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Career Center
Posted
October 29, 2019

Assistant Director of Admission

St. George's Independent School
Collierville TN United States
Co-ed Day School, Pre-K through 12th grade
https://www.sgis.org/careers
Position Starts: October 28, 2019
Application Deadline: December 15, 2019

St. Georges Independent School seeks a passionate, entrepreneurial, and hard-working individual who is energized by work with families to serve as Assistant Director of Admission, primarily working with our Germantown Campus community, starting immediately. As an Episcopal school, St. George’s welcomes and respects all religious, racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds. We affirm differences as sources of strength that create a culture of transformative diversity, building upon shared experiences that deepen our humanity and enhance the intellectual, social, spiritual, and moral development of all students. We believe that valuing diversity and inclusion is sacred and living this value transforms our institution, our people, and the greater community.

Type: Salary

Duration: Annual Letter of Agreement

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree required, a minimum of two years of paid professional experiences required; knowledge of independent school or collegiate admissions preferred.

The successful candidate will possess skills and experience that would include the ability to:

  • collaborate in larger school-wide strategic design and implementation of the plans to attract, admit, yield, and retain qualified students for St George’s
  • warmly and knowledgeably welcome and engage with prospective families in person, on the telephone, and in written communication in a way that increases the family’s connectivity with the School to increase inquiries, school visits, applications, and enrollment
  • share an infectious enthusiasm for St. George’s Independent School and be poised for working in a fast-paced, high-volume environment where innovation, resourcefulness, and new ideas are prized, along with collaboration, teamwork, and good humor
  •  work well with and collaborate with our team; possess personal initiative and the ability to plan, organize, and oversee projects and processes independently and collaboratively
  • ensure the quality and success of family visits to the school including our open houses, neighborhood receptions, Student Ambassadors, Parent Ambassadors, Gryphon-For-A-Day, and orientation programs
  • chair the campus specific admission committee and facilitate thorough and expedient evaluation of applicant files
  • collaborate with our teams to ensure high rates of retention
  • develop and sustain professional relationships with feeder schools and organizations to educate about the school’s value proposition and to drive admission interest in the school
  • demonstrate ease and facility with various applicant assessment instruments used to help evaluate applicants; familiarity and knowledge of other supplemental psychological assessments, intelligence assessments, and other confidential reports is preferred
  • exhibit an excellent public speaking and communication skillset in representing the School in small and large group settings
  • travel to off campus events and occasionally travel between three campus locations
  • utilize key communication devices such as Google products, electronic communications, paper communications, extended telephone usage, and admission data in a relational database
  • perform other duties as assigned by the Assistant Head for Educational Access

Physical Requirements: Regularly sit, turn, bend, reach, walk, talk, hear, and interact with campus visitors as well as others who telephone. Must have the ability to understand and present materials and communicate with constituents and co-workers in a harmonious manner.

Contact Information

To apply, send a cover letter and resume to Mrs. Paula Boruszewski, Office Manager, at pboruszewski@sgis.org or 1880 Wolf River Blvd. Collierville, TN 38017.