Associate Director of Admissions - Lower School
The Nueva School
Associate Director of Admissions- Lower School
The Role & Opportunities
The Associate Director of Admissions Lower School is one of the key ambassadors for Nueva and provides leadership on issues related to student recruitment and admissions primarily for grades PreK-4.
They will support the admissions process and procedures for all candidates, PreK-12. The Associate Director of Admissions reports to the Director of Admissions and works closely with the lower school leadership and admission teams.
Evening and weekend work is required.
The Associate Director of Admissions will have opportunities to refine an admissions process for a growing applicant pool, partner with talented faculty and students to attract and yield mission-matched families, and launch key initiatives to support recruitment and outreach goals.
Key responsibilities include data and file management, applicant assessment, admissions performance tracking and funnel reporting, volunteer training and management, and timely and effective communication with various constituents.
The role requires the ability to both work independently and collaboratively on various admissions and larger community tasks and projects.
We are seeking applicants who represent the full diversity of our community in the Bay Area. Our ideal candidate will possess a deep understanding and appreciation of the diverse socioeconomic, racial, cultural, ability, gender identity, sexual orientation, academic, and ethnic backgrounds present in our community.
In joining our team at Nueva, you will become a part of an inclusive, iterative and equity-minded community that recognizes that social justice is a lens through which we examine all aspects of our school community in order to ensure an educational experience in which all students can thrive.
In deciding whether to apply for a position at Nueva, you are strongly encouraged to consider whether your values align with Nueva’s Mission, Vision, and Values.
Terms & Compensation
This is a full-time, exempt position.
Compensation commensurate with experience.
Please submit a cover letter, résumé, and the contact information and job title for at least three professional references at https : / / nuevaschool.
applytojob.com / apply. If you have questions about this position, please contact Scott Bowers, Director of Human Resources, at (sbowers nuevaschool.org).
The Nueva School is an Equal Opportunity Employer we do not discriminate against any employee or job applicant on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability or sex.
We welcome applications from people of color and those with experience outside the education field.
About The Nueva School
The Nueva School, an internationally recognized, nonprofit, independent day school, has served gifted learners since 1967.
Today, Nueva serves nearly 1000 students in grades PreK 12. Nueva is located in the neighboring towns of Hillsborough and San Mateo, equidistant between San Francisco and Silicon Valley, serving six counties throughout the Bay Area of Northern California.
A constructivist school, Nueva is known for its distinctive inquiry-based interdisciplinary studies, project-based learning, and pioneering work in social-emotional learning and design thinking.
The Nueva community instills a passion for lifelong learning, fosters social and emotional acuity, and develops the imaginative mind.
hosts the biennial Innovative Learning Conference, and was highlighted by the Pulitzer Prize winning and New York Times best-selling author Thomas Friedman in his book That Used to Be Us in the chapter Average Is Over.
For more information about The Nueva School, visit our website : www.nuevaschool.org
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setting standards of academic quality and ethical conduct
facilitating the professional growth of faculty, administrators, and trustees
promoting ethnic and socio-economic diversity