Assistant Director Of Admission

Administrator / Full-Time

Worcester Academy, Worcester, MA

SUMMARY DESCRIPTION

Worcester Academy, a day-boarding school with grades 6-12 and postgraduate, seeks an Assistant Director of Admission to join a strong admission team that proudly represents WA’s unique community to prospective families, the greater Worcester area, and beyond. 12 month position

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND KEY OBJECTIVES

  • Assist families through the entire admission and enrollment process.
  • Oversee the student ambassador program and assist with major events such as Open Houses and Accepted Student Days.
  • Coordinate the Admission Ambassador Program. Duties include database management, scheduling of campus tours, maintaining a digital media presence for the program, and other paperwork as necessary.
  • Attend key New England independent school fairs and visit placement Directors in the area.

 

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Maintain online memberships and participate in professional development programs.
  • Advise a group of students as assigned by the Head of the Upper School.
  • Represent the Admission Office on institutional committees.
  • Communicate with department heads to help streamline communication with prospective families through teachers and coaches.
  • Assist with domestic and international travel as needed.
  • Chair admission committees as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Education

Bachelor degree required. Master’s degree preferred

Experience

  • Previous employment with an independent school highly desirable.
  • 1-2 years of past experience in an admission office environment.
  • Must have a general knowledge of NCAA Division I requirements.
  • Knowledge of financial aid preferred, but not required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Demonstrated strong organizational skills, and the ability to tend to many different tasks and duties simultaneously.
  • Strong computer skills required. Intermediate level proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Pleasant phone demeanor.
  • Strong organization and time-management skills.
  • Sense of professionalism and high ethical standards, and ability to maintain strict confidentiality.
  • Sense of humor, flexibility, collegiality, teamwork, and independence.

Worcester Academy

Worcester, MA
Elementary, Middle School, High School, Post Graduate
Day, Boarding
All Gender