The Admissions Associate must have the ability to communicate effectively with school representatives, parents, students, and representatives from the business community. A strong candidate will have the ability to manage multiple functions and will be well organized.
Receive messages for Head of Admissions
Schedule appointments for Head of Admissions
Schedule admission interviews, student visits, and testing appointments
Collect, input, and produce reports on inquiry and applicant data
Work in Ravenna, Radius and Senior Systems to help maintain the applicant’s electronic file
Communicate with applicant families about the admissions process throughout the year
Interact with Duchesne students, faculty, and administration
Assist in greeting guests on campus and taking tours when necessary
Attend meetings on behalf of the admissions team
Attend calendar meetings & update calendars for parents and the school community as needed
Help plan and execute admission events on and off campus
In the performance of his/her duties, Employee shall be guided by the Goals and Criteria of the Sacred Heart and the Catholic Faith. Candidates must also possess:
A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree is required.
Experience with Ravenna, Senior Systems, and/or FinalSite are a plus.
Experience in schools or in school-related programs is preferred.
Must be proficient with the use of technology.
Attention to detail, deadlines, and commitments
Ability to handle confidential and sensitive matters with the greatest discretion
A willingness to work occasional nights and weekends when dictated by timelines and events
Proficiency in MS Office applications; experience with data systems
Successful completion of criminal offender record information and sexual offender registry information checks
Current Safe Environment training
Current CPR certification
Excellent communication skills with attention to detail
Punctuality and dependability
Ability to maintain accurate records
Adherence to all personnel policies, procedures, and rules contained in the Duchesne Employee Handbook
Treat parents as partners in their child's education
Maintain productive relationships with other Duchesne faculty and staff
Possess strong people skills in order to be empathetic to children’s and parent’s needs
Tenets of Staff Excellence
Duchesne Academy employees embody and promote the Goals and Criteria of a Sacred Heart education. As a staff of excellence, they commit to a personal and active faith in God, a deep respect for intellectual values, a social awareness that impels to action, the building of community as a Christian value, and personal growth in an atmosphere of wise freedom. As community builders, employees of Duchesne value and respect their colleagues, and they promote School goals and policies with a generous and positive spirit.
A Sacred Heart employee…
Demonstrates an understanding of Catholic Identity, respects the tenets of Catholicism, and participates in the faith life of the School.
Models acceptance of and respect for other faith and cultural traditions.
Values and encourages interactive service as a life-long commitment.
Creates an inviting environment which honors rigor and relevance, and promotes critical thinking, collaboration, and the creative use of the imagination.
Embraces the importance of the integration of technology within the school; supports and promotes the ethical use of all forms of technology.
Researches, reflects on, and adopts best practices to promote excellence in the area of expertise.
Continually seeks professional growth through self-reflection, observations, collegial dialogue and professional development opportunities.
Fulfills routine professional responsibilities in a thoughtful and timely manner.
Works in partnership and open communication with parents and colleagues to ensure the well-being of the school.
Contributes to a community culture that fosters thoughtful decision-making, honorable behavior, accountability, and a sense of hope.
Nothing in this Job Description restricts Duchesne’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this position at any time. This position is at will, which means that either the employee or Duchesne may terminate the employment relationship at any time, with or without notice and for any reason or no reason.
Duchesne Academy of the Sacred Heart is committed to providing equal opportunity in all of its employment practices, including selection, hiring, promotion, transfer, and compensation, to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex (gender), age, national origin, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law.