This position is responsible for the management of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Jefferson County's 4-H Camp Wabasso. The camp features a six week (+/-) summer residential youth camp season as well as day programs in environmental education, leadership training and related youth programming in shoulder seasons. Responsibilities include preparing for the summer camping season, training and supervision of seasonal staff, scheduling of camp related functions and 4-H education program responsibilities using research based materials. Responsibilities include assisting with managing and promoting the use of camp facilities, routine maintenance of facilities, marketing, fundraising, development of an alumni association, general supervision of the facility and enhancement of facilities. The Association Camp Director will sleep on-site in a private cabin with private bathroom and kitchenette during periods when youth are in overnight residence at camp. This is a full time, full year, salaried position. Communicate with colleagues, customers, Association leaders and decision-makers. Represent Cornell Cooperative Extension to the general public, community leaders and government officials in a professional manner. Coordinate and support other programs and program areas as appropriate. Ensure that the educationsl programs reflect the diversity of people in Jefferson County and that they conform to the goals and mission of Cornell Cooperative Extension and this Association. Program evaluation and accountability and reporting are integral responsibilities of the position. This position is responsible for carrying out other professional duties as assigned to fulfill the policies and priorities of the Association. This position supports and complies with affirmative action policies and procedures and the Americans with Disabilties Act.
Due to Department of Health regulations applicants must be at least 25 years of age.
ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE BY 12/21/2012. CONTACT KATHLEEN D. NICHTER AT
OR 315-788-8450 WITH QUESTIONS.
Due to Department of Health regulations, applicants must be at least 25 years of age.
Bachelor of Arts or Science degree appropriate to the responsibilities of the position. Minimum of 3 years related work or volunteer experience required in teaching or extension-type work.
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.
Individuals who bring a diverse perspective and are supportive of diversity are strongly encouraged to apply. EOE