Assistant Director of Admissions

Staff / Full-Time

The Cambridge School of Weston, Weston, MA

Assistant Director of Admissions

Date Posted: April, 2022                                                             Start date: August, 2022

Job Description: Full Time, 12-Month, Exempt

The Cambridge School of Weston seeks to add to our dedicated and mission-oriented admissions team. The ideal candidate would participate in all aspects of the admissions cycle, have experience with independent schools—preferably in recruiting and working with underrepresented groups—and thrive in a collaborative, fast-paced office setting.

 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Interviewing prospective students and their families
  • Overseeing follow-up with inquiries/applicants
  • Participating in admissions committee meetings
  • Planning and executing live and virtual events
  • Traveling for recruiting (domestically and/or internationally)

Required:

  • Minimum two years of experience in an admissions office, independent school, or related field
  • Excellent organizational, time management, and communication skills
  • Experience with technology, including databases, and a willingness to utilize multiple systems
  • Availability to work some nights and weekends throughout the recruitment cycle to support events
  • Ability to handle complex and confidential materials
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a collaborative team
  • Physically able to lift 20 pounds and conduct walking tours of the school campus

Preferred:

  • A strong affinity for working with middle and high school-aged students and their families
  • Facility working with a diverse faculty, staff, student body, and applicant pool
  • Proficiency in more than one language
  • Experience with recruiting domestic and/or international boarding students
  • Experience recruiting and working with populations that have been historically underrepresented in independent schools

To apply for this position:

 

Send a letter of interest and resume in a single PDF to admissionsposition@csw.org. No phone calls, please.

 

 

 

Deadline for application:

Friday, May 6, 2022

 

School Description:

A leader among America’s progressive independent schools, The Cambridge School of Weston (CSW) has been at the forefront of educational innovation since 1886. At this day and boarding high school located in Weston MA, creative, motivated students embrace challenging work and address complex questions — with curiosity and courage. Inspired by the diverse perspectives and high expectations of our justice-minded community, they find and develop what is extraordinary in themselves and in the world around them. CSW’s mission is to provide a progressive education that emphasizes deep learning, meaningful relationships, and a dynamic program that inspires students to discover who they are and what their contribution is to their school, their community and the world.

 

The Cambridge School of Weston does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, retaliation, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity/expression, disability, mental illness, genetics, choice of health insurance, marital status, age, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited under applicable law. We are an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage candidates who will increase our diversity to apply.

The Cambridge School of Weston

Weston, MA
High School, Post Graduate
Day, Boarding
All Gender