Position Statement for Admissions Associate Begins: July 1, 2017
Scope of Position
The Admissions Associate position is ideal for a recent college graduate. He/She will represent the Academy on campus as well as in Jewish communities throughout the United States. Through recruiting trips, the associate will identify future Academy students in each community visited and will facilitate the process to bring the students and their families to campus and through the application process. As part of the Admissions team, the associate will assist in the development of promotional materials and social media, and will coordinate recruiting trips, mailings and follow-up to prospective students.
The American Hebrew Academy is the only international Jewish college preparatory boarding school for grades 9-12 in the world. Located in Greensboro, North Carolina, on a 100-acre wooded campus, the Academy offers our academically motivated students, who come from 28 states and 35 countries, the opportunity to receive a rigorous college preparatory education while exploring and strengthening their Jewish identity. Approximately ninety percent of our students live on campus, while the other ten percent are day students.
Position within the Organization – Our Admissions Office is Expanding to Meet Growing Demand
This is a full time twelve-month position reporting to the Director of Admissions.
Planning and development of student recruitment presentations, campus tours, and other recruitment initiatives.
National travel to various Jewish communities to give presentations to potential students and parents.
Outreach to the leadership of congregations and other Jewish organizations in communities to introduce them to the Academy, and to build a relationship with them so that they will be our emissaries in their community.
Promoting the Academy at summer camps as assigned.
Coordinating follow up process to communities visited including acknowledgment letters, phone calls to contacts.
Assisting in the development and production of recruitment materials such as letters, pamphlets, documents and postcards.
Updating Academy social networking sites on a day to day basis
Attend weekly Admissions Staff meeting
Familiarization with department SchoolAdmin and CRM systems.
Preview Weekend Events (4-6 events/year including local/regional recruitment activities)
Open house and other promotional activities including hosting visiting school groups.
Other duties as assigned.
Strong organizational, writing, presentation and communication skills
Coachable and team oriented.
Social media, Power Point, and moving making/videography and photography skills are strongly desired.
Previous experience with Jewish teens
Proficiency in social media
Ability to speak multiple languages
Salary and Benefits
Salary of $31,500 plus health insurance, life Insurance, long-term disability, pension plan, 12 sick/personal days, 10 days vacation after completion of full year.
Statement of Employment Policy
Discrimination based on an individual’s sex (including gender or pregnancy), race, color, national origin, veteran status, age, disability, sexual orientation or other legally protected status is strictly prohibited at the American Hebrew Academy.
The Academy provides equal employment opportunities for individuals regardless of religion in most positions with the Academy. However, the Academy is committed to the growth and teaching of Jewish values, traditions and practices of the Jewish faith to the students enrolled. Thus, while the Academy employs many who are not Jewish, even persons who are not Jewish will be expected to demonstrate and promote Jewish values, traditions and beliefs where necessary to meet the requirements of their positions.
There are certain positions at the Academy that require the individual employed to be Jewish in accordance with Jewish law. The Academy reserves the right to determine which positions will be held exclusively by Jewish employees to best meet the mission of the school.
The above position statement is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements.