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Career Center
June 4, 2019

Associate Director of Grades 6-12 Admission

St. Stephen's and St. Agnes School
Alexandria VA United States
Junior Kindergarten - 12 Independent School
Position Starts: June 29, 2019
Application Deadline: June 30, 2019

Associate Director of Grades 612 Admission

10 months (late August to late June)

40 hours/week plus limited evenings and weekends

 The School

Located six miles from Washington, D.C., St. Stephen's and St. Agnes School, a JK-12 Episcopal School, educates the whole child by tending to the academic, social, physical, and spiritual needs of each of our students. Named the No.1 Midsize Workplace in the D.C area by The Washington Post, St. Stephen's and St. Agnes is a positive and collegial community with a commitment to our mission. SSSAS combines a rigorous academic program with outstanding opportunities in the arts, athletics, and service learning for our students. SSSAS has a deep commitment to creating an inclusive community which values diversity and multiculturalism, and we seek candidates who have this same commitment. The diverse student body is 28 percent students of color, and 22 percent of our students receive financial assistance to create a socioeconomically diverse community.

The Opportunity

The Admission Office of St. Stephen's and St. Agnes School seeks a full-time, 10-month Associate Director of Admission to join its grades 612 admission team for one year.

The Associate Director reports to the Dean of Enrollment & Strategic Marketing but will work most closely with the Directors of Middle and Upper School Admission and the larger admission team across all three campuses. The Associate Director will be responsible for swift and strategic follow up with all inquiries, manage a pool of Upper School applications, and be the primary liaison between the admission and athletic offices.

 The Successful Candidate

  • Hardworking and driven motivated by measurable goals in a competitive market.
  • Experience with and successfully engages Middle School aged students authentic, approachable, relatable.
  • Sincere and warm personality, genuinely relates with a diverse population of constituents.
  • Collaborative team player who also works well unsupervised, takes initiative, welcomes and provides feedback, willing to do what needs to be done, and is flexible.
  • Has strong written and interpersonal communication skills, balanced with warmth, professionalism, and

What Will You Do?

  • Follow up immediately by telephone and email with all inquiries grades 6-12
  • Manage a grades 6-12 applicant pool, from inquiry to enrollment
  • Provide exceptional customer service and experience
  • Meet or exceed new student enrollment targets in grades 6-12
  • Liaise with athletic directors and coaches regarding student-athlete recruitment
  • Represent SSSAS and speak of the Saints mission at external events
  • On campus event management
  • Develop yield plans for individual applicants
  • Plan and execute new student orientation and transition
  • Confer with the Dean of Enrollment regarding financial assistance
  • Assemble and mail information packets and invitations
  • Provide tours of campus
  • Greet and settle guests as needed

 Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated, measurable success and experience in admission, recruitment, fundraising or sales
  • CRM/Database experience
  • Independent school experience as a parent, student or employee
  • Professional appearance and behavior associated with a luxury brand
  • Evidence of exceptional customer service
  • Ability to tour, climb stairs, lift packages and supplies
  • Undergraduate degree in an appropriate field


  • Position available immediately for short term training/orientation
  • Full time work begins Monday, August 19
  • Limited evenings and weekend hours required
  • One-year position with possible renewal
  • Summer 2020 employment possible
For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.


Contact Information

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.