University of Alaska Recruiting Coordinator in Fairbanks, Alaska

Recruiting Coordinator

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Classification:Student Services Professional 2

Grade:Grade 78

Work type:Staff Full-time

Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks

School/Business unit:College of Nat Sciences&Mathematics



Position Summary:The College of Natural Science & Mathematics at the University of Alaska Fairbanks seeks a Recruiting Coordinator to serve for both CNSM, and the School of Education. This position includes marketing, planning, events coordination. The Recruiting Coordinator will provide early contact and outreach to potential students. The successful candidate has a strong background in communications, and marketing and a successful record of event coordination.


10Campus and Community Liaison: This position provides early contact or outreach to potential students. Working in collaboration with the CNSM undergraduate and graduate advisors, and SOE advisors, the recruiter is responsible for networking with all UAF units involved in student services. Units include, but are not limited to, Admissions, Registrar, Graduate School, Financial Aid, Residence Life, Rural Student Services, ANSEP, International Programs, Advising Center, Career Services, and Orientation. Developing good working relationships with these units is an essential duty.

Communicate directly with the Office of Admissions in order to harmonize recruitment strategies between CNSM-SOE and OA. Communicate student service issues affecting student retention to dean and department chairs. Coordinate CNSM representation at UAF–sponsored recruitment and retention events.Essential

20Events and Community Outreach: Coordinate or help plan CNSM-SOE signature events such as AIMES, COSMOS, Science Potpourri and other special events. Identify and promote the college''s involvement in a wide range of K-12 community outreach efforts and work in collaboration with program coordinators.

Assist the college and the school to promote awareness of scholarship opportunities and participate in the scholarship award process.Essential

20Reporting and Planning: Develop and implement an enrollment management plan for CNSM-SOE. Estimate annual budget needs. Prepare end-of-year reports summarizing recruitment activities and outcomes. Report status of student recruitment and retention issues to the college executive committee and appropriate staff, as well as Enrollment Services administration and staff. Interface with faculty to provide curricular innovations to attract and retain a dynamic student population. Coordinate statistics for student related metrics. Provide data and analytical support for accreditation, SLOA, program review and other reports. Data analysis is an important component of this position and the ability to run browsers, manipulate data, and create pivot tables and charts is a part of this task.Essential

50Program Marketing and Communication: Coordinate representation of, and actively market, CNSM-SOE academic programs through representation at, but not limited to, community events, college and career fairs, classroom visits, presentations, professional meetings, printed materials, website, and tele-counseling to reach potential students and increase enrollment and retention. Organize faculty to participate in high school presentations and other events.

Create and deliver presentations to a variety of audiences to market programs and provide information about CNSM-SOE. Manage and create content for social media sites. Coordinate prospective student calling campaigns. Manage student tele-counselor.

Meet with prospective students and parents during campus visits to provide an explanation of the academic programs and make introductions to faculty and staff. Communicate program information to prospective undergraduate and graduate students via office, phone, email and social media contact. Communicate with prospective students referred by the Office of Admissions, faculty and staff members.

Process and respond to web and social media inquiries. Answer routine inquiries and/or provide information to internal and external audiences. The Recruiting Coordinator works closely with students and provides them advocacy support. Refer student contacts to the appropriate academic advisor within the college regarding course selection, degree requirements, internships and summer employment.

A collaborative relationship with the college faculty, Public Information Officer (PIO) and advisors will be important to the success of our recruiting efforts. This position works closely with them to develop a recruitment and communication plan targeting prospective students to encourage enrollment at UAF.

The Recruiter will work with the PIO to coordinate branding and messaging for a unified approach with UAF and CNSM-SOE standards, create appropriate printed material for distribution, and to coordinate digital marketing and web/social media content.

Other duties as assigned.Essential

The College of Natural Science & Mathematics at the University of Alaska Fairbanks seeks a dynamic individual to be our Recruiting Coordinator to serve CNSM, and the School of Education to provide early contact and outreach to potential students. This position includes marketing, planning, events coordination. The successful candidate has a strong background in communications, and marketing and a successful record of event coordination. Must have a love for people and enjoy communicating with them.

The Recruiting Coordinator duties include a combination of program marketing, communication, reporting and planning, event coordination and community outreach, and connecting with the UAF community as a campus liaison to the state and beyond.

Background Check:

The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

Probationary Period:

Pursuant to University Regulation 04.07.020, new employees of the University are employed in an at-will probationary status for the first six months of employment. During the probationary period, employment may be terminated for no reason or any reason. Promoted employees also serve a probationary period with limited rights of retreat.

Training Policy:

It is the policy of the University of Alaska Fairbanks that all employees are required to attend training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period of time to remain employed at UAF. The policy can be located at:

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Notice of Nondiscrimination:

The University of Alaska is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and educational institution. The University of Alaska does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, physical or mental disability, status as a protected veteran, marital status, changes in marital status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, parenthood, sexual orientation, gender identity, political affiliation or belief, genetic information, or other legally protected status. The University's commitment to nondiscrimination, including against sex discrimination, applies to students, employees, and applicants for admission and employment. Contact information, applicable laws, and complaint procedures are included on UA's statement of nondiscrimination available

Applications must be received prior to11:55 PMAlaska time on 07/08/2018 to be considered. Applications received after this time and date may not be considered for this position. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

If you have questions about this position, please contact Austin Bottasso, HR technician at 907-474-6714 or

Advertised:26 Jun 2018Alaskan Daylight Time

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