LI TNY Market Special Projects Coordinator

Job Title: LI TNY Market Special Projects Coordinator

Location: Dix Hills, NY.

Number of Positions: 1

Position Summary:

The Long Island (LI) Taste NY Market Special Projects Coordinator will assist the LI Taste NY Market Manager with the overall operation of the LI Taste NY Market. Primary responsibilities include managing all market clerks and staff during specified daily shift at the market, assist with clerical/administrative support with day-to-day planning, coordination, and routine management, including, but not limited to: opening and closing duties; customer support; 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. This position will assist with special events and projects including, but not limited to, fundraising, events and new projects. This position will provide supervision to offsite Taste NY Kiosk Sales Clerks/Ambassadors as required The LI Taste NY Market Special Projects Coordinator 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.

Required Qualifications:

  • Associate Degree or Equivalent Education (GED/High School Diploma and one year of transferable program/functional experience).
  • Experience relevant to the role of the position
  • 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 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:

  • Two (2) years Food Service retail experience.
  • Certification in Food Safety Course.
  • 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, make 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.


This position is a full-time, non-exempt position, 40 hours per week. The hourly rate for this position is $22.00 - $24.25, commensurate with experience. This position, based on eligibility, offers a comprehensive benefit package, to include: health and dental insurance, NYS retirement, vacation and sick leave.

Pay Rate Type: Hourly


Review of applications will begin immediately. Position will remain open until close of day on February 5, 2024 and until a qualified pool of candidates is obtained.

Click here to Apply.

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.

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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) 255-6120, or via email at:

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.


Erika Hulver
Human Resources/Payroll Manager
516-832-2591 Ext. 104

Last updated January 23, 2024