Dana Hall School seeks candidates for the position of Assistant/Associate Director of Admission. The individual in this position will be responsible for:
Traveling nationwide to promote Dana Hall and recruit prospective families
Strengthening partnerships with community based organizations and schools that help underserved students apply to independent schools in order to recruit a diversity of domestic students
Interviewing prospective students and parents/guardians for our Upper and Middle Schools
Collaborating with other members of the Admission Office to plan and host various events, activities, and programs
Reviewing and evaluating student applications; communicating with various constituents about admission processes and decisions
Successful candidates will be energetic, strategic, engaging, compassionate, and collaborative. They will also possess excellent social, written and oral communication skills; an ability to multi-task and consistently meet deadlines; the flexibility to manage multiple, and often, competing priorities; impeccable organizational skills with a keen attention to detail; excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to genuinely connect with students ages 9-18 and their parents/guardians; experience working with families of various socioeconomic backgrounds and ethnic backgrounds; the ability to maintain and respect confidentiality; and the ability to work independently and collaboratively. Candidates must be able to remain seated for extended periods of time. Candidates must be able to travel extensively in the United States, as well as participate in periodic evening and weekend events.
Candidates should have a college degree and a minimum of three years of relevant experience, preferably in an admission setting. Candidates must be bilingual in Spanish and have experience working successfully with BIPOC populations. Working knowledge of Ravenna and FileMaker software is optimal; a high level of proficiency with a variety of computing systems, including Microsoft and Apple platforms, MS Office suite, and Google Apps is required.
This is a full-time position reporting to the Director of Enrollment Management and Marketing.
Dana Hall seeks candidates who will contribute to and are committed to equity and inclusion educational practices.
About Dana Hall School
Dana Hall School, founded in 1881, is a college preparatory boarding and day school for girls in grades 5-12. The School is located in Wellesley, MA, 12 miles west of Boston.