Cranbrook has a position open for an Associate Dean of Upper School Admission who will be in charge of the School’s international enrollment. Eagerness to work with international families and to travel abroad are necessary as are strong organizational skills and a sense of humor.
The successful candidate will become a part of a dynamic, thirteen member admission team that is in charge of managing the enrollment of 1650 students including 800 upper school students of which 115 are from abroad. Some of the responsibilities of this position include recruitment of boarding students, including off campus recruitment activities (planning and hosting receptions, visiting educational consultants, etc.) as assigned by the Dean of Upper School Admission. Conduct campus recruitment activities (open house, SSAT, visit programs, feeder school visits, Gold Key) as assigned by the Dean of Upper School Admission. Interview admission candidates in geographic area of responsibility, including weekends and evenings. Effectively follow up with admission prospects in geographic area of responsibility. Serve on upper school admission committee. Use information system to actively monitor progress of candidates, produce reports of work, etc. Assist in production of marketing materials.
We are looking for someone with an entrepreneurial focus, who can initiate and work on projects independently but who can also work cooperatively with the other twelve members of the admission team. Bachelors degree required. Two years of related experience required. Two years of private school or college admission or marketing experience strongly preferred. Preference will be given to candidates with strong technological skills. Willingness to work some evenings and weekends. Willingness to travel internationally for five or more weeks at a time.
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