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Temporary – Association Sr Admin Assistant – Suffolk County

Temporary – Association Sr Admin Assistant – Suffolk County


Provide clerical/administrative support to the Family Health & Wellness (FHW) Program and our collaborative Diabetes Education Program with the Suffolk County Department of Health Services. Provide Microsoft office skills with a high emphasis on Excel to manage program budgets and program participation statistics. Initiate and compose difficult correspondence requiring subject matter familiarity and discretion. May assist with budget formation; prepare office budgets; prepare vouchers for office expense, etc.; purchase office equipment.

Relieve supervisor of handling numerous personal contacts; answer inquiries; gather information requiring discretion and a wide variety/depth of knowledge of office operations and procedures. Schedule and coordinate meetings. Plan and schedule travel arrangements. Pass on information to staff regarding departmental policies, procedures, and guidelines. Coordinate program activities such as seminars and conferences.


  • Associate’s Degree or Equivalent Education.
  • Strong administrative and word processing skills, including Word and Excel;
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to handle confidential information appropriately
  • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work as a team member
  • Ability to meet the travel demands of the position
  • Ability to lift 25lbs. as needed
  • Ability to meet travel requirements associated with this position.
  • Meet acceptable background check standard, if required.


  •      Ability to manage social media platforms

Equal Opportunity Employment

Cornell Cooperative Extension is an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO,

Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.


This is a non-exempt, TEMPORARY -part-time position, 20-30 hours per week

 Pay Rate Type: Hourly


Review of applications will begin immediately. Position will remain open until qualified pool of candidates is obtained.

Applicants need to attach/upload a resume to the online application in either Microsoft Word or PDF format. In the “Experience” section of your application, use the Paperclip icon to search for file(s) or use the “Drop Files Here” box to manually drag document(s) into your application. Once the application is submitted you will not be able to change your submission or add attachments.

External Applicants: (including current employees of other Cornell Cooperative Extension Associations) please refer to the Applying for a Job (External Candidate) document for additional guidance.

Internal Applicants: Current employees of the Cornell Cooperative Extension Association indicated in this job posting are considered internal applicants; please refer to the Applying for a Job (Internal Candidate) document for additional guidance.

Complete Temporary Application and send with resume and cover letter to:

Human Resources at

No relocation or VISA Sponsorship available.

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 that 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:

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.



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