Director of Admissions and Enrollment Management, USA

Posted: 25 April 2019

Available Summer, 2019

Job Title: Director of Admissions and Enrollment Management

Department: Admissions and Enrollment Management

Reports to: Dr. Glyn Cowlishaw, Head of School

FLSA Status: Exempt

PDS Status: Staff, Full-time, benefited

Founded in 1970, Providence Day School is an independent, nonsectarian, coeducational college preparatory school serving approximately 1,650 students in transitional kindergarten through 12th grade. Committed to academic excellence, global diversity and character development, PDS seeks to inspire in its students a passion for learning, a sense of social responsibility and a commitment to personal integrity. Cited for excellence by the U.S. Department of Education, the College Board Advanced Placement Program and the National Council of Teachers of English, PDS provides a challenging and diverse college preparatory curriculum.

PDS is recognized as one of the Charlotte Observer’s “Top Workplaces 2018”. This award is particularly special because the results are based solely on confidential responses from our employees. Additionally, PDS is recognized as one of greater Charlotte’s 2018 healthiest employers by the Charlotte Business Journal. This award demonstrates the school’s commitment to promoting the health and wellness of our employees and the importance of appropriate work-life harmony. PDS was also recognized as one of North Carolina’s 50 most family-friendly employers by Carolina Parenting, Inc., every year since 1999 until the award was discontinued in 2016. This award recognized employers for their initiatives in helping N.C. parents balance work and home life.

The Providence Day School community welcomes people of diverse backgrounds and beliefs who share a commitment to respect one another and accept differences. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer with a policy of nondiscrimination in the treatment of employees or applicants for employment without consideration of race, color, ethnicity, religion, age, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, disability, gender or gender identity.

Providence Day School is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and holds memberships in the National Association of Independent Schools, Southern Association of Independent Schools, North Carolina Association of Independent Schools, Educational Records Bureau, National and Southern Associations for College Admission Counseling, the Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development, Enrollment Management Association and Association of Independent School admissions Professionals and the College Board

This position is a full-time, 12 month, staff position beginning the summer of 2019. This position reports directly to the Head of School.

Providence Day School (PDS) invites applications and nominations for a dynamic, visionary to serve as the Director of Admissions and Enrollment Management (DAEM). The role of DAEM requires a highly-skilled, experienced, innovative leader who will serve as the School’s chief strategist on all matters related to enrollment. This position requires full responsibility for creating, leading and managing a comprehensive enrollment program that incorporates best practices in recruitment, admissions, institutional research, record-management, registration and financial aid. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced enrollment management leader with an entrepreneurial spirit, proven record of implementing best practices, fresh thinking, and an eye for innovation and creativity. In addition to the Director, the Admissions and Enrollment team consists of 5 members who report directly to the Director.

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Providence Day School is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding employees through a compensation plan that compares favorably with those of other independent schools both locally and nationwide. Individual salary levels are competitive and are determined by educational background and experience.

Application Process:

Applicants should submit a cover letter of interest, current resume, three letters of recommendation, and a list of references with telephone numbers. Materials should be sent to:

This position is open until filled. Providence Day School is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).

  • Closing date: 31/05/2019
  • Country: USA
  • School: Palmer Trinity School
  • Region: America
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