Ascend seeks an experienced director of student recruitment and enrollment who will spearhead the student recruitment strategy in order to fulfill Ascend Public Charter School's student recruitment goals in service of ensuring the full enrollment at all Ascend schools. Reporting to the chief operating officer, the director of student recruitment and enrollment will lead the design and execution of a multi-channel recruitment strategy to attract student applicants to Ascend's network of 15 schools and lead the network in designing and maintaining bulletproof enrollment systems and practices. This position is a year-round schedule.
Why extraordinary professionals choose Ascend
Ascend is a network of K-12 public charter schools serving 5,700 students across 15 schools in Central Brooklyn. Our mission is to lead our students on a great intellectual journey, providing them with an exceptional education and placing them firmly on the path to success in college and beyond.
We guide our students to think critically and independently and to enjoy education as an end in itself. We teach a rich and rigorous liberal arts curriculum that nurtures students' natural curiosity about the world. We foster a positive, non-punitive school culture where students feel connected, empowered, and safe to take academic risks. Even our school buildings are designed to reflect our high aspirations for teaching and learning and the notable accomplishments that occur within our walls.
To create this kind of vibrant learning community, we invest heavily in our team members by providing ongoing, best-of-class professional training and support. We encourage them to collaborate closely and push one another to achieve great outcomes.
You can learn more about the Ascend approach by visiting our website.
Please note: Ascend is taking extreme preparation and care to maintain strict social distancing and follow CDC and NYS guidelines on the reopening of our schools as well as in-person activities including canvassing, tablings, and other externally facing events. We provide personal protective equipment for team members and have policies and practices in place to ensure the safety of our staff while conducting work activities.
The director of student recruitment and enrollment supervises an operations assistant and a number of community outreach associates; this person reports to the chief operating officer.
Diversity at Ascend
Ascend is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community, both through our hiring practices and our focus on creating a culture and environment where diverse perspectives, ideas, and identities are valued and integrated into our way of working and educating students. Ascend staff represent a wide diversity of racial, socio-economic, gender, religious, and national identities—opening a window to the entire Ascend community on the richness of humanity. We welcome all applicants who share our mission and vision to join us in our deeply consequential work.
Ascend offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package. Please visit www.ascendschools.org/careers to learn more about the benefits of working at Ascend.
Ascend seeks an experienced director of student recruitment and enrollment who will spearhead the student recruitment strategy in order to fulfill Ascend Public Charter School's student recruitment goals in service of…