The Episcopal Academy Office of Admission is seeking an office manager to join our dynamic, collegial team of five. Responsible for ensuring the smooth functioning of a busy, fast-paced office, the office manager will wear many hats, from query building and data reporting to assisting prospective families navigate our online application process, to proofing and editing communications and collateral material.
Who You Are
We are looking for a new colleague who can support a data-driven approach to admissions, keep the office running smoothly, and pitch in on other tasks as necessary. We think someone who identifies with the following will be successful in this role:
Savvy user of CRMs; bonus points for familiarity with Veracross
A proactive self-starter, ready and willing to roll up their sleeves and get things done
Thrives in a fast-paced office environment, with a demonstrated ability to work efficiently and effectively under pressures
Flexible, with a strong sense of how to independently prioritize tasks and manage competing demands
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Strong customer service ethic, always willing to go the extra mile to ensure an excellent experience
Highly skilled and comfortable with G Suite and Microsoft Office; high level of proficiency with Sheets or Excel is highly desirable
Attentive to detail, never one to leave a T uncrossed or an I undotted
A team player: affable, energetic, and collaborative
Who We Are
While each employee at Episcopal brings a unique set of competencies and skills to their work, we believe all employees should:
Be student-centered, embrace school and life and show it through actions and interactions with students, colleagues, and parents.
Embody and live The Stripes.
Consistently maintain high standards for his or her own work and motivates others to achieve the same standard of excellence.
Demonstrate a desire and willingness to constantly grow and learn, both personally and professionally, and sees others – especially students – as having the ability to learn and reach success.
Foster a positive culture by being optimistic, selfless, flexible, and collaborative.
Demonstrate a belief in and commitment to fostering an inclusive and diverse school community.
How to Apply
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, current resume, and list of three references as pdf documents to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include "Admission Office Manager" in the subject line.
Position Term Begins: 2021-2022 School Year
The Episcopal Academy seeks candidates who hope to help foster a school environment where all people are valued and where all perspectives are respected and appreciated, as described in our Diversity and Inclusion statement.
About The Episcopal Academy
Founded in 1785, the Episcopal Academy is an independent day school for pre-K through grade 12, in Newtown Square, PA. Challenging and nurturing Mind, Body, and Spirit, Episcopal's mission is to inspire boys and girls to lead lives of purpose, faith, and integrity. With a student-teacher ratio of 7:1, our 1250+ students learn from faculty members who develop meaningful, lasting relationships with students and with the entire school community. More than 70 percent of Episcopal's 200 faculty members hold advanced degrees and 100 have served the Academy for ten years or more.
Episcopal is committed to being an inclusive community and is working towards becoming more diverse. Currently, we have 14% faculty of color and 26% students of color. Episcopal also values socioeconomic and religious diversity and while we are an Episcopal School, we have many different faiths represented in both the faculty and student body.