Admission Counselor

Administrator / Full-Time

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Job Title: Admission Counselor
Reports to: Director of Admission
Status: Full-time, Exempt
Start Date: July 1, 2022 (flexible)
Mission and Background
Founded in 1970, Landmark is a coeducational, multi-campus, approved Massachusetts Chapter 766
Private Day and Boarding school enrolling students in grades 2-12 diagnosed with dyslexia or another
language-based learning disability (LBLD). Landmark’s unique, individualized approach empowers
students to reach their academic and social potential.
Mission
Landmark’s mission is to enable and empower students with language-based learning disabilities (LBLD)
to reach their educational and social potential through an exemplary school program complemented by
outreach and training, assessment, and research.
Summary
Landmark School seeks a motivated individual to join the Admission Team. This individual will help the
Team fulfill the enrollment goals and enroll mission-appropriate students at both campuses and summer
programs. The ideal candidate will have experience working with students who have language-based
learning disabilities, have a strong understanding of the Landmark admission profile and enjoy working
with both adults and students. He or she should have a solid understanding of the Landmark Teaching
Principles, as well as the Mission of the School. The Admission Counselor reports to the Director of
Admission. The Admission Office operates at a fast pace and requires someone with strong attention to
detail, excellent communication skills, and the ability to multi-task and shift attention to tasks as situations
arise. The ideal candidate will be a proven team player with a strong work ethic.
Responsibilities
● Work with Prospective Families
-Provide guidance at all stages of the admission process from inquiry through acceptance;
responsibilities may include (with training):
-help families determine whether to apply by reviewing diagnostic testing and discussing
students’ learning profiles
-walk families through the application process and requirements
-describe details of Landmark’s program offerings
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● Coordinate High School Admission Ambassador Program
-Coordinate all facets of the Student Tour Guide/Ambassador Program: recruitment, training,
scheduling
-Be a presence on campus at lunch, meetings, events, etc. to build relationships with students
and faculty
● Plan student visits to Landmark High School
-Plan meaningful visits for prospective students and their families including lunch in the dining
hall, meetings with administrators, etc.
● Monthly Informational Visits
-Liaise with campuses to schedule monthly weekday and some Saturday informational visits
-Provide support at group visits for both campuses
● Enrollment Management
-Work with admission team members: synthesize data regarding returning and incoming students
to monitor space availability
● New Parent/New Student events
Work with various departments to ensure that families have a warm welcome and access to
information as they begin at Landmark. These include opening days and welcome events.
● Recruitment/Travel
-Travel domestically to promote Landmark at conferences, fairs, and school visits
-Reach out to schedule visits to feeder schools
-Meet with educational consultants as well as prospective and past students in geographic
regions where recruitment travel is taking place
-Partner with other offices, chiefly Marketing and Communications, to build a social media and
email, and online ad strategy in support of attracting and engaging prospective students and
families
● Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Admission
-Adapt to change; the Admission Office is continually shifting its systems to better serve the
needs of prospective families and the Landmark Campuses.
Qualifications:
● Bachelor’s Degree
● Adaptable to learning new programs and processes, FACTS, Inresonance, and Google Suite,
specifically Drive, Docs, Sheets, Slides, and Calendar
● Experience working with students and families particularly in independent schools or colleges
● Excellent interpersonal, writing, communication, analytical, and organizational skills
● Must possess energy, enthusiasm, and a sense of humor
● Work collaboratively with different constituencies and departments at Landmark
● Strong ability to work independently and as part of a team
● Ability to multitask and meet deadlines
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● Ability to be mobile and in a multi-story building and attend meetings throughout our two
campuses
● Night and weekend responsibilities for admission events
Salary: Commensurate with experience
To apply:
Please submit a cover letter and resume with “Admission Counselor” as the subject line to the email
below.
Deadline for Materials: Jun 1, 2022
Landmark School
Elizabeth Parker
Director of Admission
429 Hale Street
Prides Crossing, MA 01965
Admission@landmarkschool.org
Landmark School does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation,
homelessness, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, genetic information, disability, sex, or age in
treatment or employment at Landmark, admission or access to Landmark, or any other aspect of the
educational programs and activities that Landmark operates.
Landmark is required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VI), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation
Act of 1973 (Section 504), Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX), the Age Discrimination
in Employment Act of 1975 and their respective implementing regulations at 34 C.F.R. Parts 100, 104,
106 and 110, not to discriminate in such a manner. Inquiries concerning the application of each of these
statutes and their implementing regulations may be referred to the Human Resources Office at Landmark
or the Office for Civil Rights, United States DOE or Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination.
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