Company: Grey Nun Academy
Job Title: Director of Enrollment and Marketing
Location: Yardley, PA
Posted: Oct. 9, 2015
Job Description: Founded in 1963 by the Grey Nuns of the Sacred Heart, Grey Nun Academy is the Catholic, independent co-educational elementary school in Bucks County, PA for children in grades PreK3 through Eighth grade. The Academy offers an academically rich curriculum that meets the unique needs of individual students, respecting the rights, interests, and dignity of each child.
GNA welcomes children of all faiths and cultures. The school’s educational process leads
children to embrace and promote peace and social justice in our world.
Grey Nun Academy has an opening on its Administrative Team for a Director of Enrollment and Marketing, beginning immediately. This position is responsible for all aspects of enrollment management and marketing, including recruiting, strategic direction, financial aid, prospective family interviews, events, outreach, applicant assessment, surveys, reports, and is responsible for the development and implementation of a comprehensive and dynamic communications strategy for GNA. The Director serves as the creative architect for all internal and external marketing and communication initiatives and manages the work of the Marketing Committee and Enrollment Committee. The Director will coordinate with the Committees of the Board to develop appropriate media outreaches and marketing approaches. He/she must possess outstanding oral, written, and organizational skills, experience in schools, flexibility, energy, and creativity. The
Director of Enrollment and Marketing communicates the Academy’s mission and curriculum
with knowledge and enthusiasm. He/she works collaboratively with the Home School
Association to coordinate orientation programs for incoming families. He/she also works with administrative team members on communications, technology, academic, diversity, and financial aid programs.
• Bachelor’s degree required, a Master’s degree is preferred, salary commensurate
• strong leadership and communication skills
• lead the Enrollment/Marketing
Office in the enrollment of students who fit the mission of GNA
• promote a sense of teamwork with administrative colleagues and across the faculty
• oversee day-to-day operations, budget, and processes within the Enrollment/Marketing Office
• oversee data collection and retention to foster data-driven decisions
• bring knowledge and understanding of enrollment markets, demographics, trends and challenges
• evaluate staff as needed
• attend Board of Trustees meetings when needed to report on enrollment/marketing activities.
This position requires a proactive and self-motivated individual with a minimum of 5 years of experience in enrollment and marketing, ideally with a Catholic, independent, not-for-profit, or educational institution. An undergraduate degree in marketing, public relations or related field; experience with Enrollment/Marketing software; and proficiency in Microsoft Office are required.
Hours: M-F 8-5
How to Apply:
Please email in one PDF document, your letter of interest, resume, three or more professional references with contact information, and writing sample relevant to the position. Only fully completed applications will be considered. Portfolios will be reviewed during the interview process.
Please send all materials via email in one PDF document to:
Deborah Kost, Head of School
Grey Nun Academy
1750 Quarry Road
Yardley, PA 19067
Web listing: www.gnaedu.org