• Full Time
  • San Francisco
  • This position has been filled

Website Urban School

Founded in 1966, the Urban School of San Francisco is a progressive independent high school of 420 students located in the heart of the Haight Ashbury neighborhood. Urban is beginning a search for an Admissions Associate & Outreach Coordinator to complete a 4-member admissions team dedicated to enrolling a talented, engaged and diverse group of students each year.

Urban strives to ignite a passion for learning and to inspire its students to become self-motivated, lifelong participants in their education and active citizens in their communities. The educational philosophy and programs emphasize learning as a joyful process of discovery; use of city and Bay Area resources to extend learning beyond the classroom; mutual respect and a strong rapport between students and teachers; and a firm commitment to an inclusive and diverse school community. For further information on Urban’s mission and programs, please visit our website at www.urbanschool.org.

A successful candidate will have strong organizational and interpersonal skills; communicate clearly in writing and verbally; engage comfortably with prospective students and families in a variety of settings; have a commitment to issues of equity and inclusion in our school environment, and pay close attention to detail.

Classification: Full-time, Non-exempt, 12-month staff
Starting: August 2024 (specific date TBD)
Reporting to: Director of Admissions

Position Description:

  • Serve as an engaging ambassador and enthusiastic champion of the school, its mission and its program
  • Possess in-depth knowledge of Urban’s academic programs and activities and serve as a primary source of information about Urban and its admissions process for prospective students and parent/guardians
  • Assist with all admissions event planning, execution and management, including, but not limited to, tours, fairs, visit program, information sessions, open houses, interviews, affinity night, and more (includes occasional weeknights and weekends)
  • Assist in management of our interview program and interview prospective students in an engaging, warm manner
  • Help manage and lead student visit program
  • Serve as liaison to foster and manage relationships with outreach organizations and members, public and parochial schools
  • Assist with all operations of the admissions office, including community and prospective family communication, admissions software and each aspect of the admissions process
  • Evaluate applications and review them with the Admissions Committee; maintain confidentiality and high level of integrity
  • Cheerfully complete miscellaneous clerical tasks and complete deliverables on time and proactively manage workload by seeking assistance as needed


  • High school diploma; some college preferred
  • Strong reading, writing, verbal and organizational skills
  • Professional, warm demeanor and ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team and individually
  • Ability to connect and build relationships with a wide variety of individuals of different ages and backgrounds
  • Demonstrated problem-solving ability
  • Strong commitment to equity and inclusion within a school environment
  • Commitment to deadlines and timeliness
  • Strong computer literacy with good facility in using Microsoft Word, Excel, and Google apps
  • Some Knowledge of Urban School’s programs, curriculum and community preferred
  • Professional, warm demeanor; high level of integrity and approachability; sense of humor

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:

  • This position will occasionally require some evening and weekend work, working outdoors, and working with children and adults
  • Typical Working Conditions: Climate-controlled office and classroom environment
  • Equipment Used: Personal laptop computer, phone printer/copy machine‌
  • Essential Physical Tasks: Some lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling; and significant fine finger dexterity. This job requires 50% sitting, 25% walking, and 25% standing

Salary And Benefits:

The anticipated hourly wage the school reasonably expects to pay for the Admissions Associate & Outreach Coordinator position is $39.66 to 42.07/hr. A comprehensive benefits package is provided, which includes medical and dental coverage. In addition, we offer retirement, life and disability insurance, Flex Spending for medical and dependent care, Commuter Transit benefits with an employer subsidy, EAP, Travel Assistance, Grief Counseling, and more, including:

  • Professional development and training.
  • Financial contributions towards purchasing breakfast, lunch and snacks.
  • Parking in the school garage provided on a first-come, first-served basis.

Please see our Benefits Overview for more details.

To apply, please visit our Career Center and select Admissions Associate & Outreach Coordinator to start your application and upload your cover letter and resume.