The Admissions Director effectively communicates the school’s culture and philosophy to prospective families and the wider community. The position oversees all aspects of the admissions process, from first inquiry through enrollment. The Admissions Director will also work closely with the leadership team to ensure strong retention of current families. The Admissions Director builds relationships with institutions and groups outside the campus and, as a member of the advancement team, is involved in external marketing, internal communications and events.
The position requires an ability to explain the value of our distinctive school to all potential members of the PDS community, along with tact and humor. Solid personal and organizational skills are important. It’s a demanding, satisfying job that offers the chance to make a real difference to the school. This is a 12-month position that reports to the Head of School.
Experience and Education
B.A. required; M.A. preferred. Experience preferred.
Poughkeepsie Day School strives to have its faculty, administration and student body reflect the diversity of the society in which we live. PDS is strongly committed to fostering a community that reflects the values of our school’s mission and to promoting an environment of equality, inclusion and respect for difference. Poughkeepsie Day School is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Candidates from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.