The Admissions Associate is a 10-month staff position responsible for supporting all aspects of the admissions process during the academic year. The Admissions Associate will work with the Director of Admissions K-8 and the Director of Enrollment Management and other members of the Admissions Team to help the School meet short- and long-term enrollment goals identified by School Leadership and the Board of Trustees.
The Admissions Associate reports to the Director of Enrollment Management and is a member of the Admissions Team.
The Associate’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Promoting Hackley to prospective families on and off campus and virtually.
Conducting information sessions and interviews with applicants and their parents and working with Directors to craft new approaches for these events.
Communicating promptly, effectively, and positively with families through all stages of the admissions process.
Reading applicant files and serving as a member of divisional Admissions Committees.
Providing administrative support and coordination of Admissions events.
Providing data entry support to help track office successes and growth opportunities.
Assisting with marketing efforts, including development of print and web content and social media for various promotional uses.
Assisting with developing, evaluating, and maintaining existing diversity, equity, and inclusion projects within the Admissions Office.
Partner with the Financial Aid Coordinator and Admissions Associate for support with administrative office tasks.
An interest in working with families and students K-12.
A sense of humor, professional warmth, and a zeal for collaboration.
Attention to detail and strong organizational, multi-tasking, and prioritizing skills.
Outstanding public relations and written and verbal communication skills.
Enthusiasm for meeting new people and assisting them on the phone, over email, and in person.
Discretion and good judgment along with a high level of integrity and ethical standards.
A desire to work as part of a goal-oriented team in a fast-paced environment.
Flexibility, growth mindset, and desire to learn new skills.
Intercultural awareness and competency.
A willingness to engage with the school community beyond the admissions office.
About Hackley School
About Hackley School:
Hackley is an Equal Opportunity Employer, intentionally committed to fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community. We welcome candidates representing a full spectrum of race, ability, gender, national origin, religion, and sexual orientation. A Hackley education embraces both the open exchange of ideas and learning from varying perspectives, inclusive of the beliefs and identities reflected within the community. Qualifications for employment include a demonstrated commitment to these principles.
Hackley is a nonsectarian coeducational K-12 independent school located in Tarrytown, NY, 20 miles north of New York City on the Hudson River. Founded as a boarding school in 1899, Hackley enrolls around 840 students in grades Kindergarten through Grade 12, including 30 five-day boarding students in Grades 9 -12. With over 40% of our faculty residing in school housing Hackley combines the community cohesion of a boarding school with the stimulation of a day school in close proximity to one of the great cities of the world.