Saint Andrew’s Episcopal School (K-8) – Saratoga, CA seeks a highly motivated professional to serve as the school's Director of Enrollment Management. The Director will provide the school’s broad strategic leadership of enrollment planning, and will serve as the point of integration for recruitment, admissions, financial aid, information management, re-enrollment, and retention functions of the school. The Director is a senior level position, serving on the school’s Core Administrative Team, and reporting to the Head of School.
Saint Andrew’s Episcopal School, founded by Saint Andrew's Episcopal Church in September 1961, opened with single sections of Kindergarten and First Grade, then subsequent grades were added each year to Grade 8. Today the school has 310 students from over 15 communities in the San Jose / South Bay and Peninsula Area. Saint Andrew’s offers a comprehensive academic program plus enrichment in the areas of the studio and performing arts, physical education, Spanish, technology, character development, religion and community service. Saint Andrews is a globally diverse institution that truly represents the ethnic, cultural, and socio-economic diversity of the bay area.
The Director of Enrollment Management will serve as the chief point of integration in all strategic areas of enrollment management functions. This position is essential in executing the strategic development of an advanced, integrated enrollment unit. The Director will play a key role in articulating the strategic enrollment management philosophy of the school and collaborating with other departments in its proper execution, and is responsible for the entire enrollment process, from inquiry through admission to assimilation into the school's culture, and retention of current families.
Preferred requirements for this position include at least five years of enrollment management experience in an independent educational setting, a demonstrated ability to grow sustainable enrollment and market demand, and strong knowledge and skills associated with the strategic principles of enrollment management. The ideal candidate will possess an advanced degree and demonstrated skills and experiences in marketing communications targeted toward enrollment and demand generation.
The ideal candidate will have broad based experience in all aspects of enrollment management, be able to think in creative and non traditional ways to address market issues, and be able to thrive in a collegial collaborative environment.
Saint Andrew’s Episcopal School seeks candidates who will enhance the Philosophy of Inclusivity and Awareness articulated in its Diversity Statement.
Compensation will be competitive and commensurate with training and experience.
The Director of Enrollment Management will be supported by an admission staff and play a collaborating role on the Advancement, Marketing, Academic, and Financial Operations teams.
Interested candidates should submit a resume and letter of application immediately. Applications will be reviewed until the position has been filled.
For more information regarding Saint Andrew’s Episcopal School, visit their website. www.st-andrews.org.
Questions regarding the search will only be accepted by Kelly Laboe at Ian Symmonds & Associates, www.iansymmonds.com, KBLaboe@gmail.com, 503.843.8300.
Saint Andrew’s has a reputation for being a “premier” PreK-8th grade school, having a strong academic program, state-of-the-art technology, and a robust enrichment program. The dedicated faculty build from a variety of methodologies to form a curriculum that is engaging and challenging for their students. The community embraces the Episcopal ideals, of openness, inclusiveness, inquiry, character a...nd service to others. This is a school that teaches values, cares about good citizenship and service learning, and supports the multiple faith traditions of the homes of its students. The student population represent the diverse demographics of the Silicon Valley and the Bay area.
Saint Andrew's Episcopal School offers an enriched curriculum within the tradition and values of the Episcopal Church. We aim to educate the whole student, developing as fully as possible the intellectual, spiritual, physical, and social capacities of each student.
The School’s “whole-child approach... allows children to grow as readers, writers and mathematicians, but also as artists, musicians, athletes, and leaders.” At Saint Andrew’s, students have opportunities to lead, to serve the greater community and then graduate as well-rounded students.