Position Summary: St. Anne's-Belfield School is a nurturing and challenging academic community that fosters children's natural curiosity and love of learning. We believe that small classes, expert and caring faculty, and an environment built on mutual respect are essential to preparing students to become engaged citizens and visionary leaders. We are seeking an Associate Director of Admissions PS-8 that understands the life-changing value that a St. Anne's education can be for children in their formative years, and is passionate about identifying and stewarding prospective families through the admissions process.
Reporting to the Assistant Head for Enrollment Management (AHEM), the Associate Director is responsible for developing and implementing strategy and programs to realize annual enrollment goals. The Associate Director must be eager to grow enrollment and recruit new families through new markets, innovative strategies, and outreach. Serving as prospective families' first ambassador to the School, this person will be entrusted with the systematic and efficient handling of students' applications. The Associate Director will work closely with current families and other key stakeholders of the School to assist with outreach and recruitment, while also maximizing retention of current students and engaging in discussions about the enrollment of siblings when appropriate. To accomplish these goals, the selected candidate will have the partnership of experienced and adaptive colleagues from within the admissions team and across the School.
Exceptional managerial, communication, interpersonal, prioritization, time management, and team-building skills;
Successful track record in related roles;
Plan and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment;
High energy, positive, "can-do" attitude, flexibility, teamwork, and attention to detail;
High degree of initiative;
Strong verbal communications skills and demonstrated ability to write clearly and persuasively.
Education and Experience:
Minimum: Bachelor's Degree and three years of related experience, admissions experience, and teaching at the Lower or Middle School level a plus
Preferred: Master's Degree and three-plus years of experience in admission related field in an educational environment
Physical Demands and Work Experience: Office environment with frequent interruptions.
About St. Anne's-Belfield School
For more than 100 years, St. Anne's-Belfield School (Charlottesville, Virginia) has fostered an educational community that nurtures the development of advanced skills, abilities, and knowledge, supports high personal aspirations, and develops exemplary, ethical, and engaged citizens who positively impact the world. Just as we push our students to strive for their best, we believe that as an institution we must always adapt, grow, and change to fulfill this vision. Our Core Purpose is to inspire and prepare the next generation of exemplary citizens and visionary leaders.
We at St. Anne's-Belfield School believe it is the quality and passion of our people that set us apart. We seek to hire the best teachers, administrators, and staff members by offering a competitive benefits package and providing a wonderful working environment. If you are a highly-motivated, organized self-starter, then we want you to join our team.
St. Anne's-Belfield School is an Equal Opportunity Employer. St. Anne’s-Belfield School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin in the administration of its educational, admission, financial aid program, employment policies, or any other programs administered by the School.