Employment Opportunities » DIRECTOR OF ADMISSIONS


Pacific Palisades, CA, United States
Reporting to the School Administrative Chair, the Director of Admissions is responsible for all aspects of the admission and recruitment process. The Director of Admissions must demonstrate professionalism, approachability, and a deep passion for and commitment to the mission and core values of the Westside Waldorf School.

Position Responsibilities include:
• Follow the school’s established admissions process and enrollment and re-enrollment strategy and procedures.
• Act as ambassador to introduce new students and families to Westside Waldorf’s warm, welcoming, and inclusive community.
• Shepherd prospective students and families through the admissions process from inquiry to enrollment.
• Create and sustain an active network of teachers and volunteer parents as key supporters to engage in personalized recruitment of prospective families.
• Represent Westside Waldorf School at various community and other organization, (ESAD) functions (includes evenings and weekends, some travel). Follow consortium guidelines for admission process
• Partner with the Communications and Operations Manager in planning and implementing recruitment events.
• Work with Business Office in tracking deposits, tuition assistance process, and invoicing.
• Implement Outreach events
• Collect and analyze data about prospective families’ experiences at WWS.
• Collaborate with faculty and administrative colleagues.
• Work closely with the registrar
• Work closely with the Early Childhood Department throughout the enrollment process
• Be a member of the Acceptance Committee supplying all information needed in a timely manner.
• Submit monthly enrollment reports to the school administration and the Board of Trustees
Qualifications and Characteristics:
• Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s preferred.
• Experience in school admissions or related field.
• Experience in marketing.
• Comfort and ability to work with a variety of software, database systems.
• Expertise in social media and effective marketing techniques.
• Outstanding written and oral communication skills.
• Knowledgeable and passionate about early childhood through middle school education.
• Deep commitment to Westside Waldorf School’s mission and core values.
• Demonstrated commitment to collaborative work and leadership.
• Warm and engaging customer service orientation.
• Outgoing, articulate, and approachable.
• Dynamic and sincere presentation style.

The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements.


Additional Salary Information: Benefits include medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability, life insurance, retirement plan match, and paid time off.

Please send your resume via email with a cover letter and two professional references to: employment@wswaldorf.org 

Please visit our website at  www.westsideswaldorf.org

Westside Waldorf School is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, national origin , ancestry, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity, and gender expression, religious creed, disability (mental and physical) including HIV and AIDS, medical condition (cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, age, marital status, sexual orientation, military and veteran status, denial of family and medical care leave , or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. Our management team is dedicated to this policy with respect to recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, benefits, employee activities and general treatment during employment.