Robert C. Parker School Director of Admission
Robert C. Parker School serves children in preschool to 8th grade with a thematic, project-based approach that inspires students’ curiosity and passion to achieve.? We use our 77 acre classroom of meadows, woods, streams and a science pond for learning in all seasons.
We are looking for a dynamic, positive administrator who wants to be part of a dedicated, collaborative school administration and faculty. Candidates must have highly developed communication skills, a genuine appreciation for young students and families and the ability to work as part of a team. The position also requires that the candidate serve as Designated School Official with SEVIS.
Job Description Overview
The Director of Admission is the lead ambassador for the school, providing leadership and strategic direction related to student recruitment, admissions, enrollment management, including retention, and financial aid. The Director of Admission is responsible for the entire enrollment process, including outreach, inquiry, admission and helping to segue new families into the Parker School culture. The Director also plays in a key role in retention of current families. The Director must be able to articulate enthusiasm for the Parker program: a progressive education that values nurturing and responsive classroom environments, cultivation of curiosity and individual passions, the outdoors, and care for the school and wider community through purposeful action. Parker School is a vibrant community with a dedicated and mission centered faculty, administration and board of trustees.
Excellent communication skills and comfort with social media platforms a must, as this position works closely with the Director of Development and Outreach to advance the school, as well as taking a leading role in producing materials about the school. The Director must be comfortable with databases, and able to generate reports. This position reports to the Head of School and serves as a member of the senior administration team.
A Bachelor’s Degree and experience in independent schools is required; a Master’s Degree is preferred.?
Deadline for application: May 10, 2017
Position begins: July 1, 2017
Interested candidates should forward a letter of interest, resume and list of references to Head of School, Robert C. Parker School, 4254 Route 43, North Greenbush, NY 12198 or mtaylor@parkerschool.?org