Community Outreach Coordinator

$37.18 hourly
  • Ilisagvik College
  • 100 Stevenson Street, Utqiagvik, AK, USA
  • Mar 27, 2024
Full time Education Other

Job Description

REPORTS TO: External Relations Coordinator (Interim)

WORK SCHEDULE: Monday through Friday 8:30pm - 5:00pm

COMPENSATION: $37.18/hour + DOE Benefits, Exempt Position

Iḷisaġvik College is rooted in the ancestral homeland of the Iñupiat. As an institution, we are “Unapologetically Iñupiaq.” This means exercising the sovereign inherent freedom to educate our community through and supported by our Iñupiaq worldview, values, knowledge, and protocols. The Iñupiaq way of life is woven into our curriculum, programs, activities, and daily interactions within Iḷisaġvik College and our community partners.


Under the supervision of the External Relations Coordinator,  the Community Outreach Coordinator will plan develop, and facilitate cooperative extension and institutional advancement programming to youth and adult populations that supports Iḷisaġvik College’s mission, vision, and goals.



  • Maintains cooperative working relations with key partners to manage and enhance services to local, regional, statewide, and international partners. 
  • Coordinates and oversees grants to ensure project directives are according to regulations and budgetary compliance.
  • Works closely with the Iḷisaġvik College grants employee(s).
  • Documents Cooperative Extension related programming, such as the number of workshops provided, participant numbers, and other necessary details.
  • Designs learning plans/strategies in cooperation with villages across the North Slope to support cooperative extension goals and priorities selects appropriate materials and instructional method for the program.
  • Plan, coordinate and facilitate a variety of cultural workshops for youth and adult populations in Utqiaġvik and outlying villages.
  • Collects evaluative feedback from students and community regarding effectiveness and appropriateness of program offerings.
  • Serves actively on relevant college and community committees, including but not limited to the Unapologetically Iñupiaq Core Team.
  • Works with marketing to develop marketing materials to support programming needs.
  • Assists the Student Services Department staff with year-round youth outreach and summer camp programming that includes: recruitment, planning, academic, and recreational activities for students.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours and travel periodically.
  • Provides support to Iñupiaq Studies for events such as the Iñupiaq Cultural Hour and Iḷisaġvik Orientation as needed.
  • Complies with College policies, procedures and administrative directives, as well as state, federal, and local laws, regulations, and ordinances.                                                      
  • Performs other related duties as required.


  • Demonstrated skills and experience in higher education project management, problem and data analysis, and planning; skills and experience in devising innovative solutions to complex problems.
  • Ability to extract, interpret, and represent regional higher education goals and achievements in cogent, focused reports.
  • Demonstrated word processing, spreadsheet, PowerPoint, and internet research skills.
  • Familiarity with Alaska Native culture, Alaska rural life and higher education or vocational training processes, and ability to include these community values, customs, and beliefs for the project.
  • Excellent oral, written, interpersonal, and presentation communication skills.
  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge of computer applications.
  • Demonstrated ability to interact effectively in a multicultural environment, including working with various cultural organizations and community cultural experts.
  • Demonstrated stable employment history.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to travel periodically. 
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment background check.
  • Demonstrated knowledge in one or more of the following areas: post-secondary educational systems, North Slope Borough [NSB] institutions and organizations; Iñupiat culture, language, values, and traditions.
  • Ability to interpret and represent North Slope community values, customs, and beliefs for the College.
  • Ability to interpret and represent College actions and western institutions to the North Slope community.
  • Ability to support Iḷisaġvik College’s mission.


  • Associates’ degree in education, public administration, sociology, business or related field. 



  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in education, public administration, sociology, business or related field.
  • Valid driver’s license.


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to sit, stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, controls, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk and hear; The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance, and may occasionally drive a vehicle. The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS: The environmental conditions described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions and the employee is regularly required to work indoors with a usually moderate noise level in the work environment.



Leave - 16 paid holidays and up to 36 days of paid leave

Retirement - Iḷisaġvik College is a public employer whose employees contribute to the State of Alaska, Public Employees Retirement System.

Health Insurance - Iḷisaġvik College is self-insured and Meritain Health is the health insurance third party administrator. Iḷisaġvik College offers health insurance to our employees with a no cost premium, and $50/pay period for each additional dependent and a low cost annual deductible of $200 for employee only and $600 for family.

Life Insurance - Iḷisaġvik College offers Life Insurance and Accidental Death & Dismemberment coverage through Guardian Life to employees at no cost to the employee in the amount of $100,000/per benefit.

Additional supplemental or voluntary retirement, life insurance, disability benefits offered. 

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IỊisaġvik College is a Drug Free Workplace and Equal Opportunity Employer