Position Purpose: To support all efforts to proactively and creatively execute a successful admissions process for Landon School, to help ensure robust pool of strong applicants for Landon, and to ensure thoughtful, thorough, and welcoming communication for all who apply to Landon.
Assist with implementing the yearly admissions plan
Assist with orchestration of admissions events, including but not limited to, Open Houses, Information Sessions, Shadow Days, Panel Discussions, and all other admission events
Promote Landon to external and internal audiences; professionally represent and market the school at school fairs, public appearances, open houses, conferences, etc.
Interview prospective applicants as assigned by Director of Admissions and their parents, and proactively maintain communication with families throughout the ongoing process, working to convert them to from applicants to enrolled students.
Manage assigned projects and events that relate to the recruitment of current and returning families.
Assist with preparation of completed candidate files for admissions committee, providing supporting data and identifying competing priorities and ensure accurate and completely updated database
Pursue professional development opportunities as appropriate to remain current with best practices
Support School and its leadership by embracing and supporting the Landon Mission/Philosophy, core values, and all School policies and procedures
Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Admissions
A bachelor’s degree, ideally with some experience working in an independent school admissions office.
Professional and personable self-starter with a growth mindset and ability to work independently
Skillful and persuasive communicator – in both writing and speech
Capable manager with record of success in working collaboratively and productively with others
Driven, solutions-oriented, industrious, accountable, and passionate about achieving results
High degree of integrity, discretion, and trustworthiness
Proficient, analytical, organized, detail-oriented, and creative
Experience with school data base software and other technology such as MS Office suite
Professional demeanor and presentation
Personal traits to include:
Proactive, optimistic, and positive attitude
Strong interpersonal skills
Sense of humor, ability to smile, and balanced perspective
High emotional intelligence and cultural competency
Confident but humble
Familiarity with independent school operations preferred
Able and willing to work a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends
To apply send cover letter and resume to email@example.com
About Landon School
Landon is an all-boys, non-sectarian, private day school that serves 660+ students from the greater Washington, DC metro area, including students from Prince George’s and Montgomery counties in Maryland, Washington, DC, and throughout northern Virginia. We operate under the auspices of a student-adjudicated Honor Code, a faculty-administered Civility Code and Landon’s Mission Statement.