As a member of the Admissions Office, the Admissions Associate will assist with the overall promotion and presentation of the school and its mission to prospective students and parents. The Admissions Associate, under the guidance and direction of the Director of Admissions, will participate and assist in all stages and aspects of the application, admissions and enrollment processes.
OVERVIEW OF RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Admissions Associate will assist with the overall planning and execution of all functions of the Admissions Office, including admission, enrollment and retention programs and procedures covering Pre-K 3 through 12th grade. The Admissions Associate will assist in all functions of the Admissions Office, including but not limited to the overall promotion of the school and its mission, and the preparation and support for admissions, retention and enrollment events and functions throughout the year, demonstrating and maintaining applicant and family confidentiality throughout.
SPECIFIC JOB FUNCTIONS – specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
? Assist in the development and maintenance of the Admission Office’s comprehensive recruitment, marketing and retention plan, promoting Staten Island Academy and its general enrollment goals
? Assist in the development, maintenance, and execution of the department’s communication plan targeting prospective and admitted students, as well as current students and families
? Assist in ongoing development and maintenance for processes of established inquiry, application, and enrollment procedures
? Assist with coordination, administration and execution of admission candidate assessment or testing
? Assist with planning and implementation of all admissions events, for prospective students and families, including Group Tour and Information Sessions and other special events
? Assist with planning and implementation, and provide support for additional special enrollment and retention-focused/driven events
? Plan and implement recruitment activities as needed
? Give campus tours
? Assist with the organization and oversight of the Student Ambassador Program as needed
? Assist with the organization and planning of the Parent Ambassador/Welcome Buddy Program as needed
? Assist with the organization, planning and execution of cultivating relationships with area schools and other community partners on Staten Island
? Assist with ongoing development and utilization of the online inquiry, application and enrollment systems
? Design and maintain statistical reports concerning inquiry, application data, and enrollment data
? Assist in developing and monitoring statistical reports to enhance recruitment strategies, yield management, forecasting, and operational efficiency
The ideal candidate will possess a bachelor’s degree and relevant employment experience in either admissions, marketing, customer service, or administration. Experience in independent school or college admissions highly preferred. The ideal candidate will have:
? Ability to serve as an articulate spokesperson for the mission and values of Staten Island Academy
? Maintain a professional image and provide excellent customer service
? Must have exceptional interpersonal skills, as well as excellent oral and written communication skills
? Ability to maintain confidentiality and sensitivity in a variety of situations
? High energy, attention to detail, and the ability to organize effectively
? Working knowledge of and experience with databases, data entry, query design and management
? Proficiency with Microsoft Office products
? Experience with production of a variety of media, particularly print and on-line publications
? Ability to handle a multiple-priority, deadline-oriented work environment
? Ability to work collaboratively with others
? Willingness to be a self-starter with a strong desire to enhance work-related skills through
? Attendance that is regular, predictable, professional, and reliable is expected of all employees
(Occasional Saturdays and evenings required.)
The Admissions Associate positions is a full-time, 12-month position. Holidays, vacation, and leave are given in accordance with the guidelines for 12-month employees.
Staten Island Academy is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation and any other characteristic protected by law.
Staten Island Academy believes that diversity and inclusion among our faculty and staff is critical to our success as a learning community. We seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented educators and school personnel from a diverse candidate pool nationwide.
We are proud to be Staten Island’s only independent school and the oldest private school in the borough. A co-ed, college prep school for Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 12, the Academy builds upon its 125-year tradition to focus entirely on providing the best future for children.
Our Mission: Successful students — achieving their goals in school and in life — are at the heart of the learning community that is Staten Island Academy. An independent, co-educational, college prep school for Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 12, the Academy provides an inspiring balance of intellectual challenge, exploration, service..., and opportunity. Our students learn to be critical thinkers, ethical leaders, and self-reliant problem solvers, who are equipped to navigate a complex and ever-changing world. We prepare our students to become life-long learners. Academy students find their own voices, develop their talents, and raise their aspirations. Staten Island Academy proudly recognizes, respects, and affirms the dignity and worth of all members of our community.