Harvard-Westlake School seeks a new Director of Admission beginning July 2018, succeeding the long-time Director. Harvard-Westlake is a coeducational, independent, day school serving 1,600 students in grades 7-12 on two campuses in Los Angeles. Grades 7-9 (727 students) comprise the Middle School, located in Holmby Hills near UCLA; grades 10-12 (873 students) comprise the Upper School, located in Studio City on the northeast side of the Santa Monica Mountains along Coldwater Canyon.
The Director of Admission works closely with the Head of External Relations, reports to the President, and serves on the school’s senior administrative team. The director manages an office of six experienced admissions professionals. The successful candidate will bring significant experience in admissions and demonstrate inspiring interpersonal and communication skills, infectious optimism, conspicuous integrity, a love of working with students and families, and a commitment to the school’s mission. The next director will have the opportunity to enhance enrollment management strategies, blending the traditional art of admissions outreach and the modern science of data gathering and analysis. The ability to maintain Harvard-Westlake’s close relationships with the area’s many strong elementary schools will be vital to the new director’s work.
Compensation for this position will be highly competitive, including the possibility of on-campus housing. Harvard-Westlake employees enjoy benefits that include comprehensive health coverage, generous retirement contributions, and tuition assistance for faculty children enrolled at the school. To apply, please send a cover letter and résumé to email@example.com.