Director of Admissions // TEAK Fellowship



About the Job

TEAK is seeking a Director of Admissions who will lead the recruitment and selection of 45 exceptional New York City students from under-resourced communities. The Director of Admissions will lead a three-person team and report to the Executive Director. Candidates should have a passion for educational equity, a love of working with exceptional young people, and a desire to join a like-minded, committed, and diverse team of educators.

Key Responsibilities

  • Recruitment
  • Design and implement recruitment strategy for the Admissions team.
  • Past outreach has included mailing, school visits, and information sessions, with new ideas welcome.
  • Build relationships with public, charter, and parochial middle schools and CBO partners.
  • Update recruitment resources and materials (i.e., flyers, website pages, promotional materials) in partnership with TEAK’s Communications office.
  • Design TEAK application materials and make updates annually.
  • Maintain accurate records for all constituents





Candidate Requirements

  • BA required, Masters preferred
  • 3+ years of professional experience in recruitment and admissions highly desired, or related experience in education and/or non-profit work.
  • Commitment to TEAK’s mission of educational access and success for underrepresented students
  • Fluency with information management systems (Salesforce is a plus) and proficiency in managing data.
  • Fluency in Spanish is a plus.
  • Availability to work a Tuesday – Saturday schedule two weeks a month with some evening commitments from September through April is required.
  • Strong administrative and organizational skills.
  • Exceptional public speaking, writing, and interpersonal skills.
  • Prior management experience is desired.
  • Team player with the ability to be flexible in a fast-moving environment.


Contact Information:

If you are interested, please email TEAK's Human Resources team