|Position ID:||Cornell -Cornell Cooperative Extension -PESTICIDESAFETYEDUCATIONSPECIALIST [#24158, WDR-00035022]|
|Position Location:||Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map ]|
|Subject Areas:||Integrated Pest Management|
|Salary Range:||$87,100 to $110,000|
|Appl Deadline:||2023/01/23 11:59PM * (posted 2023/01/16, updated 2023/01/12, listed until 2023/01/23)|
Pesticide Safety Education Specialist
Senior Extension Associate
Cornell Cooperative Extension
Ithaca, New York
Who We Are
The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) at Cornell embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports students, faculty, and staff of all identities and backgrounds. We strongly encourage individuals from underrepresented identities to apply.
CALS is a pioneer of purpose-driven science and Cornell University’s second-largest college. We work across disciplines to tackle the challenges of our time through world-renowned research, education, and outreach. The questions we probe and the answers we seek focus on three overlapping concerns: natural and human systems; food, energy, and environmental resources; and social, physical, and economic well-being.
Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) provides the educational outreach functions for Cornell University’s role as New York State’s Land Grant University. Pesticide Management Education Program (PMEP) promotes the proper use of pesticides for the applicator, the consumer, and the environment, and also serves as a pesticide information/education center for those interested in pesticide chemicals.
What You Will Do
You will lead the planning, development, implementation, and evaluation of innovative, high-quality statewide extension educational programs and materials that address New York State pesticide safety training and outreach needs. Assist the Director in evaluating program effectiveness and developing future initiatives, outreach, and programming that meets the needs of New York State residents and applicators. Additionally, you will serve as a program specialist and expert on pesticide safety, registration, regulation, and proper use. Other responsibilities include:
What We Need
We are looking for an individual who excels at building relationships with multiple stakeholders to implement and evaluate innovative pesticide safety extension education programs and educational materials for pesticide applicators and New York State residents. We need someone who is self-motivated and has strong customer service skills with a focus on excellence. Additionally, we need someone who has:
If you possess these experiences and skills, this may be the role for you! There are a few other qualifications that we would view as incredibly helpful in this role, including:
In order to be considered for an appointment as a Senior Extension Associate, the minimum requirement includes a Master’s degree with 8+ years of experience; however, a Ph.D. is preferred.
This position is full-time and will be located in Ithaca, New York. This is a five-year appointment with possible extension depending on funding and performance.
Rewards and Benefits
We hope you appreciate great benefits. Cornell receives national recognition as an award-winning workplace for our health, well-being, sustainability, and diversity initiatives.
Please apply via Academic Jobs Online ( https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/24158 ).
Qualified candidates should submit a short cover letter, curriculum vitae, contact information for three references, and a statement of contribution to diversity, equity, and inclusion via the website.
Applications must be submitted by January 23, 2023.
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Cornell University is an innovative Ivy League university and a great place to work. Our inclusive community of scholars, students, and staff impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose and contribute creative ideas to further the university's mission of teaching, discovery, and engagement. Located in Ithaca, New York, Cornell's far-flung global presence includes the medical college's campuses on the Upper East Side of Manhattan and Doha, Qatar, as well as the new Cornell Tech campus to be built on Roosevelt Island in the heart of New York City.
Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.
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