The Fenn School, an independent day school for boys in grades 4-9 in Concord, MA, seeks an Assistant Director of Admission to start during the summer of 2020. This is a wonderful position for an ambitious self-starter who wants to learn several aspects of independent school life. Reporting directly to the Director of Admission and Financial Aid, the Assistant Director of Admission will help the team bring in mission-appropriate students in a collaborative, high energy environment. The ideal candidate should have strong interpersonal skills and be able to engage warmly and effectively with prospective families.
Fenn has been recognized for its leadership in diversity and multicultural education, and the School is fully committed to a culturally diverse faculty and student body. A successful candidate believes in the importance of diversity in the life of a school and can support Fenn’s mission in their work with students, parents, faculty, and staff. The School is also eager to consider applications from traditionally underrepresented groups.
Conduct campus tours for prospective families with the goal of emphasizing the value proposition inherent to a Fenn education; articulate clearly Fenn’s mission and philosophy
Interview and assess student applicants
Communicate with prospective families via email and phone in a responsive, professional manner
Assist with planning and coordinating admissions-related events including Fenn’s annual Open House and student Revisit Day; administer on-site standardized testing
Represent the School both on and off campus at school fairs and other admissions events
Potential teaching and coaching opportunities, depending on interest and qualification
Other duties as assigned by the Director of Admission and Financial Aid
Qualifications:The ideal candidate will be joining a collaborative team and have the demonstrated ability to relate to all prospective families of boys in grades 4 through 9. The ability to manage multiple projects and priorities using excellent verbal and written communication skills is key. This role requires diplomacy, tact, organization and a solid appreciation of what it means to be part of a team.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:
Bachelor's degree required
A minimum of 1-3 years of experience in an independent school is preferred, or related sales and marketing experience
Outstanding oral communication, written communication, and presentation skills
Ability to use relevant tools for communication and reporting, including MS Office and database
Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment with multiple priorities and frequent deadlines
Ability to physically navigate the campus several times a day
Occasional weekend and evening work required
This position may be either a 10- or 12-month role, depending on the School’s needs;
Compensation will be determined based on qualification and experience;
Comprehensive benefits package available
Interested candidates are asked to submit a letter of interest and resume via email to Tory Hayes, Director of Admission and Financial Aid, at the following email address: firstname.lastname@example.org. Receipt of materials will be acknowledged via email.
The Fenn School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, citizenship, genetic information, religion, creed, sexual orientation, transgender status, or disability.
About The Fenn School
The Fenn School is an independent day school for boys in grades 4-9 located in Concord, Massachusetts.