Campus School Job Description
Provide administrative support for the Director of Admission and
Financial Aid and Director of Development, while also supporting
the administrative staff and teachers in the operations of a
multi-function school office.
Take appropriate actions to support a diverse workforce and
participate in the College's efforts to create a respectful,
inclusive, and welcoming work environment.
Support Communications (35%)
Working closely with the Director of Admissions, Director of
Development and the Head of School, to implement an annual
communications plan. Keep an active social media presence for the
school on appropriate platforms. Produce and send communications
materials including the weekly e-newsletter to parents, weekly
e-newsletter to faculty/staff and the bi-annual digital/print
publication. Help produce admission materials including flyers,
advertising materials etc. Follow up on open houses. Create signage
for special events such as grandparents day, open house, etc. Work
and develop relationships with local media to feature the Campus
School. Update the school’s website with school news, and images,
etc. Take photographs of special school events.
Support school operations and administrative support
Problem solve and work with Office Coordinator to make decisions
when questions arise about policies and procedures. Effectively
utilize Microsoft Office programs and database systems to increase
office efficiency. Respond to ill students when the nurse is not
available. Answer phones, greet visitors and monitor access to the
school. Sort and distribute mail. Create and maintain student
accounts to interface with the controller’s office. Manage student
cumulative files. Act as a liaison with Smith College academic and
service personnel as well as with Northampton and neighboring
communities. Advise and update administrators of problems and
issues that arise. Take faculty and staff meeting minutes.
Support Admissions & Financial Aid (25%)
Maintain admission inquiry database/spreadsheet. Prepare and send
inquiry and new admit packages. Prepare and send financial aid
letters. Support admission activities (e.g. greet and direct
visitors to classrooms; assist with open houses). Maintain
re-enrollment database and process deposits.
Support Development (15%)
Work with the Director of Development to support the scheduling,
planning and implementing of community building and fundraising
events and campaigns.
All employees are expected to participate in the College's
efforts to create a respectful, inclusive, and welcoming work
Minimum Qualifications (knowledge, skills, education,
experience, certifications, licenses)
Associate degree or the equivalent plus one to three years of
relevant experience or the equivalent combination of education
Experience working with individuals from diverse
Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills; ability to work
cooperatively with a wide range of individuals; strong problem
solving and decision making skills; ability to function well in a
fast-paced environment and manage multiple tasks simultaneously;
skilled in the use of social media platforms, Microsoft Office and
Please attach BOTH a current resume and a cover letter in
order for your application to be considered for this position .
You may combine your resume and cover letter into a single file
or attach multiple files to your application, but BE SURE you have
provided all attachments BEFORE SUBMITTING your application.
You will NOT be able to attach additional files after you have
hit the Submit button.
Review of applications will begin
July 5, 2021
Grade M Non-exempt
About Smith College
Located in Northampton, MA, Smith College is one of the largest
women’s colleges in the country and is dedicated to excellence in
teaching and research across the liberal arts. A faculty of
outstanding scholars interact with students in small classes, as
advisors, and through student-faculty research projects. The
College is a member of the Five College Consortium with Amherst,
Hampshire and Mt. Holyoke Colleges, and the University of
Massachusetts Amherst. Students cross-enroll and faculty
cross-teach across the Five Colleges.
Smith College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer
and does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, age, color,
religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender
identity and expression or veteran status in the recruitment and
employment of faculty and staff, and the operation of any of its
programs and activities, as specified by all applicable laws and
regulations. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with
disabilities are encouraged to apply.