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Assistant Director of Admission
  • Admissions

Watkinson School, Hartford, CT

Accredited by CAIS-CT

Watkinson School, offering inventive learning to Hartford and surrounding communities since 1881, seeks an energetic and qualified individual to join its admission team on a full-time basis. This is a twelve-month position with full benefits. A bachelor’s degree is required.

This position requires a dynamic, highly organized candidate who will communicate effectively with both prospective students and parents and represent the School in a professional manner. Collaboration with an active, resourceful admissions and communications team is essential. Duties include interviewing prospective students and parents, collaborating on admissions strategies, evaluating candidates, organizing and managing events, and other duties in the admissions office and the School as assigned.

The successful candidate is one who has excellent interpersonal skills, enjoys relationship building, networking, with a willingness to represent Watkinson during occasional weekend and evening events.

Other Qualifications:

  • Admission and International student recruitment experience is preferred
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Facility with the following tools: FileMaker Pro, Excel, Google Docs and other web-based tools is important


Watkinson School is an equal opportunity employer and an open and affirming community. We seek candidates of diverse backgrounds. The position begins on July 1, 2020. Interested candidates should send a letter of application, resume, and three letters of recommendation to admissionsposition@watkinson.org