Associate Director of Admission
Darrow School, a small, co-ed, boarding/day school seeks an experienced professional to join the Admission team as Associate Director of Admission. The Associate Director will play a key role in the execution of an annual, comprehensive and strategic marketing and recruitment plan for boarding, day and international students. This position, along with the Director of Admission, leads the enrollment effort and is responsible for supervising the Admissions Department Staff and daily operations of the office. Key responsibilities will include: overseeing steps in the enrollment process, traveling (both domestic and international), tracking statistics on attrition and conversion data, and assisting with marketing strategies and recruitment efforts. Financial Aid experience a must. Social media experience a bonus.
The successful candidate will be a professional with impeccable integrity; an innovative problem solver with project management, analytical, and communication skills; and have a passion for education. Must be a team builder and have the ability to work hard and have fun. Should have the ability to warmly and enthusiastically engage with prospective parents and students with a personal and professional approach to building relationships with mission appropriate families. Along with domestic and international travel this position requires some weekend and evening responsibilities, and will play a role in the residential life of the School, including advising.
Darrow School, located on the New York State side of the Berkshires, offers an innovative, individually-focused, college-preparatory curriculum, featuring a unique combination of classroom instruction, active learning and environmental consciousness. The School is in a period of growth and reflection, and has embarked upon a new strategic plan for the 2018+ years - it is an exciting time to be at Darrow and we are looking for the right person to join us.
Application review and interviews will begin in mid-February for a start date of July 1, 2017. Darrow offers a competitive salary along with benefit package that includes health, life and disability insurance plans, retirement, vacation, holiday and sick leave.
Please send letter and résumé to:
110 Darrow Road
New Lebanon, NY 12125