Crossroads School, located in Santa Monica CA, seeks a highly motivated professional to serve as the school's Associate Director of Admissions.
Crossroads was founded upon five basic commitments: to academic excellence; to the arts; to the greater community; to the development of a student population of social, economic, and racial diversity; and to the development of each student’s physical well-being and full human potential. The School provides a unique K-12 program built on a progressive, developmental model of education with many of its programs on the cutting edge of education. The school is dedicated to helping young people make bold and valuable decisions with their lives while acting as a force for positive social change.
Reporting to the Director of Enrollment Management, the Associate Director of Admissions is an essential part of the day-to-day operations and admissions programs for approximately 600 Grades 6-12 applicants. This position serves as the public face of admissions, promoting the Crossroads philosophy to internal and external constituencies, including volunteers, students, applicant families, faculty and staff, sending schools, and other referring organizations. Crossroads School is a complex, relationship-based, high volume organization, which requires the Admissions office to maintain a visible profile on campus and a warm, customer-centered approach. The Associate Director works closely with the Middle and Upper School administration and faculty in many aspects of the admissions process. The Associate Director is part of a team of nine professionals on two campuses.