The Leelanau School is seeking a Senior Director of Admissions and Marketing who can live our mission, help us move forward as we follow our mission, and become a member of The Leelanau School community. www.leelanau.org
Specific Responsibilities include but are not limited to: -oversee the programs of enrollment and marketing for the school. -present the school to prospective students and parents, including designing and implementing enrollment management practices and marketing processes. -oversee the admissions office, including creation and management of the admissions/marketing budget, development of appropriate admissions/marketing materials, and development of effective marketing campaigns. -establish and maintain strong relationships with educational consultants and international agents. -facilitate the awarding of scholarships and financial aid. -address re-enrollment of current students or the succeeding year. -keep relevant statistics on all aspects of the admission and re-enrollment program. -represent the school at events and conferences including relevant travel. -support the mission of the school and work in support of its leadership. -supervise and manage the staff of the admissions and marketing departments. -plan and execute programs to enhance the visibility of the school to the public. -identify and implement emerging marketing strategies and plans. -assist in the advertising decisions of the school. -perform other duties as assigned by the head of school.
Candidates should possess:
-prior experience as a Director of Admissions or experience in a similar position. -a bachelor's degree with a minimum of 5-7 years of related work experience. -previous supervisory experience. -effective verbal and nonverbal communication skills. -proven experience attaining short and long term enrollment goals. -a respected reputation with educational consultants and international agents. -an understanding of the independent school world. -an appreciation for students with learning differences. -a passion for education. -exceptional leadership skills. -a high degress of self-motivation, attention to details, and effective organizational skills. -an outgoing, charismatic, and sales-oriented presence.
Additional Salary Information: Health, Dental and Life Insurance Benefits Provided.
The Leelanau School is an independent boarding high school that is committed to meeting the educational and emotional needs of each of our students. Situated within the Leelanau Peninsula on the shores of Lake Michigan. Our staff and faculty view the school community as an extension of their own family and are willing to do the great work of educating the next generation of leaders by making connections with students and helping them hone their natural strengths.