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Director of Marketing & Admissions

Junipero Serra High School (Gardena)






Junipero Serra High School is seeking an experienced Director of Marketing & Admissions to focus on the recruitment strategies to ensure we exceed the enrollment goals for each school year.  Along with creating a recruitment strategy plan, this individual will be responsible for maintaining our school website and social media presence.  The Director of Marketing & Admissions will have a genuine passion for education along with a strong commitment and drive to serve prospective families.

Primary Responsibilities

  1. Develop a recruitment plan to partner with the local middle schools (catholic, private, & public) to share the benefits and academic program of Junipero Serra High School.
  2. Build relationships with school principals from all catholic, private, & public schools.
  3. Prepare presentation on Junipero Serra High School to present at local middle schools.
  4. Develop and implement school promotional campaigns.
  5. Maintain and strengthen the school’s overall brand by creating and enforcing a Recruitment & Marketing Strategic Plan.
  6. Lead the admission process through all of the stages including inquiries, applications, transcripts, evaluations, and interviews to select incoming students for each school year.
  7. Handle all communication via email & telephone with all prospective students (freshmen & transfer) to guide them through the application process.
  8. Run daily reports to manage application process to assist incoming parents with completion.
  9. Lead the International Student Program to grown and maintain a capacity enrollment of qualified international students.
  10. Track and analyze enrollment data and trends from year to year to plan for the upcoming school years.
  11. Prepare and submit required Admission reports to DC when requested.
  12. Plan and coordinate all Admissions events; Open House, Middle School visits, and Campus Tours.
  13. Collaborate with the Admissions Coordinator to manage and oversee all admissions related documentation and dissemination of materials to prospective parents, students and stakeholders in conjunction with the entire Administration.
  14. Collaborate with the Tuition Manager to coordinate Tuition Agreement letters to part of the Acceptance Package for all in-coming students.
  15. Collaborate with appropriate personnel in order to coordinate the planning and implementation of marketing events. Attend all priority community marketing events and advertised activities.
  16. Cultivate and coordinate the Serra Ambassador Program. Provide training and guidance to the Ambassadors.
  17. Supervise departmental employees and school volunteers
  18. Recruit, evaluate and recommend prospective departmental employees
  19. Perform other supervisory duties as required.
  20. Perform other duties as assigned by the Principal and or President.



  • Practicing Catholic preferred.
  • BS/BA is required.
  • 5 years of Marketing/Admission experience.
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • High level of analytical, organization, and time management skills.
  • Demonstrated success at designing and maintaining a positive, collaborative leadership style.
  • Demonstrated success at leading continuous improvement efforts including the establishment of data priorities to raise student population.
  • Demonstrated excellence in written and oral communication.
  • Training and/or experience working with students/staff on development, implementation and evaluation of marketing/admission program.
  • Proficient computer skills to include Google Suite and Microsoft Office.

How to Apply:

Junipero Serra High School is committed to hiring a diverse and multicultural staff. If interested in this job opening, please submit (1) a resume, (2) a statement of interest and philosophy of education (no more than two pages). All materials should be sent electronically.


Information/Application Contact

Junipero Serra High School (Gardena)

14830 Van Ness Ave.

Gardena, CA 90249