Admissions and Outreach Director

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We currently have a job opening for an Admissions and Outreach Director

East Bay School for Boys—an independent middle school for boys in Berkeley, CA—is looking for a full-time Admissions and Outreach Director for the 2021-2022 school year. This position will report to the Head of School.

Duties specific to this position include:

Designing and executing the school’s admissions program, including the design and implementation of the inquiry and visit experiences and the application process and documents.
Leading the Admissions Committee and collaborating with other key staff to craft diverse, values-aligned classes from our applicant pool.
Supporting the Tuition Assistance Committee with the tuition assistance allocation process.
Creating and coordinating new family communications and orientation, including assisting other members of the administrative team with the onboarding and enrollment processes.
Coordinating the re-enrollment process for current families.
Designing and overseeing regular enrollment management assessment processes for enrollment program improvement.
Supervising and executing the school’s community outreach.
Collaboratively designing and implementing the school’s strategic marketing program and storytelling as a key member of the Advancement Team.
Assisting the School Coordinator with proper record keeping on incoming and current students.
Collaborating with the School Coordinator, Facilities Manager, and other staff to ensure that the school’s physical campus is clean and reflective of our school’s values and story.
Collaborating with the Work teacher to foster stewardship program opportunities to bring EBSB into local elementary school classrooms.
Coordinating visits from other organizations and schools to witness our innovative educational and design thinking programs and our one-of-a-kind all-boys social-emotional curriculum.
Preparing and delivering periodic admissions reports to the Board of Directors.
In addition, we ask all EBSB staff to do the following:

Effectively communicate with a diverse parent body.
Participate in team and staff meetings, attend school functions, supervise student breaks, etc.
Participate on the Admissions Committee and other committees, as needed and appropriate.
Required qualifications specific to this position include:

A Bachelor of Arts or Science degree and/or professional coursework or certification indicating training applicable to the responsibilities of the position.
Experience in admissions and/or outreach work, preferably in an independent school setting.
Magnetism, sense of humor, and the ability to apply these to translate the mission of our school into experiences that will attract prospective families.
Ability to tell an authentic story that resonates with the lived experiences of current and prospective families and students.
In addition to the above, the following qualifications are highly desirable:

Experience working in school leadership.
We ask all EBSB staff to meet the following qualifications:

An appreciation for and desire to work with middle school-aged students.
Demonstrate cultural humility and show your work toward this lifelong learning goal.
Demonstrate knowledge of the essential role that social-emotional literacy plays in the workplace, and interest in applying SEL within the educational setting.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Flexibility and excellent interpersonal skills.
Strong organizational skills and the ability to multitask.
Ability to take initiative, work passionately and joyfully, take on leadership roles as needed, and collaborate effectively with diverse constituencies.
The salary is competitive. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, FSA, 401(k) with employer match, and more.

East Bay School for Boys, an independent middle school (grades 6-8), is an academically challenging and active environment: built for boys and with boys. We provide opportunities for boys to design, build, nurture, and grow their world, empowering boys to affect, connect, reflect, and most importantly, love to learn. We also focus on the social and emotional experience by creating a space where students have positive male role models and are taught how to, and encouraged to be, the great men of tomorrow: engaged, thoughtful, and courageous.

EBSB faculty are passionate leaders and learners dedicated to creating a community with a shared goal of building capacity in all of our boys; of helping to develop each boy’s cultural capital; of creating a safe, creative and exciting classroom and school environment; and of providing a stellar academic, physical and social/emotional experience for young men.

EBSB faculty play a significant part in creating the culture of the school. Their voices are important in finding and solving problems, designing and implementing curriculum, and creating innovative and sustainable programs. East Bay School for Boys recruits faculty from a variety of sources and seeks individuals who are well-suited to work with boys, who would enjoy a collaborative working environment, and who reflect the diversity within the school and of the East Bay. EBSB faculty explore together in collaboration to nurture an environment that fosters trust, collective purpose, communication, healthy conflict, and shared accountability.

When hiring faculty, East Bay School for Boys seeks individuals who are experienced in working with middle school students; who can make learning irresistible through challenge, a well-structured classroom, differentiation and a variety of teaching/learning modalities; who love teaching and working with boys; who are passionate about their subject area(s) and learning new things; who are eager to work in an interdisciplinary and collaborative environment; who are creative and have good organizational, project-management, and communication skills; who are willing to assume a variety of roles within the school including academic and social/emotional advising and coaching; who are creative, flexible and resilient educators; who make great role models for adolescent boys; and who have a sense of humor.

Interested candidates should submit a résumé and cover letter to employment@ebsfb.org.

To apply for this job email your details to employement@ebsfb.org