Admissions: ASSISTANT

Second Baptist School is currently seeking a full-time ADMISSIONS ASSISTANT for the 2022-2023 school year.

Position Title:  Admissions Assistant
Date Posted:  April 2022
Reports To:  Director of Admissions
Work Hours:  7:30 AM - 4 PM
Work Calendar:  Eleven Months (August-June with some work in July)

The admissions assistant works in conjunction with the director of admissions and the admissions team to build relationships with prospective families and community partners to attract mission-appropriate students to Second Baptist School. The ideal candidate must be a self-starter interested in joining a dynamic and engaging team. 

Essential functions of the job include, but are not limited to:
  • Innovatively create and implement (with director of admissions) the online admissions experience for prospective students and families, including online applications, supporting documentation features and processes and website (with marketing specialist), using Blackbaud K-12 and other office software.
  • Process applicants, new students, contracts and withdrawals and supporting documentation for each. Communicate with applicant families and schools regarding requirements, compliance and deadlines.
  • Lead the close of each admissions/enrollment season and the transition to the new season through a series of online and office tasks.
  • Research, develop, report and analyze enrollment and tuition trends, and provide counsel to administration regarding data and trends.
  • Assist the director of admissions in administering the school’s financial aid program.
  • Coordinate annual tuition notifications and mailing.
  • Serve as liaison to the business office.
  • Maintain accounts payable and office supplies.
  • Serve as backup on phones and office coverage for admissions assistant.
  • Contribute to and participate in all Office of Admissions prospective and new student/family events. (Approximately 2-3 admissions and school events per month).
  • Assist the director of admissions with special projects.
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned. 
To perform this job successfully, candidates must have:
  • Possess a strong desire to serve in a Christian college preparatory school.
  • Have 3-5 years independent/private school or college admissions experience or comparable event planning, advancement, fundraising, marketing or communications experience.
  • Have exceptional written and verbal communication skills along with strong organizational and multitasking skills.
  • Have mastery use of Microsoft Word, Excel and Google Workspace; use of Blackbaud K-12 products or similar independent school products a plus; experience with planning and project management platforms, such as Trello.
  • Be able to attend 2-3 monthly evening and weekend admissions and school events.
We seek the following in qualified candidates:
  • A bachelor's degree from an accredited institution.  
  • A strong Christian testimony and a calling to serve as a positive Christian role model to our students.
  • A heart to provide exceptional customer service to all members of the community.
  • A desire to lead and support all school-wide initiatives.
  • A responsible steward of the school’s resources and a personal commitment to support the school’s fundraising efforts as able.
Prior knowledge of Second Baptist Church and School is considered a plus. Candidates should click the Request an Application button to begin the application process.