The Admission Assistant performs a wide variety of administrative support functions for the Admission Director and is a representative of the school to employees, parents, students, and the general community. The Admission Assistant interprets, transmits, and applies established rules, procedures, and policies; provides collaborative idea generation; and contributes to the formation and execution of departmental vision. The position reports to the Admission Director. This position also requires oversight to ensure that all encounters, both internal and external, provide a positive experience and sound resource for all communities.
Assists Admission Director in all areas including admissions, recruitment, retention, public relations, marketing, internal and external communications.
Manages admissions and generates weekly reports.
Creates new applicant files, tracks teacher recommendation forms, follows up on missing forms and transcripts, and maintains related files for all applicants.
Assists in conducting prospective ECC-8 parent tours.
Provides positive parent experience to current and prospective families.
Works closely with the Communications Director in helping advance the school marketing efforts as needed.
Assists with event planning; coordinates meeting room reservations, equipment and setup requests, refreshments, notifications, and confirmations; prepares materials, attends meetings as required and may take minutes or conduct related tasks.
Prepares branding and merchandising materials; maintains departmental supplies and materials.
Maintains accurate and detailed calendar of events, due dates, and schedules.
Maintains accurate data bases (daily scrubbing, deleting duplicates and updating and processing of system dashboard (inquiries, applicants, enrollees).
Works closely with Student Registrar and Student Database Manager to maintain accurate student records.
Schedules all admissions-related student screenings, parent interviews and tours.
Attends all admissions related events such as fairs, summer play dates and workshops.
Performs various administrative tasks as deemed necessary by supervisor
Works occasional evenings and weekends.
Minimum Education & Experience:
A minimum of a college degree is strongly preferred and any combination of training and experience that provides the required knowledge, abilities, and skills. Minimum of two years experience as an assistant preferred.
Employment Standards & Desirable Qualifications:
Ability to receive and process confidential/sensitive information with discretion and in accordance with established guidelines or legal standards.
Prior experience with/proficiency in Blackbaud software programs will be weighted strongly.
Microsoft Office Suite, Google OS knowledge.
Excellent customer service skills and phone etiquette.
Effective office principles, practices, methods and procedures.
Proper business letter formats, report writing, record keeping, and filing systems and related editing techniques.
Communicates effectively and tactfully in both oral and written form.
Mastery of basic mathematics.
Performs a variety of simultaneous administrative assistant/clerical support work with speed, accuracy, and frequent interruptions.
Embodies flexibility to spontaneous demands and have grace under pressure and meet established deadlines.
Able to compose, type, edit, and distribute a variety of correspondence, memorandums, forms, reports, and department publications with clarity and precision.
Establish and maintain a variety of records and filing systems.
Effectively use e-mail/internet, word-processing, database, spreadsheet, and graphics/presentation software application programs in the course of assigned duties and remain current with the advancement of office technology.
Establishes and maintains effective work relationships in the performance of required duties.
Multitasks and works as a team.
About Sinai Akiba Academy:
Sinai Akiba Academy is a Preschool – 8th grade private day school in the West Los Angeles area. who opened doors in 1968 as the first non-Orthodox Jewish Day School in the West Coast. SAA offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package to eligible employees which includes health, dental, a tax savings flexible spending account plan for out-of-pocket health and dependent care expenses, a retirement plan with a generous employer contribution.
Sinai Akiba Academy engages students in the joy and discipline of learning. We nurture a community of ethical, critical thinkers who, shaped by our evolving Jewish tradition, walk through the world with confidence and humility.
Sinai Akiba Academy is an equal opportunity employer. It considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, age, or any other characteristics protected by applicable state or federal laws.