Please submit a resume, cover letter, and list of 3 references (at least 2 previous employers) as one document when applying. All candidates who are current employees of CCE Tompkins must apply as internal applicants. Please note that changes cannot be made to an application once it is submitted. This posting will remain open until a suitable candidate is identified. For more information about how to apply, pay rate, review process and benefits, please see the message at the bottom of this posting.
The primary purpose and roles of this position include assisting with program development, identifying and educating a wide range of stakeholders and community members, and expanding programs related to re-integrating incarcerated youth.This person will deliver and coordinate relevant programs in the community to assist at risk youth who have attended OCFS Energy Warriors program to assist them in attaining meaningful re-integration into communities upon return from incarceration. This position will represent the association before the public, community leaders, community organizations, and local government officials as part of program development and delivery efforts.
BS/BA plus 4 years transferrable relevant evidence-based research experience.(Masters preferred)
Experience relevant to the role of this position.
Ability to implement, teach, and evaluate pre-designed programs.
Demonstrated ability to manage resources.
Demonstrated ability to participate effectively in professional team efforts.
Knowledge of or ability to attain knowledge of county needs and the services provided by other agencies that relate to the program area(s) in communities where youth may be returning.
Knowledge of statewide and/or national initiatives related to program area(s).
Ability to relate effectively to co-workers, advisors, community and professional leaders, agencies and clientele groups.
Ability to adapt to changing needs and handle multiple projects simultaneously.
Ability to work effectively with people of varying ages and socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds.
Demonstrated skills in effectively communicating information through oral, written, and visual channels using traditional educational tools as well as innovative applications of electronic technology (e.g., video, audio, computers, etc.).
Ability to use good judgment and maintain confidentiality.
Ability to meet travel requirements associated with this position.
Ability to work flexible hours which may include evenings and/or weekends, as appropriate.
Familiarity with education regarding re-entry and/or energy related subject matter highly desired.
Prior work experience in the legal profession and/or corrections.
Experience working with various state agencies
Responsibilities/ Essential Functions:
Program Development (15%):
Assist in using a system of ongoing involvement of community-based organizations and members for the development and expansion of quality educational and career programs for incarcerated and recently released youth.
Assist supervisor to develop programs that promotes successful connections of quality programs, methods, and policies to address community and individual needs and that consider diverse audiences.
Assist supervisor to ensure content conforms to policies and objectives of the association and program.
Assist supervisor to evaluate program development activities.
Assist supervisor to effect change to meet changing local situations for program development.
Program Delivery (55%):
Apply existing subject matter knowledge to create viable career/educational plans relevant to re-entry for incarcerated youth.
Deliver program information surrounding re-entry programs as part of the Energy Warriors curriculum.
Foster acceptance of the program's methods and policies through utilization of a system of ongoing involvement of citizens and organizations which expresses the demographics of the communities that youth will be returning to.
Connect community organizations and incarcerated and recently released youth in order to develop skills and opportunities as part of workforce development education delivery.
Develop and maintain regular, ongoing educational updates using internet, mail, phone, and periodic visits to bring people together as part of program delivery.
Participate in multidisciplinary team efforts in conjunction with other program areas and other association staff to address priority issues as part of program delivery efforts.
Keep local community groups and organizations informed of extension programs, opportunities and directions related to re-entry for incarcerated youth as part of program delivery efforts.
Serve as a resource for the community to connect with extension programs related to re-entry.
Program Evaluation (5%):
Implement program evaluations as designed.
Assist supervisor to make recommendations to supervisor for strengthening program offerings.
Assist in planning effective strategic external and internal communication efforts including those between Energy Warriors staff and program partners.
Assist in planning effective strategies to market the Energy Warriors project in the community and to potential program partners.
Assist supervisor to assure good marketing strategies are used in the planning and promotion of programs, and in the generation of an appropriate public image.
Develop appropriate written reports that analyze effectiveness of work plans and accomplishments and communicate results to appropriate parties (e.g., supervisor, association committees.)
Provide guidance to Energy Warrior staff regarding re-entry documentation and coordination.
Under general direction from supervisor, assist in the management of grants and contracts.
Manage program expenditures.
Track program expenditures.
Complete reports required by funders and by the CCE system.
Assist supervisor to organize and coordinate program development activities.
Organize and coordinate program delivery events.
Professional Improvement and Other Duties as Assigned (5%):
In cooperation with Supervisor and/or Executive Director, jointly develop and pursue a professional development plan as a means to increase competencies relative to position accountabilities and to address changes in programming and association priorities.
Collaborate in activities that are in general support of Cornell Cooperative Extension including but not limited to attendance at staff meetings, timely reporting of expenses, working with other staff, general marketing of Extension programs and other duties as assigned.
Health and Safety (Applies to All Duties and Functions):
Support the association to maintain a safe working environment.
Be familiar and strive to follow any applicable federal, state, local regulations, association health and safety policy/procedure/requirement and standard.
Act proactively to prevent accidents/injuries and communicate hazards to supervisors when identified.
EEO/ EPO and Policy (Applies to All Duties and Functions):
Appreciate and embrace diversity in all interactions with clientele, staff, volunteers and the public.
Assist the Cornell Cooperative Extension system in reaching out to diverse audiences.
Aware of, and adheres to, established Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Tompkins County policies and procedures.
Contribute to the overall success of the organization by performing all assigned duties in a professional, timely, and accurate manner.
Excellent benefits, based on eligibility, including:
Vacation, Sick and Personal time
NYS Health Insurance Program (including Dental Insurance)
Long-term Disability Insurance
Voluntary Tax Deferred Annuity
Voluntary Flexible Spending Accounts
Voluntary Group Universal Life Insurance
Voluntary Personal Accidental Insurance
Voluntary Legal Plan Insurance
Voluntary Long Term Care Insurance
Voluntary Auto and Homeowner's Insurance
Voluntary Pet Insurance
Voluntary New York's College Savings Program
Vision Access Program
Employee Assistance Program
How To Apply:
Applicants (including current employees of other Cornell Cooperative Extension Associations other than Tompkins) must apply online through the APPLY button in this job posting. Current employees of the Cornell Cooperative Extension Association indicated in this job posting are considered internal applicants and must apply online through their Workday account which may be accessed here: http://workday.cornell.edu/
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Please consider indicating in your application all information you feel would be helpful for selection committee members to know. Once the application is submitted you will NOT be able to change your submission or add attachments. Be sure that you have followed all directions and requirements listed in the job posting.
This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is identified.
The Association may make reasonable accommodations to enable applicants to participate in the hiring process and employees to perform the essential functions of their job. If you require an accommodation so you may participate in the selection process you are encouraged to contact Cornell Cooperative Extension Administrative Systems at (607) 255-6120, or via email at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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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 support of diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.
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