Director of Enrollment and Financial Aid

Job Type: Administrative
Job Category: Admissions / Financial Aid
Job Location: Greater Seattle Area

This opening calls for specific administration qualifications set by the school.

CalWest’s client school in the Greater Seattle Area is seeking a Director of Enrollment and Financial Aid to start September 2021. 

Required Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s Degree and/or other educational requirements listed on the job description
  • Requisite skills commensurate with the position
  • A reasonable commuting distance to the CalWest client school, or a willingness to relocate
  • Relevant, recent experience
  • Authorization to live and work in the United States

Preferred Qualifications

  • A bachelor’s degree
  • A minimum of four years experience working in enrollment management, preferably in a school environment
  • A passion for working with children and families
  • Project management skills in implementing complex programs, supervising personnel, and handling budget
  • Proven success working collaboratively and managing across constituencies such as families, staff, school leadership, Boards of Trustees, and community leaders

More about this role…


  • Actively participate as a member of the school’s administrative Leadership Team
  • Plan and execute a comprehensive multi-year enrollment and retention plan for the school
  • Coordinate the admissions calendar each year including tour dates, open house, application deadlines, and decision timelines
  • In collaboration with the Head of School and the Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, improve the effectiveness and success in recruiting, welcoming, and retaining students from diverse backgrounds
  • Track declines, attrition, students applying out, and non-renewals
  • Represent the school at appropriate meetings and events including admission fairs