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Director of Admissions - Sacred Heart School

Sacred Heart School located in Lake Worth, FL is searching for a full time Director of Admissions.

The Diocese is dedicated to providing excellent working conditions with competitive compensation in order to attract and retain an outstanding workforce. The Diocese of Palm Beach offers a competitive benefits package to employee’s working 30 or more hours per work week consisting of comprehensive medical, vision, dental, LTD, group life insurance, optional life insurance.  The diocese also provides a 403(b)-retirement plan to all employees.  Information on our benefits and retirement programs can be found here.

Essential Job Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Principal and Pastor to develop annual enrollment goals and strategies to reach those goals
  • Ensure that all student recruitment, admissions, and retention programs and practices reflect the Catholic mission of the school
  • Develop and oversee the implementation of all strategies for attracting and retaining students, campus visits, parish visits, admission events, follow-up communication, accepted student initiatives, and student retention initiatives
  • Give presentations to prospective students and parents in individual and group settings including on campus events, and visits to local feeder schools and parishes
  • Coordinate outreach programs to students and parents at potential feeder schools including, but not limited to, visiting those schools to promote SHS
  • Guide prospective families through the admission process and maintain ongoing communication with those families
  • Recruit and train Parent and Student Ambassadors who will assist with enrollment management initiatives
  • Maintain monthly and annual statistics related to enrollment management (enrollment projections, attrition rates, feeder school enrollments, etc.) and report the results to the Pastor and Principal
  • Commit to continuous improvement by keeping abreast of current developments in Catholic education
  • Work with Pastor and Principal to coordinate budgetary needs with enrollment needs 
  • Create and disseminate enrollment collateral in print and electronic form
  • Learn how to use FACTS SIS Continuous Enrollment and oversee its implementation. 
  • Oversee FACTS Financial as it relates to enrollment. Coordinate with Technology as needed
  • Will perform other duties as assigned by the Principal

Employee Specific Dispositions:

  • Will maintain a positive outlook each day and use uplifting language, demonstrating warmth, joy, and advocacy for students
  • Will maintain a growth mindset and be open to change, growth, and continuous improvement; will accept feedback and suggestions
  • Will refrain from gossip or other negative talk amongst colleagues, always maintaining the confidentiality of others
  • Maintain a confidential manner when discussing students, parents, faculty, or other school matters on and off campus 
  • Will make every effort to build up colleagues, students, and the larger SHS community
  • Will positively collaborate with colleagues, parents, and students
  • Will exercise good judgment in relationships with students, in all classroom conversation, and in social media usage
  • Will demonstrate cultural respect and understanding of all students

Additional Job-Related Expectations and Duties:

  • Follow all policies and procedures written in the Faculty Handbook
  • Follow and enforce all expectations of the Family Handbook
  • Uphold school rules and policies
  • Be punctual and reliable for all school events
  • Attend morning prayer, school Masses, Prayer Services, Open House, graduation mass, and strive to attend and participate in school functions throughout the year
  • Attend Diocesan Professional Days
  • Give advance notification and keep Principal apprised of off-campus appointments, always updating the school’s log book accordingly.
  • Other school-related responsibilities as determined by the Principal
  • Attend all school Masses, prayer services, Catechetical Sunday, and Catholic Schools Week Sunday Mass, and Graduation


  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree. 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs, Google Classroom/G-Suite as well as Renweb/FACTS.
  • Excellent and professional interpersonal skills and ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to multitask, work independently, and make responsible judgment calls.
  • Strong organizational skills. 
  • Ability to use office equipment (fax, computer, copier, iPad, etc.).
  • Willing to become proficient in computer and iPad applications used by the school.
  • Ability to work effectively with students, parents, Administration and the general public
  • Strong organizational skills

Physical Requirements:

  • Occasional light lifting and carrying of under 15 pounds
  • Occasional moderate carrying and lifting of 15 – 44 pounds
  • Frequent use both hands and fingers (i.e. typing)
  • Frequent extended periods of sitting or standing
  • Occasional periods of kneeling and climbing
  • Occasional ability of minimal hearing (i.e. loud noises, sirens) and routine hearing (i.e. listening to others in conversation)
  • Frequent time spent working closely with others

The above is intended to describe the general context of and requirements for the performance of this job.  It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.

To apply, download and complete the Employment Application and submit along with your resume, salary requirements and list of references to the attention of Katie Kervi, Assistant Superintendent of Schools at


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