Head of Enrollment

Westminster Christian Academy is currently seeking a Head of Enrollment.  The Head of Enrollment serves as a member of the senior leadership team and is responsible for the development and execution of both short- and long-term admissions and enrollment efforts.  The Head of Enrollment provides leadership in support of the school’s overall mission and strategic plan.  

Founded in 1976 as an independent, coeducational school, Westminster Christian Academy provides a comprehensive college preparatory program for 975 students in grades 7 through 12. The school is located in suburban St. Louis County, Missouri, on a 70-acre campus, 20 minutes from downtown St. Louis.

Westminster Christian Academy honors Jesus Christ by providing an excellent education, rooted in biblical truth as interpreted by the Westminster Confession of Faith, for the children of Christian parents. Faculty and staff enable students to discover and embrace a biblical view of the world and integrate that view into every area of life.

Ideal Candidate Qualifications

  • A clear testimony of a personal saving relationship with Jesus Christ
  • Membership or faithful attendance at an approved reformed church congregation
  • Demonstrates the qualities of a mature Christian who has lived a life consistent with biblical teaching and above reproach
  • Bachelor’s degree required 
  • Five or more years of experience in school administration
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and relationship building skills
  • Well organized and detail oriented with excellent multitasking abilities
  • Demonstrated strategic and long-range planning skills
  • Understanding of current market trends and the skills to translate that knowledge into successful enrollment management programs and objectives
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate and build consensus with internal and external stakeholders at all levels 
  • Proficiency in managing and analyzing large amounts of data, presenting outcomes of data analysis in a logical manner, and utilizing the information to make data-driven decisions
  • Demonstrated success in process management and process improvement

Primary Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement a comprehensive strategic enrollment management plan to differentiate Westminster’s unique brand by addressing size, scope and shifting student body composition, and enhancing recruitment, retention, revenue generation, and constituent relations
  • Collaborate with Admissions team members to achieve enrollment goals and in developing and enhancing valuable partnerships with external constituents
  • Serve as the liaison to the Westminster Board of Directors in and through the Admissions Committee; present regularly to trustees on enrollment-related matters and coordinate the process for interviewing families seeking admissions with the Admissions Committee chair
  • Advise the Head of School and Westminster Board of Directors on market trends to maintain the school’s relevance in a broader educational context and inform of appropriate short- and long-term enrollment for each division
  • Co-direct the financial aid program by assisting and executing the deployment of the school’s financial aid resources
  • Compile and disseminate data for institutional benchmarking purposes; make data-informed decisions and report on longitudinal enrollment and financial aid trends
  • Lead the Communications team in the development of positive and cohesive public relations and a marketing plan that communicates a clear, consistent message to all school constituents and the broader community

Job Location: St. Louis, Missouri