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Director of Admissions and Marketing SY 23-24 Valley Area 70k plus benefits

The Hire Mark
Valley Village, CA
Closing date
Apr 21, 2023

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Director of Admissions and Marketing Job Description:

Valley Torah High School, an Orthodox Jewish Private High School, seeks a full time Director of Admissions starting during the 2023-2024 school year, to work in both the boys and girls divisions. The Director of Admissions is responsible for managing the school's admission process from inquiry to integration into the school, overseeing all admission events, and working closely with the administrative team to promote the school in order to attract new families and retain current ones. The Director of Admission reports directly to the Head of School, and is a member of the Administrative Team.

Along with the Head of School, the Director of Admission establishes close working relationships with the Director of Finance and Operations and in the realm of marketing. In achieving the mission to educate the mind, nurture the spirit, and foster the development of the whole child, Valley Torah High School offers a balanced, challenging academic program that stimulates each child’s intellectual curiosity and desire for lifelong learning.


Direct and manage admission programs for recruitment, enrollment, and retention.

Develop and maintain strong relationships with constituents, including partner schools, community organizations, and professional consultants.

Plan and organize admission events and receptions for prospective students and families.

Develop strategic goals and actions to achieve target enrollment.

Cultivate relationships with community members, and collaborate with parent admission ambassadors.

Create, implement, and report on annual goals, objectives, and a plan of action for attracting and retaining students.

Manage the daily operations of the Admission Office, including budget, database, files, correspondence, and mailings.

Collaborate closely with the Parents Association leadership and Parent Ambassadors.

Undertake other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Head of School.


A charismatic individual with the knowledge, ingenuity., passion, and decisiveness necessary to build strong relationships, promote the school, and advance its mission.

Consistent professionalism with the capacity to partner with and to guide a wide variety of constituents.

A spirited professional who encourages teamwork and motivates others for the good of the school, including committed and involved volunteers.

A strong manager who leads by example and seeks to move projects and the school forward through creativity and cooperation.

Extensive knowledge and experience with School Admissions and Marketing.

The ability to develop strategies, implement operational plans, meet goals, and pivot based on shifting priorities and circumstances.

Excellent project management skills and the ability to manage multiple initiatives.

Excellent writing and verbal skills, including the ability to present in front of large and small groups and communicate in a compelling manner on behalf of an organization.

Passionate about the work and mission, highly organized, and extremely detail-oriented.

Strong appreciation and understanding of a faith-based independent school environment.

Ability to develop a rapport with all types of people to develop strong and meaningful relationships with prospective parents, current parents, faculty, and volunteers.

A strong understanding of the Orthodox Jewish school setting and the relationships among the advancement, marketing, communication, admissions, and finance functions in an Jewish school.


Bachelor’s Degree

Experience with Blackbaud and/or other Admission related software

A person of great integrity with a strong reputation in the community.

A kind, empathetic, open-minded individual who has a deep-seated respect for all people.

Creative self-starter with a positive outlook who is approachable and available.

An individual who will enthusiastically communicate the school’s values, mission, programs, and educational philosophy


Commensurate with experience

Benefits - Health insurance, dental

Leave early on Fridays for Shabbat

Jewish and Secular Holidays off

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