LI TNY Market Shift Supervisor

Classification Title: Association Program Coordinator !

Job Title: LI TNY Market Shift Supervisor

Location: LI Welcome Center/ LI Taste NY Store, Exit 52, Long Island Expressway, Dix Hills, NY.

Benefits: Full Benefits Package

Number of Positions: Five

Salary: $19.00 - $25.00 per hr, based on experience

Position Summary:

The Long Island Taste NY Market Shift Supervisor promotes local agricultural products and agri-tourism and will help represent CCE-NC to the public, NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets and Cornell University; a familiarity with local agriculture products and retail food sales will be demonstrated.

The Long Island Taste NY Market Shift Supervisor will assist the Market Manager with the overall operation of the LITNY store. The LI Taste NY is a specific grant-funded program. Primary responsibilities include Assisting with managing all clerks and staff during specified daily shift at store. Assist with clerical/administrative support with day-to-day planning, coordination, routine management, including but not limited to opening and closing duties. Customer support guidance to market clerks and lead clerks staff, straightforward inventory management, purchasing, operation of cash register, basic cash controls, operation and maintenance of inventory and Point of Sale software, regular staff scheduling, transportation of inventory from warehouse to store, customer service, and general record keeping. Develop creative coffee menu, and recommend new coffee roasters, select new coffee roaster each month and provide daily coffee menu list. Serve as overall supervisor while on floor, all clerks report to shift supervisor.

Required Qualifications:

  • Associate Degree and six months experience relevant to the role of the position or Equivalent Education and experience. GED/High School Diploma and one year of transferable program/functional experience is acceptable.
  • 2 Years retail experience.
  • Ability to meet travel requirements associated with this position: Must be able to drive personal or Association vehicle for pick-up and delivery of product. (hand-cart or dolly may be used for transportation purposes – no heavy equipment use required).
  • Must be able to lift 20-50 lbs. regularly.
  • Ability to meet acceptable background check standards.
  • Ability to work flexible hours which may include evenings and/or weekends.
  • Ability to complete basic math functions in a fast paced environment.
  • Ability to communicate effectively through oral, written, and visual channels using traditional tools and methods.
  • Detail-oriented.
  • Ability to follow procedures and written instructions.
  • Must demonstrate a high degree of integrity, sound professional judgment and the ability to handle confidential and sensitive information.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with electronic technology (e.g. video, audio, computers, etc.).
  • Experience working in customer service and retail environments. 
  • Understanding of basic marketing. 
  • Proficiency with programs such as Microsoft Office (Excel) and Internet-based communications.
  • Financial accounting and order tracking.
  • Ability to work independently makes decisions, attend to details, and handle multiple tasks and work under pressure.
  • Ability to manage staff, create and maintain schedules, manage inventory, purchase concession items, consumables and janitorial goods.

Other: Position is full time, 40 hours per week. Must be able to work nights and weekends

All applicants must submit a cover letter, resume and indicate three individuals who may be contacted as a reference. Please be sure to include all information that you feel would be helpful for selection committee members to know before you click SUBMIT. Once the application is submitted you will NOT be able to change your submission or add attachments.

Review of applications will begin immediately. All applications should be submitted online by November 30, 2017. Position will remain open until qualified pool of candidates is obtained.

How to Apply:

Current employees of the Cornell Cooperative Extension Association interested in this job posting are considered internal applicants and must apply online through their Workday account which may be accessed here:

External candidate, go to:

Reference position:

  • Long Island Taste NY Shift Supervisor- Dix Hills, NY

Full instructions on how External Applicants may apply through Workday may be found here:

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) 255-2117, or via email at:

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Last updated November 6, 2017