Begin by thinking Avenues New York, Avenues São Paulo, Avenues Shenzhen, Avenues London, Avenues Online. Think of Avenues as one international school with multiple interconnected campuses. It will not be a collection of schools all pursuing different educational strategies, but rather one highly integrated learning community, connected and supported by a common vision, a shared education design and curriculum, world-class technology and a talented headquarters team in New York City. Avenues prepares students for engaged global citizenship in the twenty-first century, with an approach that combines language immersion, interdisciplinary teaching, a global curriculum, and a culture of creativity and deep collaboration.
The Associate Director of Admissions is an integral part of the admissions team, enabling Avenues New York to meet overall enrollment goals each year. This role ensures that campus opens each year fully enrolled with students and families who are a great match for Avenues, are invested in the vision of an Avenues education, and bring diverse perspectives that enrich our community.
As Associate Director you will:
Develop and execute a clear, focused recruitment plan to build a diverse pool of well-qualified applicants and ultimately meet or exceed enrollment goals
Convey the unique value of an Avenues education in personalized, compelling ways to families
Identify “right-fit” students and families through careful, holistic review
Guide families through their journey from inquiry through admission and enrollment
Make every family feel cared for and respected, regardless of admissions outcome
Plan and execute high-quality recruitment and yield events that highlight Avenues' unique value
Collaborate closely as part of an innovative global Experience Team to tell the Avenues story and build a superb family experience
Actively strengthen relationships with feeder schools, community organizations, educational consultants and other potential sources of right-fit students and families
What You Bring
5+ years of related professional experience, with a deep understanding of admissions
Extraordinary relationship skills, particularly with families and colleagues
A near-fanatical commitment to delivering the best possible student and family experience
A hands-on, entrepreneurial approach, eager to roll up your sleeves and tackle challenges
A record of achieving and exceeding ambitious goals, especially through growth and change
Keen intellectual curiosity and a mindset of openness and continual learning
Exceptional ability to communicate compellingly one-on-one, in public and in writing
Desire to work as part of a highly collaborative and can-do team
Avenues offers competitive compensation and a generous benefits package. Avenues is committed to diversity among our staff, and applicants of diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.
About Avenues: The World School
In the fall of 2012, Avenues: The World School opened the doors of its flagship, 15-grade (N-12) independent school in New York City offering students a truly global education. Today, the school serves over 1,300 students. The vision of Avenues is to open schools in the world’s leading cities. Avenues will be a highly-integrated learning community, connected and supported by a common vision, a shared curriculum, collective professional development of its faculty, the advantages of modern technology and a highly-talented global leadership team.