We, as a community of learners, welcome and value diversity and what it adds to a learning environment. Every individual of the West Nottingham Academy community brings an intricate combination of cultural traditions, personal and family beliefs, and life experiences. As a historically inclusive Academy, West Nottingham respects and supports the ethical and educational importance of a multicultural curriculum and co-curricular program in accordance with its mission statement and core values.
The assistant director of admission will be part of a team responsible for admission, recruitment, and marketing. Reporting to the Associate Head of School, Director of Enrollment Management, this individual will work with all members of the office in developing marketing and admission initiatives, initiating new markets, and maintaining existing constituent groups.
With a keen interest in joining a team and contributing to a boarding school community, and with a sound understanding of the West Nottingham mission and place in the market, the assistant director of admission must be focused, energetic, and success-oriented; have strong time-management and organizational skills; have excellent verbal and written communication skills; be able to establish and maintain collegial relationships among all school constituents; have a sense of humor; and be a self-starter and motivator, able to meet deadlines.
Interested in education and the personal advancement of students, candidates should be able to assume a multifaceted role and multitask in a fast-paced work environment while maintaining a high level of energy and strong initiative.
Assist with developing analytical reports and statistics for the admission process
Manage admission candidates from inquiry to enrollment; assist with keeping database materials and correspondence records up to date
Plan and run admission events on campus, particularly for the day student market
Conduct applicant interviews and manage family visits to campus
Assist in recruiting efforts off campus; attend school fairs and conferences
Assist in leading the student ambassador program
Assist with management of the school website, social media, and school photography
Assist with the development of school marketing materials
Contribute with Director of Marketing and Development to marketing development, execution of marketing plan, and cultivation of new and existing constituent groups
Fulfill all other boarding school responsibilities, as assigned by the head of school
Participate on the Financial Aid Committee
BS or BA required
3-5 years of private school admissions experience
Boarding School experience preferred.
Willingness to live on campus
Proficiency in Microsoft Office (particularly Excel)
Excellent communication and organizational skills
Equally capable of working collaboratively and independently
Additional Salary Information: Room and Board included.
About West Nottingham Academy
About West Nottingham Academy
Established in 1744, West Nottingham Academy is the oldest boarding school in the United States. We are a 9-12 grade coeducational boarding and day school located in Maryland near the picturesque Chesapeake Bay, an hour’s drive from either Philadelphia or Baltimore. Our mission is to prepare students for the challenges of college and life through a curriculum grounded in the liberal arts and sciences, and a commitment to the intellectual, spiritual and social growth of each student. Last year, 85 students were enrolled, including 25% from overseas.
1079 Firetower Road - Colora, Maryland 21917- Telephone: 410-658-5556 - Fax: 410-658-6790
1079 Firetower Road - Colora, Maryland 21917- Telephone: 410-658-5556 - www.wna.org