The Associate Director of Admission reports to the Director of Admission and assists with all of the responsibilities of the enrollment operation, including but not limited to: travel, interviewing, meeting with educational consultants and school placement personnel, corresponding with families and consultants, reviewing applications, scheduling visits, recruiting and training the school tour guides, coordinating the on-campus programs for admission, and performing special projects as requested by the Director of Admission. The job is a 12-month position.
The Associate Director of Admission must have a Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of four years’ experience in secondary school administration, teaching, counseling, or a related field. The position requires: strong communication skills – written and oral (public speaking); commitment to meeting deadlines and working under pressure; strong organizational skills; the ability to work collaboratively with a team as well as independently; the ability to adapt to an ever-changing daily schedule; evidence of a sense of humor; multicultural sensitivity; experience working with technology to monitor effective enrollment management techniques; and dedication to single sex private education.
Responsibilities: The specific responsibilities include the following:
?Recruit students for Middle and Upper School; work with the Director of Admission on achieving the Upper School and Middle School enrollment goals.
?Follow inquiries and applications in process to completion; manage admissions “funnel” from inquiry to enrollment.
?Research feeder schools, consultants and other sources
?Schedule frequent overnight recruitment travel
?Read all applications and serve on the Admission Committee with faculty and other admission office staff for the purpose of evaluating applicants and determining decision criteria.
?Interview student applicants
?Meet with educational consultants ?Conduct research on student matriculation and attrition ?Help plan and host on and off campus admission events and open houses. ?Coordinate off-campus receptions/events.
?Help plan the Revisit Day Activities
?Assists in updating publications, website, guidebooks, etc.
?Guiding and collaborating with other members of admissions, administration and faculty to organize specific retention efforts. ?Build and maintain close and productive relationships, and excellent, proactive communication with the Director and Admissions team members, as well as colleagues in the Business Office, the IT dept., the Registrar and other internally, and other related external organizations such as the Enrollment Management Association (formerly SSATB). ?Effectively present and embodying the school’s philosophy and its value proposition through outstanding public speaking and formal presentation skills, one-on-one communication, informal interactions, and written communication.
?Support the school and its leadership by serving as needed.
To apply, please submit, in 1 document, resume, cover letter, and list of three professional references to email@example.com
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