Director of Lower School Admission & Enrollment, Beaches Campus

The Admission Office at Episcopal seeks to serve families exploring an Episcopal education with care, kindness and respect. The Director of Lower School Admission & Enrollment, Beaches Campus is responsible for all admission, enrollment and onboarding efforts at the Beaches Campus; serving on the Admission & Enrollment team that spans all three campuses; and waving the flag for Episcopal in the broader Jacksonville community.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Lead for Beaches Campus Admission – first review of all applications, lead Admission Committee, follow up on applicant files, support parents throughout the admissions process, interview & assess prospective students

 

  • Manage incoming and outgoing records requests with other schools and serve as campus point person for health forms 

 

  • Point person for Beaches Campus enrollment – publish enrollment contracts, generate acceptance packets, follow up with families

 

  • Manage withdrawals – communicate with families, manage withdrawal forms, coordinate with Business Office and Exec. Dir. of Admission and Enrollment

 

  • Onboarding for new families – communications, materials, events, Parent Ambassadors

 

  • Work closely with the Admission and Marketing/Communications teams on marketing materials – viewbook, mailers, handouts, invitations, website, online/social media communications, etc.

 

  • Coordinate and manage Parent Ambassadors (PAs) – coordinate with PA chairs and grade level chairs to assign PAs to new families and plan recruitment/onboarding efforts

 

  • Coordinate admission and new family onboarding events – Open Houses, Boo Bash, New Family Day, New Family Play Dates, New Student Orientation, etc.

 

  • Proactive outreach and relationship building with feeder schools, realtors and community leaders

 

  • Serve on ESJ Admission Team – drive strategy for Beaches Campus and work with the team on broader strategy across campuses; occasionally assist with efforts on other campuses

 

  • Serve on Beaches Campus Admin Team

 

  • Assist with campus operational needs including morning drop-off/afternoon pick-up, lunch duty, drills, etc. 

 

SKILLS AND EXPECTATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree required, 5+ years of relevant experience preferred

 

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

 

  • Focus on hospitality and helping people feel immediately welcome

 

  • Passion for early childhood/elementary education

 

  • Highly proficient with general computer operations, Google Drive (Docs, Sheets, Forms, etc.), Microsoft Office (Word, Excel); previous database experience a plus

 

  • Ability to quickly learn and gain proficiency with the admission process, database, and school knowledge

 

  • Motivated self-starter who can take a project and run with it without much direction or micromanagement 

 

  • Servant leader mindset – go above and beyond to help others and serve our school community

 

  • Ability to be flexible and to think and respond quickly when something unexpected happens

 

  • Respect for all people without regard to race, creed, gender, ethnicity or sexual orientation