The Town School, an N-8 coeducational school, seeks a Director of Admissions and Enrollment effective July 2019.
The Director of Admission and Enrollment Management is responsible for all aspects of the school’s admission process. The Director oversees marketing initiatives, the assessment and selection of students, the enrollment and orientation of new families, and the reenrollment of current families. The Director reports to the Head of School, is a member of the school's senior leadership team and sits on the Board’s marketing committee. This is a twelve-month position.
Overseeing and managing the efficient workings of a demanding admissions operation
Effectively communicating the school's mission, philosophy, values, and programs
Fostering powerful relationships with feeder programs, fellow admissions professionals, and relevant community organizations
Compiling and analyzing admission data trends and projections and sharing them with the administrative team and the Board of Trustees
Helping newly enrolled students and families’ transition into the school.
Being part of the financial aid decisions team
Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree; be highly supportive of and congruent with Town’s mission and philosophy; be committed to equity and inclusion; have at least five years experience working within an independent school admissions office; have experience with tools such as Blackbaud and be technologically advanced; and have the personal characteristics of an outstanding admission professional: tact, sensitivity, superb communications skills, warmth, discernment, high energy, and, of course, a good sense of humor.
Candidates should send a letter of interest, a resume, and the names/contact information of three professional references to Doug Brophy, Head of School, at email@example.com.
About The Town School
The Town School is committed to elementary co-education, serving students in nursery through eighth grade. As we embrace high academic and ethical standards for each student, we are guided by our school motto, “Joy with Purpose.”
Town’s program balances the traditional and the innovative, emphasizing excellence in academics and a thorough exposure to the arts and physical education. We teach children to think creatively, read critically and reason logically, stressing the value of both individual learning and collaboration. We are committed to diversity, teaching students to be inclusive and to respect themselves and others.
Students leave Town as well-rounded, articulate, resilient and morally responsible individuals. They are prepared to meet the challenges of a demanding secondary education and continue on the path of lifelong learning.
We believe that the process of learning is as important as the result. Town builds on children’s natural curiosity and creativity, helping them discover and celebrate their strengths. In our nurturing and supportive environment, we challenge each student to take risks and persevere. The pr...ogram enables students to experience success, increase self-confidence and develop individuality. Faculty and parents collaborate in support of each child’s growth.
Town students develop social awareness through age-appropriate service within the school and the community at large. Students exercise responsibility and assume leadership roles as they learn to become involved citizens of the world.