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Admission Director

Shining Mountain Waldorf School

Boulder, CO, USA

Full time


Apr 21

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Job Title:   Admission Director  

Program: Administration

Reports to: School Director of Advancement Director

FLSA Status: Exempt

Date: April 2022

Position Summary

This position is responsible for increasing enrollment across the school prekindergarten-12th grade. The Admission Director promotes the school and Waldorf Education through leading school tours, attending school fairs and other related off campus events, holding open house events on campus, and looking for opportunities to introduce the school and its programs to the greater Boulder community. The Admission Director guides families through the admission process and enrollment at the school. Additionally, the Admission Director works in collaboration with other members of the Advancement Committee to seek opportunities to promote the school, its programs and Waldorf Education. Other tasks include: tracking enrollment trends internally and externally to inform the admissions process of the school over time; overseeing the school’s Welcome Committee to ensure new families integrate easily and well into the school community to increase retention; as well as serving on the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Increase enrollment across the school, particularly in the High School
  • Lead school tours
  • Facilitate the admission process from inquiry through to enrollment
  • Work collaboratively with the Pedagogical Director, High School Director, and faculty sections to support and facilitate the admissions process
  • Arrange the Essentials of Waldorf Education fall and spring presentations
  • Arrange the New Parent Tea at the start of the school year
  • Arrange the Rising First Grade Parent Welcome Evening (and some years, the Rising 6th Grade Parent Evening)
  • Attend school fairs and other off campus events to promote the school, its programs and Waldorf Education
  • Hold open house events on campus
  • Look for opportunities to introduce the school and its programs to the greater Boulder community
  • Collaborate with the Advancement team to promote the school, its programs and Waldorf Education
  • Welcome Committee oversight
  • Maintain data tracking spreadsheets across the sections of the school

Additional Responsibilities

  • Serve on Advancement Committee
  • Serve on the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee
  • As per our SMWS philosophy, the person filling this position may occasionally be required to carry out or assist with other tasks in accordance with the duties listed above.

Education and Qualifications / Regulations

  • Bachelor's Degree preferred
  • Waldorf Education knowledge
  • Foundation Studies preferred
  • Sales and marketing experience

Work Setting

  • General office environment
  • Walking the campus with interested families 
  • Occasional weekend and evening hours 

Salary, Hours and Benefits

  • Full time, salary position (exempt)
  • Optimum hours during School hours – Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • Year-round administrative position
  • Employee benefits are offered for this position

Physical Requirements

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the Essential Duties and Responsibilities of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee must be able to perform:
  • Lift 25 pounds, bending, stretching
  • Mobility to move boxes 
  • Work within an office setting
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Shining Mountain Waldorf School is fully committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and to attracting, retaining, developing and promoting the most qualified employees without regard to their race, religion, gender, gender identity, disability, familial status, sexual orientation or national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by state or local law.  We are dedicated to providing a work environment free from discrimination and harassment, where employees are treated with respect and dignity.  

 Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and three references to hrmgr@smwaldorf.org

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