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The Archer School for Girls

Admissions Associate

Employment type
Full-Time
Posted
about 1 month ago
Location
Los Angeles
Description

The Admissions Associate will be an essential partner to the Director of Admissions in welcoming families as they learn about Archer, providing day-to-day support for the admissions process, and interacting with a variety of constituents including applicant families, current students and volunteers, Faculty/Staff, feeder schools, and other sending organizations. This individual is part of an energetic, dynamic and mission-driven team that plays a key role in shaping first impressions and the ongoing experiences of families throughout the admissions process.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Event management/attendance, including limited evenings and weekends
  • Provide logistical support for admissions events and other school related events
  • Communicate with prospective families through phone calls, emails and in-person conversations
  • Conduct parent and student interviews
  • Participate in the internal Admissions Committee to help make selection recommendations
  • Manage the admissions database including knowledge of SchoolAdmin and Blackbaud; collect and process documents; facilitate online file reading
  • Manage the admissions section of the School’s website

 

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Self-starter with an entrepreneurial spirit; ability to work independently and as part of a team; flexibility regarding responsibilities; perform outstanding customer service at all times
  • Able to analyze problems and devise appropriate solutions, prioritize, work within tight deadlines, and exercise good judgment
  • Superior interpersonal skills
  • Superior organizational, time management, oral and written communication skills
  • Extreme attention to detail and accuracy, strong presentation skills
  • A good sense of humor, enthusiasm for a high-energy work environment, and collegial manner
  • Warm demeanor and comfort speaking professionally to students and their parents
  • High level of diplomacy and discretion when dealing with sensitive information
  • Computer fluency/expertise and strong database skills (Excel, Google Drive, PowerPoint, In Design, Keynote)

 

Required Education & Experience:
Bachelor’s degree required.  Experience with independent schools a plus.  Experience in admissions or marketing desirable.

Archer is an educational community that supports and challenges young women to discover their passions and realize their true potential. Serving 500 girls in grades 6-12, Archer’s joyful and ambitious program is founded on the latest research around how girls learn and thrive. Central to its mission, Archer remains passionately committed to cultivating a diverse and inclusive community where all students and adults can thrive personally, professionally, and academically. To learn more about the School, visit www.archer.org.
 

To apply

To apply please visit:  www.archer.org/careersThis position is full-time and starts immediately.

No phone calls, please. The Archer School for Girls is an Equal Opportunity Employer.