The Director of Admission leads St. James' relationships with prospective students and families, works closely with the Associate Director of Admission for Middle School Matriculation in the seventh-grade application process, and is a partner to the Advancement Director in managing relationships with the school's alumni families. The Director of Admission will chair the Admission Committee, serves on the school's Tuition Assistance Committee and on the Admission, Retention and Matriculation (ARM) committee. The Director of Admission serves on the Senior Administrative Team and reports to the Head of School; the Director of Admission manages an office which consists of the Associate Director of Admission for Middle School Matriculation, the Communications Manager, and the Admissions Coordinator & School Registrar.
Minimum of 5 years of management-level experience in an admissions office
Proven success in enrollment management
Consistent and proven commitment to collaborative leadership, problem-solving and working as a member of a team
Highly successful at written and verbal communication; a deep curiosity around problem-solving
Proven success in managing or integrally supporting a school’s review of market place position and brand
A proven and successful administrator, ability to manage and grow a team’s skills, vision and cohesion
Highly expert in technology, particularly in producing, synthesizing and reporting out on data
About St. James’ Episcopal School
Celebrating fifty years of providing quality elementary school education to the children of Los Angeles, St. James’ Episcopal School is a community that values academic excellence, scholarship, inclusion, joyful teaching and learning and a strong belief that an elementary school’s primary purpose is to inculcate in children a lifelong love of learning, a commitment to community, a profound curiosity about people and the world, and gratitude for the opportunity to make our complex world more compassionate, empathetic and filled with joy.
Encompassing most of a block on St. Andrews Place, and a preschool on Gramercy Place, St. James’ is comprised of 365 students and over 73 employees, whom we refer to as “staffulty” due to the belief that everything at St. James’ is the curriculum and that all employees offer instruction and modeling to young people in some way.
Candidates interested in this position may email a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
Additional Salary Information: exempt position with full benefits package