Nutrition, Health, and Wellness Program Manager

Location: East Meadow, NY

Number of Openings: 1

Position Summary:

This position will serve as the Nutrition, Health, and Wellness Program Manager for Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Nassau County and will work under the direction and supervision of the Executive Director. This position will provide direction, organization, coordination, and management of all aspects of the assigned Nutrition, Health, & Wellness Programs, to include, but not be limited to: EFNEP, Senior, including policy, systems, and environmental change program initiatives, Healthy Families, and other Nutrition Educational Programs administered by Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Nassau County. This position will provide management and oversight of assigned grants and contracts, will provide management and coordination of Nutrition, Health, & Wellness marketing initiatives for assigned Nutrition, Health, & Wellness Programs, and will be responsible for the implementation of innovative Nutrition, Health, & Wellness programming with a high level of discretion, both on-site and off-site in accordance with the Nutrition, Health, & Wellness Program Area’s Plan of Work. This position will provide coordination and management for all referrals and outreach initiatives for the Nutrition area. This position will directly supervise Association Subject Educator I, Association Program Educator II and Association Intern – Temp Program positions and will provide oversight to Association Volunteers in the Nutrition Program Area, and will provide mentoring and observations for all assigned Program staff.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree.
  • Experience relevant to the role of the position.
  • Valid New York State Driver’s License and the ability to meet travel requirements associated with this position.
  • Ability to work flexible hours which may include evenings and/or weekends, as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity of subject matter appropriate to area of programming (Nutrition & Parenting).
  • Demonstrated initiative, reliability and dependability.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, teach and evaluate informal educational programs through a variety of delivery methods to reach individuals and groups; adults and youth.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively through oral, written and visual means.
  • Demonstrated ability to utilize computer technologies for education and communication purposes.
  • Demonstrated ability to participate in professional team efforts with volunteers and staff.
  • Demonstrated ability to supervise and lead programming.
  • Demonstrated ability to relate to diverse audiences.

Position Details:

This position is a full-time, exempt position. 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: Salary


Review of applications will begin immediately. Position will remain open until close of day on May 16, 2023 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.

Contact Erika at with 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) 255-6120, 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 May 5, 2023