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Posted
February 28, 2019
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Position
Admission Associate and Outreach Coordinator
Description
Wildwood School is an urban, coed, college-preparatory, K-12 school in West Los Angeles, recognized for its innovative practices, progressive pedagogy, and commitment to multicultural programming. Approaching its 50th anniversary, the school enrolls 750 students in three divisions on two campuses. Wildwood School’s deep commitment to ongoing professional development feeds a renowned Outreach Center that has provided programming for public and independent school teachers, administrators and trustees in over 16 states and eight countries.

The Admission Associate and Outreach Coordinator is a member of a dynamic five-person admission team serving the school’s K-12 program across two campuses. Working in partnership with the Director of Admission and Enrollment Management, this position will have a particular focus on engaging programs, families, and schools from underrepresented populations.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Interviews K-12
• Interviewing prospective applicants and their families
• Reading and evaluating applicant files
• Serving as a member in all admission committees
• Coordinating events including catering, material gathering, registering and other key logistics for tours, open houses, visit days, etc.
• Recruiting, welcoming and assisting in strategy to retain families from diverse backgrounds.


Qualifications
• Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to develop and maintain relationships
• Highly organized with attention to detail
• Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
• Demonstrated cultural competency
• An orientation toward equity and inclusion
• An understanding of the communities in the greater Los Angeles area
• Appreciates flexibility and humor
• Ideal candidate would be bilingual in Spanish and English
• Have previous experience working in admission or with partner organizations


To learn more about Wildwood School, visit our website at www.wildwood.org. Wildwood School is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, color, age, sex, religion, national origin, the presence of mental, physical, or sensory disability, sexual orientation, or any other basis prohibited by federal or state law.



Contact
Kimberly Pope
[email protected]

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