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April 2018: Hellos, Goodbyes, and HR Update

Help us welcome new employees who joined the CVM community in March and bid a fond farewell to those who have retired.

New Hires

Name Unit Title
Josh E. Balles MPH Program MPH Administrative Assistant                              
Erica Lane Rahe Haner Cornell University Hospital for Animals Client Service Representative

Lin Lin

Research and Graduate Education

Biobank Technician



Name Unit Title
Patrick B. Burke         Animal Health Diagnostic Center Necropsy Laboratory Manager
Julie Ann Jordan Research and Graduate Education Technician
Kevin Mahaney Alumni Affairs & Development Assistant Dean of Alumni Affairs & Development
Jim Putnam Department of Biomedical Sciences Laboratory Technician


Human Resources Update

Employee Perks

One Day Sale on Apple Products on Thursday, April 26, 2018. Cornell faculty and staff save an additional 8% off during the one day Apple product sale at the Cornell store! You can pre-order April 12-25 in-store and online at with coupon code APPLE426 (note: pre-ordering does not guarantee availability of stock). View eligible products and savings here:

Let's Talk Transportation - Safe Driving, Alternatives & Family Conversations

This FREE program on "Safe Driving, Alternatives & Family Conversations" is designed for drivers in their '50s and up, and their friends and family. Learn how to optimize safe driving longer, how to gain invaluable information through driver assessments, tips for effective family conversations, what to do when safety concerns persist, and alternatives to driving. Contact Diane by emailing or calling 607-255-1917 for questions or more information.

April 16th from 12:00-1:00pm
East Hill Office Building, Conference Room 140
There will be a remote option through Zoom – link will be sent upon registration confirmation
Click here to register.

Spring Into Wellbeing Challenge

Register Here! Registration opens March 21 and continues on a rolling basis. This is a 4-week challenge open to Cornell staff, faculty, students, retirees, spouses, and partners that focuses on the 8 dimensions of Wellbeing: Social, Occupational, Physical, Spiritual, Environmental, Financial, Emotional, and Intellectual. This challenge is brought to you by Cornell Recreational Services and Cornell Wellness. Participants will "report in" weekly, and those successfully completing all four weeks of challenges will be entered into a drawing for two grand prize package giveaways (approximate value $100 each) at the end of the contest. Additionally, 4 weekly prize winners and pop-up prize winners will be drawn each week and will receive giveaways (approximate value $1-$20 each).

Current Nonacademic Open Positions

The list below is dynamic and updated regularly. For additional information, please visit the Cornell Careers Page.

  • Senior Program Director
  • Temporary Animal Attendant- ENFAH
  • Specimen Processing Tech – Animal Diagnostics
  • Med Tech Asst. / Med Tech I
  • Wellness Program Director
  • Licensed Vet Tech - Ruffian Hospital, Elmont, NY
  • Assistant Dean for Alumni Affairs & Development - College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Lead Ruffian Animal Technician- (position located in Elmont, NY)
  • Licensed Veterinary Technician-Anesthesia
  • Licensed Veterinary Technician-Equine & Farm Animal Hospital

Academic Open Positions

For a listing of open academic positions, please visit:

Should you have any questions related to the topics above, please contact the CVM HR office (607-253-4111 or

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