Admissions – Boarding Recruitment and Ambassador Program
Director of Enrollment Management
As a member of the Office of Admissions, this position will report to the Director of Enrollment Management and will work closely and collaboratively with members of the Office of Admissions and Residential Life staff. The Admissions Counselor serves as an ambassador of TMI Episcopal and authentically and dynamically communicates the value of a TMI education. The Admissions Counselor will recruit students for our boarding program and will also oversee TMI’s Student Ambassador Program in conjunction with coordinating campus visits for all prospective students.
Essential Job Duties
Work collaboratively with the admissions team in all aspects of the boarding admissions process from inquiry to enrollment, including fielding questions, scheduling parent and student visits, conducting student interviews, and follow-up communication.
Uses independent judgment to assess the quality of admission candidates and serves as a member of the Admissions Committee to review files, recommend, and select candidates for admission.
Utilizes SchoolAdmin, an Admissions CRM, to manage prospect records, including maintaining appropriate notes and communications about student and parent interactions.
Conducts training for all Student Ambassadors and oversees Student Shadow Day Program and overnight boarding visits for all prospective students.
Works to build and maintain relationships with Diocesan schools and coordinate external recruitment activities at school fairs, parent-sponsored coffees, open houses, and other admission programs. Domestic and international travel is required.
Collaborates with the Admissions Team in the production of strategic, persuasive marketing and recruitment materials.
Identifies opportunities to expand recruitment to reach new markets and increase effectiveness within existing markets.
Develops and oversees new and existing admission initiatives addressing boarding recruitment, student diversity, new student experience, student onboarding, and parent ambassadors.
Assists with new student onboarding and Residential Life Orientation for both returning and new students.
Willing to complete other duties as assigned by the Director of Enrollment Management.
Characteristics of a Successful Admissions Counselor
An energetic, high performer, committed to TMI’s mission, who exudes joy, initiative, flexibility, dependability, and the ability to work productively within a team environment.
Genuine affinity for working with children and families in an educational setting.
Outstanding interpersonal and problem-solving skills.
Careful attention to accuracy and detail.
Warm and welcoming demeanor and works effectively with a wide variety of people.
High standard of customer service and follow-through.
Self-directed with the ability to multitask and prioritize.
Excellent organizational and time management skills.
Professional and personal integrity with the ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise independent judgment.
Available for domestic and international travel as well as the occasional weekend and evening work and the willingness to assume other duties if necessary.
Five-plus years of relevant professional experience in admissions/recruitment, preferably in an educational and boarding school setting.
Bachelor’s Degree preferred
Interested candidates are encouraged to apply at: https://www.tmi-sa.org/page/employment
Founded in 1893, TMI Episcopal (TMI) is the flagship private school of the Episcopal Diocese of West Texas. Located in San Antonio, TMI educates students in grades 6-12 and is the oldest Episcopal Church-sponsored, college-preparatory school in the Southwest. TMI offers an optional JROTC program, and 5-day or 7-day boarding for students in grades 8-12.
The mission of TMI is to provide an excellent educational community, with values based on the teachings of Jesus Christ, challenging motivated students to develop their full potential in service and leadership. TMI is at the leading edge of sound educational innovation through creative approaches to teaching and learning, providing a well-rounded experience for day and boarding students from diverse backgrounds through a strong co-curricular program of athletics, fine arts, community service.
TMI recently opened the Walker Innovation Center. The Walker Innovation Center is an 8,000 square foot space that includes a fab-lab maker space, idea labs, a dedicated robotics room, AR/VR lab and a sound and broadcasting space. The Walker Innovation Center is under the direction of our Dean of Innovation and is available to all faculty... to use for stand-alone projects or to facilitate the ongoing integration of Design Thinking and project based learning in an effort to instill in our students the benefits of real-world problem solving.