The Orme School is seeking an Assistant Director of Admissions to join their team. (Please check out The Orme School website before applying - www.ormeschool.org.) Orme recently ranked in the top 20 in the USA, Featured on Bloomberg, PBS, Fox and NPR.
The Assistant Director of Admissions will assist the Director of Admissions in all areas related to admissions, marketing, PR, and student recruitment and retention. Significant domestic and international travel is required. This position will report directly to the Associate Head of School & Advancement Director, as well as to the Director of Admissions.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Serve as a primary point of contact for inquiring students and their families through the entire admissions process from inquiry to enrollment.
Interview student applicants and families.
Actively communicate with referral sources (e.g., educational consultants, alumni, agents).
Represent The Orme School both on and off campus.
Support the Director of Admissions in all aspects of daily work including oversight of the Admissions Office and its functions when the Director is not present.
Assist with strategic plan for use in financial aid and budgetary planning.
Coordinate and oversee campus tours, creating and sustaining a cadre of qualified student tour guides.
Travel frequently and efficiently to recruit qualified applicants and maintain contact with referral sources.
Participate in our full boarding community experience, including living on campus, duty, and weekend and evening duties as assigned.
If interested in this position, please send a letter of interest, resume and three references to Ross Sanner, Associate Head of School & Advancement Director at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, information technology, education, or other related field.
1-3 years of admission experience in independent boarding school, or school of higher education, or related non-profit sales and marketing experience strongly preferred.
Outstanding oral and written communication skills including comfort with public speaking.
Adept at using database technology as a tool for data collection, storage and generation.
Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment managing multiple priorities and deadlines.
A proven team player with cooperative mindset and willingness.