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The Assistant Director of Admissions will work alongside the Director of Admissions and Enrollment Management to represent Galloway in the community. They must be an effective and energetic communicator of the philosophy and mission of the school, who can also communicate clearly to all faculty & staff and prospective families with superb verbal and written communication skills. The Assistant Director will be a master communicator who can vividly tell our story and make known the value proposition of a Galloway educational experience to any size group in the school or Atlanta community. The Assistant Director will be an essential part of the recruitment of prospective families. Working closely with faculty and staff, they will plan and execute admissions events for both prospective and current families. This person will be a team player and thought partner to the Director. The Assistant Director should possess a confident and outgoing personality and the ability to work well with many types of people in many types of environments.
Serve as an ambassador for the school; communicate the unique value proposition and distinctive qualities/characteristics of the school to prospective students and families
Play a visible role in welcoming and integrating new families at school events and activities
Partner with the Director of Admissions & Enrollment Management to design and implement recruitment and outreach initiatives to meet goals, represent the school at admission events and school fairs, school visits, and off-campus events
Understand issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion within an independent school context and work to advance DEI within the admissions and enrollment process
Develop and maintain a deep knowledge of the academic and cocurricular programming at Galloway
Develop, assist, and execute admissions events, tours, and recruiting events in person and/or virtually
Collaborate with the Director of Admissions & Enrollment Management and the Marketing and Communications Office to create, design, and deliver the marketing and communication collateral and plans for the Admissions Office
Collaboratively work with other members of the Admissions team and school community to support the overall function of the department
Manage and support admissions projects as they occur, including analyzing surveys, managing database and admissions files; coordinating and training student and parent volunteers for admission events and tours
Deliver dynamic presentations; lead school tours; speak to groups of prospective students and families, and other constituents
General Expectations and Competencies
Be highly organized, detail-oriented, and capable of managing a range of responsibilities while maintaining a friendly, positive attitude
Guide and support prospective students and families throughout the admission process
Excellent communication skills with a strong attention to detail and follow through to deliver outstanding customer service
Develop and maintain strong relationships with team members; staff and faculty; parents, students, and volunteers
Respond promptly to all calls and emails from prospective and current Galloway families providing extraordinary customer service
Possess a warm and welcoming manner, a friendly and upbeat personality, and genuine interest in working with children and families
Have genuine support of the Galloway mission, a sense of humor, and the ability to work well within a collaborative environment
Skills, Knowledge, and Experience
3-5 years of experience in Admissions
Prior experience with/proficiency in Blackbaud and Ravenna software programs is strongly preferred
Ability to communicate clearly and enthusiastically to all staff and prospective families with superb verbal and written communication skills
Ability to exhibit sensitivity, discretion, and a sense of humor
Process confidential/sensitive information with discretion and in accordance with established guidelines or legal standards
Utilize data to inform strategic planning
A sensitivity and awareness of economic, cultural, and other considerations present in the enrollment of a diverse student body
Education: A Master's degree is preferred but is not as important as the ability to do the job well.
The GALLOWAY SCHOOL MISSION: The Galloway School is a community where learning is joyful, individuals are valued, and self-discovery is encouraged. Galloway students confidently embrace challenges while developing the knowledge, skills, and cultural competence to thrive as enlightened contributors in their chosen pathways.