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Learn about job opportunities with Cornell Cooperative Extension.


Current Openings

Executive Director

Lead an education and outreach organization working in the areas of environment and energy, agriculture and horticulture, food, nutrition and wellness, and youth and workforce development; support and implement the policies of the board of directors; supervise the work of 55 employees and up to 1000 volunteers; manage over 40 contracts for services and an annual budget of over $4,700,000; develop and maintain effective working relationships among staff, volunteers, Extension administration, Cornell faculty and local stakeholders; oversee strategic planning, program delivery, finance, information technology, communications and human resource functions of the organization.

To provide leadership in advancing the mission of the Association through:

  • 1.Execution of Board policies
  • 2.Support for programmatic innovation and excellence
  • 3.Cultivation and stewardship of Association fiscal resources
  • 4.Development of strategic alliances with community and government leaders
  • 5.Consistent, proactive communication of CCEDC strengths and services to the constituencies we serve

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Todd Hill Market Sales Clerk

The Taste NY at Todd Hill Market Sales Clerk supports the Taste NY Market at Todd Hill. Primary responsibilities include assisting customers in a food service setting, maintaining clean and organized work stations and ensuring a clean guest area. Clerk provides quality beverages and food products consistently for all customers by adhering to all recipe and presentation standards, follows health safety and sanitation guidelines for all products. Anticipates customer and store needs by constantly evaluating environment and customers for cues. Inspect the store for cleanliness, organization and refill supplies as needed. The clerk is expected to discuss Dutchess County agriculture and local foods with customers, utilizing provided information and engage them in the areas of local agriculture products sold in the store. Candidate must possess the ability to communicate effectively with managers and co-workers.

There are four positions available - 15-18 hours per week each.

Required Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent education.
  • Ability to complete basic math in a fast paced environment;
  • Ability to work with the public;
  • Attention to detail;
  • Ability to operate or learn to operate a cash register;
  • Ability to use or learn to use MS Word and excel;
  • Ability to meet travel requirements associated with this position.
  • Ability to meet acceptable background check standards, if required.
  • Ability to work flexible hours which may include evenings and/or weekends, as appropriate.

Apply by calling 845-677-8223 x100


Cornell Cooperative Extension of Dutchess 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 May 27, 2020