The Wellington School is accepting applications for the position of assistant director of admissions and outreach.
The assistant director of admissions and outreach serves as the school’s representative in all aspects of the admissions process in support of the school’s efforts to attract and enroll a diverse and dynamic student population. The assistant director introduces families to the school, leads them through the admissions process, and is their primary point of contact and source of information. The assistant director runs the campus visit and student ambassador programs, conducts student interviews and parent tours and coordinates select admission events. The assistant director also manages community outreach programs to generate applicants and build community visibility. This position reports to the director of admissions and may function as director in the director’s absence.
Identifies specific needs and interests of each prospective family.
Oversees all aspects of each family’s admissions experience.
Designs campus tours and informational sessions to align with each family’s priorities.
Develops long-term relationships with families to facilitate both admissions and financial aid processes.
Recruits existing families for outreach and support to applicants and new students through Summer Buddy program, Blue Key Parents program, and other initiatives.
Plans and directs all community marketing efforts.
Creates relationships with local employers, community organizations and schools to market school through on-site presentations, materials, and other outreach methods.
Develops and maintains relationships with local realtors, relocation agents and recruiters to attract new Columbus families.
Oversees enrollment process for all students, including enrollment contracts.
Manages school visit programs to introduce Wellington to potential applicants; works collaboratively with faculty and staff to create content for visit programs.
Participates as voting member of Admissions Committee.
Works collaboratively with all Admissions staff to achieve school’s admissions goals.
Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in admissions or related field
Exceptional oral and written communication skills.
Creativity, organization, drive, flexibility, a sense of humor, and well-developed leadership skills are essential
Must be capable of working both independently and collaboratively to create, implement, and manage programs and processes
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with a positive attitude and sense of humor
Demonstrated mastery of substantive educational matters
Excellent administrative skills, including an ability to work on numerous matters simultaneously with consistent attention to detail
Ability to consistently exercise discretion and respect confidentiality
Demonstrated familiarity with various Microsoft Office programs
Available to work evenings and weekends as necessary
We believe every person plays a role in making Wellington a diverse, equitable, and inclusive place to learn, teach, and work. We seek to attract culturally and academically diverse faculty and staff who thrive on being engaged participants in our vibrant, innovative educational community. We embrace diversity and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, disability, sexual orientation, age, or national or ethnic origin in the administration of our admission policies, financial aid, or employment.
About The Wellington School
The Wellington School guides all children to discover and cultivate their inherent genius in every dimension of life--intellectual, social, emotional, aesthetic and physical–by establishing a diverse, inclusive and safe environment that fosters educational excellence, prioritizes deep individual inquiry, ignites curiosity and creativity, promotes social responsibility and prepares students to lead in an evolving global community.