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Director of Enrollment

November 4, 2020 - June 30, 2021

Havern School creates confident learners by nurturing the potential of students with diagnosed learning disabilities through specialized, small group instruction, and integrated therapies.

Job Title: Director of Enrollment           

Department: Admissions          

Supervisor’s Title: Head of School      

Employee Classification:  Exempt 

The Director of Enrollment is a full-time, twelve-month position reporting directly to the Head of School and serving as a member of the school’s executive leadership team. In general, the Director of Enrollment generates new leads, fosters continuous relationships with families and community professionals, and oversees the operational effectiveness of the admissions process--from inquiry through confirmation of admission to the school. 

Havern School is a small, one building school with under 100 students.  We have COVID-19 precautions in place and are considering ourselves one cohort.  Daily hours are 8:00am-5:00pm. 

Roles and responsibilities:

Marketing and Communications:

  • Responsible for designing and implementing a marketing plan that aligns with the school’s enrollment goal as well as drives increased engagement with prospective and current constituencies

  • Collaborate with the Director of Advancement, along with the executive leadership team, to continually evaluate, update and redesign all marketing materials, including the website and collateral materials, ensuring a brand identity consistent with our mission 

  • Directly supervise the Marketing Manager to support the implementation of a marketing plan 

  • Represent Havern School at various gatherings and conferences in order to disseminate information about Havern School, as appropriate to admissions program 

  • Assume active membership in organizations that support the mission and direction of the school including the Association of Colorado Independent Schools (ACIS), National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), and other professional associations related to the position 

  • Form and maintain strong relationships with local elementary and middle schools, as well as private practice professionals 

Admissions:

  • Foster appropriate relationships with parents and guardians, providing guidance to potential placement at Havern while acknowledging the whole child through the admissions process.

  • Represent Havern School to prospective students and parents through thoughtful communications, campus tours, and “shadow” days 

  • Work collaboratively with administrators, faculty, and staff to make admissions decisions and communicate with applicants in a timely and sensitive way about those decisions

  • Keep current with Havern School’s curriculum and professional development expectations for faculty and staff members

  • Maintain current statistics/trends and best-practice admission procedures 

Transition and Impact:

  • Foster ongoing relationships with families as they approach the time of transition to their next school

  • Oversee the setting of long-term and short-term enrollment goals that utilizes a data-driven approach to enrollment management

  • Attend and actively participate in all administrative team meetings to share out admissions and enrollment information

  • Maintains relevant longitudinal statistics on all aspects of the admission and enrollment program and provides statistical reports as requested by Head of School

  • Other duties as assigned

Education and Experience:

  • Minimum of three to five years experience in an Independent School setting, preferred

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Strong written and oral communication skills, including public speaking and print editing

  • Strong project management skills and the ability to work individually and collaboratively under tight deadlines

  • High ethical standards, sense of integrity, and respect for all constituents

  • Sensitivity to economic, cultural, and familial situations embedded in the enrollment of a diverse student body

  • Knowledge and understanding of multidisciplinary assessments to determine appropriate “fit” for the student's successful learning through Havern School’s education program, preferred

  • Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s Degree, preferred

Havern School offers a full package of benefits including health, dental, life insurance, and retirement.

Please look at our website for more information about our school: www.havernschool.org  If you are interested in the position please submit a cover letter and resume to Molly Buttitta, Interim Head of School at [email protected].