Admission Associate/Associate Director of Enrollment

Staff / Full-Time

Eagle Hill School, Greenwich, CT

 

Eagle Hill School, a life-changing experience, offers children who learn differently the opportunity to grow into capable, resilient students with the self-confidence and character necessary to meet the challenges they will face beyond Eagle Hill.

 

Job Title: Admission Associate/Associate Director of Enrollment

FLSA Classification: Exempt

Duration:       12 Month Contract annually renewable

Employment Category: Full Time, Non-Faculty

Reports to:    Director of Enrollment

 

 

Purpose: This is an exciting time for Eagle Hill; in 2023, we began a new chapter under the dynamic leadership of our new Head of School, Gretchen Larkin while we look forward to celebrating EHS’s 50th anniversary and tradition of offering children who learn differently the opportunity to transform into confident and resilient students empowered with strategies to meet challenges and flourish beyond Eagle Hill. The Admission Associate/ Associate Director of Enrollment requires an ability to provide outstanding “guest service” for students and parents. A successful person in this position will have excellent written and verbal communication skills and advanced computer skills. This position calls for a high level of, and commitment to, diversity, equity, and belonging, especially as it relates to neurodiversity. This is a twelve-month position that reports directly to the Director of Enrollment. Start date for this position is July 1, 2024. Research shows that underrepresented groups apply to jobs only if they meet 100% of the qualifications. Eagle Hill School encourages you to break that statistic and apply. No one ever meets 100% of the qualifications. We look forward to your application.

 

 

Key Responsibilities:

The responsibilities of the Assistant or Associate Director of Admissions include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Ensure prospective students and parents are thoughtfully guided and encouraged through the admissions process in a professional, helpful, and efficient way.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date information on each prospective student throughout the admission process.
  • Ability to handle confidential information in a sensitive, discreet, and mature manner.
  • Provide high level customer service via email, telephone, and in-person with prospective parents, students, consultants, and referring professionals.
  • Liaise with academic and integrated services leadership to organize meetings with prospective families, as required.
  • Evaluate student profiles to determine fit and help connect families with outside resources, as appropriate.
  • Serve on the Admissions and Financial Aid Committees
  • Support admissions events (e.g., Open Houses, Information Sessions, Virtual Programs) both during and outside of regular school hours.
  • Collaborate with communications and marketing team on the development and distribution of admissions materials.
  • Regularly observe classes, attend school events, and fulfill other typical faculty duties during the academic year including recess or dismissal duty as a way to better understand the EHS program and culture.
  • Conduct new student screenings as necessary.
  • Support retention and re-enrollment of current students.
  • Complete other duties as assigned by the Director of Enrollment

Qualifications:

 

  • Communicates effectively with warmth, sensitivity, humor, and understanding as they interact with prospective families, colleagues, students, alumni, parents, faculty, and staff.
  • Willingness to be flexible to meet the needs of the department and school.
  • Proven commitment to diversity, equity, and belonging initiatives.
  • Previous experience in Special Education and/or Admissions preferred.

 

Eagle Hill School

Greenwich, CT
Elementary, Middle School
Boarding, Day
All Gender
Serves Special Needs