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Employment Opportunities

Are you looking to become part of an exciting and positive school environment offering a rewarding experience?

The Albany Academies -- Albany Academy for Girls & The Albany Academy -- practice a leadership model of education combining individual attention to students with project-based learning and demanding academics. We also combine single-gender education through the Tenth Grade with a co-educational program for juniors and seniors. For more than 200 years, the Academies have led the way in the Capital Region.

The Albany Academies, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, value diversity and seek applications from all qualified individuals.

The Albany Academies are currently seeking the following positions:

To apply email your resume and letter of interest, with the position title in the subject line, to jobs@albanyacademies.org.

Faculty Positions

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Staff Positions

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  • Assistant Director of Admissions

    Overview
    The Albany Academies is an independent, Pre-School through Grade 12 and post-graduate, educational institution located in Albany, New York that coordinates single-sex and co-educational learning environments to develop diligent students of high character who become curious, critical thinkers.
     
    At The Albany Academies, the active expression of different perspectives and life experiences plays a vital role in the life of the school. In harmony with our Mission Statement and reflective of our Core Values, the Academies is committed to a safe, diverse, inclusive, equitable, and just school climate dedicated to inclusive excellence.
     
    For more information about the school go to albanyacademies.org
     
    Summary
    The Assistant Director of Admissions reports to the Director of Admissions and Enrollment and is a leader in recruiting and enrolling students in the school. The position plays a key role in meeting the enrollment goals of The Albany Academies by collaborating with their marketing colleagues to present the school to prospects and by bringing personal energy to every engagement. To be successful the individual must be warm, outgoing, and professional in representing the School to prospective students and families, and highly organized to work with them throughout the admissions process.

    Responsibilities
    • Recruit and enroll students to the school
    • Maintain complete and accurate admission records
    • Assist with organizing and hosting in-person and virtual events, such as open houses, informational sessions, and coffees
    • Conduct tours and interviews with prospective students and their families
    • Follow through with prospective students/families, from the point of inquiry through enrollment
    • Maintain frequent communication with prospective students/families throughout the process
    • Manage the student and parent ambassador program
    • Complete other assignments as may be necessary from time to time, as assigned by the Director of Admissions and Enrollment
    • Work collaboratively with marketing colleagues to plan and execute campaigns
    Characteristics
    • Approachable
    • Highly professional
    • Enthusiastic about promoting the school’s value proposition
    • A role model for the school in the community
    • Excited to work with a diverse group of prospective students/families
    • Thoughtful about using their own time effectively
    • Able to organize and track multiple priorities
    • Excellent communication skills, both writing and speaking.
    Qualifications
    • Several years of school admissions experience
    • Independent school experience (preferred)
    • International student recruiting (preferred)
    • Mastery of Microsoft Office, Excel, database systems
    • Familiarity with traditional and modern marketing techniques and tools
    • Bachelor’s Degree
    Reporting Structure – This position reports to the Director of Admissions & Enrollment.

    Travel – Local day travel and occasional overnight travel are required

    Status – Exempt, Full-time, 12-month position

    Schedule – 8:00 am-4:30 pm with some nights and weekends required

    Working Environment & Physical Requirements
    • Generally, the role is conducted in a heated and cooled classroom/office environment
    • Most of the work is done sitting or standing
    • Routinely move about inside the building and occasionally outside from building to building
    • Frequent interaction with others speaking, listening, and typing
    • Ability to operate office equipment including computers, printers, copiers, and the like
    Disclaimer
    • The employee must be capable of fully performing all duties described herein, either without or with reasonable accommodation
    • The Albany Academies reserves the right to alter this job description
    • Employment with The Albany Academies is at-will

Coaching Positions

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The Albany Academy

Albany Academy for Girls

Schellenberger Alumni/ae Center