The Director of Admissions & Enrollment Management supports and promotes the mission of the school and is responsible for the recruitment, admission and enrollment management of new students to the school.
PRIMARY ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES
• Promote a positive image of Village School in the educational community, as well as in the larger community. • Cultivate families and create thoughtful onboarding to community • Present historical Admissions data and future projections to the Board of Trustees and Head of School. • Implement aspects of the school’s marketing and admissions’ plan. • Recommend and manage admissions budget. • Plan admissions calendar. • Direct the inquiry, application, interview, assessment, acceptance and enrollment process. • Recommend enrollment decisions to and sit on the Admissions Committee. • Sit on Financial Aid Committee. • Organize and report admissions, attrition and enrollment statistics. • Organize, process and manage enrollment contracts. • Maintain the Admissions section of the website and manage the Prospective Parent portal of Online Admissions. • Oversee the creation of appropriate admissions and marketing materials, mailings and publications. • Maintain a thorough database of admissions information from Inquiry to Enrollment. • Expand relationships with directors of feeder preschools. • Maintain and update preschool contact list. • Organize and participate in all admissions Open Houses. • Organize and participate in all Kindergarten Evaluation mornings. • Help with student assessment by coordinating visits to feeder preschools. • Make sure all upper grade applicants are properly assessed. • Interview and tour prospective parents. • Attend Community outreach meetings. • Attend ESAD and Alliance meetings.
SUPERVISION OF OTHERS
Manage, support and collaborate with Admissions Associates and Assistant to the Director of Admissions.
OTHER WORKING RELATIONSHIPS
Faculty Staff Administrators Students and Parents
• Advanced Degree Preferred • Three to five years of admissions experience. • Prior administrative experience in an educational institution. • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills. • Excellent organizational, leadership, management and supervisory skills. • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively. • Ability to cope with stressful situations, schedules and deadlines. • Competency in word processing, spreadsheets, Admissions database (Blackbaud and Senior Systems), website editing of an online database (FinalSite) and Internet research. • Competency in hard and soft print media marketing. • Physical demands – the employee is regularly required to sit, talk and listen. • Occasional evening and weekend work required for student testing and new parent events.
Please send cover letter and resume to Gricelda Gamboa: firstname.lastname@example.org
About Village School
Village School is a TK-6 elementary school in Pacific Palisades, California, serving 290 students.