Director of Admissions @ Westchester Day School

Director of Admissions

Westchester Day School, a thoughtful community of educators, seeks an energetic, compassionate, and collaborative mensch to contribute their strengths to our journey forward. Candidates should have a love and appreciation of Jewish day school education, excellent interpersonal skills, humility, creativity and drive. Please take advantage of this opportunity to join our dedicated and dynamic staff.


Established in 1948 in Mamaroneck, NY, Westchester Day School, a Modern Orthodox, co-educational, dual curriculum Jewish elementary school (2-year-olds through 8th grade), prepares students to live as mensches and lifelong learners and inspires them to impact the world around them by cultivating a commitment to Torah, midot, community and academic rigor.


Model our Mission Statement
Design and implement a comprehensive strategic plan of admission of new students to the school
Manage the various points of initial contact including admissions portal on website, email and phone
Direct the admissions process from point of inquiry through enrollment which includes: tours, applications, interviews, testing, prior school reports, communicating final decisions, and contract distribution
Develop appropriate admissions and marketing materials, ads, mailings, website, social media and publications that communicate the school to prospective families
Identify new areas of recruitment, plan parlor meetings and attend external school fairs. Initiate and create activities intended to interest prospective families in sending students to the school
Cultivate and maintain relationships with feeder schools, synagogues and local Jewish communal organizations that can be helpful in attracting families
Manage the re-enrollment of current students and develop strategies to achieve maximum retention
Keep relevant statistics on all aspects of the admission and re-enrollment program
Represent the school at various gatherings and conferences related to admissions
Attend faculty meetings, seek out professional development, and contribute to the overall school community
Perform other duties as assigned

Salary is commensurate with experience. All employees receive health benefits and tuition benefits.

Experience and Preferred Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree
Three or more years of admissions experience or experience in a related field
Graphic design experience preferred
Strong character and professional references
Solid written and oral communication skills, positive and collaborative growth mindset

Application Instructions

Applicants apply directly to Employer.
Please apply through our website.

Job Summary

  • Duration: full-time
  • Benefits: paid vacation, sick leave, parental leave, medical, dental, 401(k) or 403(b) plans, leave early for Shabbat, kosher food option available, Life Insurance, Paid Holidays, FSA
  • Preferred Experience: Managerial (3-5 years)
  • Preferred Degree: Bachelors
  • Job Posted: 2021-04-16
  • Times this job has been viewed: 426 times
  • Job is posted for: 60 days
  • Job Categories: Admissions Director
  • Organization Type: Education & Schools
Job Location
Westchester Day School
856 Orienta Avenue
Mamaroneck , New York 10543


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