Admission Counselor/Assistant Director of Admission

Faculty / Full-Time

Portsmouth Abbey School, Portsmouth, RI

The admission counselor/assistant director of admission will assist in all aspects of admission responsibilities: recruitment, marketing, selection, financial aid, and enrollment. The successful candidate will be joining a highly collaborative office and will be an innovative thinker who can operate both independently and as part of a team.


  • Represent Portsmouth Abbey School mission in a positive and professional manner
  • Develop recruitment strategies to attract applicants to the school
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and communicate progress appropriately
  • Proficient with utilization of technology and databases
  • Faculty appointments normally include coaching athletics, dormitory responsibilities and student advisor to 5-7 students
  • Performs all other duties, as requested

Education, Skills and Abilities required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field
  • One to three years-experience working in an educational environment; experience working in a boarding school preferred
  • Excellent organizational, time management and communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to relate and interact with adolescents, their parents, placement professionals, and the faculty and staff of Portsmouth Abbey School
  • Must be willing to travel frequently at times and work nights/weekends throughout the recruitment cycle and have a valid driver’s license
  • Must participate in school life (school events, advising, athletics, and residential life)
  • Leadership qualities evident

Portsmouth Abbey School

Portsmouth, RI
High School
Day, Boarding
All Gender