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Learn about job opportunities with Cornell Cooperative Extension.

Job Opportunities

All applications for employment with Cornell Cooperative Extension of Schoharie and Otsego Counties and other county extension associations must be submitted through the Cornell University Employment system (see information at left).  We do post available job and internship opportunities on this page when they become available, with links to the Cornell website, for your convenience. 

Cornell Cooperative Extension provides equal program and employment opportunities.

Our Association is now Hiring!

Finance & Human Resource Administrative Assistant - Cobleskill, NY

Applications should be submitted online by 8/23/2019. The position will remain open until a qualified pool of candidates is obtained.

Seeking a full-time Finance and HR Administrative Assistant to provide a broad variety of administrative and/or operational support tasks under the direct supervision of the Finance and Human Resource Manager. The individual provides support by assisting with the business functions of bookkeeping, human resources, marketing and promotion, and provide a friendly and welcoming environment for clientele, visitors, and Extension Center tenants while providing front desk receptionist and administrative services.

This is an excellent opportunity for a highly self-motivated individual who is willing and eager to take on new challenges in a dynamic environment. The successful candidate should possess excellent critical thinking skills and demonstrate strong attention to details and accuracy.

The necessary skills include proficiency with numbers, understanding the prioritization of requests, ability to make sound decisions in the absence of supervision, being open to asking clarifying questions and learning, ability to anticipate or recognize problems and refer them immediately to the right person for resolution, willingness and enthusiasm for teamwork and collaboration.

Read the full Position Announcement for more information and to apply online.

Questions about the position before applying should be directed to Mayra Richter, Finance and Human Resource Manager,

For more information on current job opportunities for Cornell Cooperative Extension, please contact Lori North at 315.736.3394 x 166 or email

4-H After School Program Activity Leaders

Cornell Cooperative Extension is hiring part-time activity leaders for the After School Programs in Cobleskill-Richmondville, Schoharie Schools, and for a new program in Middleburgh. Part-time positions starting in September.

We are seeking an “Activity Leaders” to work with elementary or middle school aged children. Activities will include, but not be limited to, homework tutoring, academic enrichment, and 4-H projects: science, technology, character education programs, arts and crafts, drama, and recreation. 

We integrate the 4-H philosophy and clubs into programs. Experience in youth development, which includes physical education and youth activities, is required.

An Associate’s degree is desirable; however the minimum qualifications for these positions are a high school diploma or equivalent with one-year experience working with school-aged children.

Employment is contingent upon meeting the requirements of New York State's School-Age Child Care Regulations. 

Applicants are encouraged to APPLY immediately by submitting an employment application and resume.

Employment Application (print and email your application to Susan Salisbury)

For more information or to apply contact Susan Salisbury, ASP Coordinator,,

518-234-4303 or 518-296-8310 x122.

Cornell Cooperative Extension provides equal program and employment opportunities.


Mayra Richter
Finance and Human Resource Manager
518-234-4303 x118

Last updated August 9, 2019