Employment Opportunities

Westover School is entrusted with the task of preparing its diverse community of young women for challenging college work while developing the moral, social, and personal capacities that allow them to flourish and make the world a better place. We have found that our motto, “To Think, To Do, To Be”, provides us with enduring inspiration in addressing students’ thought, action and spirit. We therefore seek teachers who are passionate about their subjects, intelligent in their pedagogy, and committed to their community.

Committed to providing our faculty with opportunities for advancement, we offer many opportunities for faculty development. Our competitive compensation and benefits package includes the following:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Holidays
  • Vacation Time
  • Sick Time
  • TIAA-CREF Retirement Plan, matching benefit
  • Tuition Remission for employee children after three years
  • Housing and Board benefits
  • Opportunities for faculty enrichment
  • Fitness Center

Westover School is an Equal Opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, alienage or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, intellectual or physical disability, sex, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, transgender identity or status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. Administrators must be familiar with this policy with respect to recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, benefits, employee activities and general treatment during employment.

Jobs

Director of Enrollment Management

The Position

Westover School, a century old girls’ boarding school, is seeking to hire a Director of Enrollment Management who will begin working as of July 1st, 2017. The Director of Enrollment Management is a senior member of the Westover School administration, reporting directly to the Head of School. The Director of Enrollment Management will be responsible for the overall day-to-day operations of the admissions office, with four admissions officers, including the Director of Financial Aid. The Director will be responsible for working with the entire Westover community to aid in the admissions and retention process.

As a member of the senior leadership team, specific responsibilities include:

●Oversee the program of admissions of new students to the school, as well as retention of existing, qualified students

●Oversee the admission office, including the creation and management of a departmental budget, oversight of a staff of four and general management of the day-to-day operations of the department

●Advise and consult with the Head of School on all aspects of admissions

●Develop new programs and initiatives to attract and retain qualified students

●Organize and administer financial aid in collaboration with the Director of Financial Aid

●Develop strategy, evaluate continually and redesign where appropriate all aspects of the admissions marketing program with the goal of maintaining a capacity enrollment of qualified students

●Actively promote and teach the faculty and staff about school admissions and the enrollment management process

●Proactively communicate with prospective and current parents

●Liaison to the Parents Council on issues concerning enrollment management

●Assist in the management of the re-enrollment of current students for the succeeding year

●Oversee the network of parents, former parents and alumni to assist in the admissions program

●Be a regular presence in classrooms, dorms, playing fields, and around the general campus promoting a positive school culture

●Keep relevant statistics on all aspects of the enrollment management program and ensure the Head of School is regularly updated on enrollment issues

●Represent the school at various gatherings and conferences

●Act as a member of various ad hoc and standing committees as necessary

●Support the school and its leadership

●Act as a leader in the field of best practices in admissions and girls boarding schools

●Bachelor degree required, Master's degree preferred

●Five years of experience as a Director of Admissions is required

Qualifications and Professional Skills

●Bachelor’s degree required; M.B.A., M.Ed. or related advanced degree preferred

●Five years plus of experience as a director of admissions required

●Extensive experience/knowledge of independent boarding schools required

●Solid working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, etc.), knowledge of Blackbaud, Proof, and other school administrative software programs a plus

Salary and Benefits

Westover School offers a caring and collaborative working environment, as well as a competitive salary and benefits package, medical and disability coverage, and generous time off. Westover School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

For More Information and Consideration

To explore this career opportunity on a highly confidential basis, please send a letter of interest and a résumé to:

Creative Independents

104 Landings Way

Savannah, GA 31411

thomgreenlaw@gmail.com

508-314-8796 (cell)

Getting to Westover

Address: 1237 Whittemore Rd, Middlebury, CT 06762

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