Associate Director of Community & Equity/Assistant Director of Admission

Administrator / Full-Time

St. Mark’s School, Southborough, MA

St. Mark’s School seeks a hard-working, motivated, and customer service-oriented individual to serve as Assistant Director of Community & Equity and Assistant Director of Admission.  The successful candidate will possess the strong interpersonal skills necessary to connect with the community and prospective students and families, will demonstrate an understanding of the issues and dynamics of difference, will possess a demonstrated history of success working both independently and as part of a team and will have a proven ability to collaborate and work successfully with multiple constituents to deliver and improve programs and initiatives.

This position is half-time (3/7) Community and Equity and half-time (3/7) Admission. The job description below reflects this dual responsibility.

Supervision Received

The Assistant Director of Admission reports to the Director of Admission and to the Director of Community and Equity.

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF ADMISSION

Specific Responsibilities

  • Assists with student, faculty and parent participation in the campus visit program with an emphasis on training, evaluation, and accountability

  • Travels to fairs, feeder schools and receptions as assigned by the Director

  • Cultivates special interest markets and communicates with academic, athletic, and/or arts departments according to student interests.

  • Interviews and evaluates prospective candidates and meet with their parent/parents.

  • Completes interview notes in a timely manner and enters them into the admission database.

  • Assists in planning and participates in all admission related special events including but not limited to new student Orientation, Open House, and Admission Revisit Days.

  • Assists in the evaluation of admission applications

  • Serves as a key member of the Admission Committee, responsible for reading and evaluating admission files

  • Participates, as deemed appropriate, in other duties of the school community, including but limited to, advising, coaching, dorm duty, dorm head and teaching

  • Resides on campus

  • Supports administrative staff with special projects as deemed necessary by the department, including but not limited to, data entry and campus visit schedule.

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF COMMUNITY AND EQUITY

The Associate Director of Community and Equity Affairs serves as a community resource by maintaining strong lines of communication, developing new and utilizing current programming and support structures for students, and by generating greater levels of cross-cultural understanding through programming and advancement of best-in practice standards of diversity, inclusion and belonging at St. Mark’s School. The Associate Director of Community & Equity is expected to be an advocate and ambassador for the Department of Community and Equity Affairs.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Meets bi-weekly with the Director of Community and Equity Affairs to collaborate and organize C&E programming

  •  Participates in the planning and implementation of the student orientation program, with a special focus on students from underrepresented populations

  • Oversees the student Affinity Group Program

  • Oversees the Pathways Leadership Program

  • Supports the Director of C&E in processing Bias Incident Reports for Students

  • Assists in providing diversity-focused training for various groups of students, faculty and staff

  • Oversees the annual selection process for the students attending diversity and inclusion conferences.

This role requires travel to area and regional schools and fairs throughout the fall and doing Admission work on Saturdays.  Participation in the full life of a boarding school is an expectation to be filled by living in a dorm.

Resumes will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

This position will begin July 1, 2022.

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St. Mark’s School seeks to reflect the increasingly diverse world in which we live. We provide our students with a superior education in a caring community of students, parents, faculty, and staff that represents a variety of racial, ethnic, cultural, and religious backgrounds. We strive to ensure opportunities for all students regardless of gender, race, religion, color, ethnicity, sexual preference, gender identity or economic background. In support of our objective, St. Mark’s School will:

  • continue to give special importance to the inclusion within our student body, our faculty, and our staff of persons from all groups within our society, including those who have experienced prejudice and disadvantage.

  • provide all members of the School with a range of appropriate opportunities to develop skills for living in a diverse community and integrate diversity initiatives throughout the School program.

  • empower all members of the St. Mark’s community to share their differences as well as their common experiences to enhance their education.

St. Mark’s School is a coed, private boarding high school of approximately 375 students with a strong, college preparatory curriculum located 22 miles west of Boston and 12 miles east of Worcester. The small size of the community, its ideal location, and its rigorous intellectual atmosphere make St. Mark’s a great place to live and work. The School offers competitive salaries and a generous benefits package including retirement plan, paid vacations and medical insurance.

St. Mark’s School

Southborough, MA
High School
Boarding, Day
All Gender
Religiously-Affiliated