The Director of Admissions will lead all aspects of the school’s admissions activities including managing and evaluating processes to assess applicants and enroll qualified students appropriate to its mission.
In doing so, the Director of Admissions will work closely with the school’s Director of Advancement to design and implement marketing and recruitment strategies to support Sequoyah’s ongoing expansion K-12.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
The Director of Admissions will:
Attract and recruit families whose children will benefit as students from the school’s unique culture and program.
Formulate forward-thinking, strategic admission and enrollment policies and practices.
Coordinate the following activities to ensure a successful admissions process:
admission management - tracking prospective students from applicant to enrollment
research - analyzing data and identifying trends that affect enrollment outcomes and providing meaningful reporting to inform decision-making
marketing - in collaboration with Director of Advancement develop and implement a strategic recruitment and communication plan reaching targeted audiences
Supervise admissions office staff and systems
Work closely with Sequoyah’s business office to coordinate enrollment and indexed tuition planning and implementation.
Foster high ethical standards, integrity, and respect for colleagues, alumni, parents, and students throughout the admissions process.
Be sensitive to economic, cultural, and other issues present in the enrollment of a diverse student body.
Communicate clearly and enthusiastically to all staff and prospective students and their families.
Desired Expertise & Experience
Proven success as an administrator responsible for school admissions
A master’s degree in a related field
Flexibility and creativity in a fast moving office environment
Experience using data as a tool for decision-making
Exceptional public speaking and writing skills
Excellent interpersonal skills
Strong organizational skills
Ability to think strategically
Understanding of the value of diversity within a school
The Director of Admissions will take on other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the Assistant Head of School, and must be willing to work evenings and occasional weekends to fulfill responsibilities.
Sequoyah School has a rich history of diversity and seeks candidates to enhance that tradition. Sequoyah offers competitive salary and benefits.
Interested candidates please send a cover letter along with your resume to: