Under the direction of the Director of Admission, the Admission Associate ensures the smooth daily functioning of the Admission Office and supports a personal and efficient admission process. This position requires a warm, engaging personality who enjoys interacting with prospective and current families. Handling confidential information in a sensitive way is essential.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Manage admission process by responding to all inquiries with appropriate communication (electronic or by phone), registering prospective applicant parents for tours, and providing on-going support to applicant families throughout the process.
Assist with the day to day operations of the office by entering applicant data and maintaining accurate records in Blackbaud
Provide data analysis of applicant pool and collaborate with colleagues to identify other areas for research
Provide support for the Director of Admission such as scheduling parent interviews through sign up genius, overseeing calendar and appointments, updating presentations, and other projects as needed
Attend and assist with Admission functions, including testing days, open houses, and new parent functions
Act as liaison to Good Will Ambassador parent volunteers in the coordination of individual tours.
Actively participate in School Advancement Council
Assist with Carpool duty and any other duties as assigned by the Director of Admission or the Head of School
Two years professional experience
Working knowledge of various computer programs: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint
Experience with a database program such as Blackbaud is a plus
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Strong organizational and time management skills
Excellent interpersonal skills and attention to detail