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Applying for Position:
Saint James' Episcopal School,
Los Angeles, CA

This opening calls for specific administration qualifications set by the school.

CalWest's Partner School, St. James' Episcopal School, in the greater Los Angeles area is seeking a Director of Admissions for the 2019-2020 school year.

Job Description 

The Director of Admission oversees the recruitment, application, matriculation and retention of students. Additionally, with the school’s Director of Advancement, she/he is responsible for managing the school’s brand and external communications. The Director of Admission chairs the school’s enrollment management committee, the admissions committee and is vice-chair of the Tuition Assistance Committee. She/he also serves on the Senior Administrative Team and coordinates the family ambassador program. She/he supervises the Assistant Director of Admission, the Admissions Coordinator/Registrar and the Communications Manager. The Director of Admission reports to the Head of School.


  • minimum of five years of experience working in a K-6 environment
  • minimum of five years-experience in a senior role within an admissions office
  • minimum of a B.A. from an accredited college or university
  • strong commitment to preschool through grade six education
  • consistent and proven commitment to collaborative leadership, problem-solving and working as a member of a team.
  • consistent and proven commitment to stewarding and expanding equity and access within an admissions process.
  • consistent and proven commitment to refining a school’s market place position & brand.
  • deep understanding and proven ability to design an agile, responsive and successful
  • enrollment management strategy
  • highly successful at written and verbal communication; a deep curiosity around
  • problem-solving
  • proven and successful administrator, ability to manage and grow a team.
  • proven success in building a parent & family volunteer program to support Admissions &
  • matriculation
  • highly expert in technology, particularly student management systems, FAST, websites, Instagram and Facebook.

To be fully considered for this and all current and anticipated openings, we encourage you to upload your resume to our website here: https://calwestlogin.com/apply

Please note: While we appreciate your interest, due to the large volume of applications received, we are unable to respond to all applicants or give individual application status updates; candidates selected for an interview will be notified.

CalWest and our partner schools are unable to respond to all applicants.

Candidates may be submitted to multiple positions during their time with CalWest. Also, candidates may not be chosen to move forward in the search they initially expressed interest in pursuing.

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