Cornell University, The Scheinman Institute on Conflict Resolution

Position ID:Cornell-The Scheinman Institute on Conflict Resolution-EXTSCHEIN [#16001, WDR-00022533]
Position Title: Extension Associate - Scheinman Institute, ILR School
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Conflict Resolution
Labor and Employment / Labor and Employment trends, Labor policy, Worker training
Appl Deadline: finished (2020/02/13, finished 2020/10/26, listed until 2020/08/13)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications is accepted. ***

Position is located in Ithaca, NY, within the ILR School on the campus of Cornell University.

The School of Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell University has an immediate opening for an Extension Associate in the Scheinman Institute on Conflict Resolution in the Extension/Outreach Division.

The position of Extension Associate within the Extension/Outreach Division of the School of Industrial and Labor Relations is responsible for extension programming and administration within one or more focus area as well as teaching.  The position will include teaching conflict resolution related courses and workshops to degree students on the Cornell Ithaca campus as well as teaching in (non-credit) professional development programs of the Scheinman Institute. It is also expected that the holder of the position will provide technical assistance to organizations and be involved on campus as a mentor/advisor to both undergraduate and graduate students who are interested in careers in the field of conflict resolution.  This position of Extension Associate reports to the Director of the Scheinman Institute. 

Extension Associate is a full-time, non-tenure track, academic term position with up to a three-year initial appointment.  The position may be re-appointed on the basis of recommendations by the appropriate Director and Associate Dean as well as available funding and work.  

Project-Related Emphasis:  This position provides a range of training, content development and programming in the area of conflict resolution.

Teaching needs on campus in Ithaca include contributing to the teaching of the following:

  • The campus student mediation practicum courses
  • Practicum oriented courses on mediation and arbitration
  • Conflict management courses 

More information about the ILR School can be obtained at our web site, and the Scheinman Institute at


Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in related subject matter expertise (industrial and labor relations, employment or labor law, human resources/management/business, organizational behavior/change, economics, workforce development, vocational rehabilitation, occupational medicine/workplace safety and health, education, diversity/inclusion, etc.) or law degree
  • Demonstrated relevant professional leadership and network development at the state, regional, national, and/or international areas in relevant professional, trade, policy, or public networks.
  • Minimum of three to six years teaching related courses in college-level environment, conducting training to relevant target audience, and/or conducting research in the thematic content area.
  • Demonstrated writing ability and scholarly record in the thematic content area (articles in peer-reviewed journals, articles in trade publications, research and project reports, informational brochures, policy briefs, etc.).

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum of one to three years demonstrated experience in promoting thematic area program teaching, consultation, and research services to regional, state, or national networks through the use of in-person, print, and electronic mediums.
  • Demonstrated experience in leading teams and mentoring, coaching, and supervising teaching personnel:  three to five years preferred.
  • Professional credentials in disciplinary area, such as appropriate state and national licensure, certifications, etc.
  • Minimum of one to three years’ experience with distance learning.

This is a full-time, non-tenure track academic benefits eligible term opportunity located in Ithaca, NY.

Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Interested parties should submit a vita and letter of application describing qualifications and research agenda, and teaching experience.

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities. We also recognize a lawful preference in employment practices for Native Americans living on or near Indian reservations. Cornell University is an innovative Ivy League university and a great place to work. Our inclusive community of scholars, students, and staff impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose, and contribute creative ideas to further the university's mission of teaching, discovery, and engagement.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
353 ILR Research Building

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