skills and a proven ability to facilitate educational programs with diverse audiences in group settings. Demonstrated experience working with diverse audiences, environments and settings while maintaining cultural sensitivity is required. The position will need to be able to work effectively with staff, clientele, committees, community and funding partners.  Strong ability to plan, facilitate and evaluate effective and relevant educational lessons to target audiences of all ages. Bi-lingual in Spanish a plus.
  • Master’s Degree in Nutrition, Health Education, or Public Health required along with two years of relevant work experience.   This person may also hold a Certification as a Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist (RDN)

Qualifications- Preferred

  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing to Spanish-language speaking audiences.
  • Ability to plan, develop, coordinate and deliver innovative informal educational programs.
  • Proficient with use of current social media applications (or communications) (e.g. Facebook and Twitter) highly desired.

Inquiries: Questions in advance of application should be directed to Kathy Dischner at 315-424-9485, ext. 239 or at kmd13@cornell.edu.

To Apply: Individuals interested in this position must apply online by December 19, 2014.

A full position description and link to apply is available at:

https://cornellu.taleo.net/careersection/10163/jobdetail.ftl?job=26329

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.

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Agriculture Business Specialist

Responsibilities: 

Provide agriculture producers and industry representatives with the knowledge and educational resources in business management, marketing and economics of production necessary to assess production and management practices that will enhance their profitability and sustain the growth of the agricultural industry in Onondaga County.  Provide leadership in 4H/Youth Development.

The Community Educator will contribute to the organization and its programs by:

  •   Under direction from supervisor, identifying community needs and resources to conduct relevant agricultural programs.
  •   Assisting in the development and leading educational programs and projects.
  •   Providing input toward and assisting with evaluating program outcomes and impacts.
  •   Preparing program reports as necessary.
  •   Participating in cross discipline programs within the Association to leverage the organization’s position as a community resource.
  •   Working with adult volunteers and participants to ensure program success.
  •   Working with staff from other CCE Associations, regional teams and with agencies and organizations.
  •   Representing the program and organization to external audiences.
  •   Providing agriculture based4H/Youth  programs.
  •   Supervising Agriculture staff and 4H staff.
  •   Providing communications for program events results and impacts.

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor of Arts or Science degree appropriate to the responsibilities of the position.   Coursework in education highly preferred.
  • Minimum of 1 year related work or volunteer experience required in teaching or extension-type work.
  • Able to work with limited supervision, have excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • Able to work flexible hours as necessary, and be able to fulfill the travel expectations of the position

Hours/Benefits: .

Excellent benefits package available.  Flexible schedule required.

Inquiries:  Questions in advance of application should be directed to Krystal Dunn, at 607-272—2292,

e-mail: krk7@cornell.edu

To Apply:  Individuals interested in this position must apply online by December 26, 2014.

A full position description and link to apply is available at:

https://cornellu.taleo.net/careersection/10163/jobdetail.ftl?job=26391

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.

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Natural Resources Community Educator

Responsibilities: 

The Community Educator is responsible for planning, coordination and delivery of established short- and long-range educational programs within natural resources subject areas. (S)he will conduct natural resource programs that focus on water quality, urban and community forestry, and other natural resource related topics through a variety of delivery methods including, but not limited to, in-class and hands-on stewardship programs. Participation in mass media efforts related to program is required.

The community educator also serves as a subject-matter resource to the staff and clientele, including schools, agencies, and other groups; and may be involved in the delivery of innovative program efforts. Program delivery will target adult and youth from school settings, the general public, and professional groups. Program delivery and coordination requires working directly with municipal, agency and other organization representatives to develop and enhance the volunteer network and extend program impact. Delivery of stewardship education programs will involve, utilize, inform, and advise volunteers serving on program advisory committees focused on urban and community forestry and watershed education, and other programs as assigned.

The Community Educator reports to and receives close supervision and guidance from the Natural Resources Team Coordinator and Forestry Resource Educator, and may coordinate and supervise the work of program assistants, program educators and volunteers.

This is a full-time, exempt position with an expectation to occasionally work evenings and weekends.

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor of Arts or Science degree in the natural resource or related field and a minimum of 1 year related work or volunteer experience required in teaching or extension-type work.
  • Ability to initiate, plan, organize, implement, teach, and evaluate informal educational programs.
  • Ability to identify and involve appropriate people in determining program direction. Ability to effectively participate in professional team efforts.
  • Ability to relate to diverse audiences.
  • Ability to communicate effectively through oral, written, and visual channels using traditional educational tools.
  • Experience using Geographic Information Systems and proficiency in PowerPoint.
  • A U.S. driver’s license and ability to meet the travel requirements of the position is required.

Hours/Benefits: .

Excellent benefits package available.  Flexible schedule required.

Inquiries:  Questions in advance of application should be directed to Krystal Dunn, at 607-272—2292,

e-mail krk7@cornell.edu

To Apply:  Individuals interested in this position must apply online by January 2, 2014.

A full position description and link to apply is available at:

https://cornellu.taleo.net/careersection/10163/jobdetail.ftl?job=26442

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.

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Natural Resources Educator

Position Summary

This full-time, 35-hour per week position provides outreach education in natural resources and urban forestry education in Onondaga County working with adults and youth. This position involves delivering existing natural resources education programs and training sessions to adults and youth. The position holder should have a background in natural resources, be able to communicate effectively with diverse groups and program partners.

Duties include:

  • Communicating with program partners to arrange program delivery, including collecting and processing the necessary insurance certificates and releases,
  • Delivering approved programs to youth and adults,
  • Assistance with recruitment of volunteers for community events including web and social media promotion,
  • Delivering training sessions to adults, coordinating projects for adults to work,
  • Collecting and processing registrations
  • Reporting program participation data in a timely manner. The PEII will work closely with the Community Educator on program delivery.
  • Travel in the City of Syracuse and Onondaga County is required.
  • Weekly hours for this position may vary and will occasionally include nights and weekends.

Required Qualifications

Associate’s Degree and 2 years related volunteer or work experience; or High School Diploma and 4 years volunteer or work experience, such as urban and community forestry, water quality, invasive species and climate change, volunteer coordination and/or community engagement. The PEII must be self-motivated with excellent communication and organizational skills. The PEII must be able to meet the travel demands of the job.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with website management and social media or a willingness to learn; experience communicating to a diverse audience; ability to communicate in the Spanish language is desirable; experience with WordPress or other web software; experience with GIS software; and experience working in a team environment

Inquiries:  Questions in advance of application should be directed to Kristina Ferrare, at 315-424-9485 ext 231,

e-mail kaf226@cornell.edu

To Apply:  Please mail or email your Resume/CV and Letter of Interest to Kristina Ferrare at kaf226@cornell.edu or Cornell Cooperative Extension of Onondaga County, The Atrium, 2 Clinton Square, Syracuse NY 13202

Individuals interested in this position must apply by January 9, 2014.

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.

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