Assistant/Associate Director of Admission

This opening calls for specific administration qualifications set by the school.

CalWest’s client school in the Greater San Francisco area seeks an Assistant/Associate Director of Admission to start July 2022.

Required Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s Degree and/or other educational requirements listed on the job description
  • Requisite skills commensurate with the position
  • A reasonable commuting distance to the CalWest client school, or a willingness to relocate
  • Relevant, recent experience
  • Authorization to live and work in the United States

Preferred Qualifications


  • The assistant director level requires a minimum of 2 years of experience working in an independent high school or college admission office
  • Associate director level requires a minimum of 5 years of experience working in an independent school or college admission office
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including some evenings and weekends
  • A valid and clear California driver’s license and the ability to drive self and/or students to school visits and functions away from campus
  • Working knowledge of Google Suite and Microsoft Office Suite, including Google Sheets and Excel
  • Experience with CRM databases; experience with Ravenna desirable
  • Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with an approved vaccine prior to starting work unless exempted from immunization in accordance with the law, and provide documentation confirming such immunization and/or exemption 

More about this role



  • Facilitate an impactful student admission ambassador program; coordinate and execute the training while also supervising the student ambassador leadership team and student volunteers for admission events and tours
  • Provide leadership in the culture of welcome and engagement with prospective students
  • In consultation with the Director, design and coordinate an effective student visit program and revisit week program
  • Deliver dynamic presentations to interested families and other constituents
  • Lead school tours and speak to groups of prospective students and families
  • Liaise and develop relationships with 8th-grade counselors, school officials, and access programs in assisting their students and families through the application process