Latin School of Chicago, a private, coeducational college preparatory school seeks an experienced admission professional for the position of Director of Enrollment Management. Serving 1,160 students in junior kindergarten through twelfth grade, from 75 Chicago-area zip codes, Latin is a three-building, urban campus located adjacent to the 1,212-acre Lincoln Park. Founded as a neighborhood school in 1888, Latin School of Chicago’s location allows students and faculty to engage in all that Chicago's rich cultural and intellectual life has to offer.
The Director of Enrollment Management manages a staff of six, administers a financial aid budget of $3.9 M, is a member of the senior administrative team and works closely with the Board of Trustees. He/she is involved directly in all matters pertaining to the recruitment and retention of all students and the marketing of the school. The overall goal for the Director is to build on Latin’s admission and enrollment management efforts and strengths, to provide leadership and implement a strategic enrollment management vision for the School. The Director of Enrollment Management plays a vital role in Latin School’s community and will be expected to strengthen the enrollment management infrastructure by implementing strategies to ensure that the Office achieves the enrollment goals set by the Board of Trustees and Head of School. 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.
Successful candidates must possess a Bachelor’s degree (Masters degree preferred), a minimum of five years of admission and financial aid experience, a strong commitment to a JK-12 independent school, superior communication skills both written and spoken, strong computer proficiency, superior interpersonal, strong organizational and managerial skills and attention to detail, high energy, enthusiasm, empathy, sense of humor, and must be a team player.Latin School of Chicago embraces diversity of people, cultures, and ideas.
For more details about Latin, please visit the School’s web site at www.latinschool.org. If interested in applying, please send an electronic file with a resume, a letter of interest with a statement of educational philosophy and a list of three references to: Christine H. Baker at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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