Director of Admissions, Lower School

New York, United States Full-time

Trevor Day School, an independent coeducational day school for grades N-12, seeks a skilled and experienced Director of Admissions, Grades N-5 beginning July, 2017.


  Responsibilities include:

  • Serving on the Trevor Leadership Team, reporting directly to the Head of School
  • Supervising Assistant Director of Admissions and Lower School Admissions Associate
  • Overseeing the  full application process in a mission-consistent way: tours, interviews and final review of applications
  • Maintaining  statistics regarding enrollment and attrition
  • Managing Admissions events  and representing the school at off-site informational fairs
  • Working with members of the administration on all recruitment and marketing efforts
  • Building strong relationships with colleagues at other schools
  • Visiting feeder schools
  • Periodically reporting to Board of Trustees regarding admission data and activities
  • Participating in Financial Aid Committee.


Qualifications include:


  • Minimum of three years’ experience in admissions
  • Bachelor’s degree and knowledge of elementary education
  • Poised, warm personality; being comfortable with meeting new people and speaking to groups
  • An understanding of marketing independent schools in the competitive environment of New York
  • Strong organizational skills                                 
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Resiliency and a sense of humor


Trevor Day School is committed to maintaining an atmosphere of collaborative learning, to building a diverse community based on mutual respect, and to fostering the integration of technology into our learning processes. We aspire to be the premier inquiry-based school in New York and beyond.