McLean School (mcleanschool.org), a K-12 co-educational independent school in Potomac, Maryland, seeks applicants for the full-time position of Admission Office Administrative Assistant to begin June 17, 2019. McLean School has for sixty-five years been helping bright students realize their full potential by providing a comprehensive college preparatory program that emphasizes small classes and differentiated instruction. Through our Abilities Model™, we embrace both traditional learners and ones with mild to moderate learning challenges. We recognize and teach to individual strengths, responding to areas of challenge, but never defining students by them.
The Administrative Assistant is an integral part of the Admission Office. S/he is responsible for responding to and coordinating Admission inquiries and visits.
The ideal candidate will have a strong background in Admission database, data entry, and processing. Experience with Blackbaud software is preferred. Candidates should have strong interpersonal skills to communicate with families and applicants throughout the Admission process.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include:
Respond to telephonic and email requests for information and, as appropriate, direct inquiries to Director of Enrollment and/or Associate Director of Enrollment & Financial Assistance;
Prepare and distribute Admission packets and materials to inquiring families and referring professionals.
Coordinate and schedule parent interviews and tours;
Coordinate and schedule student visits, including with divisions, student ambassadors, school nurse, and parents;
Ensure prospective student applications are complete and ready for consideration by the relevant Admission Committee; and
In consultation with the Director of Enrollment, organize and attend Open Houses, New Family Welcome Party, and other Admission Office events, some of which occur on evenings and weekends.
Maintain/manage the Admission database as well as coordinate the enrollment process with our Records Manager and the Director of Enrollment.
Most importantly, S/he will subscribe to our Core Values, our Mission, and our Philosophy and will seek passionately to uphold and promote them.
Interested candidates should send résumé, a cover letter, and a list of references to Director of Enrollment, Cathy Patterson at firstname.lastname@example.org.