The Associate Director of Admissions II (LS) is a strategic leader responsible for attracting and enrolling mission-appropriate students by nurturing and guiding families through the admissions funnel. The primary focus will be on Lower School applicants (grades PreFirst -5); occasionally, responsibilities will have a cross-division nature, e.g., Open House, Diversity Outreach Program, etc. The Associate Director will be an energetic, ethical, and empathetic professional with a consultative approach to problem-solving and have the proven communication, presentation, leadership, management, and planning skills necessary to collaborate productively with staff, faculty, students, volunteers, and the applicant community. The Associate Director must demonstrate a thorough knowledge of academic and social development in young learners, marketing and recruitment strategies, and team decision-making in an independent school setting. The individual in this position must fundamentally embrace and further the School’s mission, vision, and culture while clearly reinforcing the School’s brand.
Supervisor: Director of Enrollment Management/ Director of Admissions
Supervisory Responsibilities: Admissions Associate (LS)
Position Status: Salaried, exempt, full-time, regular, 12-month
Hours of Work: Standard work week. Evening and weekend work will be required during the Admissions season.
REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT
While performing the duties of this position, the employee is required to sit; stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle and feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl; talk and hear; engage in moderately strenuous physical activity both indoors and out. The employee may occasionally lift or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
While performing the duties of this position, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions and may occasionally walk on slippery or uneven surfaces.
Travel is primarily local during the regular business day. Overnight and out-of-area travel will also be required.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT
Westminster is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in employment. It is Westminster’s policy to provide equal employment opportunities and administer terms and conditions of employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. EOE/M/F/D/V.
Note: This position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work to be performed by employees within this classification. This position description should not be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties and responsibilities required or assigned to an employee in this position. Nothing contained in this position description restricts Westminster’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this position at any time.