Admission Officer

Administrator / Temporary

The Governor’s Academy, Byfield, MA

Admission Officer 

January 2023- May 2023

The Governor’s Academy, the oldest boarding school in New England, inspires and engages inquisitive students in ninth through twelfth grade. Our 456-acre campus is located thirty miles north of Boston and five miles south of Newburyport, a classic New England coastal town. 

The Academy has approximately 400 students and 250 employees. Our faculty and staff are committed to creating and cultivating a diverse and inclusive community that allows students to discover their passions, use their unique voices, and achieve academic and co-curricular excellence. Adults in our community are professionals who appreciate individuality, collaboration, and service to others – all so that we can go far together.  

Position Summary

This is a temporary part-time position covering a parental leave January 2, 2023 to May 1, 2023.  This position reports to the Director of Enrollment and assists with all aspects of the Academy’s admissions and recruitment process. 

Position Responsibilities

  • Conduct interviews, representing The Governor’s Academy in a positive and honest manner.
  • Experience with financial aid and international recruitment are desired.
  • Assist in the planning and execution of Revisit Days.
  • Must be able to work collegially; must be committed to working in a diverse community and have the ability to communicate effectively with diverse populations; must enjoy working with students in a boarding school environment.
  • A demonstrated interest in social justice, equity, diversity and inclusion work. 
  • Perform other faculty duties as assigned by the Head of School and/or the Assistant Head of School.


Bachelor’s degree; 2+ years experience in an Admissions Office; knowledge of independent and/or boarding school life preferred; must be a self starter and work independently; exceptional organizational skills with high attention to detail; ability to make decisions; excellent verbal and written communication skills; able to interact professionally and work collaboratively in a group setting; some travel required.  Must have a valid driver’s license, current passport, and successfully complete a CORI/fingerprinting check.

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The Governor’s Academy

Byfield, MA
High School
Boarding, Day
All Gender