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Posted
November 27, 2018
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Position
Assistant Director of High School Admissions (F/T)
Description
Assistant Director of High School Admissions
(Full-Time Year-Round Staff Position)

About San Domenico School

Founded in 1850, San Domenico is a co-ed K-12 day and boarding school enrolling 680 students. Our school is situated on a 515-acre campus in San Anselmo, California. At San Domenico, we believe that what students do with their education is as important as their academic performance. We are committed to academic excellence and to preparing students for lives grounded in purpose and engaged citizenship.

Purpose Statement

The Assistant Director of High School Admissions plays a key professional role and will be an integral member of a team that includes the Director of Admissions and Enrollment Management, the Director of Marketing and Communications, and the Admissions staff. Through this collaborative approach, San Domenico’s goal is to ensure that all outreach and communications properly support and reflect our strategic mission, goals, and distinctive learning environment. Because Admissions is often the first point of contact for families interested in the day, boarding, and international components of our school, the Assistant Director must be sensitive to all of the ways in which interactions with the public will impact perceptions of San Domenico School. The Assistant Director of High School Admissions will report to the Director of Admissions and Enrollment Management.

The Assistant Director of High School Admissions will have primary responsibility for several aspects of our admissions program and will have secondary and shared responsibility in other key areas. General responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Schedule, plan, and attend on-campus and off-campus admission events such as open houses, parent tours, information sessions, parent coffees, school fairs, school visits, and other admissions-related events both locally and nationally

Serve as the primary point person to partner with various access organizations to enroll promising students and support our commitment to a dynamic student body which honors diversity, equity, and inclusion

Assist with maintaining an effective system of communication with prospective students and families – inquiries, applicants, and enrolled students – to build strong relationships that continue throughout the admission process into enrollment

Manage the parent ambassador program which includes training and scheduling of parent volunteers for tours, open houses, fairs, and other admissions-related events

Manage the applicant interview process including scheduling and conducting individual student interviews

Work closely with the Director of Admissions and Enrollment Management to determine the admissibility of applicants and ultimately enroll the new freshman class, year-over-year

Assist with managing the daily operations of the Admissions Office

Attend and participate in all relevant admission decision meetings

Collaborate with San Domenico faculty, staff, current parents, former parents, and alumni for recruitment, enrollment, and retention efforts

Attend professional development conferences, workshops, and meetings in consultation with the Director of Admissions and Enrollment Management

Additional responsibilities as assigned by the Director of Admissions and Enrollment Management

Qualifications
Exceptional ability to work with all constituencies of an organization including students, parents, teachers, staff, administration, and current and prospective families
Excellent written communication skills
Excellent oral communication and public speaking skills
Excellent organizational skills
Experience with various types of business software including Excel, Filemaker (or similar database software), and Google Docs/Spreadsheets
Strong ability to manage intricate projects from start to finish
Experience in planning and executing events
Creative, deadline-oriented team player with excellent attention to detail
A commitment to the mission, goals, and values of San Domenico School
A positive attitude and sense of humor
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Truly enjoys interacting with adults and students of all ages

This is a twelve-month position with some early morning, evening, and weekend work required. The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 2-3 years of experience in independent school admissions or administrative support, and/or experience in marketing and communications, as well as proven cultural competence in a community dedicated to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Teaching experience a plus but not necessary.

Compensation: Salary commensurate with experience, plus an excellent benefits package including medical/dental/vision/life/403b retirement plan match and daily lunch.

How to apply:
Please send a letter describing how your experience and skills will contribute to the position, along with your resume and salary requirements via email to: [email protected]

Or mail to:
San Domenico School
1500 Butterfield Road
San Anselmo, CA 94960
Attn: Assistant Director of High School Admissions position

San Domenico School is Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, genetic information, age, disability, medical condition, religion, veteran status, marital status or any other classification protected by applicable local, state or federal laws.

No phone calls, please.


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