The director of enrollment will orchestrate and execute the admission process to attract and retain families, collaborate with division heads on the retention of students and families, and work with the director of advancement and director of communications and marketing in support of their programs. The person navigates between the practical work of each admission season and implementing longer-term strategic vision.
Manage all enrollment-related functions, such as issuing contracts to new and returning families, developing and implementing retention strategies, conducting exit interviews with departing families, etc.
Facilitate financial aid committee work and projections
Conduct tours, interview applicants, organize school visits, and maintain positive, consistent communication with prospective families
Coordinate admission events
Serve as a key member of the marketing team
Leverage available data (such as DASL) to inform decision-making
Attend and present at Board of Trustees meetings as needed
Required skills and qualities:
Excellent interpersonal skills, welcoming and helpful nature, positive demeanor
Impeccable organizational skills and efficiency; able to prioritize and manage multiple tasks at once
Demonstrated excellence in writing, editing, and communication skills
Ability to handle confidential information with discretion
Affinity for Pre-K–8th grade students
Knowledge of progressive education
Proficiency with computers, Microsoft Office Suite, and Blackbaud
Bachelor’s degree; master’s preferred
Experience in a similar position
Experience or training related to education or child development
Green Acres School was founded in 1934 by parents who wanted to develop in their children a love of learning, a sense of intrinsic motivation, and a deep commitment to social justice. Green Acres instills a strong set of academic, interpersonal, and leadership skills that will serve students well in high school, college, and into adulthood.