Employment

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The Love Of Christ Drives Us On

ARCHBISHOP WILLIAMS HIGH SCHOOL, INC. 
Braintree, MA 

Director of Strategic Enrollment Management

Archbishop Williams, a Catholic, co-educational, grades 7-12 school in Braintree, MA, seeks a Director of Strategic Enrollment Management responsible for promoting the growth and maintenance of enrollment efforts which complement the school’s Mission, policies, and priorities. This full-time, 12-month position reports to the President and is a member of the School’s Administrative Leadership Team.  

The Director of Admissions coordinates and facilitates all admissions inquiries and guides each candidate’s application through consideration, acceptance, and enrollment. In collaboration with the school’s Marketing and Communications Officer, he/she also oversees the school’s relevant publications, marketing materials, and press releases sent to prospective students and families. 


DUTIES:

•    Set annual enrollment goals in conjunction with the President, Principal and Chief Financial Officer, and develop and implement strategies to meet the goals
•    Maintain an on-line integrated admissions and enrollment system and track individual applications to ensure that all required information is supplied in a timely fashion 
•    Manage all areas of enrollment, including collaboration with the school’s International Student Coordinator on International Student admissions 
•    Interface with multiple AWHS constituencies: Board of Trustees, Administration, Marketing, Finance, parents, students, and alumni 
•    Host numerous in-person and online events throughout the year designed to increase and/or maintain enrollment 
•    Proctor the school’s Admissions Ambassadors student club
•    Coordinate and collaborate with partner Catholic Schools as necessary or helpful to schedule special visiting days and events 
•    Organize and facilitate school tours and “shadow days”
•    Working with the Marketing and Communications Officer, implement the school’s admissions marketing strategy


REQUIREMENTS: 

•    BA/BS/MA/MBA preferred; 3+ years’ experience in admissions, preferable in an independent school setting
•    Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills
•    Excellent organizational skills, including ability to set and achieve priorities
•    Ability to take initiative, work independently and multi-tasks
•    Excellent computer skills including database, spreadsheets and mail-merge
•    Experience with CRM systems, specifically Ravenna 
•    Ability to delegate and supervise tasks student, faculty and staff, and parent volunteers
•    Perform all tasks with high energy and enthusiasm
•    Willingness to work nights and weekends as required 


TASKS: 

Introduction of Prospective Parents
•    Act as contact person for parents throughout inquiry and admissions process
•    Provide initial introduction to AWHS to prospective parents/students through open houses, individual tours and visiting days

Admissions Work with new Families:
•    Notify parents of application receipt; work with parents and schools to secure information necessary to process application
•    Review and screen applications in conjunction with our Admissions Committee and Administrators 
•    Stay apprised of admissions procedures and timetables with neighboring Catholic 7-12 Schools 
•    Send notification of acceptance status
•    Coordinate with Academic and Guidance leadership on the assessment of requests for extra academic or social/emotional support

Meetings and Committee Work:
•    Attend Administrative Staff meetings
•    With the President, report to the Board of Trustees at their quarterly meetings
•    Oversee Admissions Committee to present applicants 
•    Attend other meetings that may be pertinent to enrollment and/or as requested by the President 

Additional Tasks:
•    Maintain enrollment budget in conjunction with the Chief Financial Officer
•    Maintain information on prospective families
•    Maintain supplies used in admissions process
•    Maintain contact with faculty and staff to coordinate student visits
•    Maintain contact with the Academic, Student Life, Athletics, and Guidance offices on enrollment and retention issues

To apply: 
Please submit the following items to Maura Gilmartin, Assistant to the President at mgilmartin@awhs.org  

           - Letter of Interest
           - Resume reflecting educational and professional background
           - Names and contact information for three professional references (to be contacted only with the applicant’s permission)

Mission Statement: Archbishop Williams High School is an independent, Catholic, college preparatory, grades 7-12 school. We endeavor to educate young men and women spiritually, intellectually, ethically, and physically. Driven by the love of Christ, in the tradition of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, we integrate learning with faith. We strive to graduate socially aware, morally responsible citizens prepared to succeed and to serve their local and global communities.

Notice of Non-Discrimination

Archbishop Williams High School, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and will consider applicants for all positions equally without regard to their race, sex age, color, national origin, or disability in accordance with applicable laws.