The Associate Director of Admissions assists with all aspects of the admission and recruitment process and has an interest in working in an independent boarding school environment. The Associate Director is a member of the admission committee and reports directly to the Director of Admissions.
Responsibilities and Duties:
Engage in significant travel for recruitment and other related admissions events.
Help plan and coordinate on campus open-houses, revisit programs and recruitment events.
In collaboration with the admissions team, develop, execute, and evaluate the vision for recruitment of students for the school including goal-setting and attainment.
Identify trends in independent school demographics and collaborate with internal departments and external consultants to create long and short term recruitment strategies.
Effectively communicate and build relationships with prospective families, feeder schools, educational consultants, international agents, etc.
Participate in all facets and phases of the recruiting process, including fielding inquiry calls, conducting on/off-campus candidate interviews, and traveling domestically and internationally.
Collaborate with the Director of Admissions in managing the inquiry to enrollment process. As a member of the admission committee, recommends and selects applicants for admission.
Exercise a working knowledge of the strategic relationship between the roles of admission, marketing, and financial aid and achieving enrollment objectives.
Admission officers are members of the faculty and will have residential and extracurricular duties included in their position descriptions.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Interpersonal skills, organization, a strong work ethic, and a willingness to work a boarding school schedule, which includes weekends and evenings, are all vital to the success of working at Episcopal HS.
General understanding of standardized testing and academic credential evaluation.
Experience in marketing and communications.
Possess strong communication skills, an enthusiasm for working with young people, a desire to travel domestically and internationally, the ability to connect with a diverse group of students and families and the ability to work collaboratively and enthusiastically with a team of admissions professionals.
Minimum of five years of experience in independent school or higher education admissions.
The energy and ability to travel overnight, both domestically and internationally. Flexibility to work weekends, early mornings and evenings at various campus events.
The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.
Environment: Work is performed in an indoor/office environment where the noise level ranges from quiet to moderate. Work will also be performed outside an office environment to visit prospective students and families. These environments will vary.
Physical: Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to walk, stand, and sit for prolonged periods of time; to travel in all modes of transportation; sufficient manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination to operate office machinery; and to verbally communicate to exchange information with both English-speaking and non-English speaking contacts.
Vision: See in the normal visual range with or without correction.
Hearing: Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction.
This description is intended to provide a general scope of the position. This job description may include other duties as assigned by the manager.