About the Position:
The Shefa School is seeking a full-time Director of Admissions to manage all aspects of the school’s admissions process from inquiry to integration into the school.

Key Responsibilities:
● Oversee Shefa’s Admissions Department
o Represent Shefa by communicating the school’s vision, mission and values to the community at large
o Establish and maintain strong relationships with outside institutions, groups, professionals (ISAAGNY, NAIS, NYSAIS, ongoing Jewish Day Schools and Yeshivas, lawyers, psychologists)
o Read and review admissions applications and interpret neuropsychiatric evaluations
o Conduct parent interviews and student admissions screenings
o Lead admissions committee meetings and supervise Assistant Head of Admissions
o Organize and oversee monthly admissions information sessions for prospective applicant families
o Facilitate twice yearly admissions information sessions for professionals

● Oversee Enrollment Management
o Collaborate with the senior leadership to develop a broad outreach program and lead inclusive outreach efforts to draw diverse, under-represented students/families to Shefa
o Manage and maintain admissions statistics
o Work closely with the Assistant Head of Admissions and Head of Technology to manage and maintain electronic file systems for applicants, families and enrolled students
o Partner with the Director of Outplacement when interviewing applicants and making enrollment decisions about students applying to Shefa for the 7th grade.

● Additional Responsibilities
○ Collaborate with Head and Assistant Head of Middle School to manage student guided tours
○ Aid in school’s communication efforts and develop marketing initiatives
○ Work with Parents Association to manage Shefa’s buddy program
○ Create materials to present to the Board of Directors


● Minimum of 5 years of experience working in a school environment with preference given to candidates who have experience working in school admissions
● Knowledge of special education in grades 1-8 strongly preferred
● Experience with database management (Veracross a plus) and marketing
● Exceptional oral and written communication skills with a demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a wide range of individuals/groups

Contact Email:jobs@shefaschool.org