• Executive Director – Warrensburg, NY

    Posted: 03/12/2023

    Since 1916, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Warren County has responded to the needs of local residents with unbiased, research-based information, tools and education that people have come to depend on and trust. Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) puts knowledge to work in pursuit of economic vitality, ecological sustainability and social well-being. Rooted in every county of the state, CCE Associations bring local experience and research-based solutions together, helping New York state families and communities thrive in our rapidly changing world.

    CCE of Warren County is a NYS subordinate governmental agency, under the oversight of Cornell University, with an annual operation budget of $1.2 million dollars, with approximately 11 staff and 81 volunteers. The Executive Director provides overall leadership for the Association - setting local program priorities in collaboration with the Board of Directors. This position also ensures equitable, diverse, and inclusive programs and practices, operational compliance and risk management, fiscal oversight, and effective people management. The Executive Director successfully navigates competing priorities while also building and maintaining tactful, collaborative relationships with multiple audiences. This position can sometimes be “hands-on” with no task too big or too small to tackle, helping to ensure constituents value the expertise and vital work of CCE of Warren County. This position also provides some high-level program development and delivery within an identified program area based on the incumbent’s subject matter expertise.

    The Executive Director position is compensated in the range of $80,000 annually, commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits package includes paid time off, health insurance, free dental Insurance, NYS Retirement (NYSLRS), and much more.

    Qualifications include a Master’s Degree plus a minimum of six (6) years of related experience, including four (4) years in a leadership capacity. A PhD may substitute for 1 year of experience.

    All applications must be received on-line by March 31, 2023. Position closing dates may change based on Association needs.

    To apply and for further details: https://cornell.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/CCECareerPage/job/New-York-State-Other/CCE-of-WarrenCounty-Executive-Director---Warrensburg--NY_WDR-00035810

    NYS Adirondacks – A Great Place To Live & Work.
    Warren County is located in eastern portion of the Adirondacks and is not far from the NYS Capital & Saratoga Region, the Berkshires in Massachusetts, and the Hudson Valley. Known for its abundant four-season recreational activities such as hiking, white-water rafting, boating, hunting, fishing, skiing, and snowmobiling, Warren County draws visitors from around the world. Warren County also hosts a plethora of cultural activities such as music festivals, theater productions, historical sites, museums, and educational events. The region is also noted for its fine dining, nightlife, and shopping.

    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. Cornell Cooperative Extension is an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. Individuals who bring a diverse perspective and are supportive of diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.