LI Taste NY Market Manager

Location: Dix Hills, NY

Position Summary:

*  This position will provide program direction, management and coordination to a specific grant program, the Long Island TNY Marketplace.The Long Island TNY Market Manager will act as manager of the LI Taste NY Marketplace, highlighting local NY farm products, and assisting in the research, evaluating and documentation of agricultural marketing and agri-tourism strategies.He or she will be responsible for the day-to-day planning, coordination, management and/or supervision of the Long Island Taste NY Marketplace, and for assessing local system needs, trends, marketing, product sourcing, financial management, record keeping and program supervision.

*This is a one-year grant funded position. 

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree or Associates Degree and two years of transferrable program/functional experience relevant to the role of the position.
  • Ability to meet travel requirements associated with this position.
  • Meet acceptable background check standard, if required.
  • Ability to work flexible hours which may include evenings and/or weekends, as appropriate.
  • Ability to lift 20-50 lbs.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of the organization, operation, philosophy, and objectives of Cooperative Extension and its programs at County, State and Federal levels.
  • Experience marketing local agricultural products and/or retail food sales as well as the promotion of agri-tourism.
  • Familiarity with electronic technology (e.g. video, audio, computers, etc.).
  • Proficiency with programs such as Microsoft Office (especially Excel), Quick Books and Internet-based communications.
  • Radio, television, telecommunications and other media skills including social media.

Equal Opportunity Employment

Cornell Cooperative Extension is an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO,

Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

POSITION DETAILS:

This is an exempt position.

HOW TO APPLY:

Review of applications will begin immediately. Position will remain open until qualified pool of candidates is obtained.

Applicants need to attach/upload a resume to the online application in either Microsoft Word or PDF format. In the “Experience” section of your application, use the Paperclip icon to search for file(s) or use the “Drop Files Here” box to manually drag document(s) into your application. Once the application is submitted you will not be able to change your submission or add attachments.

External Applicants: (including current employees of other Cornell Cooperative Extension Associations) please refer to the Applying for a Job (External Candidate) document for additional guidance.

Internal Applicants: Current employees of the Cornell Cooperative Extension Association indicated in this job posting are considered internal applicants; please refer to the Applying for a Job (Internal Candidate) document for additional guidance.

Contact Valerie at vs324@cornell.eduwith questions.

No relocation or VISA Sponsorship available.

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 that you may participate in the selection process you are encouraged to contact Cornell Cooperative Extension Administrative Systems at (607) 255-2117, or via email at: cce.recruitment@cornell.edu.

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 government agencies. This employment opportunity is with the entities listed and not with Cornell University

Contact

Jane Kraus
Assistant to Executive Director
jk2824@cornell.edu
516-433-7970 Ext. 16

Last updated October 2, 2018