The assistant director of admissions is a vital contributor to our culture, having the ability to bring our mission and values to life as families consider Wellington. The assistant director will communicate with a positive outlook, supporting institutional growth, by working collaboratively to achieve enrollment goals. The assistant director of admissions serves as the school’s representative in all aspects of admission, leading families through the process, and serving as a family’s primary point of contact and source of information.
Oversees all aspects of a family’s admissions experience.
Participates as a voting member of the admissions committee.
Designs and conducts campus tours and informational sessions and supports parent and student volunteers.
Leads the collection, analysis, and reporting of admissions data.
Plays an active role in the tuition assistance program, both guiding families through the application process and allocating awards through the tuition assistance committee.
Works collaboratively with staff and faculty to design and implement student visit programs.
Oversees all aspects of the application process for international students, including coordination of immigration matters and other governmental requirements. Ensures compliance with Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) record requirements and recertification standards.
Organizes the summer buddy program.
3-5 years of experience in admissions or a related field
Analytical and data management skills, with attention to detail and extensive experience with spreadsheet and CRM programs (Veracross experience preferred)
Creativity, organization, drive, flexibility, and well-developed interpersonal skills
Ability to work both independently and collaboratively to create, implement, and manage programs and processes
Availability to work evenings and weekends as necessary
Skills and Abilities • Ability to consistently exercise discretion and respect confidentiality • Excellent written and verbal communication skills • A demonstrated understanding of and commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusivity in all aspects of professional practice
Wellington is an independent, coeducational, preschool-through-grade 12, college-preparatory day school. Our 700+ students benefit from small classes as they dive deep into their knowledge of the world and themselves. All of our graduates go on to attend college, with many matriculating to the nation’s top universities.