Sidwell Friends, a coeducational Quaker day school with campuses in N.W. Washington, DC and Bethesda, MD, seeks an Assistant Director of Admissions for its Middle School. The Assistant Director is responsible for managing the admissions process for grades 5 through 8, including planning and implementation of information sessions and annual open house events; visiting feeder schools and school fairs to share information about Sidwell Friends with students and families; conducting interviews and writing interview reports; providing campus tours to prospective families; supervising file review, committee meetings, and involvement in admissions decisions for applicants.
An undergraduate degree and at least 3-5 years of relevant work experience are required. An appreciation for the School’s commitment to academic and personal excellence, Quaker values and the prizing of diversity, and environmental stewardship is essential.
This 10-month staff, benefits-eligible position reports to the Director of Admissions & Financial Aid. The position starts in August 2017. Applicants should upload a resume, cover letter and contact information for three professional references via our online application.
Sidwell Friends School (SFS) is a PK-12, co-educational Quaker day school with campuses in Washington, D.C., and Bethesda, Maryland. Founded in 1883, the School is a nonprofit, tax-exempt institution governed by an independent Board of Trustees.
For the 2015/16 school year, 1,149 students (572 boys, 576 girls) are enrolled. Forty-seven percent of the student body are students of color. Twenty...-three percent of the student body receive $6.7 million of need-based financial assistance. The School employs 156 teachers and 112 administrative and support staff. Tuition for the 2015/16 school year is $37,750.
Sidwell Friends School is committed as an institution to the ideal of diversity with regard to age, economic background, ethnicity, gender, physical disability, political affiliation, race and sexual orientation in its student body, faculty and staff. The School does not discriminate in the administration of its admissions, financial aid or loan practices; curricular offerings, including inter-scholastic athletics and physical education; other School-sponsored programs and activities; or in the hiring and terms of employment of administrators, faculty and staff. Except for special considerations that may be given to members of the Religious Society of Friends because of the School's Quaker affiliation, the School does not discriminate on the basis of religion.