Director of Admissions

Marquette University High School

All boys Jesuit High School.

Position Details

Director of Admissions
Southeast Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI

The Director of Admissions leads a results oriented admissions team to manage recruitment and admissions initiatives for Marquette University High School. The Director develops and implements a comprehensive and aggressive recruitment plan to attract, enroll, and retain a diverse pool of qualified students.

In addition, the Director works with Academic administration, faculty, and the Marketing department to develop effective recruitment strategies and provides input for the creation of digital and print recruitment materials. The Director will develop, implement and manage a prospective family management plan to generate leads, inquiries and applications. The Director is responsible for supervision of a staff of two.

  • Work with the VP of Marketing and Communications to set and establish strategy/plan to meet enrollment goals. 
  • Serve as first point of contact with prospective families, and provide oversite to the entire admissions decision-making process for families. 
  • Provide leadership to admissions staff in reaching enrollment goals. 
  • Design, implement, and maintain an admissions calendar of events. 
  • Determine Annual Entrance Exam and Open House dates and time. 
  • Coordinate the Annual Open House for prospective students and their parents/guardians. 
  • Work with the VP of Marketing and Communications on the creation of all promotional materials and advertisements related to Admissions.
  • Review and develop policies and procedures to ensure maximum efficiency and effectiveness of admission processes, including the processing of applications and decisions. 
  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in communications, liberal arts, marketing or related field. 
  • At least 7 years admissions experience in an educational setting, or related work experience that includes public speaking to small and large groups, marketing, sales, promotions or special events. 
  • Ability to effectively communicate in person and in writing and be able to represent MUHS in a positive, professional manner. 
  • Ability to articulate the uniqueness and benefits of a Catholic, Jesuit education. 
  • Ability to work in a team environment with school staff, administrators and faculty. 
  • Have a solid understanding of the educational environment – public and private – within the five-county area. 
  • Have a basic understanding and interest in the creation of a variety of media, including print publications, website development and social media. 
  • Should possess high energy, work independently or in a team setting, understand the audience with whom communicating and adapt as appropriate, be flexible, multi-task, provide attention to detail, prioritize work and plan ahead. 
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license, access to reliable, personal transportation, and the ability to travel and work nights and weekends as necessary. 
  • Interest and ability to learn and use technologies that support the work of the Admissions Department and familiarity with MSOffice Suite. 
  • Familiarity with photography and videography is helpful 
  • Good organization, project management, budget management, analytical and analysis skills

Competitive pay and benefits.

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