Events and Recruitment Coordinator

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Classification:Student Services Professional 2
Grade:Grade 78
Work type:Staff Full-time
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Anchorage
School/Business unit:UAA VC Student Affairs
Location: Anchorage
Categories: Communications/Public Relations/Marketing, Student Affairs/Services

Position Summary:

The University of Alaska Anchorage Office of Admission is seeking an Events and Recruitment Coordinator. Reporting to the Assistant Director of Student Recruitment, the Events and Recruitment Coordinator coordinates, plans and executes UAA’s prospective students events, including Academic Preview Days, Junior Day, Honors Night, UA Scholars at UAA, Explore UAA Day and other events. The Recruitment Coordinator is also an active member of the UAA Office of Admissions recruitment team.


20Assist in the coordination of recruitment travel, including researching travel costs and presenting various options to leadership. May be asked to assist in scheduling and booking travel. Coordinate the inventory and shipping of recruitment brochures and collateral and to regional recruitment staff and the purchase of office supplies. Responsible for the inventory of recruitment related supplies, including facilitating the reorder of supplies and the ordering of new items. Actively monitor and inventory recruitment related collateral items and research ideas for new, trending items. Prepare, submit and present budget proposals and requests as related to recruitment collateral items.Essential
30Work with Assistant Director and Executive Director to track prospective students, report on events, and provide feedback to partner units. Assist in planning and coordinating Green & Gold Visit Days including presenting, providing tours in absence of a student ambassador and counsel prospective students and families on admission requirements, educational opportunities, student services and other issues involved with enrollment (requires driving a university vehicle). Work closely with recruitment team and supervisor on larger on campus events to assure appropriate coverage and staffing of events. Active member of UAA’s recruitment team. Answers the main admissions telephone line, serves walk-in visitors with admissions related questions, perform data entry, assist in monitoring admission email accounts, attend/staff other recruitment events as needed.Essential
50Coordinate, plan and execute UAA’s prospective student events, including, but not limited to, Academic Preview Days, Junior Day, Honors Night, UA Scholars at UAA and Explore UAA Day. Coordinate with academic and other student services units to provide an engaging program for prospective students and their families, develop and provide appropriate materials for event guests. Coordinate and disseminate pre- and post event communication. Ensure adequate staffing for events and visit/event experience focused on positivity, excitement and marketing UAA. Participate in departmental assessment planning and conduct ongoing qualitative and quantitative assessments to measure and demonstrate program impact and performance. Analyze and interpret data. Prepare reports of findings for internal, stakeholder and public dissemination.Essential


Excellent oral communication skills. Ability to communicate effectively verbally in front of small and large groups and to provide regular presentations and trainings.
Excellent written communication skills
Must be able to think quickly to resolve unexpected situations calmly and with tact and diplomacy
Event planning and organizational skills
Ability to manage competing deadlines, short and long term tasks
Must be detail-oriented and highly organized.


Minimum 2 years professional full-time experience in an office or customer service setting
Experience in event planning or scheduling
Experience in public speaking
Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution required
UAA academic experience preferred


Bachelor’s degree from regionally accredited institution and two years of relevant professional work experience.
UAA academic experience preferred.


This is a full-time, Grade 78, minimum $23.84/hr, DOE, 12-month position complete with a competitive salary and UA employee benefits package.

To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized for unrestricted employment in the United States. No work visas will be sponsored for this position.

A review of applications will take place on December 8th, 2021. To ensure consideration, please apply prior to the review date.


Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.

Affirmative Action Statement:

UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual:

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.

Public Disclosure Statement:

Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

University of Alaska is a Drug-Free Workplace. University of Alaska campuses are Tobacco-Free.

Training Policy:

It is the policy of the University of Alaska (UA) that all employees are required to complete training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period to remain employed at the UA.

Contact Information:

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact University of Alaska HR at 907-450-8200.


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