Linden Hall, the nation’s oldest boarding and day school for girls, seeks an energetic and creative admission counselor to join our outstanding team. Linden Hall enrolls students in grades 6-12 from more than 30 local towns, 16 states, and 37 countries. Our beautiful 49-acre campus is on Main Street in 2013’s “Coolest Small Town in America” and offers a friendly, affordable lifestyle in the heart of Amish Country with easy access to Philadelphia, New York, and Washington, D.C.
Candidates should have a strong commitment to the value of a single-sex education, and be able to articulate the benefits of an independent school and a residential community. As the Admissions team serves as the “face” of the school, the Assistant Director of Admissions should have robust, professional communication skills to develop and maintain relationships with secondary school placement staff, educational access programs, parents, alumnae, students, faculty, and other supporters. A commitment to diversity and inclusion, an innovative mindset to meeting challenges, first-rate organizational skills, and an enthusiasm for travel and connecting with people are all important in this role.
This is an exciting opportunity for an emerging admission professional to develop skills across the field of enrollment management including territory management, travel, event planning, reading and selection, financial aid, and adapting to a changing educational landscape. Successful candidates should be eager to work as part of a small, collaborative admissions team, but be capable of independent and self-directed work.
Start date: July 1, 2019 | Reports to: Director of Enrollment Management
Consistent, responsive engagement with constituents including inquiry calls and email, interviews, on-campus and off-campus events and visits, and recruitment travel.
Professionally represent Linden Hall at school fairs, presentations, receptions, and conferences; travel responsibilities may include 2-4 weeks in the fall and 1-3 weeks in the spring, and occasional evening/weekend work is required of all Admissions staff.
Support the Student Ambassador Program: training, oversight, scheduling, and evaluation, as well as strategic planning for future years.
Oversee event planning and management for on-campus and off-campus events.
Participate in the completion and evaluation of admission application and financial aid materials.
Collaborate with the Director of Enrollment Management to develop, execute, and evaluate the office’s recruitment and retention plans.
Actively participate in the Linden Hall community and support student and faculty events throughout the year.
Manage and analyze data and in conjunction with the Director of Enrollment Management, utilize data to develop new markets and reporting tools.
Support annual updating and reporting to various school associations.
Other duties as assigned.
Valid US driver’s license required.
1-2 years related or transferrable experience preferred; background as a college tour guide or related role is considered relevant experience!
Competency in additional languages and/or experience working across cultures desired.
About Linden Hall
Linden Hall, located in Lititz, Pennsylvania, is the nation's oldest independent boarding and day school for girls. Committed to excellence in the education of young women, the School provides a rigorous and multifaceted college preparatory experience. Each student is nurtured and inspired to reach her highest personal potential. With a diverse student body representing 37 countries and 16 states, Linden Hall delivers a truly enriching cultural experience. For more information, visit www.lindenhall.org.