Trinity Episcopal School is seeking a Director of Admission and Financial Support for the 2023-24 academic year. The Director of Admission and Financial Support leads all aspects of recruitment, admission, enrollment and awarding financial support as part of fulfilling the mission of Trinity Episcopal School. The Director of Admission will report to the Head of School and will serve on the Senior Administrative Team and work closely with all the departments that support the life of the school, particularly our students. The Director of Admission and Financial Support supports the work of the School by promoting the mission, values, and policies of Trinity Episcopal School.
Essential Responsibilities include the following:
Plan admissions calendar.
Respond to and initiate contact with prospective families.
Coordinate campus visits and interviews for families and students (group and individual).
Plan and schedule tours for all prospective families
Participate in group observations.
Plan and coordinate open houses and information sessions.
Coordinate the High School Fair in the fall
Participate in and plan outreach opportunities alongside the Head of School
Conduct fairs and recruiting events
Supervise all testing, individual and group, including the ISEE Exam
Work with the Director of Marketing/Communications regarding annual advertising placements
Coordinate volunteers working with admissions efforts (including new family orientation).
Counsel families during the admission process.
Communicate admission decisions.
Manage waitlist pool.
Assist Lower School and Middle School with placement of new students.
Manage re-enrollment process for returning students.
Maintain admission and enrollment statistical data.
Participate with directors from other schools
Support inclusion of new students and their families throughout the school year.
Coordinate communications regarding admissions with the Board of Directors and liaison committees.
Target recruitment for students of color
Oversee financial support process and distribution.
Coordinate post-Trinity transitions to other schools.
Obtain records for all prospective students.
Support 8th grade students in their transition to high school
Select named endowment candidates
Manage the Associate Director of Admission, the Registrar and two Front Office Receptionists. The Registrar works half time with admissions, maintaining student portfolios on FACTS and managing all prospective student information and transcripts. The other half time is publishing report cards for Lower and Middle School.
The successful candidate will have the following qualities:
Familiarity with and a commitment to the mission of independent schools and Trinity Episcopal School, and a commitment to our three primary values of scholarship, diversity, and spirituality is a must
A love for students and a willingness to go above and beyond in the best interests of students
Integrity, sound judgment, self-confidence, maturity and a sense of perspective
A high level of energy and ability to work on multiple tasks/projects
Ability to model, promote, and provide opportunities for students to live into the Trinity Honor Code
Demonstrate sensitivity to students, faculty, and staff of varying racial, ethnic, religious, gender, cultural, disability, sexual orientation, and socioeconomic backgrounds
Education and Work Experience
A background in education is a plus but not a requirement
Presenting in front of large groups and giving tours
Skills and Qualifications
Confidentiality, discretion and good judgment are essential
Relational, personable, warm and welcoming, engaging
Able to communicate the mission of the school
Reliable, flexible and a positive attitude
Participate in school fairs
Communicate difficult news to parents
There will be some Saturday and evening hours
Attendance is expected at most school-wide events during and after school hours
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Occasional moving of tables, chairs, boxes, files, and printed materials
Walking around campus