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Jobs

Current Openings

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.

Applicants must apply online. Please go to the WorkDay link for the application and other pertinent information. If you have any questions you may call 845-677-8223 x136.


Administrative Assistant - 4-H Youth Development Program and the Environment & Energy Program (E&E)

The Cornell Cooperative Extension Dutchess County administrative assistant provides administrative support for the 4-H Youth Development Program and the Environment & Energy Program (E&E) areas, including educators and program staff. Responsibilities include diversified duties including: receiving and greeting customers and providing basic information on programs and events. Posting events and activities on social media sites. Maintain 4-H Youth Development and Environment & Energy databases using spreadsheet applications and database management tools. Perform word processing and desktop publishing to create, edit, format, and produce brochures, reports, office forms, newsletters, directories, correspondence. Prepare various educational materials and coordinate event registration. Perform routine data collection, compilation, and/or basic statistical data computations such as MS Excel. Handle general record keeping, such as preparing vouchers, and recording deposits. Work in collaboration with administrative staff to provide general office and reception support as necessary/required.

Required Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent education.
  • Experience relevant to the role of the position.
  • Proficiency with windows-based software including use of the internet and Microsoft Office Suite including Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Access, Publisher, and Excel.
  • Basic understanding of bookkeeping principles and practices.
  • Ability to plan and organize personal work responsibilities according to priorities developed with immediate Supervisor.
  • Ability to work with a high degree of integrity, sound professional judgment, and the ability to handle confidential and sensitive information.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions and assume responsibility with general guidelines and direction.
  • Ability to communicate effectively through verbal, written and visual channels using traditional methods and educational tools, as well as electronic technology and posting to social media sites such as Facebook
  • Ability to effectively participate in professional team efforts.
  • Ability to relate effectively to co-workers, advisors, volunteers, community and professional leaders.
  • Ability and willingness to work with diverse audiences and maintain cultural sensitivity.
  • Ability to meet travel requirements associated with this position.
  • Ability to work flexible hours which may include evenings and/or weekends, as appropriate.

All applications must be received online by June 21, 2021. Position closing dates may change based on Association needs.

For additional questions please contact Leah Cadwallader, Regional Human Resources Manager, e-mail LC267@cornell.edu or (845) 340-3990x314.

Applicants must apply online. Please go to the WorkDay link for the application and other pertinent information.

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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 June 15, 2021