Manhattan Country School (MCS) seeks a full-time Enrollment Manager.
Manhattan Country School (MCS) is a PreK-8th grade co-educational, independent school in NYC recognized for its strong academic program, racial and economic diversity, and an environmental literacy program that features a working farm in the Catskills. Committed to principles of equity and multiculturalism, Manhattan Country School is unique among NYC independent schools. MCS’ educational philosophy relies on educators who have strong knowledge of child development and can apply it to effective pedagogies of inquiry and learning, enjoy the exuberance and curiosity of children, want to help build a community where diverse perspectives are valued and appreciate the life-long impact of working together for social and environmental justice. www.manhattancountryschool.org
The Enrollment Manager reports to the Admissions and Enrollment Director and is responsible for a range of activities that supports the school’s enrollment, operations, and finance efforts. This dynamic position requires the ability to work collaboratively with families and colleagues throughout the school.
Duties and Responsibilities:
The Enrollment Manager will be responsible for the following scope of work:
Provide support to currently enrolled families throughout the enrollment process
Work with Finance Director to revise the financial form on an annual basis
Support Director of Admissions & Enrollment in managing re-enrollmentcommunications calendar
Analyze financial form submissions to identify potential errors or issues and workwith families to make corrections
With the help of the Finance Department, calculate individualized tuition for newand returning families
Prepare and send re-enrollment contracts in Enrollment Management System(EMS)
Maintain re-enrollment data sheet
Schedule and lead tuition appeal meetings
Triage admissions email for enrollment related questions
Help with enrollment events (coffees, workshops, parent meetings)
Upload email documents into applicant records
Send transcripts for withdrawn students
Perform other duties as assigned
Strong ability to execute work with a diversity, equity, and inclusion lens.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to conduct sensitive conversations about tuition, payments, and family finances.
Exceptional organizational skills and impeccable attention to detail.
High degree of professionalism in dealing with diverse groups of people, ranging from families to colleagues to vendors and governmental agencies
Ability to react with appropriate levels of urgency to situations and events that require quick response or turnaround.
Ability to switch gears at a moment’s notice.
Experience with Blackbaud systems, a plus
To Apply: Please submit a cover letter and resume toHR@manhattancountryschool.orgwith “Enrollment Manager'' in the subject line. No phone calls, please. For more information, please visit www.manhattancountryschool.org
Reflecting the vision of the civil rights movement, Manhattan Country School teaches students in a community with no racial majority and broad economic diversity. Our goals for students are academic excellence, intellectual freedom, social awareness, self-confidence, and first-hand knowledge of the natural world. MCS is unique among NYC independent schools in having a 180-acre working farm integral to the curriculum and a sliding scale for tuition.