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Director of Admissions - (St. Louis Catholic School - Austin, TX)

Catholic Schools
Camp Mabry, TX
Closing date
Apr 29, 2023

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Why we are the right fit for you: St. Louis Catholic School is situated on a beautiful 22-acre campus in the heart of Austin, Texas. We have a team of dedicated teachers and a generous parent community. We need you, an Director of Admissions, to provide leadership, management, and direction for all admissions operations and communications. The right person has a strong interest in the promotion of Catholic education in the community of Austin, Texas, and beyond.

Anticipated position start date: June 2023 or sooner if a determined candidate is available for employment.

As an Director of Admissions you are good at:

Fulfilling the mission of the Catholic school by working with the principal in the planning and implementing the overall admissions process for the school. Recruiting families considering Catholic education and sharing comprehensive information about St. Louis Catholic School programming. Communicating with multiple families in various stages of the inquiry, admissions, and onboarding process. Utilizing marketing and various technology platforms to communicate, plan, gather and disaggregate data. This position reports to and is evaluated by the principal.

Your essentials are:
  • Presents the school to prospective families through proactive communication, outreach, and events
  • Plans and implements a comprehensive admission program including tours, open houses, shadow visits, student recruitment events, orientations for prospective families, parent interviews, admissions testing, and orientations for new families
  • Serves as the primary relationship manager with all prospective families with timely communication and directs admissions process from point of inquiry through enrollment
  • Provides insight and input into the strategy and design of marketing initiatives to drive prospective families to consider St. Louis Catholic School
  • Prepares admission material, engages a parent enrollment committee and maintains admissions marketing on the school website and social media, with outreach to parishes, and collaboration with local family businesses, childcare centers, and religious education programs
  • Maintains the FACTS application portal and utilizes the FACTS platform for all admissions applications and admissions data reports
  • Communicates effectively within the school community and with administration, faculty, and parish
  • Prepares statistical reports as needed

Important job functions:
  • Collaborates with others to enhance the work environment
  • Communicates effectively within the school community and with administration, faculty, and parish
  • Provides technical support to families in the navigating the application process and the FACTS Family Portal

Top candidates will be able to:
  • Support and uphold the philosophy of Catholic education and the mission of the school
  • Act as a witness to Gospel values by modeling the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church
  • Serve as a professional ambassador and representative of the school
  • Communicate effectively in both written and verbal form
  • Use appropriate technology
  • Continuously grow in your ministry by participating in religious ceremonies, training sessions, and reflection activities as directed.


  • Bachelor's degree

  • 3 to 5 years experience in school admissions, with direct and primary responsibility for managing relationships with prospective families OR equivalent in a sales, recruiting, or marketing role.

Certifications and Training:
  • Must submit an Ethics and Integrity in Ministry (EIM) Application for Ministry within the first week of employment, participate in an EIM Basic abuse prevention training workshop within 60 days of submitting a complete Application for Ministry, and maintain EIM compliance during the entire term of employment.

Additional Experience, Certifications, or Training:
  • Valid Texas driver's license
  • Must maintain compliance with the Diocese of Austin Ethics and Integrity in Ministry (EIM) policies throughout the employment period.
  • Must meet staff development guidelines as set forth by the Diocese and school administration.

Additional Info on Campus and Employer:
  • All employees of the school are engaged in ministry and closely tied to the Pastor and Principal in the exercise of the Pastor's ministry and obligations to the school as an at-will employer.
  • Working in a fast-paced environment with priorities and plans that may change rapidly.
  • Working on weekends, evenings, and some holidays may be required.
  • Will be required to adhere to established dress codes and conduct standards.
  • All buildings and vehicles owned by the school are tobacco-free.
  • Must maintain a work schedule that maximizes availability to students, parents, colleagues, and administration.

For additional details, download the full associated with the position posting.

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