Cathedral uses a competitive salary scale that is based on education and years of experience and ranges from $75,000 - $140,000.
4 Year Degree
Main Purpose of the Role
As a key member of the School leadership team, the Director of Admission is responsible for designing and implementing the School’s annual admission process. This process includes various key components, such as organizing and hosting open houses, school fairs, community networking, parent tours, student visits and screenings, preschool site visits, and parent interviews, to name a few. The Director of Admission also works closely with the Director of Communication & Marketing to design the printed and electronic materials needed in the admission effort, with the School’s Division Directors to make admission decisions, and with the School’s CFO to manage the adjustable tuition award process.
Manage all aspects of admission in a manner that reflects and communicates a deep understanding of the School’s mission and distinctive value proposition
Ensure cohesive messaging in the recruitment, enrollment and retention of students
Research, track, analyze, and forecast data in order to advise the Head of School and administrative leadership on strategic recruiting objectives
Ensure a systematic and efficient process for handling applications and communications with potential families, inquiry through enrollment
Promote a collaborative energy around all functions of the Admission Office, inspiring and coordinating the supportive, organized, and strategic participation of administrative colleagues, faculty members, and parent volunteers
Remain current on trends in education, all-boys education, Episcopal life, and approaches to independent school admissions
Proactively manage a team of volunteers who serve as ambassadors for the school, providing ongoing training, keeping the team informed of changes at the school, etc.
Lead the School’s recruitment of new students strategically, vibrantly, and warmly, fielding inquiries, planning recruitment events and tours
Other duties as assigned by the Head of School as needed
Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Justice, and Belonging Commitments
Engage in conversations with empathy and curiosity, listen to recognize the presence, ideas, and beliefs of all individuals within the Cathedral School community
Practice courage and acting with integrity to speak up and speak out to stand up for what is right even when it is challenging or unpopular
Uphold the process of reflection, healing, and repair, holding ourselves accountable and accepting responsibility for our actions
Skills and Competencies
Level of professionalism that is commensurate with the School and yet perpetuates the warmth and humility that have been hallmarks of our admission process
Strong verbal and written communication skills along with excellent presentation and relationship-building skills
Attention to detail, proactive in nature, flexible, with an ability to manage competing priorities with humor and warmth
Results-driven, measuring results in tangible ways and ability to adjust approaches as evolving circumstances require
Creative, collegial, and approachable
Receptivity to feedback
Resilient and thrives in fast-paced, ever-changing environment
Five-years of experience in a relevant professional context e.g. admissions, sales, customer relations
Cathedral School for Boys is a K-8 Episcopal boys school, located in the Nob Hill neighborhood of San Francisco, CA.
Our Mission is:
To provide an excellent education for boys at the elementary level.
To attract a diverse student body of strong academic potential.
To provide a school committed to intellectual inquiry and rigor, centered in the Episcopal tradition, respectful of and welcoming to people of all religious traditions and beliefs.
To develop social responsibility through exemplary programs of outreach and service.
To create a community bonded by open-heartedness, hope, compassion and concern.
At Cathedral, we believe that we must continue to define what it means to educate and raise boys.
We devote each day to the spirited dialogue, dynamic lessons, and intentional character-building that guide each young boy to engage in the way that best fits him, while he simultaneously develops empathy and respect for the world around him.
Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Justice and Belonging at Cathedral School for Boys:
At Cathedral School for Boys, diversity, equity, inclusion, justice and belonging (DEIJB) are essential to
our approach t...o education and to the development of a just society.
Cathedral School’s commitment to DEIJB is founded in the promise of all Episcopal Schools, “to strive
for justice and peace among all people and respect the dignity of every human being.” This promise
grounds our approach in the recognition of the social and moral responsibilities that we owe one another
and in the benefits that we all receive when we share common values.
As such, each member of the Cathedral community commits to:
• Engaging in conversations with EMPATHY and CURIOSITY, and listening to recognize the
presence, ideas, and beliefs of all individuals within the CSB community;
• Practicing RESPECT and acting with COURAGE to speak up and speak out to stand up for
what is right even when it is challenging or unpopular;
• Upholding the process of reflection, healing, and repair, holding ourselves with
ACCOUNTABILITY and accepting RESPONSIBILITY for our actions.
Cathedral is committed to cultivating a community of people in the many ways they identify, including by
race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, family structure, language, learning styles,
physical ability, religion, culture, and socioeconomic background that embraces the broadest possible
range of beliefs, values, experiences, and perspectives. Our community is comprised of people who value
the diverse perspectives of others and who desire to learn continually about themselves and from one
another. We believe that only with open minds and open hearts, our Cathedral community will thrive and
experience belonging, both within the walls of our classrooms and beyond.