The Admissions Counselor will support the annual admissions plan that includes daily operations, elevates diversity, equity and inclusion, and fosters a culture of teamwork, collaboration, and data-driven decision making. The successful candidate should be an innovative problem solver with project management, and communication skills; and have a passion for education. Should have the ability to warmly and enthusiastically engage with prospective parents and students with a personal and professional approach to building relationships with mission appropriate families.
Support annual admissions plan that includes daily operations, elevates diversity, equity and inclusion, and fosters a culture of teamwork, collaboration, and data-driven decision making
Assist with the coordination of admissions and retention programs and events, including parent tours, student visits, open houses, and new family welcome events
Work closely with parent volunteers, including recruiting, selecting, and training tour guides
Participate in applicant decision making process for admissions committees following policies, standards, and committee structure determined by Director
Input and export data into admissions database (SchoolAdmin) including entry and tracking of inquiries, applications, supporting documents, and decisions
Monitors completion of student onboarding process, using Onboarding Checklist developed by Enrollment Management Committee
Develops communications to prospective students, both automated and ad hoc, to ensure families receive timely, consistent, and enthusiastic messages
Ability to travel regionally for school fairs and conferences; with some weekend and evening work required.
Submits required reports and projects in a timely manner. Maintains and organizes inquiries and enrollment/admissions paperwork.
Full information and details at https://www.darrowschool.org/Employment.
To apply submit cover letter and resume to email@example.com, please no phone calls.
Bachelor’s degree required
Strong organizational and interpersonal skills; ability to work effectively with all stakeholders, including administration, faculty, parents and students
Ability to drive the school’s vehicle’s; training will be provided
Valid driver’s license
Experience in a boarding school environment
Good communications skills, both oral and written
An educational philosophy consistent with the mission of the school
Flexibility, maturity, enthusiasm, that possess good etiquette, and a sense of humor.
Ability to organize and prioritize workflow with shifting priorities and deadlines and ability to handle several projects at once.
Learns and adapts quickly in new or variable situations, embraces learning opportunities, and has a willingness to take initiative.
This person is a flexible problem solver.
Accepts responsibility for own actions.
Excellent conceptual and critical thinking skills, and ability to maintain confidentiality.