This position will play an integral role in the recruitment, enrollment and retention efforts of our school. This full time position has a key role in communicating and building relationships with prospective families, students and agents both nationally and internationally. APPLICANTS MUST HAVE EXPERIENCE WORKING IN A BOARDING SCHOOL ADMISSIONS OFFICE. Additional duties include but are not limited to:
Being responsible for cultivating relationships with other schools in an effort to attract qualified applicants to Putnam Science Academy (PSA). Duties include creating and attending school fairs and sharing considerable knowledge of PSA with fair attendees.
Plan, organize and execute admissions and special events. Develop and implement a strategic mission-driven admissions plan for achieving admission goals. These events include but are not limited to open houses,community events and Shadow a Mustang school day.
Maintain and manage all correspondence with current and prospective families. Lead prospective families through a personalized admissions process, reviewing all completed applications to ensure that all necessary information is included.
Maintain PDSO status with SEVIS.
Be SEVP certified for student exchange visitor program.
Create and manage all I-120's for international students.
I-901 Fee for paperwork and payments for SEVIS.
Work with the Director of Financial Affairs regarding applications for financial assistance for incoming students.
Create and execute the Admissions Marketing Plan including the development and publications that can be used for external affairs to promote the international and domestic programs.
Organize, manage and vet all homestay homes for summer camps.
Update and report statistics to Accrediting Body.
Excellent oral and written communicator
Strong fluency in technology
Highly organized and detail oriented
Knowledge of education and student culture
Experience in school admissions preferred
Minimum Bachelor's Degree required
Must be empathetic
Additional Salary Information: CANDIDATES MUST HAVE PRIOR BOARDING SCHOOL ADMISSIONS EXPERIENCE
About Putnam Science Academy
Based in the quiet corner of Connecticut, New England, Putnam Science Academy offers a preparatory boarding school education. PSA places family first, offering a close-knit environment for 8-12 grades + PG. Along with a nationally ranked basketball program, it offers a high quality American College Prep education, with a focus on Science, Math and Robotics.