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Associate Director of Admissions for the Soccer Academy


Posted May 16, 2022
12-Month Full-Time

Founded in 1905, Darlington School is a coeducational day (PK-12) and boarding (9-12) school serving over 725 students. Darlington’s campus stretches 500 acres, nestled around a small lake in the foothills of the Lookout Mountain Range in Rome, Ga., a medical center and college town located one hour from Atlanta and Chattanooga, Tennessee. Our school community represents an average of 25 states and 30 countries worldwide. 

A Darlington employee thrives on teamwork and takes initiative; exhibits a commitment to the school, community, and its mission; and is a lifelong learner. Our students are the center of all that we do and our mission is to empower them to learn with passion, act with integrity, and serve with respect. 

Darlington School seeks an Associate Director of Admission to join a talented, enthusiastic admission team and an engaged, equity-minded faculty committed to the growth and development of young people. The Associate Director of Admission will seek to find students for Darlington School who are interested in participating in our year-round Soccer Academy

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Director of Enrollment Management to design and implement recruitment strategies to meet established enrollment goals for Darlington’s Soccer Academy.
  • Establish strong relationships with prospective families and students, as well as with  faculty and staff of Darlington School.
  • Manage the application process for prospective students who are candidates for the Soccer Academy by interviewing families, touring families, and supporting their application process.
  • Represent Darlington School and the admission team at events on and off campus.
  • Support other team members in event planning, onboarding, retention, and other team duties.
  • Be  an active member of the men’s Soccer Academy coaching staff.
  • Support the recruitment efforts of Darlington Summer Programs by being actively involved in the instruction and marketing to all summer soccer camp participants and their families.

Successful candidates will:

  • Possess the energy and inclination to thrive in a fast-paced and deadline-driven environment.
  • Have excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, a sense of humor, the ability to work collaboratively as well as independently, and the desire to take initiative in creating new ideas to enhance our work.
  • Be proactive, resourceful and a creative problem solver.
  • Have the ability to be flexible and strategic.
  • Be an enthusiastic member of the broader school community.
  • Have the desire to work as part of a team, but seek individual professional growth.
  • Be a people person that is personally excited to interact with new people.
  • Serve as a role model for all students. 

The Associate Director of Admission will report to the Director of Enrollment Management. Travel with and for the Soccer Academy is an expected part of this work. This is a full-time, 12-month position. On-campus housing is an option for those interested in contributing to the boarding community.

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