Reports to: Director of Admission and Enrollment Management
Work Schedule: 12 month, full-time
Basic Function: As the first contact prospective families may have, this position requires complete knowledge of the school, its mission, and the many nuances of the three divisions. The Associate Director of Admission for Upper School offers outstanding customer service by having full knowledge of the admission and retention processes.
Support the school’s mission of developing young men and women of honor, faith, and wisdom with the character and intellect to thrive in college and in life.
Represent the school and its program to families through meetings, tours, fairs, and other community events.
Counsel prospective families as they work through the admission process.
Collaborate with key stakeholders to plan and execute recruitment and retention strategies for the school.
Assist in planning, implementing, and attending all admission, enrollment, and retention events throughout the year. Assign the support staff’s responsibilities for these events and coordinate appropriately with divisional colleagues. Often times, these events will fall over the weekend or during the evening. Events include interview days for all grades, grade-specific parent information meetings for current and prospective families, school-wide open houses, student visitation days, and any other enrollment-related gatherings on and off campus.
Design and implement a robust ambassador program of Upper School student leaders to support enrollment initiatives.
Serve as liaison to the Upper School, including attending faculty meetings, meetings with students, and attending student activities.
Compile and present applicant profiles to admission committee members.
Be a positive, supportive member of the admission team.
Position Requirements (knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform satisfactorily in the position):
A bachelor’s degree from an accredited university.
Five to seven years of experience in an independent school setting or five years of progressive experience in the field of admissions.
The drive, organization, and flexibility to work in a fast-paced environment and a willingness to do what it takes to get the job done.
Outstanding attention to detail.
Excellent written and oral communication skills, including large-group settings, to facilitate effective communication with students, parents, and colleagues.
A strong desire to work in a collaborative office, employing a growth mindset and working effectively in a diverse team.
Superior client service skills, internally and externally.
Excellent listening skills.
Expert knowledge of the Google platform and Microsoft Office, including Word and Excel.
At various times throughout the year, the employee is required to work outside of regular business hours for job-related functions. The employee will receive as much advance notification as possible for these events and is required to attend them as part of their essential duties.
Ethical behavior, professionalism, and respect for diversity.
Valid Georgia Driver’s License.
NOTE: The Lovett School employment process includes a post-offer drug (hair) test and background check. See the employment application for more information.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands to finger, and talk or hear. The position requires frequent typing, at times for long periods of the day. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.