Gould Academy is seeking an Admission Associate to join our beautiful Bethel, Maine community. The Admissions Associate will play an integral role in Gould Academy's mission to recruit and retain a diverse student body. The ideal candidate must possess a team-building and culture-shaping mindset, be able to make ethical and responsible decisions, and have effective and culturally responsive communication skills. The Admissions Associate will be responsible for recruitment, including understanding Gould's academic, community, and athletic programs, developing relationships with prospective students and families, representing and communicating with a personalized approach the mission, vision, and values of Gould, and traveling both domestically and internationally to meet with consultants and families. In addition to recruitment, the Admissions Associate will provide campus tours, maintain confidentiality and professionalism throughout the admissions process, conduct admissions interviews, communicate with families about the admissions process and timelines, review and evaluate admissions applications, and support the onboarding process of new students and families. Lastly, the Admissions Associate will have a community life role, including helping to supervise students, participating in a weekend duty team, and engaging in community activities. The ideal candidate will have exceptional customer service skills, a passion for education, and a talent for building relationships. Please follow this link to be directed to our careers page where you can view the complete job description !
Bachelor’s degree required, preferred in education, business, or communications
Experience working at a middle-high school environment, or admissions office
Experience with Google Workspace, Microsoft Suite, and CRM databases
Valid passport and US driver’s license
Pass a criminal and sexual offender background check
Maintain CHRC certification from the Maine Department of Education
Physical and Environmental Conditions
These physical requirements are not exhaustive and additional job related physical requirements may be added to these by individuals on an as needed basis. Corrective devices may be used to meet physical requirements and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Intermittent or prolonged periods of sitting, standing, walking
Repetitive arm, hand, and finger movements as well as fine motor skillsFrequent standing, stooping, squatting, bending, kneeling, pushing and pulling, walking, sitting
Occasional prolonged and irregular hours
Prolonged use of computer and repetitive hand motions
Driving a motor vehicle
Ability to visit and move around on and off campus, to all campus locations and to appropriate training and/or meetings as required
This is a full-time, year round, exempt position beginning July 1. Benefits include a generous retirement plan match, 4 weeks paid vacation, cost sharing for health and dental insurance, free $50,000 life and LTD insurances, health savings contribution, discounted season pass to Sunday River, time off during school breaks and holidays, a wellness culture with an annual contribution to employee wellness preferences. Use of the fitness center, including indoor tennis and skate park. We will provide up to $1,000 in relocation expenses. Gould provides meals at our campus dining facility for you and your family. Campus provided housing could be a component of the benefit package. Compensation is commensurate with experience.
Qualified candidates apply for this position by creating an applicant profile online and apply for this role. You will be asked to answer a few questions, upload your resume and a cover letter. Please share with us, Why Gould?
To learn more about Gould Academy visit us at:www.gouldacademy.org/careers. If you prefer to apply by mail please contact Deborah Menezes, Director of Human Resources, at 207-824-7797.
Equal Employment Opportunities
Gould Academy does not discriminate on the basis of national origin, race, creed, color, gender, disability, or sexual orientation in the administration of its educational policies, admission, financial aid, loans, hiring process, and other school programs.
Gould Academy is a coed college preparatory boarding school located at the eastern edge of the White Mountains in Bethel, Maine. With 220 students and an average class size of ten, the Academy prepares academically motivated students for college and helps them to become independent-minded, ethical citizens who will lead lives of purpose, action, excellence, and compassion in a dynamic world. Excellent snow programs: alpine skiing, freeski, nordic, ski patrol, and more.At Gould Academy we make a commitment to each individual student. We’re dedicated to helping each discover who they are so they can decide on their own destination and chart their own journey. The 90 adults who connect with our students every day follow through on that commitment in the classroom, in labs, on the playing fields and ski trails, in the dining hall, on trips abroad, on treks in the mountains, and during service in our local community.We not only prepare students for college, but also help them develop the academic and social confidence to take on challenges and tackle the unknown. Our curriculum, our faculty, our sports and activities, and our residential program all focus on recognizing each student as ...a unique human being at an important developmental time in their life. We meet students where they are and help them become the best version of themselves.Gould students examine global issues in the classroom, travel abroad, and live in a diverse school community. It’s solid preparation for the lifelong journey.