Community Outreach & Recruitment Manager

Renton Technical College

Job Description


$5,666.00 - $7,109.00 Monthly
3000 NE 4th Street Renton, WA
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Student Services
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Renton Technical College is seeking a self-motivated, organized, and enthusiastic person to join our team as the Community Outreach & Recruitment Manager. This position will focus on outreach and recruitment strategies and activities and provide opportunities for equity and access into the college. The purpose of the position is to increase enrollment participation and matriculate students from communities of color, students with disabilities, neurodiverse communities, and low-income communities and assist potential students to understand the opportunities available in the community and technical college system. The Community Outreach & Recruitment Manager will assist students with navigating the student aid system. Outreach programs will include partnerships with appropriate community-based organizations and use research and supports from the student achievement council. The manager will develop and facilitate events and activities for prospective students and their families. This role will also develop, support, and facilitate broader outreach and recruitment activities to promote professional / technical education opportunities. Recruitment efforts will include working with RTC students enrolled in the College and Careers Pathway (CCP) area of study.


The Community Outreach & Recruitment Manager is represented by The Renton Professional Technical Association (Prof-Tech). The pay range for this role is $5,666–$7,109 monthly and salary placement is based on applicable work experience. New hires may not be placed above Step 10 ($6,809.) Prof-Tech employees receive a yearly degree stipend depending on the highest level earned (Associate’s degree $150, Bachelor's $250, or a Master's $350). Other benefits are listed on our benefits page and in the Collective Bargaining Agreement (Download PDF reader). This overtime eligible, represented position will remain open until it is filled and is part of the Senate Bill 5194, providing for equity and access in the community and technical colleges.

Renton Technical College, located southeast of Seattle, has provided quality education in a variety of occupations for over 75 years. Our professional-technical certificate and degree programs offer entry and mid-level training in the areas of allied health, trades and industry, culinary, business, technology and automotive. Our outstanding college & career pathways program with classes in adult basic education, English as a second language, and GED preparation is available to those who need additional preparation prior to entering a training program and for those who simply wish to improve their math and English skills. Career Education and apprenticeships degree’s round out our offerings. As an Achieving the Dream and an Aspen Institute top 10 finalist for the Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, RTC is also proud to be a Military Friendly School, serving those who chose to serve.

Renton Technical College is committed to increasing its cultural diversity with an emphasis on equity and inclusion among its faculty and staff. The students that we serve come from a variety of backgrounds and are over 60% of color. We strongly encourage members of historically minoritized groups, veterans, and bi- or multi-lingual individuals to apply for this position to help meet the needs of our diverse students and service district.


Key Responsibilities / Essential Functions Include


  • Demonstrate multicultural competence (including an awareness and understanding of historically minoritized populations) and create an educational and work environment that affirms commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion.
  • Develop and coordinate marketing, recruiting and outreach activities to enhance knowledge of and participation in Community Based Organizations and use research and supports from the student achievement council.
  • Work closely with admissions, financial aid, and registrar to facilitate dual admissions, student support, and seamless transition to the college.
  • Collaborate with staff across the campus and district to lead outreach, intake, information, and other onboarding initiatives.
  • Develop and facilitate on-campus events, tours, Information Sessions, and programming to showcase RTC’s educational offerings to prospective students, current CCP students, high schools, and community-based organizations.
  • Work collaboratively with faculty and staff across campus, as well as with the Marketing and Communication department, to execute events and programming.
  • Build and maintain relationships with appropriate community-based organizations the RTC service district.
  • Work with external organizations, community members, college and district staff to develop and implement best practices related to recruitment and retention targeted at diverse populations of students.
  • Partner with Institutional Research to help track students, analyze and report data related to student outreach, enrollment and retention...OR... Compile and report outreach and recruitment data.
  • Assist students with the College's entry process and make appropriate referrals for additional student support as needed.


Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities


  • Demonstrated leadership in working with and supporting persons from diverse backgrounds such as sexual orientation, racial, ethnic, religious, linguistic, gender, age, socio-economic, physical and learning abilities, and a commitment to an inclusive and equitable working / learning environment.
  • Associate's degree required, bachelor's degree preferred, at least two years of experience with outreach and recruitment; 1 year of experience with community outreach in diverse underrepresented populations required. Equivalent years of relevant experience will be considered in place of a degree.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively as part of a team.
  • Work collaboratively with community members, external organizations, students, staff, faculty, and administration.
  • Demonstrated ability to promote universal design and accessibility. Proficiency in (or ability to learn within 6 months of hire) the production of accessibility content, whether print or electronic.
  • Ability to make frequent presentations to audiences of varying sizes.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality, think critically and exercise independent judgment required.
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Office, specifically experience creating & editing documents, spreadsheets, and presentations. Previous success learning new computer software programs/platforms required.
  • Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively as part of a team.
  • Demonstrated attention to detail required as well as previous experience maintaining accurate records, managing multiple tasks, and planning and organizing work to meet changing priorities and deadlines.
  • Ability to speak a regionally top spoken language other than English is preferred (Spanish, Vietnamese, Russian, Somali, and Chinese).


  • Able to lift 25 lbs. safely.
  • Valid driver’s license, insurance, and reliable transportation


This position works during college business hours, however, there will be frequent evening events (on and off campus) the position will organize and/or facilitate. This position will move throughout campus frequently, utilizing various spaces to facilitate planned activities. The position will also have regular travel to locations within the RTC service district. Work will occur on-campus, remotely, and in the community, under the direction of the supervisor.


Terms of Employment


The person hired is required to provide authorization for employment in the United States.
In the interest of providing a healthy, safe and secure educational and work environment, and in order to meet the requirements of federal legislation, it is the policy of Renton Technical College to maintain an alcohol and drug-free workplace for our employees and students.

The person hired is required to provide authorization for employment in the United States. All offers of employment are contingent to background checks, including employment and required degree/credential verification. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform successfully in the position. Finalists are required to complete the Sexual Misconduct Disclosure form as required under RCW 288.112.080. Post offer, pre-employment criminal background checks are also required.

For questions 
regarding this position contact
Nia Wiliams 425-235-2475
EEO STATEMENT: Renton Technical College provides equal opportunity in education and employment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color national origin, age, perceived or actual physical or mental disability, pregnancy, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, creed, religion, honorably discharged veterans or military status, or use of a trained guide dog or service animal, as required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Sections 504 and 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act and ADA Amendment Act, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, the Violence Against Women Re-authorization Act and Washington State Law Against Discrimination, Chapter 49.60 RCW and their implementing regulations. The following college official has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies: Title IX / EEO Coordinator, Vice President of Human Resources 3000 NE 4th Street Renton, WA 98056 (425)235-7873,

Jeanne Clery statement: Notice of Availability of Annual Security and Fire Safety Report: In compliance with Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act of 1998, and as a part of the College's commitment to safety and security on campus, Renton Technical College reports the mandate information about current campus policies concerning safety and security issues, the required statistics, and other related information for the past three (3) calendar years. Renton Technical College's Annual Safety and Fire Report is available online at: . For information on how to access the RTC Daily Crime Log follow this link:
We acknowledge that RTC sits uninvited on the ancestral land of the Puget Salish people, including the Duwamish, Suquamish, Snoqualmie, Tulalip, and Muckleshoot Nations. We are grateful to the original inhabitants of this land, upon which we gather and dialogue. We also acknowledge our increasingly virtual world, in which RTC’s work is done across multiple indigenous lands, in some cases, away from Puget Salish territories. We thank the original caretakers of our local lands and waters, who are still here.
Beyond acknowledgment, we each have an obligation to learn about and support our local tribes. Find out how on our resources page, which includes scholarships for Indigenous students.

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