Admissions Associate Permanent, part-time position beginning August 20, 2018 with a training period June 15-22.
St. Michaels University School is seeking a permanent 0.5 FTE Admissions Associate to join a team of 8 admissions professionals. Reporting to the Director of Admissions and Engagement, and working closely with the Junior School Director and Assistant Director, the Admissions Associate plays a key role in the recruitment and retention of mission appropriate students to SMUS. Specifically, the Admissions Associate will work as part of a team of associates and assume responsibilities in the following areas:
Key Responsibilities & Expectations Enrolment management tasks: track and process enquiries collect and process documentation read and analyze admissions applications and make recommendations for next steps contact families to arrange tours, testing and interviews conduct testing sessions mark and interpret standardized and local tests in literacy and mathematics manage student re-enrolment update faculty and staff when new students are joining the School
Admissions office operations answer telephone enquiries create and file electronic and hard copy documents write various letters and emails (contracts, appointments, etc.) create calendars for school visits and classroom shadow days work closely with school directors and other associates when making admissions decisions order admissions office supplies manage a small budget for both events and supplies collaborate with other admissions team members as needed
Event planning, participation and/or oversight work collaboratively with faculty and staff, students, parents and the marketing and communications department to plan, design and execute several annual admissions events participate in other school-wide events linked to admissions and where needed (e.g. new family welcome days, new family picnics, new boarding family orientation, etc.) attend school events as needed and engage with students and their families suggest new initiatives that are in line with the strategic priorities of the Admissions department
This position requires a Bachelor’s degree, and a B.Ed. would be considered an asset Experience working with and knowledge of the developmental needs of school-aged children, from Kindergarten to Grade 5 Experience with and/or demonstrated willingness to learn a wide suite of computer software, including word processing, presentation software, computer databases and spreadsheets Demonstrated passion for working with students and their parents Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and comfort with public speaking Exceptional writing skills, including drafting, proofreading, design and format Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively Aptitude for thinking strategically, critically and creatively Strong writing, planning and organizational skills Demonstrated accomplishment in fostering productive relationships with volunteers Flexibility and initiative, as well as the ability to work independently, combined with the skills for thriving in a team environment to achieve the School’s goals High professional and ethical standards for handling confidential information Ability to organize and complete multiple tasks simultaneously with close attention to detail and prioritization to meet deadlines Ability to occasionally travel and work evenings and weekends Knowledge of the workings of Independent Schools would be considered an asset. Criminal Record Check The successful candidate must pass and maintain a clear criminal record check for the purposes of working with children.
About St. Michaels University School
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We are located in Victoria, BC.We have a diverse boarding program for Grades 8-12 and our day students join us for kindergarten up to graduation. We are an international community defined by our passion for education.
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