The Office of Admissions and Financial Aid at Beauvoir, the National Cathedral Elementary School welcomes applications for the position of Assistant Director of Admissions to join Beauvoir’s community of dedicated and compassionate educators and life-long learners. Reporting to the Director of Admissions and Financial Aid, this individual will serve as a member of the Admissions Team, have experience in early childhood education, possess strong social skills as well as excellent written and verbal communication skills and possess a high-level of technological expertise. In addition, the candidate will be able to build relationships with prospective families and hold a strong commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Experienced candidate will work strategically and directly with the Director of Admissions and Financial Aid and members of the Admissions Team on all aspects of the admissions process, including but not limited to:
Information management (financial aid Excel spreadsheets, Ravenna statistics, TADS, various databases etc.)
Participating in and supporting all prospective parent events (School Fairs, Open Houses, Tours, etc.)
Creating and developing internal and external recruitment communications to a wide range of constituencies
Admissions and Financial Aid responsibilities (prepare files, create excel spread sheets, communicate F.A. awards, etc.)
Digital strategy (update website, enhance social media strategies, marketing, etc.)
Arranging and participating in visits for applicants
Administrative support (timely responses to inquiries via phone and email, etc.)
Required Skills and Abilities
Background in early childhood education
High-level of interpersonal skills
Ability to maintain strict confidentiality and discretion
Handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
Process high-volume time-sensitive information
Highly organized and analytical
Take initiative in collaboration with the Admissions Team to advance the work of the Office
Prior experience within an Office of Financial Aid will be given extra consideration
Possess a high-level of technological expertise
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite required
Proficiency in Blackbaud, Ravenna Solutions, TADS are a plus
Required Education and Experience
3-4 years of experience within independent schools and/or an Admissions Office
Beauvoir, the National Cathedral Elementary School does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, or national or ethnic origin in the administration of its educational, admissions, scholarship, or employment programs.
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and three references to Director of Admissions and Financial Aid, Margaret Hartigan at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Subject line: Assistant Director of Admissions and Financial Aid
At Beauvoir, the National Cathedral Elementary School, we provide an extraordinary early childhood education in a diverse community that values every individual. Beauvoir’s program encourages creative, courageous learners and builds an enduring foundation for a lifelong spirit of inquiry and joy in learning.