Our SchoolFrench American + International is a PK-12 independent school in San Francisco. Founded in 1962, the school is a multicultural, multilingual educational institution with over 1,100 students across an urban campus in the heart of the city. Guided by the principles of academic rigor and diversity, the French American International School offers programs of study in French and English to prepare its graduates for a world in which the ability to think critically and to communicate across cultures is of paramount importance.Mission and ValuesOur international community brings together people from many backgrounds.
Together we strive to create a shared culture that develops compassionate, confident, and principled people who will make the world better. We base our community on these values: Respect, Integrity, Inclusion, Collaboration, and Curiosity. OpportunityWorking at French American + International opens up a myriad of opportunities ?
both personal and professional. Critical to our Strategic Plan in creating a proud, engaged community, we appreciate our faculty and staff by fostering a community of ongoing learning, respect, and collegiality and by providing competitive compensation and benefits. It is also of paramount importance to us that we continue to foster an environment of diversity, equity, and inclusion as we build a school community of individuals who are an actual representation of the world we live in.
Position Overview: The High School Admissions Coordinator reports to the Dean of Admission and works closely with the Associate Director. The successful candidate will join an experienced and dynamic schoolwide team in pursuit of Mission and Values-driven enrollment goals. Presence on campus is required.Skills Requirements: + Must be detailed-oriented, organized.
+ Ability to handle multiple tasks under tight deadlines with patience, flexibility, and accuracy+ Ability to work with a minimum of supervision to prioritize and carry-out tasks+ Rapidly assimilate knowledge of the school?s programs and brand messaging + Excellent writing and editing skills + Ability to work well with families, students, and colleagues+ Strong technology skills including Microsoft Word, and Excel, Google Docs, and Zoom. Facility with Internet research tools. Rapid assimilation of the ability to use the school?s online Application tool, website-based communication tool, and database infrastructure.
+ Ability to manage confidential information+ Must enjoy teenagers, high school ambiance, and have a sense of humor.+ Be a role model and embody the school?s Mission and Values. + Independent School experience a plus+ Must have open mind and an appreciation for multiculturalism and a global mindsetMajor Responsibilities Include:+ Responding to phone inquiries regarding admission procedures, events, and visits to the high school. Ensuring clear communication concerning admission activities to prospective families, placement counselors, and administration throughout the admission process.
+ Performing administrative tasks: monitoring office priorities and deadlines; managing daily office routine and procedures; collaborative planning; email correspondence, marketing materials; coordinating and maintaining general admissions calendar. + Entering student information into databases + Interviewing students + Coordinating student ambassador and student visit program under the guidance of the Associate Director of Admission. Greeting and guiding visitors to appropriate activities/information.
+ Assisting and participating in recruitment events: coordinating onsite and offsite events, presentations, and materials for prospective students, Open Houses, recruitment fairs, etc. Assisting in the coordination of volunteers and student participation. (Evening and weekend job assignments are occasionally necessary.
+ Preparing applications for admission committee review. Scheduling meetings for admission committee members and preparing agendas, spreadsheets, comparative data, etc. + Coordinating enrollment documents and decision letters, preparing mailings, monitoring, and processing enrollment results.
+ Collaborating with our PK-8 Office of Admission to streamline various aspects of the admissions process. Benefits+ Medical, dental, and vision+ Paid vacation, holidays, and sick days+ Retirement plan with matching contributions after 2 years of service+ Flexible spending plans for medical, dependent care, and commuting expenses.EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY POLICYFrench American International School is committed to providing an open, fair, inclusive, non-discriminatory environment for all individuals across differences of race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, socio-economic status, ethnicity, age, physical ability, or medical condition. We seek to increase the presence, representation, and inclusion of U.S.
historically under-represented people of color, international, bilingual and bicultural students, faculty and staff; and, to provide an environment that will attract and retain individuals identified as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning and intersex (LGBTQQI)
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