Thursday, May 10, 2012

ED Job Cornell Cooperative Extension Yates County

Position Title:          Executive Director

Location:                  Cornell Cooperative Extension Yates County, Penn Yan, NY

Position Summary:

Executive Director for the Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Yates County. Represents and is accountable to the association Board of Directors and the Director of the Cornell Cooperative Extension system.

The Executive Director is expected to provide high level leadership and management of the association within Cornell and local policy direction.  The Executive Director develops and maintains effective working relationships among the staff, other extension associations, the Finger Lakes Shared Business Network, extension administration, Cornell faculty, and stakeholders.  The Executive Director will build positive relationships with legislators, local government leaders, community leaders, funding agencies, and civic and special interest groups.  This individual exercises professional judgment and executive skills in administering overall association operations.  As Executive Director, the individual provides leadership in overall educational program development and implementation specific to the needs of Yates County.  This individual will provide overall leadership for association programs and for all issue areas.
Starting annual salary will be at low $65K with an excellent benefit package.

A Master’s Degree appropriate to the responsibilities of the position.

A minimum of six years of progressively responsible experience, including at least three years in Cooperative Extension or a closely related field of employment.  PhD may substitute for 2 years of experience.

At least four years of substantive leadership and management responsibilities including human resources, finance, and organizational management.
All applications MUST be submitted online before 6/7/2012.  See for details.  Contact or 607-255-0789 for questions.

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