Cushing Academy seeks an Assistant Director of Admission. Candidates will be responsible for interviewing candidates, reading and appraising admission files, calling prospective applicants, and communicating with candidates throughout the process as essential follow up. They will continue to be a contact person for families throughout their time at Cushing.
Reporting to the Associate Director(s) of Admission, the Assistant Director of Admission will travel to designated areas to visit consultants, school contacts and prospective students; attend school fairs, receptions and other events to help market Cushing’s Academic year as well as Cushing’s Summer Session; and maintain established contacts in key areas and identify new markets and facilitate contacts.
Specific responsibilities ideally include:
Actively promote Cushing and develop meaningful relationships with prospective students and their families.
Assist with the Tour Guide Program. Oversee the program to utilize students to efficiently run and maintain all campus visits. Oversee selection of tour guides for each campus visitor, and continually meet, train, and advise tour guides to maximize prospective students’ campus visit
Assist in planning and executing all campus events including, but not limited to, Open Houses and Revisit Days.
Serve on Admission Review Committee to manage applicants from accepted to enrolled.
Other duties as assigned.
Education: Bachelor’s degree required.
Deep interest and demonstrated ability in supporting adolescents, preferably though not necessarily at the secondary level; sense of humor, flexibility, energy, high capacity for work, strong intellectual and emotional intelligence; and the ability to work effectively with a team.
Strong organizational and communication skills; commitment to the overall life and program of the school.