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Education, Environment & Community (EEC) Graduate Program Manager

Categories: Pacific Region 9


EEC Graduate Program



Date Posted:

Mar 9 2022 9:22PM

Close Date:

Jul 31 2022

Position Description

The Manager enhances the IslandWood EEC program’s capacity to implement the current EEC program, manage recruitment processes, and take on a leadership role on the programs, recruit students to its graduate program by assessing current recruiting systems and strategies and making recommendations, based on experience and knowledge of best practices, to improve the number, caliber and quality of inquiries and applications submitted by prospective students. The Manager plays an active role in recruitment for the academic year by attending graduate fairs, cultivating prospective applicants through personal outreach, and leveraging professional networks. Additionally, the Manager collaborates with the Graduate Program Coordinators to support Alumni relations and ensure Alumni engagement with IslandWood, including in the recruitment process


• Manage all activities involving Recruitment of Students, Enrollment, and Alumnae relations.
• Manage the day-to-day operational activities of the Graduate Program in collaborate with finance, admin, and operations to ensure financial sustainability and effectiveness.
• Support the development and lead-in implementation of IslandWood's Graduate Program recruiting strategies • Supervise the EEC Program Coordinator
• Collaborate with EEC Program Coordinators to develop a tracking system that monitors alumnae engagement with a direct emphasis on recruitment
• Manage and maintain the Graduate Program Salesforce database of strategic contacts at universities, career offices, and other connections to prospective applicants
• Setup and implement “drip campaigns” for prospective applicants.
• Collaborate with Communications team on implementation of existing recruiting strategy for IslandWood’s graduate programs, especially social media campaigns
• Address FAQ from prospective applicants, including mission and values, graduate degree and career paths, general admissions policies.
• Support IslandWood’s strategic plan to expand our mission and impact, and commitment to mission, vision, values, and goals of IslandWood
• Other duties as assigned by supervisor or created through individual initiative

Application Process

Please submit a cover letter, resume and two current references By email to:

Institution Information

IslandWood, Search for EEC Program Manager, 4450 Blakely Avenue NE, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110

Additional Information

Position Posted: March 2022 Application Deadline:
Open until filled Start Date: ASAP

Contact Information

Cathy Wheaton- HR Specialist Déana Scipio, PhD


Required Qualifications

• Demonstrated success in recruitment or related field
• Effective project management skills; planning and organization
• Experience recruiting university students, including those from diverse backgrounds
• Effective teamwork skills and commitment to collaborative work
• Understanding of Salesforce as a tool for tracking communication with applicants and alumni
• Commitment to support IslandWood’s work towards social justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion in the workplace
• Must be able to comply with and maintain a drug-free work environment
• Must pass child safety screening procedure, post-offer.

Preferred Qualifications

two to four years experience