Associate Director of Admission and Community Member
Location: Arden, North Carolina
Type: Full Time
4 Year Degree
Associate Director of Admission
Reporting to the Director of Admission and Financial Aid, the Associate Director will be an integral leader in Christ School’s admission, enrollment, and financial aid team.
QUALIFICATIONS AND ATTRIBUTES:
Bachelor’s degree required; degree in Business, Education, or Marketing, preferred;
At least 2 years of experience in admission and enrollment management;
A desire to grow within the field of admission;
A strong commitment to collaboration and innovation;
Excellent multi-tasker who can think both strategically and tactically;
Excellent written, presentation, verbal and interpersonal skills;
Experience with and/or appreciation of the single gender approach to education;
Proficiency with relevant software programs (Excel, Microsoft Office, Enrollment Management/Blackbaud) and experience with databases;
Tact and discretion when handling confidential information.
This is a 12-month position that includes the following benefits:
Competitive salary, based on experience
Medical, vision, and dental insurance
TIAA 10% match (optional at this level)
Generous professional development and continuing education support
Dining for faculty member and family (10 months)
Limited access to gym facilities, tennis courts, and track; unlimited access to 10 miles of scenic campus trails
YMCA membership (school covers half for employee and family)
Employee Assistance Program (mental health counseling for employee)
Housing, based on availability
ABOUT CHRIST SCHOOL:
Founded in 1900, Christ School is an all-boys college preparatory boarding school for 300 students in grades 8 through 12. The school is affiliated with the Episcopal Church and sits on 500 scenic acres, nine miles south of Asheville, North Carolina. The school’s mission is to “produce educated men of good character, prepared for both scholastic achievement in college and productive citizenship in adult society.” We do this through programming and relationships built around our Four Pillars: Leadership, Academic Rigor, Spirituality, and the Dignity of Manual Labor.
Students come from 18 states and six foreign countries to attend Christ School. All world faiths are represented and welcome in our community.
Christ School is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military status, or any other legally protected status.
For more information about our programs, faculty, and history, please visit our website or social media platforms: christschool.org, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube.
CONTACT AND APPLICATION INFORMATION:
If you are interested in this opportunity, please email your resume with a cover letter indicating a specific interest in serving as the Associate Director of Admission at Christ School to Steve Stay, Executive Assistant to the Head of School. Direct specific questions about the position to Palmer Straughn, Director of Admission and Financial Aid, (828) 684-6232, ext. 118.
The Associate Director will:
Assist with the creation, oversight, and implementation of the school’s admissions and enrollment strategies;
Work closely with the Director of Admission and Financial Aid to manage special projects related to enrollment and enrollment management;
Provide support for the development of events and activities promoting the school, including in-person customized tours, information sessions, scholarship evaluation days, and family and student on-boarding;
Cultivate relationships with feeder-schools, placement agencies, community organizations in target markets, and key stakeholders.
Participate in family and student interviews, gathering relevant information to determine fit;
Travel extensively in the fall and spring to represent the school at admission events, school fairs, school visits, and off-campus events;
Compile and analyze admissions and enrollment program data for trends and indicators of effectiveness; assist with the preparation of reports and presentations for school leadership and the Board of Trustees;
Build effective working relationships with faculty and staff to help support the admissions and enrollment program throughout the recruitment cycle;
Participate in admissions and enrollment communications, including dissemination of offers, courtesy calls to unsuccessful applicant families, and exit interviews, when appropriate.
Christ School is a college preparatory boarding and day school for boys located in Asheville, NC. We offer a competitive academic curriculum, intramural and varsity athletics, spiritual development and a work program open to students of all faiths and backgrounds from around the world.
Christ School is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, handicap, veteran’s status, or any other legally protected status.