We are looking for an experienced Admissions Director to lead and evolve Green Ivy’s process for attracting, enrolling, and retaining families well-suited to our programs. The ideal candidate is a skilled public speaker, polished, charismatic, and passionate about our philosophies of education. They will also have many years of experience leading admissions in New York City independent schools, and strong relationships within that network, as well as with other community leaders and within related professional associations.
Lead and evolve every element of our admissions process.
Evaluate and redefine (as needed) our admissions process for both schools.
Create a strategic plan to grow enrollment at both schools.
Attract, recruit and retain students and families who are well-matched to our schools’ philosophies and approaches.
Conceive, develop, schedule and run internal and external events related to Admissions, including but not limited to tours and open houses.
Partner with the CMO, Marketing Department and Head of School to successfully convey our unique programs to the public with the goal of maintaining full enrollment of qualified students, and attracting prospective students.
Partner with the curriculum coordinator and teachers to learn about and keep up to date with our programs.
Partner with our schools’ leaders to learn about our programs, as well as collaborate and align around activities related to enrollment goals.
Build and nurture positive relationships with prospective students' families to encourage enrollment for those who are a good fit.
Build and nurture positive relationships with existing students’ families to encourage word-of-mouth referral.
Continue building and nurturing positive relationships with NYC independent school leaders and admissions directors, educational consultants, relocation agents, school services, professional organizations (AMS, etc.) and other referral sources in local and international target markets.
Build on existing relationships with current feeder schools and establish new feeder school relationships.
Report directly to the CEO and serve as a liaison to the Executive Team regarding admissions and enrollment.
Coordinate daily with the Head of School/Director to ensure coherence and to nurture and maintain an impeccable and transparent relationship.
Develop and report on key admissions related metrics.
Work closely with the CFO to create admissions-related budgets.
Supervise and mentor admissions staff.
5+ years of experience as an Admissions Director in a NYC independent school environment.
Skill in public relations, communications, strategic marketing, board relations, and/or school management.
Bachelor’s Degree, Masters Degree in related field highly desired
Knowledge of 21st century NYC-specific educational trends
Fluency in the use of Apple products and MS Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Apply via email@example.com and submit your resume. Please also take time to tell us about yourself and why this role is an ideal fit for you at this point in your career, and why you are a fit for our organizational culture.
Cover Letter must be part of the application.
About Pine Street School
Pine Street School is a Spanish and Mandarin dual language immersion preschool and elementary school.
We are Lower Manhattan's only International Baccalaureate (IB) candidate school offering the Primary Years Programme.
Our curriculum is inherently STEAM-based, promoting hands-on experiences that fuel innovative thinking and cultivate a culture of teamwork and collaboration in support of global citizenship.
The Pine Street School community is committed to inspiring life-long learning and international mindedness through purposeful inquiry and human connection.