The Hun School of Princeton seeks an Associate Director of Admissions to support the Director of Admission, Financial Aid, and Enrollment Management in planning, coordinating, and directing those activities designed to attract and enroll qualified students in sufficient number to produce an academically and socially sound community.
Responsibilities will include:
Assist the Director of Admission with the development and implementation of the admissions process and the maintenance of communication with candidates who seek entrance to The Hun School;
Support the Director in developing and supervising the internal and external enrollment management programs, including effective retention activities, recruitment materials and publications, including print and website presentations;
Member of the admissions and re-enrollment committee, reading all folders and recommending applicant status to the Director regarding decision-making;
Significant travel to visit feeder schools, attend fairs, and other recruitment events;
Cultivate and maintain relationships with all referral sources, feeder schools, consultants, agents, alumni, and current families as directed by Director of Admission;
Assisting with organizing all phases of major marketing projects: viewbook, website, etc.;
Assist in creating and producing small publications: invitations, holiday cards, etc.;
Assist in planning and coordinating all aspects of on campus recruitment events: Open Houses, Information Nights, and Revisit Days, including the marketing and advertising programs for these events;
Assist in coordinating all campus visits by prospective families and referral sources;
Assisting the Director of Admission in overseeing office management, procedures, and planning;
Interviewing prospective students and their families and maintaining communication throughout the admissions process;
Assisting the Director of Admission and Financial Aid with file management, needs assessment and grant management for all families applying for financial aid.
In addition to significant experience in a related role and environment, the successful candidate will possess:
Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree;
Must possess good social skills and ability to interact and work with a diverse group that makes up the Hun School community including co-workers, students, parents and visitors;
Self-motivation, wisdom, perspective, confidence and excellent problem solving skills;
Excellent communication and facilitation skills;
The ability to effectively manage change and growth;
A collaborative, trust-based work style with a high level of personal and professional integrity;
Personal qualities including resilience, approachability, and kindness;
Must pass State of New Jersey Criminal Background check.
This position is full-time, twelve (12) months per year, exempt from overtime, and eligible for all benefits afforded to full-time Hun School employees. The working environment is a school and office environment on a hilly 45-acre campus in Princeton, New Jersey. The abilities to occasionally lift files and storage boxes, walk up and down stairs, attend meetings in varying locations throughout campus, and continually use computers and related office equipment are required. Not all buildings on campus have elevators.
About The Hun School of Princeton
The Hun School of Princeton, an independent coeducational boarding and day school, with a diverse student body of 650 in grades 6-PG, is distinguished by its highly engaging college preparatory curriculum, broad extracurricular programs, supportive faculty, and a happy and kind community spirit.