Interim Associate Director of Admissions (Grades 6-12)

St. Stephen's and St. Agnes School
Alexandria, VA United States

Interim Associate Director of Admissions (Grades 6-12)

Available immediately until mid-June 2024

40 hours/week plus limited evenings and weekends

The Opportunity:

The Admission Office of St. Stephen’s and St. Agnes School seeks an immediate full time Interim Associate Director of Admission to join its grades 6-­12 admission team. The Associate Director reports to the Dean of Enrollment & Strategic Marketing but will work most closely with the Directors of Middle and Upper Schools 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. This is a fully in-person, on-campus position that requires frequent travel between campuses.

The Successful Candidate:

  • Hardworking and driven; motivated by measurable goals in a competitive market.
  • Experience with and successfully engages Middle and Upper Schools 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 accuracy.

What Will You Do?

  • Follow up immediately by telephone and email with all inquiries grades 6­-12
  • Manage a grades 9­-12 applicant pool, from inquiry to enrollment
  • Interview students and meet with families on multiple campuses
  • Oversee, train, and organize the student tour guide program
  • 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
  • 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


  • Temporary / 40 hour work week begins immediately until mid-June 2024
  • Limited evenings and weekend hours required
  • Summer employment possible with Admission or other offices / programs
  • Interim candidates are welcome to apply for the permanent position in Spring 2024

Overview of St. Stephen’s and St. Agnes School

Located six miles from Washington, D.C., St. Stephen’s and St. Agnes School, a PK-12 Episcopal School, educates the whole child by tending to the academic, social, physical, and spiritual needs of each of our students. Named as the #1 best workplace in Washington, D.C. by the Washington Post, St. Stephen’s and St. Agnes is a positive and collegial community with a commitment to our mission to pursue goodness as well as knowledge and to honor the unique value of each of our members as a child of God in a caring community. 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% students of color, and 22% of our students receive financial aid to create a socioeconomically diverse community.

Our culture promotes lifelong learning, and our faculty members have a wealth of opportunities available to them to continue expanding their knowledge of both their disciplines and the field of education. Summer study grants, a multicultural seminar for new faculty, support for graduate studies, and conferences and workshops are just a few of the ways in which we support and encourage our teachers to continue to grow and learn.

Interested applicants should apply through the SSSAS website at

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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.