One Position Currently Accepting Applications

Title: 4-H Youth Development Community Educator- Onondaga County


Educator is primarily responsible for implementing program delivery and providing planning input for established educational programs for 4-H youth development within Onondaga County.

Educator interacts with the public through group delivery of programs and through individual club activities.  Individual assists supervisor in activities to foster 4-H youth development with community leaders and to discover best practices and integration of new tools and materials with appropriate association staff.  Educator will provide educational programs in assigned subject matter areas.  The educator will combine innovative and traditional approaches to provide Animal Science, STEM, Ag, Horticultural and traditional 4H youth programming throughout Onondaga County. The educator will collaborate with other 4H community educators in the Central SBN region to create shared programming opportunities. The 4-H Youth Development Community Educator embraces the Cornell University Staff Skills for Success, demonstrating inclusiveness, adaptability, self-development, communication skills, teamwork, service-mindedness, stewardship, and motivation.

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in youth development, agriculture, family and consumer sciences, or related degree. Coursework in education highly preferred.
  • Minimum of 1 year related work or volunteer experience required in teaching or extension-type work.
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends as necessary.
  • Ability to meet the travel demands of the position.
  • Must be able to work effectively with adults and youth.

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

To Apply:  Individuals interested in this position must apply online February 16th.

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

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.