Summary: Pacific Ridge School seeks candidates for the position of Admissions and Enrollment Assistant. At Pacific Ridge School, our mission statement drives all of our work: In a community that fosters academic excellence, ethical responsibility and global engagement, Pacific Ridge School prepares students for college and a purposeful life.
In support of Pacific Ridge’s mission, the Admissions and Enrollment Assistant plays a dynamic role in welcoming students and other constituents to the Firebird community. This position assists in all processes surrounding the admission and enrollment of students. The Admissions and Enrollment Assistant should have insight to prioritize duties and projects, and the ability to ensure information is maintained and communicated accurately on behalf of Pacific Ridge enrollees. This person should be incredibly confidential, extremely organized, accurate, and able to multi-task. Additionally, the Admissions and Enrollment Assistant should be someone who is a self-starter and one who takes initiative in workload.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
Answer and screen admissions phone calls
Manage admissions calendar including school tours, interviews, and visit days
Process admissions inquiries, applications, and enrollment contracts – mailings and online databases
Coordinate the classroom visit program: create visit day schedules in School Admin; communicate with families, faculty, and student hosts; create day-of schedules and badges for students
Manage admissions database
On site ISEE coordinator
Assist in the recruitment and onboarding of Opportunity Grant students (if appropriate)
Coordinate facilities and hospitality for all admission events
Assist the Communications Department in updating digital marketing materials
Support other school programs as assigned
Perform other duties as assigned
Qualifications and Education Requirements
The successful candidate has one to three years related Admissions, or administrative experience and/or training, and Bachelor’s degree. This person has a proven track record of excellent work ethic and personal drive. He or she will be able to relate well with both adults and children, and to provide timely and friendly service. Written and verbal Spanish language fluency preferred.
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Office, Google Docs, database software (Senior Systems and School Admin), and Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop).
If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your resume and salary requirements to our Director of Enrollment, Ms. Jenny Bjornstad, at JBjornstad@pacificridge.org.
About Pacific Ridge School
Pacific Ridge School is a college preparatory co-educational independent school, offering a rich and challenging program to 560 students in grades 7-12. Pacific Ridge School opened in 2007; finished its permanent high school building in 2010, and its athletic center in 2012. We opened a permanent middle school/administration building and STEAM facility in 2015. Please visit our website at https://www.pacificridge.org/ for more information on our mission and programs.