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Horticulture Educator and Greenhouse Manager

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This position will serve as the Horticulture Educator and Greenhouse Manager for Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Franklin County and will implement Horticulture programming for a menu of existing Horticulture educational programs and program activities. This position will provide oversight and management of greenhouse and outdoor growing spaces at the offsite location of the partner organization. This position will implement already-existing educational programming to adults and youth in the areas of consumer and commercial horticulture. This position will be responsible for the delivery of established Horticulture programming to community groups, and will deliver other established Horticulture programming and activities, both on-site and off-site, in the community, in accordance with the Agriculture Program Area’s plan of work. This position will also coordinate administrative aspects of the Horticulture Program and will assist with marketing efforts for Horticulture programming. This position will coordinate the Master Gardener Program, including the training and oversight of Master Gardener Program Volunteers.



All applicants must apply online by close of day on March 30, 2023 to be considered for this position. All applicants must complete an application online, which includes: cover letter, resume and three (3) references.

All External Applicants (including applicants currently employed by Cornell Cooperative Extension in Associations other than the Association advertising this career opportunity) must submit his/her application materials via the "APPLY" button located within this job posting.

All Internal Applicants (current employees working for the Association advertising this career opportunity) must apply online via his/her Workday account, which may be accessed here:

Please contact Lindsey Kelly, Office Manager at 518-483-7403 with questions.


This position is a full-time non-exempt position - 100% FTE, 35 hours per week. This position, based on eligibility, offers a comprehensive benefit package, to include: health and dental insurance, retirement, vacation, sick and personal leave.


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent education (Associate’s Degree and two (2) years transferrable program/function experience).
  • Experience relevant to the role of the position.
  • Valid New York State Driver’s License and the ability to meet travel requirements associated with this position.
  • Ability to work flexible hours which may include evenings and/or weekends, as appropriate.
  • Ability to work in outdoor conditions and exposure to insects.
  • Experience with managing others or volunteer management.
  • Knowledge of Horticulture/Environmental Science.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of greenhouse and outdoor growing space management

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After-School Program Assistant

This position is classified as an Association Temporary Program position and will serve as a Program Assistant responsible for assisting the after-school program with after-school program activities that have been determined within the scope of work between Cornell Cooperative Extension of Franklin County (CCE) and the school district. This position is responsible for support to the organization within the limits of established policies, guidelines and/or procedures. This position will encourage and engage program participants to complete academic applications that improve their learning set skills. The Program Assistant will positively promote and utilize existing 4-H program activities and research-based curriculum in assisting with programming efforts. This position will be a supportive and positive role model to program participants. This position will assist with monthly meetings and activities which engage mentees and mentors in activities that are supplemental to regular programming. This position will communicate with the Program Director and report any concerns to ensure positive promotion of 4-H programming. The Program Assistant will communicate with colleagues, customers, Association leaders, and government officials in a professional manner and will appreciate and embrace diversity in all interactions with clientele, staff, volunteers, and the public. This position is responsible for carrying out other professional duties as assigned to fulfill the policies and priorities of the Association.

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Last updated March 21, 2023