The Director of Enrollment Management serves as a member of the senior administrative team. He/she oversees the day-to-day operation of the office of enrollment management, as well as special projects assigned by the head of school and the assistant head of school for advancement. The director advances the school and its programs in collaboration with her senior colleagues in academics, auxiliary programs, communications, development, finance, human resources, operations, student life and all three divisions of the school. He/she is involved directly in all matters pertaining to the recruitment and retention of all students and the marketing of the school. The need-based financial aid program is under his/her direction.
Manage the process by which Latin identifies candidates and moves them through the admissions process, including how financial aid impacts this process in all divisions. Assure continuity between the admissions process and enrollment, orientation, scheduling and student life.
Utilize available resources to conduct research on internal and external factors that may affect enrollment. Share information that accurately represents the perceptions of our school.
Work with communications team to maintain a robust marketing presence through a varied suite of promotional pieces that share a clear image of our school.
Regularly review and analyze data that identifies students who are struggling and may be at risk of withdrawing or being counseled out.
Manage the re-enrollment process for returning students
Annually evaluate the enrollment management office staff and programs.
Make regular reports and presentations to the Board of Trustees, Parent Association and faculty
Co-Chair the Board of Trustee’s Ad Hoc Committee for Enrollment Management
Oversee all volunteer and ambassador programs
Perform other duties as assigned
Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s preferred
5-7 years admissions experience; some in independent schools
Experience working with children and parents
Strong computer proficiency, including experience with Blackbaud, Whipple Hill and InfoSnap
Excellent communication skills- written and verbal
Strong organizational skills, attention to detail
Successful management experience
Energy, enthusiasm and a sense of humor
Interested candidates should send a letter of interest and resume to Chris Baker email@example.com No phone inquiries, please. Latin School embraces diversity of people, cultures, and ideas and is an equal opportunity employer.
Since 1888, Latin has been committed to academic excellence in an environment that creates a life-long love of learning and supports students as they pursue their passions. Our school is home to students from throughout the city and suburbs and we value the variety of experiences that they bring to our learning environment. “Of Chicago” is more than a part of our school’s name – those words help to define the school itself.