| CHOATE ROSEMARY HALL Admission Officer |
Choate Rosemary Hall in Wallingford, CT seeks a candidate for Admission Officer, a full time (46-week) administrative faculty position reporting to the Director of Admission. The Admission Officer is an entry-level position. The Admission Officer is responsible for several tasks that are critical to the successful operation of the Admission Office.
1. To fulfill these responsibilities the Admission Officer: • Conducts interviews with prospective candidates and their families • Reads, reviews and evaluates candidates for admission • Travels extensively out of state (sometimes out of country) on behalf of the school • Builds and maintains relationships with teachers, counselors, and placement personnel at established and potential feeder schools • Gathers/coordinates demographic research, marketing, advertising, and logistics for each trip • Works with Ten School Admission Organization (TSAO) peers, at times leading the effort, to coordinate group travel efforts • Represents the school at receptions, fairs, and events • Conducts information sessions or presentations for prospective families. • Assists with orchestration of on-campus programs: Open House, Spring Visits, Counselor/Consultant visits, etc. • In concert with other departments, coordinates candidate recruitment for students with special interests • Visits classes, school events (athletic/artistic/academic) or functions to keep current on life at Choate
2. The Admission Officer takes on other duties as assigned by the Headmaster or Director of Admission.
Starting Date -- July 1, 2017
Qualifications: • Bachelor's degree required • Proven track record as a highly collaborative individual with strong interpersonal, verbal, written, and presentation skills • Candidate must have high energy and the interest and ability to travel on one's own • Familiarity with the independent, boarding school world preferred • Driver’s license and appropriate background checks are required • High degree of comfort utilizing a range of technologies associated with large and dynamic admission offices Choate Rosemary Hall is a coeducational, independent secondary school located in central Connecticut with 850 boarding and day students and over 300 employees. Choate serves intellectually gifted and motivated students of diverse backgrounds from across the globe whose commitment to serious study is enhanced in an academically challenging and personally supportive setting.
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter explaining their qualifications for this position, a current resume, and a list of three references with email addresses and telephone numbers, to Paula Barrows, Assistant to the Associate Headmaster, at email@example.com. Please include the position you are applying for in the subject line.
Applications will be considered until the position has been filled.