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Job Title: Director of Enrollment Management

Job Description

The Director of Enrollment Management is responsible for driving the recruitment and admissions vision and strategy of incoming students to Holy Trinity, leading the school’s marketing and public relations efforts, and supervising the Admissions Coordinator.  The Director of Enrollment Management is instrumental in building effective community outreach for the school and serves as a strategic director for Holy Trinity and its mission. The successful candidate directs and oversees all recruitment activities and community outreach programs. This individual must be committed to Catholic education as well as highly organized, a highly effective communicator and results-driven.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

Recruiting and Admissions

  • Develop recruitment strategies and lead the student recruitment effort, with oversight of and participation in elementary school visits, high school fairs, shadow days, open houses, tours, entrance exams and registrations
  • Monitor recruitment strategies and data, maintain effective enrollment practices and build applicant pipeline to optimize enrollment
  • Supervise and manage the Admissions Coordinators
  • Work with the Admissions Coordinators, Principal and Guidance Counselor to inform acceptance decisions; oversee production of all written admissions materials and mailings
  • Provide creative direction for Shadow Days, Open Houses, Welcome Reception and all parent-attended activities
  • Represent Holy Trinity at Archdiocesan Recruiters Association meetings and develop relationships with key members of the Archdiocese of Chicago, as well as with other high schools

 Community Outreach

  • Cultivate and maintain strong relationships with local grammar schools, as well as community-based and youth organizations
  • Manage and build upon relationships with external scholarship organizations
  • Work with Principal to create educational opportunities for elementary school students at Holy Trinity
  • Assist in developing and contribute to communication pieces, including recruitment materials, e-newsletters, and other communications with external constituents


  • Attend leadership and board member team meetings and retreats
  • Prepare and present reports to the Board of Trustees on incoming freshmen testing, acceptance, and registration numbers 

Desired Skills and Requirements

  • Ability to think and act strategically while executing tactics necessary to optimize student enrollment and build a strong pipeline for the future
  • Ability to relate well to and empathize with seventh- and eight-graders, as well as parents, principals and counselors
  • Interest in and ability to effectively sell the exceptional Holy Trinity experience to students, parents, elementary schools and the public
  • Demonstrated skills in data acquisition and analysis
  • Proven track record in developing and managing a successful team and overseeing the growth and improvement of that team and its members
  • Strong sales, marketing and community outreach skills and experiences
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills; attention to detail is a must
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint)
  • Experience in developing and maintaining marketing strategies
  • Bachelor’s degree and 3-5 years experience in a nonprofit organization or equivalent
  • Bi-lingual (Spanish) a plus
  • Access to a car and ability to work some evenings and weekends

To apply

To apply, please submit cover letter and resume to John Malloy, Vice President of Institutional Advancement at jmalloy@holytrinity-hs.org

Job Title: Development Assistant 
Principal Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Lead administrative supporter for the Development Office and President 
  • Develop and manage donor database: update constituent information (alumni, donors, and friends of school), input new information, contacts, and donations, prepare reports for Development team members and Special Events/Annual Fund Coordinator
  • Gift acknowledgement correspondence
  • Work with Board of Trustee Committees: attend Board meetings, take and prepare minutes 
  • Assist in preparation of Annual Report and other inter-office publications 

Job Description 

Development Office Administrator

  • Maintain and update Development Team Calendar
  • Record updates provided by staff at Development Team meetings and update calendar accordingly
  • Review Development Office Calendar on a monthly basis and make any requisite purchase orders

General Administrative (including, but not limited to) 

  • Donor Database - Raiser’s Edge 7.0 
    • Enter gifts, send acknowledgements, generate pledge reminders and invoices in a timely fashion
    • Maintain quality of database (address changes, etc.)  
    • Generate a variety of mailing lists for campaigns and events 
    • Enter new constituent information (graduates, new parents, prospects, etc.)  
    • Generate reports from database as requested
    • Assist in the Annual Report process by maintaining an up-to date donor database 
    • Work with Business Office on reconciling monthly Stewardship Reports 
    • Provide support for scholarship program mailings 
    • Create daily gift reports to share with President, VPOIA
  • Answer and route phone calls  
  • Order all printed materials (letterhead, envelopes, business cards, note cards, etc.)  
  • Provide general administrative support to the Development Team  

Board of Trustees and Committee Support 

  • Prepare and print Board materials
  • Prepare for meeting logistics/food
  • Serves as recorder of minutes

Special Events & Alumni Events

  • Attend all Development Office sponsored events as requested 
  • Assist Special Events Coordinator with creation of event mailing lists and mailings of event invitations
  • Provide support as needed for special events and activities
To apply

To apply, please submit cover letter and resume to Kacie Sassano, Director of Development at ksassano@holytrinity-hs.org.  

  • Holy Trinity High School
  • 1443 W Division St, Chicago, IL 60642   Phone: (773) 278-4212  Fax: (773) 278-0144
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