Career Opportunity

Community IPM Associate

As an innovative and experienced professional, you will leverage expertise in applied entomology, pest or wildlife management and/or turfgrass management to expand knowledge and access and build awareness, support and adoption of sustainable IPM practices in Western NY, and statewide. You will work collaboratively, across disciplines and with a variety of stakeholders, to develop, demonstrate and guide IPM implementation efforts in communities through the establishment of an outstanding extension and applied research program in community settings. You will champion diversity, equity and inclusion by providing unbiased access to world-class research, industry expertise and pest management strategies and serve as a trusted resource, enabling stakeholders to build knowledge and develop skills to successfully implement IPM approaches.

Entry Level Programmer Needed

Program/Extension Aide II

We are seeking a Program/Extension Aide II who will closely collaborate with the NYSIPM Digital Outreach and Development Coordinator to take on the following responsibilities in our program.

  • Collaboratively build python modules and Django web apps
  • Deploy basic Django web apps to test and evaluate python modules using coding best practices.
  • Perform basic non-critical planned updates to existing Django web apps, following plan of work documents.
  • Research and synthesize new information about online target audience needs.
  • Build mockups of digital tool interfaces for user testing.
  • Participate in planned Digital Outreach Team meetings and team-building activities.
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We’re changing lives and economies through extension and invite you to be a part of the transformation.

As a global authority on community and agricultural pest management, we’re building a culture that embraces inclusivity, champions collaboration, and leverages world-class research and innovation to bring ecologically-friendly, sustainable pest management practices to New Yorkers. We’re changing lives and economies through extension and invite you to be a part of the transformation.

Who We Are

Our agricultural IPM experts bring dynamic solutions for common pest problems to New York’s farmers and growers, helping them understand and adopt ecologically-friendly, sustainable solutions to minimize environmental, health, and economic risks. 

Our community team is a one-of-kind resource, ensuring that all of New York’s 20 million residents find safe and effective ways to manage the pests that infest our schools, damage our landscapes, contaminate our food and living spaces, and pose risks to human health.

Where We Are

Headquartered in Geneva, NY—the heart of the Finger Lakes—we enjoy the resources, access, and benefits of Cornell University's main campus, in a close-knit community that values collegiality, cross-disciplinary work, and collaboration. Our premiere location affords direct access and interaction with our stakeholders and easy travel to Rochester, Syracuse, and Ithaca, in one of America’s Best Small Cities.