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Job Details

Director of Admissions

Posted: 9/4/2019

Hiring Location: Mary Immaculate Catholic School - Catholic School
Address: 14032 Dennis Lane, Farmers Branch, TX 75234 (Map)

Job Type: Full Time
Hours: 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Weekends/OT Required: Occasionally
Education Required: Bachelors Degree
Catholic Required: Yes
Bilingual Required: Preferred

Job Description

The Director of Admissions is responsible for the cycle of enrollment management: developing an outreach admissions campaign to meet enrollment goals, recruiting students, evaluating potential students, and admitting students to the school, as well as integrating best practices into the annual activities of the school. The Director is accountable and reports directly to the Principal. In this role, the Director maintains a close relationship with the faculty and parent community in support of the school’s mission.

Job Requirements

Recruitment and Enrollment
•Increases enrollment through effective communication to target markets and personally following up with families that show interest in enrolling.
•Promotes active involvement of current families to expand networks within and beyond the school community.
•Analyzes the school’s enrollment data to identify areas of need and focus.
•Responds to the directions forwarded by the Pastor and Principal regarding the size and profile desired for the next class as well as overall school size.
•In collaboration with the Pastor and Principal, works with the communications department to create all print and non-print material associated with the office and program.
•Coordinates the school’s planned calendar of school enrollment activities/events.
•Provides for campus tours to all prospective families.
•Responds to all phone calls, emails, and letters concerning admissions including pre-admission activities.
•In an effort to increase the Latino enrollment:
o Understands our community demographics.
o Builds community bridges.
o Reaches out to and educates Parish and Religious Education Parents of opportunities at Mary Immaculate School.
o Provides enrollment assistance.
o Provides translators at large events.

•Establishes an admissions calendar for the year in collaboration with administration, faculty, staff, and other appropriate offices.
•Provides admissions related schedule (testing, interviews, etc.) for applicants.
•Maintains applicant database.
•Prepares and manages all application materials.
•Screens applicants to ensure they meet criteria established by the school.
•Prepares letters to all applicants (admission, waiting list, etc.).
•Prepares all reports concerning admissions status for Pastor and Principal.
•Oversees the admissions process which may include: financial aid assistance, scholarship applications, course enrollment and any necessary registration paperwork.

All Other Tasks Assigned by the Pastor/Principal
•Assists the Pastor and Principal in creating the budget for the Admissions Office.
•Participates in the annual appraisal of the admissions process.

Hiring Contact

Name and Title: Sr. Mary Anne, Principal
Phone: 9722437105

How to submit resume: Email

Additional Information

Admissions Director (PDF)



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