Maplebrook School is seeking a Director of Admissions. An integral member of the administrative team, the Director is the lead ambassador for the School and provides leadership and strategic direction on issues related to student recruitment, admissions, enrollment management, including retention, and financial aid. The Director of Admissions is responsible for the entire enrollment process, from inquiry through admission to assimilation into the School. The overall goal for the Director is to build on the Admissions Office's strengths to implement a strategic enrollment vision for a school that offers and innovative, individually-focused curriculum.
Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Bachelor's degree required; a master's degree preferred.
Strong analytical and decision making skills.
Commitment to being in and supporting a community which focuses on a student-centered education.
Track record of working successfully with a variety of constituents, including parents, students, referral professionals and faculty and staff.
Experience successfully training, managing, and mentoring a motivated staff.
Experience in marketing and communications (including social media, online marketing, community marketing and events).
Experience using financial aid in optimizing enrollment attracting the range of students necessary to enhance the School community.
Work history that includes speaking publicly on behalf of an organization to audiences and in intimate settings.
Ability to travel, both domestically and internationally on behalf of the School.
Must be a team player and possess superior communication, interpersonal, organizational and managerial skills, high energy, flexibility, warmth, and a sense of humor.
Consideration of candidates will begin immediately, with the new Director of Admission beginning July 1, 2017. Competitive salary and benefits, with campus housing. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to Maplebrook School, Attn: Human Resources, 5142 Route 22, Amenia, NY 12501. E.O.E.