Lower School Admissions Assessment Manager (Seasonal)

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Employer
Rye Country Day School
Location
Rye, NY
Posted
Aug 02, 2022
Closes
Aug 08, 2022
Ref
246916849
Specialty
Admissions
Position Type
Manager
Hours
Full-time
Employment Type
Contract
Organization Type
College / University
Rye Country Day School seeks a seasonal (September-February), Lower School Admissions Assessment Manager beginning in September, 2022. This position is a part-time, hourly position. Rye Country Day School is a coeducational, Prek-12, college preparatory school located in Westchester County, New York dedicated to providing students with an excellent education using both traditional and innovative approaches. We are actively committed to creating and sustaining a school community that is nurturing, supportive, diverse, and inclusive, one in which all students can participate fully and achieve their maximum potential through academic, athletic, creative, and social endeavors. We expect and promote moral responsibility and strive to develop strength of character within a respectful school community.

Responsibilities Include:
  • Scheduling and conducting screenings and testing for all applicants (Pre-Kindergarten - Grade 4) in-person and/or virtually
  • Working alongside LS teachers to create an agenda and schedule for group visits
  • Scheduling and supervising group visits for Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten applicants
  • Arranging for admissions testing on campus, two times per season with ERB
  • Confirming materials with RCDS, arrange proctors, testing room availability, and scheduling applicants for testing dates
  • Scoring all Grade 3 and 4 testing, if applicable
  • Uploading all testing materials and reports to Blackbaud for committee review
  • Sharing scheduling with Assistant Director of Admissions, Lower School
  • Reading and evaluating all Lower School files in order to participate in committee meetings
  • Other duties as indicated and assigned by the Director of Admissions and Enrollment Management

Desired Qualifications, Skills, & Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Minimum 2-5 years experience in admissions and enrollment management, preferably in an independent school (former LS teacher or Learning Specialist preferred)
  • Knowledge of elementary assessments (Gesell, Missouri KIDS, ISEE Primary, & ERB V)
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to comfortably, warmly, and effectively engage with large and small groups of adults and/or students in professional or social settings
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive information
  • A well-developed sensitivity, knowledge, and understanding of the diverse backgrounds of community members
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively with all RCDS constituents including, but not limited to, employees, students, parents, and the Head of School
  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational and project management skills with an ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability and willingness to work nights and weekends, as needed
  • High degree of comfort and experience with computer technology; proficiency in Filemaker, & Blackbaud is a plus
  • Additional language fluency a plus

RCDS seeks faculty and staff who support our mission to foster a lifelong passion for learning, understanding, and service in an ever-changing world, and who share our commitment to creating and sustaining a vibrant, thriving, and inclusive multicultural learning community. The school is committed to providing invigorating and supportive work experiences for its diverse community of employees. Faculty and staff are offered meaningful opportunities for professional development, growth, and leadership; highly competitive salaries; and extensive benefits. RCDS is committed to diversity and inclusion throughout the community and curriculum. Please visit our website-http://www.ryecountryday.org - to learn more about the school’s rigorous curriculum, values, and strategic initiatives.

Rye Country Day School is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all federal, state, and local laws, which prohibit discrimination in employment because of race, color, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, religion, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, and veteran status.

Interested candidates should apply by submitting a resume and cover letter via the following link: https://rcds.workable.com/.

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