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Admissions Associate

Reports to: Toni Russell, Director of Enrollment Management (as of July 1, 2024)

Starts: August 2024

Job Status: Part time (0.3 FTE)

Compensation: $21,000 – $27,000 commensurate with education and experience

Position Overview. Th admissions assistant reports to the director of enrollment management and collaborates with the admissions team on recruitment, assessment, decisions, and onboarding through the admissions process.

The Work. The admissions associate will:

interface with families throughout the admissions process in a warm and friendly manner, providing clear communication and guidance
support in organizing and attend all relevant admissions events, including tours, open houses, school fairs, and assessment days
support all aspects of the admissions decision process, including student assessments, file reading, and deliberations
support in managing multiple calendars for tours, interview, and assessments
support parent tour guides through admissions season, and lead occasional group or individual tours
prepare materials for admission process and decision committee meetings
partner with director of enrollment management to track, analyze, and report qualitative and quantitative data for enrollment as part of the enrollment management strategy
Qualifications and Experience. We seek a team member who is/has:

a bachelor’s degree
eager to uphold the mission of The San Francisco School and its educational philosophy
comfort working with prospective and current school parents
meticulous attention to detail
flexible, patient, adept at multitasking, and maintains a good sense of humor
excellent communicator who is a people person with customer service skills
a cooperative team approach with colleagues and a willingness to take on responsibilities beyond those explicitly defined
sound judgment relating to confidential projects, personnel, school, or student matters
Physical Requirements and Work Environment. The admissions associate:

may occasionally need to lift up to 30 lbs
may work at a desk and computer for extended periods of time
may work in varied outside weather conditions during special activities on campus
Occasionally work in a highly stressful environment dealing with a wide variety of challenges, deadlines, and a varied and diverse array of contacts
work with varying levels of noise during vents, assessments, and meetings
will be available between the hours of 8:00 am and 4:00 pm with a willingness to work beyond the traditional office hours, including some early morning, evenings, and weekends
To Apply. Interested candidates may apply by sending a single document (pdf) with a letter of interest, resume, and two references to Candidates may consider combining this position with other part-time offerings (e.g. athletics coach or admissions associate). Fingerprinting, background clearance, and TB testing required.

About The San Francisco School. The San Francisco School is a coed independent preschool through eighth grade school with a commitment to a multicultural and inclusive community. Suitably characterized by a parent as “an urban school with a village atmosphere,” the School embraces San Francisco’s ethnic, cultural, and economic diversity. Our progressive approach to education encourages children to develop self-reliance, solid academic skills, creativity and a commitment to social justice. Students graduate academically prepared, inquisitive, courageous, and eager for the challenges ahead.

The San Francisco School is also an equal opportunity employer. We continually strive to build an inclusive culture in our diverse community. The School encourages applications for employment from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, or expression, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, and veteran status.

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