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Financial Readiness Program Educator - Fort Drum, NY
Location: Fort Drum, New York
Internal Number: WDR-00031685
This position will serve as the Financial Readiness Program Educator for Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Jefferson County and will implement Financial Readiness programming for a menu of existing Financial Readiness educational programs and activities with the Soldier and Family Readiness Division on Fort Drum. This position will be responsible for the delivery of established Financial Readiness programming in support of Soldier and Family Readiness Division programs, and will deliver other established Financial Readiness programming and activities, both on-site and off-site in accordance with the Fort Drum Program Area's plan of work. This position will also coordinate all administrative aspects of the Financial Readiness Program and will assist the Fort Drum Issue Leader with marketing efforts for Financial Readiness programming.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR APPLICANTS:
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All applicants must apply by close of day on July 5, 2022 to be considered for this position. All applicants must submit an application online, which includes: cover letter, resume and three (3) references.
All External Applicants (including applicants currently employed by Cornell Cooperative Extension in Associations other than the Association advertising this career opportunity) must submit his/her application materials via the "APPLY" button located within this job posting.
All Internal Applicants (current employees working for the Association advertising this career opportunity) must apply online via his/her Workday account, which may be accessed here: http://workday.cornell.edu/.
Please contact Jane Pearson, Association HR Coordinator at 315-788-8450 with questions.
This position is a full-time non-exempt position - 100% FTE, 40 hours per week. The hourly rate for this position is $17.75. This position, based on eligibility, offers a comprehensive benefit package, to include: health and dental insurance, retirement, vacation, sick and personal leave.
Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Jefferson County is a federal contractor, as defined under President Biden's Executive Order requiring mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations. All staff members, regardless of work location, must be vaccinated against COVID-19, unless exempt for medical or religious reasons. If offered a position, you will be required to disclose your vaccination status and provide proof of vaccination immediately upon hire.
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent education (Associate's Degree and two (2) years transferable program/functional experience.
Experience relevant to the role of the position.
Valid NYS 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.
Individuals must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 to be hired for this position. Proof of vaccination must be provided upon hire.
Familiarity with personal financial management, basic investing, and retirement planning.
Familiarity with community, social and human service organizations, financial services and resources.
Demonstrated ability to utilize program resources within the Fort Drum community and general community.
Demonstrated ability to plan, teach and evaluate informal educational programs through a variety of delivery methods to reach individuals and groups.
Demonstrated ability to function as a team member working with volunteers and staff.
Demonstrated ability to organize reference materials for programming purposes.
Demonstrated ability to relate to diverse audiences.
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively through oral, written and visual means.
Demonstrated ability to utilize computer technologies for educational and communication purposes.
Delivery - 70%
Utilize established program resources and materials in program work.
Implement existing Financial Readiness programming with the Soldier and Family Readiness Division, to include, but not limited to: Power Pay: Improve your Credit and Eliminate Debt, Car Buying 101, Home Buying, Check on Checking, Budgeting for your Goals, TSP: Investing in your Future, etc.
Provide one-on-one budget education and create individualized budgets for soldiers and family members.
Create education content related to financial literacy for newsletters and social media.
Implement already-established Financial Readiness educational programing and activities in support of other Fort Drum programming efforts as identified/needed to support the established plan of work.
Under the direction and oversight of the Fort Drum Issue Leader, occasionally apply established subject matter knowledge to create lesson plans as identified.
Provide Financial Readiness educational programs via mass media.
Work to foster acceptance of the Financial Readiness Program, methods and policies while addressing community and individual needs and considering diverse audiences.
Serve as a team member and cooperate with the entire Association and Fort Drum Program staff to achieve Association program delivery goals.
Implement program evaluation as designed.
Interact with program participants to obtain evaluation data, to include: evaluating effectiveness of classes and instructors within program areas for all Financial Readiness Programs.
Assist Fort Drum Issue Leader in the process of analyzing program data, and based on that analysis, assist in making recommendations for improvements in program offerings.
Communicate evaluation findings to constituents as appropriate.
Direction - 5%
Assist in the planning and promotion of major public events and programs (i.e. Power Pay: Improve your Credit and Eliminate Debt, Car Buying 101, Home Buying, Check on Checking, Budgeting for your Goals, TSP: Investing in your Future, etc.), including, but not limited to: assisting with mass media efforts related to upcoming events and programs.
Management - 5%
Assist in identifying and recommending program needs (i.e. program supplies and materials) to the Fort Drum Issue Leader.
Assist in providing existing guidance to program volunteers (as applicable) in accordance with established practices and procedures.
Coordination/Operation - 5%
Organize and coordinate activities related to Financial Readiness Programming (i.e. Power Pay: Improve your Credit and Eliminate Debt, Car Buying 101, Home Buying, Check on Checking, Budgeting for your Goals, TSP: Investing in your Future, etc.).
Coordinate identified administrative aspects of the Financial Readiness Program to include, but not limited to: preparing correspondence, maintain files, reporting, etc.
Coordinate, compile and organize existing program resources and program materials.
Effectively maintain effective professional relationships with other agencies, organizations and businesses that promote effective communication and facilitate continued programming efforts.
Assist in utilizing effective marketing strategies in the promotion of programming efforts to include, but not limited to: print media, news media, social media, and multi-media efforts.
This position may require the transport of program participants and/or program materials and resources in performing position responsibilities.
Professional Improvement and Other Duties as Assigned - 5%
In cooperation with Fort Drum Issue Leader, 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 including but not limited to attendance at staff meetings, timely reporting of expenses, working with other staff, general marketing of Extension programs and other duties as assigned.
Health and Safety - Applied to all duties and functions.
Support the Association to maintain a safe working environment.
Be familiar with 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 - Applied 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 Jefferson County policies, procedures and Cornell Cooperative Extension Skills for Success.
Contribute to the overall success of the organization by performing all assigned duties in a professional, timely and accurate manner.
Equal Opportunity Employment
Cornell Cooperative Extension is an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.
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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.
Cornell Cooperative Extension is an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. Individuals who bring a diverse perspective and are supportive of diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.
Notice to Applicants: Please read the required Notice to Applicants statement. This notice contains important information about applying for a position at Cornell Cooperative Extension as well as some of your rights and responsibilities as an applicant.
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