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Position Announcement: Beginning Farmers Project Coordinator

Join the Cornell Small Farms Program Team! We are looking for a passionate, dedicated coordinator for the Northeast Beginning Farmers Project.

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. This Coordinator will support the Northeast Beginning Farmers (NEBF) Project, a major SFP effort focused on beginning farmer training, their support networks, and informational resources.

This Project Coordinator will oversee current projects focused on improving long-term viability of “advanced” beginning farmers (defined as farmers operating 3-10 years) and helping military veterans entering into farming as a career.  In addition, this person will help facilitate our regional professional development network for beginning farmer service providers.

The Project Coordinator will serve as the key contact within the program for our BF activities.  This person will facilitate the development and implementation of project work plans by collaborators, coordinate timelines, manage relationships, convene advisors, do project outreach, and assess project impacts. The Project Coordinator ideally will bring specific agricultural expertise or interest to complement those of the program staff.

This individual will join a dynamic and committed team who work daily with small and beginning farmers, our Cooperative Extension collaborators, and other nonprofits who share our mission. Follow these links to learn more about the Cornell Small Farm Program and the NE Beginning Farmer Project.

For more information and to apply for the position, please click here: https://cornell.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/CornellCareerPage/job/Ithaca-Main-Campus/Beginning-Farmer-Project-Coordinator—Extension-Support-Specialist-I_WDR-00009971-1%20.

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