Purpose: The Associate Director of Lower School Admission is focused on recruiting and identifying mission-appropriate families/ applicants for Beginners through Grade 4 by managing and overseeing the admission process from inquiry to enrollment. This position is involved with strategic enrollment efforts across all divisions to achieve the school’s enrollment goals of attracting and retaining mission-aligned families and will be the primary liaison for admission testing procedures.
Bachelor’s degree or beyond
Independent School Admission/Enrollment Management experience preferred
Understanding and knowledge of independent school culture, child development and/or elementary education
Strong written and oral communication skills, discretion, attention to detail, grace under pressure, teamwork approach to problem solving and organizational skills are a must. Spanish-proficiency a plus.
Commitment to increasing diversity, equity and inclusion efforts within our community
Ability to work within the existing dynamic partnership and to inspire an authoritative interface with administration, faculty, students and parents and the entire admission office and advancement team.
Solid understanding of all assessments, inventories and achievement based evaluations with the ability to effectively debrief all prospective parents regarding their child’s application file/admission decision.
Ability to work weekends and nights as necessary for admission related events.
Computer skills and data entry proficiency required (Ravenna, Veracross and GoogleSuite preferred).
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