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Job Openings in the Small Farms Program Office

The Cornell Small Farms Program is pleased to announce two open positions on our Team.

Beginning Farmer Project Coordinator, Full Time

The program is searching for a Project Coordinator that will provide management and oversight for several grant-funded projects designed to 1) facilitate military veterans entering into farming and 2) improve long-term viability of “advanced” beginning farmers (defined as farmers operating 3-10 years). A current major project focuses on improving human resource management skills of new farmers and Spanish-speaking farm employees who want to climb the ladder into management.

Duties will include: facilitate the development and implementation of project work plans by collaborators for each component of the project, coordinate timelines, manage relationships, synthesize evaluation data into reports,, publicize events and impacts, and convene advisory groups for all aspects of the work. This individual will be expected to collaborating with other SFP staff to achieve these goals.
The Project Coordinator will also implement specific projects to provide training for beginning farmer service providers and collaborate with other organizations and individuals to develop new informational resources for beginning farmers. Read more and apply…

Communications Specialist, 28 hours/week

In coordination with CALS Marketing and Communications, the Communications Specialist will develop all facets of communication on the mission, work, accomplishments and value of the Program, including highlighting impact of the SFP on local and state-wide communities. Will ensure all communications meet the highest standards of scientific accuracy, accessibility, and effectiveness for target audiences; ensure cross-programmatic integrity of messages, designs, and institutional branding. Specific duties include: Create and implement comprehensive outreach plan for SFP; Content Manager for SFP online resources; and write, design and produce communications materials.   Read more and apply…

About the Cornell Small Farms Program

The Cornell Small Farm Program (SFP) engages in research and extension projects and collaborations that support and enhance the viability of small farms in New York.We envision a future where diverse and vibrant urban and rural farms build human capacity, revitalize communities, supply regional food systems, and foster ecological resilience in a changing world.

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