Seeking Admissions Director

Recruiting, Admissions, and Enrollment

Gross Catholic is seeking a new Admissions Director. Please read the job description and follow the instructions for application.

Director of Admissions

The Director of Admissions reports to the Vice President of Advancement and is responsible for overseeing, implementing, and coordinating all programs, events, and activities of the school’s enrollment management program. Primary duties and responsibilities are outlined below.

Duties and Responsibilities

Develops, updates, and implements the school’s annual recruitment plan.

Cultivates relationships with prospective students and families, and also key administrators and teachers at elementary and junior high schools. Follows up promptly on all inquiries.

Recruits and directs the activities of the Parent Ambassador and Student Ambassador Programs for recruitment events and visits.

Plans and coordinates all recruitment events, including the Fall and Winter junior high events, New Family/Freshman Parent Welcome Luncheons, Open House, sixth and seventh grade practice exam, eighth grade admissions exam, freshmen family information/welcome event, and freshmen registration.

Oversees and implements the freshmen and new student transition programs to maximize student retention.

Works collaboratively with the Vice President of Advancement and brand consultants to provide input into the school’s annual marketing plan and all recruitment print collateral.

Works collaboratively with the Director of Online Communications to provide input into all social and digital communications to ensure content is compelling, timely, and dynamic.

Actively cultivate relationships throughout the community with prospective parents, students, parish pastors, directors of religious education, school principals, and other key constituencies to position Gross Catholic as the school of choice.

Regularly monitor constituent satisfaction with the school to raise retention rates.

Works collaboratively with the Advancement team to ensure enrollment targets are met.

Maintain enrollment management database and contact information for prospective families. Implements a moves management system that tracks families from contemplation to enrollment.

Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Works collaboratively with the Archdiocese MARCSS (Metropolitan Area Recruiters Catholic Secondary Schools) group.

Knowledge and Skills

Strong work ethic, personal integrity, strategic thinking and planning skills.

Outstanding interpersonal skills that create strong relationships with current and prospective parents and students, and other constituents on behalf of Gross Catholic.

Ability to demonstrate a cooperative, professional and positive attitude.

Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.

Ability to work on a team and contribute to a positive and supportive work environment.

Ability to maintain confidentiality.

Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.

Ability to implement marketing and communications strategies effectively.

Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in education, marketing, communications, public relations, or related field.

Minimum three (3) years related experience.

Demonstrated leadership and accomplishment in advancement or related field with a proven record of success.

To apply, please submit resume and cover letter to Stephen Driscoll at sdriscoll@gcgmail.org.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work required of this position and they are not meant to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.


About Gross Catholic

One of Nebraska’s premier private schools, Gross Catholic High School is a faith and family-based community committed to developing Christian leaders through academic excellence in the Marianist tradition. Recognized locally for its outstanding education, welcoming atmosphere, competitive sports programs, engaging activities, robust faith, and boundless service work, Gross Catholic has energized the Omaha area for over 50 years. Gross Catholic recently received the KVSS Radio Superstar School Award and the Omaha World-Herald Omaha’s Choice award for private schools.

To discover the Gross Catholic difference, contact us at 402.734.2000 or visit our Admissions page.