Admissions Coordinator

Uncommon Schools
Camden County, NJ
Jan 25, 2023
Jan 27, 2023
Position Type
Employment Type
Organization Type
College / University, Non-profit
Company Description

Uncommon Schools is a nonprofit network of high-performing, public charter schools providing an outstanding K-12 education in historically under-resourced communities. We have proudly built schools that reflect our student population, with more than 60% of our teachers and staff across our network identifying as a person of color. Uncommon currently manages 53 schools serving more than 20,000 students in five cities: Boston, Camden, New York City, Newark, and Rochester. We are proud that Uncommon graduates persist in and graduate from college at five times the rate of their peers nationally. We achieve this by offering strong academic, co-curricular, and social-emotional learning that prepares students for success in college and beyond.

Job Description

This role supports our Camden Prep High School schools by carrying out critical recruitment and enrollment work needed to fill out schools to capacity. The person in this role will activate their personal network and engage Camden community based organizations to spread the word about our schools to potential families. They will use SchoolMint and enrollment data trackers to support families through the registration process and ensure an excellence experience in the registration process for families. This role also supports the operational needs of the High School.

Enrollment Support

  • Collaborate with both Enrollment and School Teams to support families through the enrollment process in SchoolMint
  • Provide families with direct support opportunities to enroll at connect with schools through school tours and other means
  • Responsible for using enrollment data tracking systems

Community Engagement

  • Follow marketing and outreach strategies to recruit families to apply to Uncommon Schools
  • Coordinate outreach events with community based organizations to table
  • Conduct outreach calls to engage potential leads and recruit them to Uncommon schools

Required Skills/Abilities


  • You enjoy finding the most compelling way to communicate to potential families
  • You like to work both in team and individually to reach a collective goal
  • You understand metrics and how to utilize them to influence the decisions of those around you
  • Excellent organization, time management, and follow-through skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Problem solving attitude towards challenges and struggles
  • This role requires some evening and weekend work

Experience Required

  • 1-3 years of work experience required
  • Knowledge of Camden community
  • Speaks fluent Spanish (Preferred)


  • Hybrid - meaning the role moves between offices or remote regularly - will be on site at Camden Prep High School (Copewood Location) 1-2 times per week (though we are currently running all interviews remotely due to COVID until further notice).
  • Will attend outreach events in the Camden Community

Additional Information

This role is currently a part time hourly position with flexible work hours. Uncommon Schools offer salaries commensurate with experience and a very generous benefits and vacation package. All staff members receive extensive professional development, and are equipped with a laptop computer and all necessary supplies.

Uncommon believes in the importance of being a diverse, equitable and inclusive organization that enables our students and staff to thrive. We are committed to building a talented team that reflects the diverse backgrounds and experiences of our students. At the same time, we work to ensure an inclusive community through creating a space for meaningful dialogue about issues of race and identity for our staff and students. As an equal opportunity employer, we hire without consideration to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or disability.