Managing Director of Student Recruitment

Position Details

  • Job Title: Managing Director of Student Recruitment
  • Department: Network
  • Job Category: Shared Services

HARLEM VILLAGE ACADEMIES

Harlem Village Academies is a community of educators building an urban PreK-12 school model based on the principles of progressive education. Located in Harlem, HVA is also the demonstration site for the Progressive Education Institute.    Harlem Village Academies (HVA) is widely recognized as a leader at the forefront of public education, featuring Montessori PreK, accelerated math, and the International Baccalaureate.

RESPONSIBILITIES

As the Managing Director of Student Recruitment, you will:

  • Craft a vision and strategic plan for student recruitment

  • Design and implement a multi-channel student recruitment and enrollment strategy which leverages data and market analysis to drive results

  • Cultivate strong relationships with community leaders and school leadership teams to coach, develop, inspire, and continuously improve recruitment and enrollment initiatives

  • Ensure accurate collection and maintenance of all recruitment and enrollment data

  • Create reports which identify current recruitment and enrollment trends and make recommendations to continually improve

  • Develop and facilitate an intentional strategy to engage school leaders in engaging prospective families

  • Collaborate with external vendors and internal marketing and communications team to strategize and launch digital, traditional media, and mailing campaigns throughout the enrollment life cycle

  • Ensure compliance with admissions, enrollment, and withdrawal policies through close partnership with the network operations teams and school-based operations teams

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCES

  • 8-15 years of experience in student recruitment and enrollment, project management, and relationship development 

  • 5+ years leading teams 

  • Ability to work with multiple stakeholders to create and maintain exceptional enrollment systems

  • Highly developed relational leadership skills, including the ability to develop and manage teams and build relationships across school and network leadership

  • Entrepreneurial mindset with the ability to operate in ambiguity and a passion for building systems and structures from scratch

  • Experience managing large and complex datasets and synthesizing information to drive strategic decision making

  • An openness to accept and implement feedback and engage in a process of self-improvement

  • Bachelor's degree required

  • Excellent team player, with willingness to be hands-on and do whatever it takes

  • Demonstrated creativity and problem-solving skills in tackling organizational challenges

  • Tremendous organizational skills and attention to detail

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS

The salary range for this position is $110,000 to $140,000, and is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Final salary may be adjusted based on experience and qualifications. HVA is committed to providing our team with a range of benefit offerings at a competitive value.

ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE

All team members are passionately and deeply committed to the mission, vision, and values of Harlem Village Academies; have a positive and professional attitude; exhibit a very strong work ethic; and possess an inner drive for personal and professional excellence. The ideal candidate will thrive working within an entrepreneurial and results-driven environment.

Harlem Village Academies is an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to diversity among our staff. Applicants of diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

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