**PLEASE NOTE THIS OPPORTUNITY IS TO BEGIN FOR THE 2020/2021 ACADEMIC YEAR**
Ross School (East Hampton, NY) seeks a Director of Enrollment Management who will oversee all aspects of domestic and international recruitment, including financial aid, marketing and advertising associated with recruitment, the application process, re-enrollment, and retention while leading the Admissions Office staff to reach defined goals established by the Ross School Board of Trustees.
Employment Type: Full-Time, Exempt
Supervise all Admissions Office staff
Duties and Responsibilities:
Oversee Admissions Office; supervise staff.
Manage agent relationships for international recruiting.
Create, report, and execute enrollment projections.
Develop and implement an annual enrollment plan for Ross School student recruitment and retention.
Collaborate with stakeholders and the Director of Publications to coordinate and manage the message conveyed in all marketing materials, print and digital.
Conduct research (database archive and demographic) to inform admission marketing plan; oversee systems to share information with development and other offices.
Monitor communication/messaging between school constituencies: admission prospects, parents, faculty, students, staff alumni and community.
Collaborate with the Advancement Office to identify and cultivate development prospects; cultivate international families and alumni.
Prepare and present reports to Ross Institute Board of Trustees as requested.
Education Requirements: Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in marketing, business, education or another related field; advanced degree preferred.
Required Experience: Minimum of five (5) years of experience as an Admissions and Financial Aid Director. Boarding school experience; experience with international students preferred.
Travel Requirements: Relatively frequent domestic and international travel required.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Demonstrated ability to meet enrollment goals and targets, including financial aid program goals
Mastery of technology as it relates to all areas of the admissions process
Skills in data development and analysis
Experience in Pre Nursery – Post Grad education preferred
Experience managing, directing, and supervising staff
Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective organization, community, and public relationships
A flexible personality with a sense of humor
Ability to speak effectively before groups and/or employees of the organization.
Ability to engage in team work and work cooperatively with others.
Ability to relocate from one physical space to another throughout the course of the day.
Ability to travel by train, airplane, automobile, etc.
Interested candidates should send a letter of interest and a resume to Chris Cooper, Human Resources and Payroll Administrator, at [email protected].
Ross School is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in any phase of employment. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, or any other legally protected status.
About Ross School
Ross School’s mission is to change the way education meets the future; to foster interdisciplinary, integrated thinking and innovative leadership; to engage fully in the global community; and to facilitate lifelong learning. Ross School was founded in 1991 by Courtney Ross and Steven J. Ross. They recognized that preparing students to meet the challenges of the 21st century requires new paradigms to transform education. Aided by the research of educational pioneers and leading thinkers, they expanded upon some of the best practices in K–12 education, combining them with the notion that leadership in an increasingly connected and rapidly changing world demands a global perspective and an openness to technology and innovation.
Located in East Hampton, New York, Ross School serves 375 students pre-nursery to grade 12. Beginning in grade 7, the school hosts a growing number of domestic and international boarding students on the Upper School campus. The nonprofit Ross Institute, founded by Courtney Sale Ross in 1996, promotes understanding of globalization’s implications for precollegiate education and develops and provides curriculum resources and mentoring to schools around the wor...ld interested in adopting the Ross model. Ross School operates as Ross Institute’s lab school. www.ross.org
Positions for boarding house parents who live in boarding houses and supervise students are also available and may be combined with any position.