Associate Director of Admissions

Brooklyn, NY

Poly Prep seeks applicants for the position of Associate Director of Admissions. As an integral part of the admissions team, the candidate will communicate and represent the mission and values of Poly Prep to prospective families. The candidate should have strong communication and writing skills, attention to detail, work collaboratively with others and a passion to work with children and families. The Associate Director of Admissions will be responsible for supporting admissions related events, outreach, interviews, decision recommendations and the student/parent ambassador program.


  • Plan and execute outreach (school visits, fairs, one-on-one meetings, inbound admissions related questions) with various stakeholders
  • Organize and execute various admissions related events (open houses, campus tours, revisit days, virtual and ancillary events)
  • Interview prospective students and their families in either the middle and/or upper school
  • Read application files, evaluate and render recommendations for admission on several hundred applications
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Admissions, Enrollment and Financial Aid


Education: Bachelor’s degree 

Experience: Three to five years admissions experience in an independent school. Knowledge of Ravenna and Veracross.

Specific Skills: Clear and effective communication, creative problem solving, warm and engaging disposition, ability to build rapport and relationships, detail oriented. 

Certifications: NA

Special Requirements: This position often requires evening or weekend work and communication with families and/or colleagues after school and on weekends. 

Requirement: All employees must be fully vaccinated and show proof of their full COVID 19 vaccination.

Salary Range: $80,000 - $90,000

Poly Prep strives to be an equitable, just, and diverse community, one proud of and deeply committed to empowering students to discover who they are and what they want to be. In keeping with the country day school philosophy, we seek community members who will share a passion for learning in and out of the classroom. 

We offer a supportive environment, with a full benefits package (medical, dental, vision, life insurance, a generous match on our 403(b) retirement plan, long-term disability, flexible spending account, pre-tax commute benefit, and free lunch). Eligibility rules must be met.

How to Apply: Click [Apply for this position] to submit your resume, cover letter, and specific evidence of qualifications to LaTasha Richards, Director of Admissions, Enrollment and Financial Aid.

Poly Prep is an equal opportunity employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment.  We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.