Administrative Assistant for Upper School Admissions Office

Milton Academy is an independent coeducational national and international boarding and day school, serving 1,000 students in grades K-12, on a 125-acre campus eight miles south of Boston.

Milton Academy seeks an Administrative Assistant for an opening in the Upper School Admissions Office. The Administrative Assistant will support the Admissions department by providing key support in all administrative areas and by fielding calls and questions from families, students, faculty and staff. This position uses the admissions database extensively and accurate entry of data is a key responsibility of this job.

Key Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Manage the flow of information through data entry and filing for inquiry and application materials
  • Serve as point of contact for prospective students via phone and email
  • Provide general administrative support to admissions officers
  • Perform routine administrative support functions for the office, including sorting mail, managing calendars and schedules, and coordinating mailings
  • Assist with special administrative projects as assigned by the Dean of Enrollment and Financial Aid
  • Organize and own the overall administrative management of the office-to include supplies ordering, scheduling, etc.
  • Additional responsibilities as requested

Qualified applicants will hold an Associate’s degree or equivalent and have some administrative experience. Preferred candidates will have experience in an admissions office and/or independent school environment.

Other required experience and abilities include superior computer and database skills, with experience using Filemaker Pro preferred. Ability to be flexible and work collaboratively. Ability to prioritize multiple projects and tasks in a fast-paced work environment. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Must handle complex and sensitive admissions materials in a confidential manner. Must be receptive to supervision and professional development.

Milton Academy welcomes candidates who would add to the racial, cultural and gender balance of the School community. Milton Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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