San Jose, California, United States
Begin by thinking of Avenues New York, Avenues São Paulo, Avenues Shenzhen, Avenues Silicon Valley, Avenues Online, Avenues London. Avenues is one school with many campuses, providing transformative, world-focused learning experiences to students around the globe. Avenues prepares students for engaged global citizenship during a time of unprecedented complexity and accelerating change, combining a global curriculum based on language immersion and interdisciplinary learning with a culture of creativity and deep collaboration.
Avenues Silicon Valley
Avenues Silicon Valley plans to open in fall 2021 in San Jose, serving students from preschool through 9th grade. As the newest campus of Avenues: The World School, Avenues Silicon Valley will be the first global school in the Bay Area, providing students with transformative, world-focused learning experiences in a state-of-the-art educational facility. From early childhood through 5th grade, students enroll in either Spanish or Mandarin language immersion, and across all grade levels, learning is project- and inquiry-based, with an emphasis on interdisciplinary study. As at every Avenues campus, students are challenged to take ownership of their learning from a young age and to develop the critical and creative thinking skills necessary to understand and solve global-scale problems.
As a member of a dynamic and highly collaborative enrollment team, this role ensures that Avenues Silicon Valley opens on Day 1 fully enrolled with well-qualified, diverse, mission-aligned students and families.
What You'll Do
As Admissions Coordinator, you will:
- Deliver a superior experience to applying and enrolled families, by providing them with excellent, error-free service.
- Communicate effectively and build strong relationships, by running the front office including welcoming and receiving calls in a warm and professional manner that reflects Avenues’ values.
- Support the Admissions team, by creating and continually refining systems to best handle administrative needs.
- Coordinate event scheduling and planning, proactively managing the Admissions team’s calendars and organizing parent meetings, student interviews, and events.
- Show a high standard of professional conduct, by maintaining a confidential and trustworthy attitude.
What You Bring
- Customer service attitude. You have great communication skills and a positive, problem-solving, can-do approach.
- Incredible detail orientation. You obsess over getting the details right, stay organized even as priorities change, and don't drop balls.
- Experience planning events. You are great at working with a team to organize logistics around events.
- A proactive, entrepreneurial style, eager to take initiative in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
- Keen intellectual curiosity, with a mindset of continuous learning and growth
Apply through the Careers section of the Avenues website, www.avenues.org. Please include a thoughtful cover letter in your application.
Avenues offers competitive compensation and a generous benefits package. Avenues is committed to diversity among our staff, and applicants of diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.