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Western Region Eat Smart New York Project Manager:

The Western Region Eat Smart New York (ESNY) Project Manager will provide in-depth programmatic leadership for this SNAP-Education program.

The ESNY Project Manager will serve as a member of the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Erie County (CCE Erie) association leadership team with responsibilities to include program coordination, leadership, and management as well as supervision of CCE Erie ESNY nutrition staff and programmatic guidance for subcontracting organizations.

This is an exempt level, full-time position with excellent benefits, and competitive annual salary based on experience. A Master’s Degree in Nutrition, Public Health, Education, Community Development, or closely related area is required. 

To apply please go to Applications will be accepted through April 30, 2018.


Vegetable Crops Specialist:

This position is part of the Cornell Vegetable Program, a Cornell Cooperative Extension Regional Agriculture Team that serves the commercial vegetable, greenhouse, potato and dry bean industries in 13 counties in central and western, NY. The team website is available at The Specialists are employed by Cornell University and conduct applied research and extension in these counties as well as provide some leadership statewide.

We are looking for someone with a Master’s Degree (or close to finishing their MS) in Agriculture – Horticulture, Vegetable Crops, Entomology, Plant Pathology or Weed Science, with interest and experience working in vegetable crops. This position would be focused on fresh market vegetable production in the western part of the state.

The position will be housed at Cornell Cooperative Extension of Erie Co. in East Aurora, NY .

To learn more about this position, please go to Cornell Careers:

The applicants will submit their application materials via AJO (Academic Jobs Online). To apply for this position, please go to Academic Jobs Online (AJO):

Deadline to apply April 30th. 


SNAP Nutrition Assistant:

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Nutrition Education and Obesity Prevention (SNAP) Nutrition Assistant will primarily be responsible for delivery of established SNAP public education programming to improve healthy food and lifestyle choices among families and individuals encompassing all age groups throughout the Western SNAP Region and Erie County. Under the direction of the Program Manager and ESNY Senior Nutritionist, the educator will teach nutrition education with a focus on general nutrition, food preparation, food safety and food budgeting to Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) eligible or SNAP recipients via workshops, events or food demonstrations. Nutrition education may take place at a variety of locations including but not limited to County agencies, libraries, schools and community agencies. This position may provide data entry and management of participant data, requiring confidentiality. The educator embraces the Skills for Success, demonstrating inclusiveness, adaptability, self-development, communication skills, teamwork, service mindedness, stewardship and motivation. 

This is a grant-funded position. Funding for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) program is through the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and administered by the Federal Food and Nutrition Services (FNS).

For more information and application click here.

All applications must be submitted online by April 19, 2018

Last updated April 12, 2018