Website The San Francisco School

Director of Enrollment Management

LOCATION I San Francisco, CA

POST DATE I December 14, 2023

FINAL ROUND I February, 2024


START DATE I July 1, 2024

SALARY RANGE: $135,000 – $150,000

REPORTS TO I Head of School


The San Francisco School seeks an independent school administrator for this senior leadership position to bring a passion for the school’s mission.

The Director of Enrollment Management will orchestrate and execute the admissions process, serve on the indexed tuition committee, manage admissions data, collaborate with division heads on the retention of students and families, and work with the director of advancement and the communications manager on public relations and outreach.

School Leadership

Uphold the mission and values of the school as an individual and through the enrollment management program
Participate in the strategic planning process and implementation of initiatives
Lead enrollment management strategy
Supervise and support department members in professional learning and growth
Oversee the high school guidance program
Participate as a member of the strategy team, and in that capacity, share in the leadership of the school and in the leadership of new and emerging initiatives
Serve on a Board committee as the administrative liaison
Perform other related duties as required

Admissions & Retention

Manage and conduct application, assessment, and interview processes
Coordinate and conduct admissions events (e.g. tours, open houses, school fairs)
Organize and coordinate the acceptance processes, with attention to the collaborative involvement of faculty and administration
Recruit, train, and supervise volunteers for events (e.g. tours and open houses)
Collaborate with and orient faculty to admissions process and assessments
Plan welcome activities for new families and oversee family transitions into school
Maintain active relationships with prospective and current families
Serve as the school liaison between prospective and new families
Track and document enrollment and application data
Analyze comprehensive studies regarding relevant admissions data and demographics that may impact enrollment and the admissions process
Revise internal process and policies based on forecast data
Communicate with area directors of admissions to share trends and data to develop strategy and best practices

Marketing and Outreach

Develop and produce school admissions promotional materials with the communications and marketing manager
Develop and coordinate with external programs that support enrollment, such as SMART, Basic Fund, Breakthrough, ABC, etc.
Publicly represent The San Francisco School
Initiate and supervise outreach and recruitment events Student Equity & Inclusion Dashboard Administer student surveys and manage the dashboard
Add additional data as indicated by Access & Affordability committee recommendations


Bachelor’s degree in teaching or educational administration.
A minimum of five years of relevant educational experience in an independent school
Excellent verbal and written communications skills
Demonstrated leadership and facilitative skills

Salary:$135,000 – $150,000 depending on experience

All prospective employees must be able to clear a background check and TB screening.

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