St. Anne's Episcopal School seeks a dynamic admission professional to serve as Director of Enrollment Management to begin by September 2018. This is a senior administrative position serving on the Leadership Team and working with the Head of School, trustees, parents, and the Academic Forum group to ensure a healthy enrollment at St. Anne's. Reporting directly to the Head, the Director of Enrollment Management is expected to serve on a number of committees and be responsible for various special projects. The Director supervises admissions operations on and off campus; works with parent ambassadors, trustees and school directors to meet near and long-term enrollment goals for the School; works with the Director of Communications and Marketing on outreach and marketing; oversees retention efforts; and assists with managing and allocating the all-school financial aid budget.
The Director provides leadership and oversight of the admissions effort, building a reputation for high-quality service and warmth. The overall goal for the Director is to build on the department’s strengths, provide initiative and leadership for future directions, and develop and implement strategies to assure that the school can meet its enrollment goals and challenges.
The ideal candidates would possess the following credentials and qualities:
Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in a related field
A minimum of three years of experience in support of educational advancement initiatives
A positive, enthusiastic, flexible and warm personality with a passion for encouraging a love of learning for students and their families
Fundamental understanding of the social, emotional, spiritual and cognitive development of Preschool - 8th grade students
Commitment to fostering an inclusive and diverse learning environment
A joyful spirit encouraging compassion, patience, and caring
Excellent verbal and written communication skills and confidence in telling the story of our learning community to express the value of a St. Anne's education
Finalists will be asked to spend at least a half-day on campus meeting with others in our community.
Please submit digitally the following to Peter Thayer, Head of School, at firstname.lastname@example.org before June 1, 2018:
introductory cover letter
list of references
one-page professional philosophy that addresses the prompt of “What unique talents would you bring to the admission office at St. Anne's that would benefit our school community, including students, colleagues, and families?"
Additional Salary Information: based on experience
About St. Anne's Episcopal School
St. Anne’s Episcopal School, a coeducational, Preschool - grade 8 day school serving 265 students, was founded in 2002 with the support of St. Andrew’s School and the Episcopal Diocese of Delaware. Located on 125 acres just 30 minutes south of Wilmington and 50 minutes from the Philadelphia Airport, St. Anne's is situated in a growth community (Middletown) and has drawn students from 3 states and 12 counties.
The St. Anne’s Episcopal School mission states that we "prepare students for secondary education and lifelong learning. We strive to enhance the intellectual, spiritual, physical, social, and artistic growth of our students so that they may realize their potential for good as citizens of local and world communities." Our life together centers around a commitment to academic excellence, respect for one another, responsibility for ourselves and our community, and compassion for others. The school embraces diversity in all facets of our life together. We work to teach good stewardship of our campus and our environment. The spiritual growth of members of our community is nurtured through daily devotions, weekly chapels and religion classes at all grades.