International School of Brooklyn (ISB) is an independent, non-profit school that is known for its innovative and robust Nursery–8th Grade French and Spanish language immersion program and International Baccalaureate curriculum. The ISB learning experience is driven by six core values: inquiry-based learning, diversity, global curriculum, language immersion, community, and international mindedness. Dedication to these values enables ISB to develop each student’s creativity, critical thinking, global citizenship, and intercultural understanding.
The Director of Admissions and Enrollment is responsible for student recruitment and retention, student records and management of all admissions-related programs and activities. The Director of Admissions and Enrollment is directly responsible for designing and building an admissions program, the systems necessary to carry off the functions of the office, and the outreach and admissions campaign determined to be in the best interests of the school.
The Director of Admissions and Enrollment supervises the staff in the Admissions and Enrollment Department. The Director of Admissions and Enrollment reports to the Head of School and works with all constituents – students, parents, and teachers - at the International School of Brooklyn community in support of the school’s mission.
Key Responsibilities include:
STUDENT RECRUITMENT/SCHOOL OUTREACH
Work with the Advancement Office to create and execute an admissions outreach plan, including materials/publications, ongoing communications, open houses, tours, and school fairs
Oversee play-based assessments and class visits
Conduct student and parent interviews
Chair the Admissions Committee and serve as a member of the Tuition Assistance Committee
Maintain memberships in admissions-related professional associations
Maintain contact with external organizations regarding recruitment and enrollment
Oversee parent, student, alumni and staff volunteering for admissions events
Attend meetings and manage paperwork related to the French Bourse system
ADMISSIONS OFFICE MANAGEMENT
Work with the Business Office to create and maintain an admissions budget
Maintain the admissions section of the website
Manage the admissions module of the database
Maintain statistics on all aspects of the admissions and re-enrollment process from year to year (enrollment, retention, tuition assistance, etc.)
ENROLLMENT AND STUDENT RECORDS MANAGEMENT
Oversee the student records work– attendance, student files, transcripts, etc. – and the re-enrollment contract process
Prepare enrollment reports for the Board of Trustees and Finance Committee
Attend Board of Trustees meetings, as required, to provide periodic admissions updates
Proven experience leading an admissions department
Strong interpersonal skills
Solid communication, management and organization skills
Marketing sensibility, preference for proven outreach and recruitment campaigns
Mature technology skills with Veracross or similar database systems
Being bilingual Spanish/English or French/English is desirable
Knowledge of the International Baccalaureate programs an advantage
Applying to this position:
Interested applicants should send a cover letter and CV (one pdf document please) to: email@example.com. Please indicate “Director of Admissions” in the subject line.
Additional Salary Information: Salary dependent on experience.