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Director of Admission and Enrollment Management

Company: Eton Academy
Location: Birmingham
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Position SummaryEton Academy, an independent school dedicated to educating students who learn differently, is seeking an energetic, dynamic, and committed Director of Admissions & Enrollment Management. - The Director of Admissions & Enrollment Management is responsible for managing all facets of the admissions process in the school's effort to attract, admit, and enroll students who can be successfully supported by the Eton Approach -, the school's defined programming. - The Director of Admissions & Enrollment Management identifies and recruits appropriate students with parents who are able to partner effectively with Eton staff to guide student learning. The Director of Admissions & Enrollment Management is strategic in nature, mission driven, data supported, and market influenced and provides resources, information, compassion, sensitivity and kindness to families and the educational and professional community. The Director of Admissions & Enrollment is a good listener, organized, energetic, enthusiastic, and comfortable presenting to large and small groups of people.The Director of Admissions & Enrollment Management works collaboratively with the Data Manager, Promotions Manager, Director of Development, Associate Head of School, Parents, Faculty, Staff, Donors, and Head of School while reporting to and being supervised by the Chief Operating Officer (COO). - -The ideal candidate will have a proven track record with "evidence of success" in:

  • oral, written, and communication skills.
  • strategic and administrative abilities, as well as, excellent planning and organizational development skills.
  • highly developed consensus-building skills with the ability to apply initiative and creativity in making timely decisions.
  • operating with the highest integrity; has demonstrated a hands-on style with a team player disposition.
  • developing and maintaining relationships with a diverse group of external partners: - attentive, responsive, pleasantly persistent, and flexible.
  • capitalizing on appropriate technology to connect with families.
  • promoting an organization to various external audiences. - -Essential Duties
    • Strategically manage and support admissions and enrollment.
    • Meet enrollment, tour, and visit goals.
    • Update the 3-year enrollment projection model every June.
    • Complete annual projection meetings with administrators.
    • Create and submit reports.
    • Attend at least one enrollment management webinar, seminar, or workshop.
    • Effectively and successfully communicate the school's mission, philosophies, and Eton Approach - to families, the community, and during school tours.
    • Participate in at least two Eton Approach - professional training.
    • Effectively manage admissions events at Eton and in the community.
    • Meet professional outreach and networking goals.
    • Schedule, organize, and manage effective Open House events.
    • Work effectively with staff, students and parents.
    • Effectively evaluate the success of events and implement improvements.
    • Oversee and manage the admissions and enrollment processes in a manner that affirms the dignity and worth of each individual and respects the needs of students and families.
    • Effectively and compassionately guide families through the admissions/enrollment process in a timely manner.
    • Effectively collect, organize, and evaluate applications, assessments, testing, and data.
    • Effectively manage the Buddy Program.
    • Effectively facilitate the Admissions Committee and decision making process.
    • Effectively and compassionately communicate final decisions to families.
    • Effectively work with various divisions to ensure the successful enrollment of accepted students.
    • Manage the financial assistance program.
    • Ensure legal compliance and consistency.
    • Effectively and strategically manage the financial assistance annual fund budget.
    • Effectively collect and manage financial assistance documents and ensure privacy.
    • Maintain a positive attitude, work cooperatively in a team setting, be supportive and compliant with policies.
    • Perform other duties as assigned by the COO. -The Ideal Requirements
      • Minimum of three years experience and quantifiable success in admission and enrollment management. -
      • Bachelor's Degree.
      • Strong interpersonal and presentation skills and demonstrated ability to relate well to diverse groups.
      • Strong organizational and time management skills, setting priorities, managing simultaneous priorities, and meeting deadlines.
      • Strong knowledge of database management, word-processing, and Excel spreadsheets. Proficient in Blackbaud's Raiser's Edge and OnSystem management software system. -How to Apply:
      • Please forward your resume and cover letter via email to: etatone@etonacademy.org -
      • Please put "Director of Admissions and Enrollment Management" in the subject line of your email.Eton's MissionEton Academy is committed to the education of students who learn differently. We build essential skills and confidence that foster lifelong success.Eton Academy advocates and values diversity in all of our programs and employment. Eton Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer.Visit our website at www.etonacademy.org to learn more about our school located in Birmingham, Michigan. - -

Keywords: Eton Academy, Detroit , Director of Admission and Enrollment Management, Executive , Birmingham, Michigan

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