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Admissions Manager

American School of Paris

This school is based in Paris, France and is looking for an Admissions Manager

As a part of the integrated Advancement Office, the Admissions Manager is responsible for managing the admissions process from point of inquiry through enrollment, managing the re-enrollment, transfer, and departure of students, providing support in the area of communication and marketing, and actively contributing to continuous development of the admissions and communications processes. The Admissions Manager is an integral member of our team, committed to building enrollment, engagement, and philanthropy at the American School of Paris. The Admissions Manager supports the work of, and reports to, the Director of Institutional Advancement, and supervises the Administrative Coordinator for Admissions.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities
• Present the school to prospective students and their families;
• Continually evaluate the admissions program to ensure the highest level of satisfaction of all visitors, the maintenance of capacity enrollment, and the empathetic management of families

• Coordinate any required admissions testing;

• In conjunction with the Business Office, administer the programs of financial aid and scholarship;

• Manage the re-enrollment, transfer, and departure process of current students, ensuring coordination amongst departments (school sections, business office, IT, external software providers, etc);
• In conjunction with the Business Development Manager, collect and interpret data on all aspects of inquiry, admission, and re-enrollment, for the process of improving systems and marketing, and to ensure maximum enrollment of qualified students;
• Act as an ambassador of the School to external institutions or groups (authorities, schools, civic associations, real estate agencies, etc.);
• Perform regular visits and make presentations to key, or potentially key, businesses in the region (HR office of businesses, embassies, relocation companies, etc);

• Ensure that the Admissions Office is regularly accessible and responsive;
• Based on knowledge of the marketplace, the profession, and Professional Development, make recommendations to Understand, update, and make recommendations to improve predicted enrollment models; provide predicted numbers to other ASP offices as and when necessary;

• Ensure that the Admissions office is up to date on the ASP curriculum, pedagogy, etc,

• Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Institutional Advancement.

Qualifications & Experience

Key Competencies

• Bachelor’s degree;
• Three or more years in a role or field related to customer service;
• Fluent English speaker. Professional proficiency in French.

Additional languages an advantage.
• Excellent interpersonal skills and cultural awareness
• Superior written English skills.

• Experience using a relational database/CRM system;
• Ability to create reports and presentations.

Key Competencies
In addition to the skills outlined above, the successful candidate:
• is a skilled communicator with the ability to engage a variety of audiences with compelling messages;
• is an inspiring storyteller;
• has the social-emotional skills to work effectively with a wide range of people and handle challenging conversations with sensitivity and empathy;

• has the growth mindset required to ensure ASP remains current in the field of private school admissions;

• uses digital technologies to work effectively and efficiently, regardless of physical location;

• possesses cultural competencies that support working in a diverse community and an understanding of the concept of Third Culture Kids;
• is disciplined, organized, and results-oriented, with the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously;
• Is a self-starter, who demonstrates initiative and the ability to work independently when required;
• Is an active member of the team who supports their colleagues and takes responsibility for ensuring we work collaboratively and creatively;
• is focused on solutions and being proactive; • possesses strong analytical skills which inform their decision-making;

• is discreet, ethical, and respects confidential information;
• is a lifelong learner with an interest in education.

Working at ASP

ASP is an equal opportunity employer. We value a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture and we encourage applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, citizenship and disability. ASP is committed to ensuring that all students are safeguarded and protected from all forms of violence, abuse, exploitation, and neglect. Upon employment, all faculty and staff members are required to sign a student protection agreement, and undergo a background check.

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