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Admissions Coordinator

Admissions Coordinator
Reports To: Director of Admissions
Beginning: September 1, 2017
FTE/Classification: Full Time, Exempt

Primary Functions: The Admissions Coordinator will assist the Director of Admissions in the recruitment of new students, the establishment and maintenance of recruitment practices and all administrative activities related to the student recruitment, admission and enrollment process.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
• Contribute to and uphold the established admissions’ policies and procedures.
• Organize, arrange, and coordinate recruiting efforts proactively visiting elementary schools, churches, youth centers and other organizations serving potential candidates for admission.
• Meet with parents, perspective applicants and feeder-school representatives to promote Cristo Rey Jesuit High School.
• Communicate the educational philosophy and program of Cristo Rey Jesuit High School to parents’ groups and other community groups. Represent the school at civic, religious and other public functions as requested.
• Maintain strong relationships with feeder schools, community centers, families and students.
• Coordinate and conduct tours of the school and other activities for prospective students and their parents.
• Organize the collection, evaluation, and maintenance of information from prospective students such as application forms, financial aid forms, schools records, standardized test scores, letters of recommendation, etc.
• Maintain the student applicant data base.
• Manage and coordinate student visits to school campus or “Puma for a Day” program including necessary communications and materials and maintain tracking of such visits.
• Assist to track admission activity data as prospective students’ progress through the application process.
• Communicate the admissions’ process to parents of admitted students ensuring they are well informed on school events and policies.
• Coordinate and organize on and off campus admissions’ events to promote the mission of Cristo Rey Jesuit High School acting as a liaison with appropriate departments.
• Coordinate student ambassadors PAWS for admissions events.
• Manage logistics for entrance exams in conjunction with other departments.
• Manage and supervise of student workers.
• Provide administrative support to department as needed including, but not limited to phone calls to parents and prospective students, organizing mailings, etc.
• Prepare student files to be reviewed by Admission Director for the Admissions Committee
• Notify applicants of acceptance or rejection to the school.
• Help organize and lead admissions events and summer programs.
• Coordinate and communicate financial aid policies to families. Compile and organize financial aid results and communicate family contribution amounts to families in collaboration with the Business Office.
• All other duties, as assigned.
Required Education/Experience:
• Bachelor’s degree
• Experience working with various minority communities.
• Fluency in Spanish

Preferred Experience:
• Experience in school admissions, marketing, recruitment or public relations
• Familiarity with the Jesuit education and mission
• Understanding of the different communities and neighborhoods in the Twin Cities and the different organizations that serve them

Skill Qualifications:
• Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
• Excellent oral and written communication
• Strong presentation skills. This individual must be a good listener and able to respond to questions prospective parents and students have regarding the school, its policies and procedures.
• Basic competence with Microsoft Office software including Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint.
• Self-management ability to work independently and in a fast pace changing environment
• Willingness and availability to work evenings and weekends.
Contact Myriam Vigil
Phone: (612) 545-9704
2924 4th Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55408