Recruiter/College Readiness Coordinator

$72,505 yearly
  • Ilisagvik College
  • May 17, 2024
Full time Education

Job Description

REPORTS TO: Recruitment Manager

WORK SCHEDULE: Monday through Friday. 8:30a.m. to 5:00p.m.  

COMPENSATION: $72,505.49/year + DOE, Exempt Position


The Recruiter/College Readiness Coordinator assists with the development and implementation of Iḷisaġvik College’s student-centered recruitment program for prospective and new students.



  • Assist with the development and implementation of Iḷisaġvik College’s student-centered recruitment program for prospective and new students.
  • Establish positive working relations with the State of Alaska and North Slope Borough School District to implement and execute local and statewide programs aimed at K-12 students that build interest for prospective students to seek higher education.
  • Visits middle schools and high schools; speaks to groups and individual students; meets with school counselors, administrators and/or other constituent groups to promote outreach activities and as tasked by the Recruitment Manager.
  • Support the K-14 initiative in partnership with the North Slope Borough School District; establish monthly communications and outreach with various schools and external partners.
  • Creates packages, monitors and distributes resource materials for student recruitment and retention programs and ensures marketing materials are frequently disseminated.
  • Assist with student recruitment for dual enrollment, summer camp programming, and other K-12 programming to meet recruitment targets set by the institution.
  • Collaborate with internal divisions such as community outreach, marketing, and instruction to coordinate marketing strategies, including community workshops and related recruitment efforts; arranges visits and tours for prospective students and parents.
  • Coordinate and lead one or more parent and family information sessions and/or events each semester (fall and spring) to share information on College academic programs, admission process and financial aid.
  • Assist the dual enrollment advisor with advising, registration, and support of dual enrolled students.     
  • Provide pre-admission information to prospective students and generate registrations according to pre-assigned goals and desired major. 
  • Assist with the scholarship process, academic major selection and preparation, pre-enrollment procedures, and transcript evaluations for prospective students.
  • Implement student recruitment activities to expand the pool of prospective students. Utilizes database programing and software programs such as Empower for data collection, tracking and reporting on prospective students.
  • Assists in off-Slope recruitment, as requested.
  • Provides transportation and delivery assistance, 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 assigned.



  • Must be willing to travel extensively, including travel in small aircraft with limited amenities in remote locations.
  • Excellent people skills, facilitating relationships, building rapport.
  • Demonstrated computer skills in database applications.
  • Demonstrated multimedia work experience, including computers, radio/television and social media platforms.
  • Ability to analyze course prerequisites, certification, and/or curriculum/graduation requirements.
  • Motivating, energetic, and confident interacting with college and public to include speaking and presenting to large and small groups.
  • Networking skills to interact with students, parents, and community members; maintaining positive external and internal relations.
  • Familiarity with education community, and industry stakeholders.
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform with minimum supervision and display self-initiative.
  • Demonstrated ability to interact effectively in a multicultural environment.
  • 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.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Education or related field.
  • 2 years experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
  • 3 years demonstrated experience with computer technology, word processing, PowerPoint, internet research, and technology.
  • 2 years familiarity with various social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Tik Tok, etc.)


  • Master’s degree in Communications, Education or related field.
  • Three years of experience in recruitment and outreach.
  • Valid driver’s license.



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, talk, and hear. The employee may occasionally be required to climb or balance, and may 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.


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. The employee is regularly required to work indoors with a usually moderate noise level in the work environment.


Leave - 16 days of holiday paud leave and up to 36 days of personal 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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- Ilisaġvik College is a Drug Free Work Place and Equal Opportunity Employer -