Convent of the Sacred Heart, 91st St | New York, NY | Admissions Associate

Convent of the Sacred Heart is New York City's oldest independent school for girls. As an independent, Catholic school, educating students in Pre-K through 12, we are part of an international network of 160 schools. We are committed to a set of principles shared by all Sacred Heart Schools. Known as the "Goals and Criteria," these principles articulate the core components of a Sacred Heart education and charge our community with a unified educational mission.

At the heart of our philosophy is the belief that each child possesses unique gifts. Our job is to unearth those gifts, nurture them, and empower each child of the Sacred Heart to share those gifts with the global community. Convent of the Sacred Heart is committed to building a community that is anti-racist, anti-bias, fair, inclusive, and welcoming to everyone and seeks candidates who connect to our 
Mission and Goals.

Admissions Associate
Beginning June 2022
Position: Admissions Associate
Reports to: Director of Admissions & Enrollment Management

  • First point of contact for all admissions inquiries and communications to applicant families
  • Conduct admissions interviews and student visits for all divisions
  • Conduct admissions training and participate in tours for all divisions
  • Attend financial committee meetings
  • Coordinate with Admissions Director and Associate Directors with admissions events
  • Organizes and coordinates admissions outreach and recruiting efforts (school visits and fairs)
  • Serve on the admissions committee for all divisions
  • Draft admissions materials and presentations
  • Oversee the management of admissions data
  • Generate reports and calculate statistical data
  • Plan and organize student playgroup visits and individual student visits
  • Work directly with Admissions team and tour guides to provide a weekly schedule
  • Attend weekly admissions meetings & create meeting agenda
  • Prepare and manage electronic admissions decision letters & enrollment contracts
  • Manage online application process and serve as web liaison
  • Monitor enrollment by creating and maintaining class list and attrition list
  • Perform other duties as assigned
Requirements & Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • One year of professional experience in a similar role or experience with independent schools or non-profit organizations
  • Proficiency with technology including databases, spreadsheets, and online application platforms
  • Have sensitivity and awareness of economic, cultural, and other considerations present in the enrollment of a diverse student body
  • Be a team player who is organized, flexible, creative and detail-oriented
  • Have a strong work ethic, good interpersonal skills, database and technical skills, a sense of humor, and the ability to be forward-thinking in order to anticipate the needs of the office and respond accordingly
  • Demonstrate ability to maintain grace under pressure and maintain professionalism and discretion in all aspects of representing the school
  • Knowledge of, appreciation for, and demonstrated commitment to anti-racist and anti-bias education
It is the policy of Sacred Heart to provide equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants. This means that all employees and applicants will be treated on an equal basis without regard to race, religion, color, gender, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, pregnancy, military status, Vietnam or other veteran status, sexual orientation, domestic partnership status, disability, genetic information, gender identity, unemployment status or any other status protected by law. In addition to the protected classifications included in our EEO policy, the School also prohibits any form of discrimination or harassment based on being a certified medical marijuana patient, arrest or conviction, or domestic violence victim status in accordance with state law. This policy applies to all terms, conditions and privileges of employment, including but not limited to: hiring, training, faculty development, promotion, compensation, benefits, educational assistance, employee facilities, termination, and retirement. Any employee who engages in conduct that violates this policy is subject to discipline, up to and including termination.
Schools of the Sacred Heart share in the educational mission of the Society of the Sacred Heart as articulated in the Goals and Criteria. The structure supporting Sacred Heart education in Canada and the United States includes the Conference of Sacred Heart Education and the Network of Sacred Heart Schools.  Together they provide services and programs to ensure vitality of mission for the member schools sponsored by the Society of the Sacred Heart.