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Assistant Director, Upper Campus Admissions

Assistant Director, Upper Campus Admissions

School: The Mount Vernon School
Available Position: Administrator
Description:

Founded in 1972, The Mount Vernon School is a leading private school of inquiry, innovation, and impact.

Anchored in Christian values — love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control — relationships at Mount Vernon are foundational to learning. Preparing students to be college ready, globally competitive, and engaged citizen leaders call us to lean in to inclusion, diversity, equity, and action.

Creating and cultivating connections between all people, ideas, and sectors, the School welcomes all learners to wrestle with voices and perspectives that challenge our assumptions, biases, stereotypes, and privileges. Not allowing our differences to divide us requires each of us to engage in honest, vulnerable, and courageous conversations through empathy, reflection, examination, and action. Being real agents of change is a continuous journey.

Committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, our trust in each other strengthens our sense of identity, autonomy, and interdependence. As a school of inquiry, innovation, and impact, we are committed to creating and sustaining a school culture where all members feel valued and safe, sharing their authentic selves to design a better world…together.

Summary:

The Mount Vernon School seeks a dynamic Assistant Director of Upper Campus Admissions for the 2021-2022 school year. As a member of the administrative staff at Mount Vernon, this individual will model what it means to be inquisitive, motivated, flexible, and creative as they work to share the Mount Vernon story and support the School’s enrollment goals. They will be a vital member of the Admissions Team, involved in all areas of the School in addition to Middle and Upper School, and will be responsible for fulfilling all of their responsibilities in accordance with the mission of the School.

Role & Responsibilities:

Support the mission, vision, and norms of Mount Vernon
Represent the School at receptions, school fairs, and community events
Coordinate all Middle and Upper School events and student visits
Serve as the point of contact for Middle and Upper School prospective families, guiding them through the admissions process from inquiry through enrollment
Manage the Student Ambassador program
Stay informed about the daily life of the School, including school events, curriculum updates, student highlights
Assist with cultivating and maintaining relationships with feeder schools
Demonstrate a high level of competency in multiple Mount Vernon Mindsets (e.g. Creative Thinker, Solution Seeker, Ethical Decision-Maker, Innovator, Collaborator, Communicator)

Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree
Experience in Admissions at a high school or collegiate level preferred
Able to solve problems and set goal; driven, resilient, comfortable taking risks, and able to thrive in a fast-paced, innovative environment
Creative, able to identify creative solutions, and adapt as new challenges and opportunities arise
Detail-oriented
Able to connect with people and maintain professional relationships with a positive attitude
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Proficient with technological tools and platforms

The faculty and staff of The Mount Vernon School believe the fair and equitable treatment of employees is critical to fulfilling its mission and purpose. It is the policy of The Mount Vernon School to conduct business and provide equal employment opportunity to all persons without regard to race, color, age, gender, religion, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.


Contact name: Human Resources
Contact email address: https://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/Details/668430/The-Mount-Vernon-School/Assistant-Director-Upper-Campus-Admissions


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