Position Announcement - University School of Milwaukee

University School of Milwaukee, located in Milwaukee Wisconsin, seeks a highly motivated professional to serve as the school's Director of Enrollment Management. The Director will provide the school’s broad strategic leadership of enrollment planning, and will serve as the point of integration for recruitment, admissions, financial aid, information management, reenrollment, and retention functions of the school. The Director is a senior level position, serving on the school’s Core Administrative Team, and reporting to the Head of School.

University School of Milwaukee is a prekindergarten (age 3) through grade 12 independent college-preparatory day school, and is nationally recognized as one of the top independent schools in the country. USM provides an outstanding college-preparatory education that develops students' academic potential, fosters their personal growth, and encourages them to be life-long learners.  School enrollment is 1120 students.

The Director of Enrollment Management will serve as the chief enrollment officer for the School. The Director will serve as the chief point of integration in all strategic areas of enrollment management functions. This position is essential in executing the strategic development of an advanced, integrated enrollment unit. The Director will play a key role in articulating the strategic enrollment management philosophy of the school and collaborating with other departments in its proper execution.

Preferred requirements for this position include at least five years of enrollment management experience in an independent educational setting, a demonstrated ability to grow sustainable enrollment and market demand, and strong knowledge and skills associated with the strategic principles of enrollment management. The ideal candidate will possess an advanced degree and demonstrated skills and experiences in marketing communications targeted toward enrollment and demand generation and skilled in efforts to increase institutional visibility in the greater community.

The ideal candidate will have broad based experience in all aspects of enrollment management, be able to look outside the box to address market issues, and be able to thrive in a collegial collaborative environment.

University School of Milwaukee seeks candidates who will enhance the Philosophy of Inclusivity and Awareness articulated in its Diversity Statement.

Compensation will be competitive and commensurate with training and experience.

The Director of Enrollment Management will be supported by the admission staff and play a collaborating role on the Advancement, Marketing, Academic, and Financial Operations teams.

Interested candidates should submit a resume and letter of application immediately. Applications will be reviewed until the position has been filled.

Questions regarding the search will only be accepted by Kelly Laboe at Ian Symmonds & Associates, www.iansymmonds.com or 888.334.6078.