Please submit a resume, cover letter, and list of 3 references (at least 2 previous employers) as one document when applying. All candidates who are current employees of CCE Tompkins must apply as internal applicants. Please note that changes cannot be made to an application once it is submitted. This posting will remain open until a suitable candidate is identified. For more information about how to apply, pay rate, and benefits, please see the message at the bottom of this posting.
The Program Coordinator provides planning, management, and coordination support to the Equity and Inclusion in Re-Entry Educator and program, and implements educational programming and activities that promote and sustain a smooth transition for individuals returning to Tompkins County following incarceration. Program Leadership related to assessment and development will come from Association Executive Director.
Associate's Degree or equivalent (GED/High School Diploma + 1 year transferrable program/functional experience).
Minimum of 2 years' experience in community and cultural organizing, administration, program management, or related field.
Ability to meet travel requirements associated with this position.
Ability to meet acceptable background check standards.
Ability to work flexible hours which may include evenings and/or weekends, as appropriate.
Ability to communicate effectively with racially and culturally diverse audiences and across organizations and sectors through oral, written, and visual channels using traditional and electronic tools and methods.
Demonstrated experience in customer service, outreach and marketing.
Detail-oriented with 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.
Demonstrated experience in developing and sustaining respectful working relationships with people from different racial and cultural backgrounds.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, email, internet and social media.
Demonstrated experience and knowledge of racial and cultural equity & Inclusion
Experience in working effectively in collective team efforts.
Experience in directing and collaborating with volunteers and interns.
Ability to identify and utilize local resources from the community.
Responsibilities/ Essential Functions:
Program Delivery (5%)
Assist supervisor in creation of lesson plans using pre-existing program materials, projects, methods, resources, and policies to address community needs and opportunities for racially and culturally diverse audiences.
Utilizing established materials, serve as a subject matter resource in equity and inclusion in re-entry education.
Assist in ensuring that program delivery is within the scope the program's mission, goals and principles.
May provide delivery of existing educational programs, activities and strategies of re-entry programs.
May provide delivery of workshops and professional development opportunities to program participants via curricula based instruction.
Represent CCE before the public by establishing and developing trust-based working relationships and with racially and culturally diverse participants, partners, community organizations and other key stakeholders for purposes of program delivery.
Provide input to supervisor and Executive Director toward the strategic planning of educational programs.
Assist supervisor and Executive Director to develop communication strategies with the local community regarding issues related to re-entry and equity and inclusion.
Provide relevant and appropriate input to assist in the planning of educational program goals and strategies as established by supervisor and Executive Director.
Provide input regarding program coordination feasibility to ensure that supervisor and Executive Director are informed on processes and important factors associated with planning the development and implementation of programs and activities.
Provide management support to the program.
Assist supervisor to perform tasks related to directing and guiding volunteers as required by program/project goals and strategies including developing and managing work plans with assigned tasks and timelines.
Assist supervisor to manage program budgets and monitor program expenditures to stay within budget.
Assist supervisor to solve problems and resolve conflicts that arise in the operation of program, utilizing appropriate guidelines, policies and procedures.
Resolve financial record discrepancies to ensure they are accurate and complete.
Coordination/ Operation (80%)
Assist with the coordination of program by collecting, collating, sharing research based program materials.
Compile existing resources into educational program materials to promote the goals of the program.
Assist supervisor with implementation and review of program work plans, schedule and deliverables.
With guidance from supervisor, organize and develop reports of participant data (demographics and number of people served by each program/project/activity) and program evaluation data for monitoring program outcomes.
Coordinate implementation efforts, planning, and activities as assigned.
Prepare program expense reports.
Prepare and submit program expense reports and end of year reports in the format required by funders by deadline.
Draft standard and non-standard communications for review by supervisor.
Coordinate with supervisor to ensure program reporting deadlines are met.
Provide input toward implementation of evaluation processes.
Professional Improvement and Other Duties as Assigned (5%)
In cooperation with Supervisor and/or Executive Director, jointly develop and pursue a professional development plan as a means to increase competencies relative to position accountabilities and to address changes in programming and association priorities.
Collaborate in activities that are in general support of Cornell Cooperative Extension and perform other duties as assigned.
Health and Safety (Applies to all duties and functions)
Support the association to maintain a safe working environment.
Be familiar and strive to follow any applicable federal, state, local regulations, association health and safety policy/procedure/requirement and standard.
Act proactively to prevent accidents/injuries and communicate hazards to supervisors when identified.
EEO/ EPO and Policy (Applies to all duties and functions)
Appreciate and embrace diversity in all interactions with clientele, staff, volunteers and the public.
Assist the Cornell Cooperative Extension system in reaching out to diverse audiences.
Aware of, and adheres to, established Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Tompkins County policies and procedures, and Skills for Success.
Contribute to the overall success of the organization by performing all assigned duties in a professional, timely and accurate manner.
This position is part time (20 hours), benefits eligible, including medical, dental, paid time off, and retirement. Hourly rate is: $15.00.
Excellent benefits, based on eligibility, including:
Vacation, Sick and Personal time
NYS Health Insurance Program (including Dental Insurance)
Long-term Disability Insurance
Voluntary Tax Deferred Annuity
Voluntary Flexible Spending Accounts
Voluntary Group Universal Life Insurance
Voluntary Personal Accidental Insurance
Voluntary Legal Plan Insurance
Voluntary Long Term Care Insurance
Voluntary Auto and Homeowner's Insurance
Voluntary Pet Insurance
Voluntary New York's College Savings Program
Vision Access Program
How To Apply:
Applicants (including current employees of other Cornell Cooperative Extension Associations other than Tompkins) must apply online through the APPLY button in this job posting. Current employees of the Cornell Cooperative Extension Association indicated in this job posting are considered internal applicants and must apply online through their Workday account which may be accessed here: http://workday.cornell.edu/
IMPORTANT! All applicants must submit a COVER LETTER (please reference the position you are applying for), a RESUME and indicate in your cover letter, resume or other document three individuals who may be contacted as REFERENCES.
Please consider indicating in your application all information you feel would be helpful for selection committee members to know. Once the application is submitted you will NOT be able to change your submission or add attachments. Be sure that you have followed all directions and requirements listed in the job posting.
This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is identified.
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: email@example.com.
The successful candidate must pass criminal background, sex offender registry, and driver history checks.
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