Lower School Admission Director - Shaker Heights Campus
20701 BRANTLEY ROAD
Location: SHAKER HTS, Ohio
Type: Full Time
UNIVERSITY SCHOOL is seeking a Lower School Admission Director for the Shaker Heights Campus.
The Lower School Admission Directoroversees all aspects of the admission process for Junior Kindergarten through fourth grade and works closely with families and guides them through the admission process. The Lower School Admission Director collaborates with the Director of Admission and Financial Aid, the Middle School Admission Director, the full Marketing team, parent volunteers, and the Lower School Director and faculty.
Major responsibilities include interviewing applicants and parents, coordinating applicant files; facilitating assessments and school visits; facilitating student screenings and student on-campus visits; and keeping accurate records of student application process. Click here for a full position description.
Qualified candidates will have a minimum of three years of experience in admissions or admissions related activities, exceptional communication and people skills including writing, listening, and public speaking as well as have the energy, warmth, patience, flexibility, and sense of humor necessary to work effectively with applicants and their families, members of the Admission team, and the whole school community.
Qualified and interested candidates should send a letter of interest, resume, and references to email@example.com or to Mrs. Fantozzi-Welker, Director of Human Resources at University School, 2785 SOM Center Road, Hunting Valley, OH 44022.
Website: https://www.us.edu Type of School: Junior Kindergarten-12th grade, 860 students, all boys, day Since its founding in 1890, University School has established itself as one of the pre-eminent all-boys independent schools in the country. Guided by a mission to “inspire boys of promise to become young men who lead and serve,” US is deeply committed to the well-being of boys and prides itself on being a supportive, diverse and inclusive community where “each boy is known and loved.” The school’s motto of Responsibility, Loyalty, Consideration is honored, respected, and prominent in the daily life of all members of the school community. University School currently enrolls 860 students in grades K-12 on two campuses, Shaker Heights (K-8) and Hunting Valley (9-12 on 221 acres), 5.5 miles apart and East of downtown Cleveland. A new Junior Kindergarten program was launched in the fall of 2018. The campuses are extremely attractive and well maintained with a broad array of indoor and outdoor learning spaces ideally suited to the needs of boys. The faculty of University School numbers 137, 118 of whom have master's degrees, 18 have doctorate degrees, three have J.D.s, and one has a M....D. University School believes that students learn their most formative and enduring lessons through exposure to and experience with a broad range of perspectives. The school recruits and supports faculty whose backgrounds and training bring local, national, and international perspectives to the school. US admits and supports students who represent economically, culturally, and racially diverse communities within Northeast Ohio. $4.5 million of need-based financial assistance is awarded annually. Students have broad ranging opportunities to explore their talents and develop their skills in new contexts, in academics, athletics, and the arts. Each student is encouraged to discover both his responsibility to others and his purpose in the world. Over the past 128 years, University School has been led by a dedicated, loyal, and generous Board of Trustees, most of whom are alumni. The school enjoys truly superb facilities created largely by a culture of philanthropy that has been consistently cultivated since the school’s founding. With an operating budget of $28 million and an endowment of $88 million, University School enjoys excellent financial health.