| CHOATE ROSEMARY HALL Assistant Director of Admission |
Choate Rosemary Hall in Wallingford, CT seeks a candidate for Assistant Director of Admission. This position is a full time (46-week) administrative faculty position reporting to the Director of Admission. The Assistant Director is a member of the Admission team and as such assists with all aspects of the admission and recruitment process, but especially with support of the Office when other officers are traveling.
1. To fulfill these responsibilities the Assistant Director: • Conducts interviews with prospective candidates and their families • Manages a portion of the applicant pool • Builds and maintains relationships with teachers, counselors, and placement personnel at established and potential feeder schools • Reads, reviews, and evaluates candidates for admission • Travels extensively out of state (sometimes out of country) on behalf of the school • 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 presentations or information sessions 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), and other functions to keep current on life at Choate • Serves as Admission Office liaison to designated on-campus groups
2. The Assistant Director of Admission takes on other duties as assigned by the Headmaster or Director of Admission.
Starting Date -- July 1, 2017
Qualifications: • Bachelor's degree required; advanced degree preferred • Several years of relevant admission experience in either an independent school or college/university • 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 • High degree of comfort utilizing a range of technologies associated with large and dynamic admission offices • Familiarity with independent, boarding school, or residential college environment preferred • Driver’s license and appropriate background checks are required • Ability to effectively collaborate and communicate with varied constituencies: faculty, alumni, current Choate families, prospective families new to independent school and those from historically underrepresented backgrounds • Fluency in Spanish or Chinese preferred
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include the position you are applying for in the subject line. For questions about the position, please contact Amin Gonzalez, Director of Admission: email@example.com.
Applications will be considered until the position has been filled.