The Loomis Chaffee School seeks an Associate Director of Admission to join a talented, enthusiastic admission team and an engaged, equity-minded faculty committed to the growth and development of young people and passionate about the school’s mission to inspire in our students a commitment to the best self and the common good.
Work with the dean of enrollment and director of admission & financial aid to design and implement recruitment strategies to meet established enrollment goals;
Develop new and maintain established relationships with school counselors and educational consultants;
Interview prospective students, read and evaluate admission files, and serve on the Admission Committee;
Coordinate and/or assist in implementation of programming efforts both on-and off-campus;
Support and/or manage projects related to other office-wide efforts as assigned: e.g, marketing, territory management, data analysis, campus visitors, community volunteers, etc.;
Assist in other areas as needed.
The Loomis Chaffee School is an independent, coeducational boarding/day school of 725 students and 170 faculty members, located in the historic town of Windsor, Connecticut. Chartered in 1874, the school provides an academically challenging curriculum within a supportive community that affirms individual beliefs and differences. Need-based financial aid is currently awarded to 33 percent of the student body.
Loomis Chaffee does not discriminate against employees on the basis of race, color, religious creed, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, or disability. This policy applies to, but is not limited to, admission, financial aid, employment, use of school facilities, and participation in school activities.
Travel is expected as a part of admissions work as well as periodic nights and weekends.
A Bachelor’s degree is required.
Preference will be given to applicants with prior admissions and/or boarding/independent school experience.
This is a full time, ten-month position.
Successful candidates will possess the energy and inclination to thrive in a fast paced and deadline-driven environment; excellent interpersonal and organizational skills; a sense of humor; the ability to work collaboratively as well as independently, and the desire to take initiative in creating new ideas to enhance our work.
The Admissions Office seeks a staff that reflects the diversity of the Loomis Chaffee community in all forms.
The Loomis Chaffee School is a four-year, coeducation, college-preparatory, boarding school located on a 300-acre campus in historic Windsor, Conn. Chartered in 1874 by five siblings who had outlived all of their children, the school embodies their democratic and inclusive vision. In the classroom, on the playing fields, or on stage, Loomis Chaffee’s 700 students experience a challenging and transformative education in a community that cares about each individual. Thirty-four percent of the students receive financial aid. For more information, please visit www.loomis.org.
The Loomis Chaffee School does not discriminate against people on the basis of race, color, religious creed, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status or disability. This policy applies to, but is not limited to, admission, financial aid, employment, use of school facilities and participation in school activities.