Atlanta Girls’ School is the only independent school for girls in Atlanta, serving girls in grades 6–12. AGS authentically lives its mission by providing a challenging college-preparatory program in a learning environment designed to foster the full potential of each student and to enable her to become a vital contributor to our complex global society.
POSITION OVERVIEWEssential Employee
The Director of Admission is a member of the senior leadership team of the school, reporting to the Head of School. The Director will ensure the success of Atlanta Girls' School by creating and directing a school and community-wide admission plan that supports the school’s mission, strategic enrollment goals, and brand awareness campaign. The Director supervises the Admissions Assistant and serves as a member of the Financial Aid Committee.
Reports to: Head of School
Develops, executes, assesses Office of Admission policies and procedures, strategies, and goals.
Coordinates enrollment goals with the senior leadership team and leads enrollment management initiatives that engage the entire school community.
Manages and participates in all recruitment and admission efforts, including:
Special events involving prospective students and families (open house, shadow days, tours, parent Info sessions, new family events and parent orientation).
Interview candidates and their parents, arrange for admission testing, secure necessary student credentials and communicate final decisions to the appropriate individuals
Builds strong relationships with outside institutions or groups (feeder schools, educational consultants, civic organizations, etc.) that can be helpful in attracting quality students.
Ensures the Office of Admission represents the school in the best possible fashion to prospective applicants, using feedback to inform the selection process to maximize future success.
Oversees student, alumnae, and parent volunteers who assist in the admission program.
Coordinates with Admissions Assistant to manage enrollment of international students.
Works with faculty and staff to evaluate applicants in an appropriate manner through the admission process, including establishing admission committee procedures and policies.
Oversees the preparation of reports/statistics for Head of School, Board of Trustees, etc.
Supervises, trains, and evaluates Admissions Assistant.
Manages the Admission budget.
Serves on the Senior Leadership Team, Admission Committee, and Financial Aid Committee.
Represents AGS at local, regional, and national admission gatherings and conferences.
About Atlanta Girls' School
Inspiring Girls to Lead Lives of PurposeAtlanta Girls' School provides a challenging college-preparatory program in a leaning environment designed to foster the full potential of each student and to enable her to become a vital contributor to our complex global society.We use girl-centered strategies both inside and outside of the classroom to ensure that all aspects of the learning environment are right for girls. Our girls learn to take appropriate risks, be courageous leaders, give back to their communities, and project personal confidence and competence in all they do.