Jan 13, 2024

Admissions Associate

  • TrulyHired
  • East Sandwich, Sandwich, MA, USA
Full-time School Support

Job Description

Admissions Associate Job Description Reports to: The Director of Admissions Job Classification: Full Time, Non-Exempt, Hourly Position Main Function: The responsibility of the Admissions Associate is to assist the Admissions Office with all aspects of the Admissions process. Essential Job Functions: 1. Travel (at least 80 hours per month) to promote the school. Primarily in the Northeast but will include nationwide and international destinations. This also includes visits to events/conferences, professional organizations, advocates, educational consultants and special education attorneys who work closely with our students and families. 2. Assist the admissions staff with management of the prospective student's admissions process for middle school, high school, transition, and summer programs. a. Initial phone contact and documentation into Veracross b. Admissions correspondence ( follow-up correspondence regarding the next step, etc.) c. Review of records, including neuropsychological and related school reports d. Follow-up correspondence and phone calls with professionals, psychologists, consultants, and families e. Interview and tour with student/families f. Coordinate visits for prospective students g. When on campus attend the admissions committee meetings h. Regularly update referring professionals i. Meet with staff to provide smooth transition for selected students j. Update profiles and assist with class placement if needed for visiting students k. Learn and use the admissions database for prospective/re-enrolled student documentation l. Cull files of accepted students with admissions staff m. Cull files of alumni students, as needed with admissions office manager. 3. Assist with marketing the school and developing relationships with referral sources. 4. Help to coordinate and run school tours and information sessions for prospective students, families, educational consultants, etc. 5. Assist with Opening Weekends to greet new students and families (summer and fall programs) 6. Understand website, marketing materials, and recruitment efforts and offer suggestions or changes. 7. All other duties as assigned. 12/2023 Candidate Requirements: 1. Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree and wide-ranging experience in the field of admissions and or Special Education. 2. Demonstrates strong interpersonal, sales, communication, technology and writing skills. 3. The ability to research targeted marketing opportunities within identified geographies. 4. Must passionately, confidently, and clearly express all that Riverview makes possible for students. 5. Exhibits comfort and competence with public speaking/presenting the school and its programs. 6. The ability to form and foster close relationships with referring professionals. 7. Travel plays an integral role in this position. Ideal candidate will undertake frequent travel primarily in the Northeast region but will include nationwide and international destinations, including multi -day or weekly overnight marketing trips. 8. Demonstrates a clear understanding of learning disabilities and willingness to learn the integrated curriculum, and middle, secondary, and transition programs offered at Riverview School. 9. Experience working in an admissions office or have a certification in Moderate Special Needs /experience working with adolescents with learning disabilities is preferred. 10. Participate in orientation training weeks prior to the opening of school, in addition to the weekly in-service training program throughout the school year (minimum of 24 hours of in-service training). 11. Demonstrate the ability to learn, understand and implement Riverview's philosophy, goals and related policies and procedures. 12. All admissions associates must exercise efficiently and effectively: a. time management and organizational skills b. communication and interpersonal skills c. flexibility to step in to assist other departments as needed 13. This position requires the following: a. Valid driver's license b. Valid Passport for international travel c. Documentation of a negative TB test d. Participation in Universal Precaution and OSHA Guidance Training e. Suitable background check results (including CORI, SORI, DCF, Child Welfare, and fingerprinting) f. Current CPR and First Aid certification

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