Saint Thomas’ Episcopal School (STE) is seeking an Associate Director of Admissions to support enrollment management activities for Kindergarten-Bridge through 12th grade. The position will report to the Director of Admissions and constitute one half of a dynamic two-member admissions office responsible for directing recruitment, retention (re-enrollment), marketing, enrollment research, candidate analysis, and admissions events for domestic and international students. The ideal candidate is a positive and motivated individual with admissions clerical experience, a strong knowledge of customer service, proficiency with student information systems and database management, a talent for written communications, skilled calendar management and tracking, and flexibility in a range of job responsibilities. Discretion in handling confidential information is required.
Some weekend and evening work is necessary. Tasks specific to the position:
Support all phases of the admissions process, from a family’s initial contact with STE to creating a welcoming environment for incoming students. Serve as a first contact for families researching STE, and help prioritize information provided to the Director.
Help schedule and facilitate applicant interviews, admissions events and testing, and communication targeted to prospective families.
Assist in the review of written materials and other media that support admission goals and promote the school. Cultivate and maintain effective relationships within the Houston community with STE stakeholders.
Manage prospective student records in paper form and in the online application and enrollment database (Veracross).
Give frequent walking tours of campus. Occasionally conduct family interviews when lead interviewers are unavailable.
Track the admissions budget and record related expenditures.
Maintain admissions and enrollment statistics and provide status reports to the Director.
Oversee international student admissions and F-1 visa processing, which requires certification by the Department of Homeland Security.
Assist in coordinating student, parent, and alumni volunteers for admissions activities.
Prior admissions experience in a private school or university setting is preferred. The candidate should have the minimum of a bachelor’s degree and possess a proven ability to balance multiple priorities in a complex environment. Knowledge of databases, spreadsheets, Google Drive, Microsoft Office, and admissions testing (ISEE, WPPSI, WISC, and TOEFL) is ideal. Qualified applicants may submit a resume and completed application (available at stes.org) to Leah Faucett, Assistant to the Headmaster at firstname.lastname@example.org. Saint Thomas' Episcopal School (STE) is celebrating its 63rd year as one of Houston’s most reputable college preparatory schools. With an enrollment of 600 students in Kindergarten-Bridge through 12th grade, it offers a first-rate classical education grounded in Christian values. Over the last few years, STE students have won state championships in swimming, cross-country, choir, orchestra, yearbook, and soccer. It also offers a world-renowned Scottish Arts program that includes Highland dance, bagpiping, and drumming.
Prior admissions experience in a private school or university setting is preferred. The candidate should have the minimum of a bachelor’s degree and possess a proven ability to balance multiple priorities in a complex environment. Knowledge of databases, spreadsheets, Google Drive, Microsoft Office, and admissions testing (ISEE, WPPSI, WISC, and TOEFL) is ideal.
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About Saint Thomas' Episcopal School
Saint Thomas' Episcopal School is a private, co-educational K-12 school located in the Bellaire area of southwest Houston, Texas.
Since its founding in 1955, Saint Thomas' has provided its students with a superior education, while instilling Christian values and preparing them to be good citizens. Because of our focus on Christian values and college prep, our graduates leave our school well prepared for the rigors of higher education, and for a productive life beyond the university.
Our mission statement is “forming honorable men and women through a classical education grounded in a Christ-centered worldview.”