Organization Summary: Oliver Scholars prepares high-achieving Black and Latino students from underserved New York City communities for success at top independent schools and prestigious colleges. We provide crucial support for our Scholars so they can realize their full potential and ultimately give back to the city, the nation, and the world.
Position Summary and Reporting: Reporting to the CEO, the Director of Admissions & Placement is a key member of the organization and serves on the Leadership Team. S/he has both an internal and externally facing role and is responsible for operational success for the Admissions and Placement department. The Director must have admission experience, knowledge of independent day and boarding schools, managerial skills, an engaging personality, and a desire to help people. The Director must be a creative and innovative thinker, excited and motivated by working with underserved youth and their families, able to prioritize, organize, and multi-task in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment. S/he must also be able exercise good judgement, think strategically and critically and be capable of developing relationships that will further the mission of Oliver Scholars.