The Catholic Schools Office of Worcester is seeking an experienced, energetic, and innovative leader who will serve as the Director of Enrollment Management for our Central Catholic High Schools.
The Catholic Schools Office (CSO) provides leadership, counsel, and administrative support to the Diocese of Worcester Catholic schools. Catholic schools in the Diocese of Worcester form an educational system, which proclaims the existence of God to the greater community. By providing space and time for the holy and sacred, our Catholic schools encourage their students to develop a relationship with God. United with the Bishop of Worcester and strengthened by a commitment to the Gospel message, systematic religious instruction, and a tradition of academic excellence, our Catholic schools provide an education that forms and prepares men and women of character and intellect, confident of their mission and ability to transform the world.
Reporting to the Associate Superintendent of Secondary Schools, the Director of Enrollment Management is responsible for designing, implementing, and monitoring system wide and comprehensive enrollment management programming for the three Central Catholic High Schools (CCHS); Saint Bernard’s, Saint Peter-Marian, and Holy Name. The Director will have broad authority and responsibility for oversight of all aspects of enrollment and student retention programming including database management, administrative resources, and admission processes.
Responsibilities and Expectations:
Recognize enrollment opportunities, develop strategies, and implement domestic and international student recruitment enhancements that serve the mission of the CCHS.
Develop and maintain a student enrollment stream and database that incorporates benchmarks, metrics, and uses appropriate data in growing the student enrollment base.
Supervise and evaluate the performance of enrollment personnel.
Prepare a proposed annual budget for enrollment management needs.
Build strong relationships with internal constituencies that motivates support of enrollment and retention best practices.
Strategically leverage the time of school leadership in meeting enrollment targets.
Collaborate with school-based staff in identifying at-risk student populations and designing responsive student retention programming.
Collaborate with the Office of Student Financial Services in effectively leveraging financial aid resources in maximizing acceptance and enrollment yields.
Communicate effectively with school representatives, parents, students, alumni, and prospective families.
Lead efforts, in collaboration with school personnel, to develop, implement, and assess strategic marketing programs, including digital and social media marketing.
A demonstrated enthusiasm for Catholic education.
A practiced understanding of recruitment, enrollment management, and retention strategies in a preK-12 educational setting.
A team approach to that enables colleagues to cultivate strong community ties and networks among feeder schools and communities.
Experience in working and interacting with governing boards, volunteer leaders, and stakeholders.
Experience in developing and executing all forms of communications including digital media.
Demonstrated success with hiring and team development.
Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills.
Minimum of a bachelor’s degree (advanced degree preferred) in management, marketing, public relations, or a related field, and a minimum of 5 years relevant experience with a record of accomplishment.
This is a (12) month salaried position. Compensation will be competitive and commensurate with experience. An attractive benefits package including 403(b), medical, dental, life, and disability insurance, and support for professional development will be provided. A description of diocesan benefits can be found at https://www.worcesterdiocese.org/employee-benefits.
Equal Opportunity Employer
The Diocese of Worcester does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices (consistent with those religious exemptions provided in statutory and constitutional law) on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Application Deadline: April 26, 2019 Start Date: Immediately Please submit resume, cover letter and salary requirements to: Michael Clark Associate Superintendent of Secondary Schools Diocese of Worcester 49 Elm Street Worcester, MA 01609 firstname.lastname@example.org
Additional Salary Information: Application Deadline: April 26, 2019 Start Date: Immediately
Please submit resume, cover letter and salary requirements to:
Associate Superintendent of Secondary Schools
Diocese of Worcester
49 Elm Street
Worcester, MA 01609