Pacific Ridge School seeks candidates for the position of Director of Enrollment. This appointment will be effective July 1, 2018. At Pacific Ridge School, our mission statement drives all of our work: In a community that fosters academic excellence, ethical responsibility and global engagement, Pacific Ridge School prepares students for college and a purposeful life.
The Director of Enrollment is a highly visible community member who leads the enrollment experience of students in grades 7 through 12 at Pacific Ridge School. Working directly with the Head of School, academic administrators, and the Business Office, the Director of Enrollment is responsible for maintaining a strong community presence and providing superior customer service to internal and external constituents. As the inspirational leader of the Admissions Department, the Director is responsible for generating new leads, fostering continuous relationships with feeder schools and the operational effectiveness of the admissions process from inquiry through admission and assimilation into the School’s culture. The Director also oversees annual re-enrollment, working with the Business Office and academic administrators to coordinate the interactions with families in that process.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
Develop and execute strategy for achievement of enrollment and retention objectives and goals
Participate in development and execution of strategy for allocating tuition assistance grants
Promote the School’s mission, vision and values
Represent the School and act as an ambassador to perspective and existing families, as well as to potential feeder schools
Manage the admissions and application process
Analyze and report department’s critical measurements
Provide leadership to and manage associate and administrative staff
Manage department budget and resources
Collaborate with Marketing and Communications Department on School’s website, promotional materials, advertising, direct mail and campaigns
Coordinate and participate in recruitment events such as open house
Strong candidates have previous admissions and school administrative experience in an independent school and preferably a Master’s degree. They demonstrate a collaborative attitude, dynamic communication skills (both written and verbal) as well as impactful organizational and data analysis skills. The Director of Enrollment is a team player and one who works towards solutions with an energetic spirit. The ideal candidate has an ability to work well under pressure with passion for students and families.
Pacific Ridge School is a college preparatory co-educational independent school, offering a rich and challenging program to 560 students in grades 7-12. Pacific Ridge School opened in 2007; finished its permanent high school building in 2010, and its athletic center in 2012. We opened a permanent middle school/administration building and STEAM facility in 2015. Please visit our website at https://www.pacificridge.org/ for more information on our mission and programs.