Position title
Director of Admissions

PT/FT: Full-Time

Start Date: April 3, 2023

St. Cecilia Academy, a Catholic, college preparatory high school for young women grades 7-12 in Nashville, TN, seeks an energetic and dedicated Director of Admissions to lead the Admissions staff, which consists of the Director of Admissions, Associate Director of Admissions, and Assistant to Admissions.

Key attributes of the Director of Admissions include:

  • Understands and communicates the mission of St. Cecilia Academy
  • Works well with parents, faculty, and administrators in school settings
  • Possesses strong organizational skills, able to navigate online admissions platform (Blackbaud)
  • Exhibits superior communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Has strong interpersonal skills and personal qualities of integrity and responsibility and an ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Possesses a calm demeanor and the ability to multi-task


  • Create and execute an overall calendar of admissions and year-long needs of the office
  • Develop and implement comprehensive plan to promote SCA to prospective families; guide students and families through the admission process; conduct candidate/family interviews; track and review candidate applications
  • Oversee planning and coordination for admissions events such as open house, visit days, shadow days, information fireside chats, testing, candidate benchmarks, and evaluation
  • Day-to-day interaction with parents, prospective students, and members of the community and current parents on behalf of St. Cecilia admissions
  • Communicate admission and financial aid decisions, working with campus finance office
  • Conduct re-enrollment of current families
  • Work with marketing department to promote the school generally and fully integrate admissions needs into the overall strategic communications plan
  • Work with and maintain student ambassador program
  • Sustain connections within the admissions community of partner schools and Nashville’s private schools and Catholic churches
  • Sustain connections within the school and local Catholic community for admissions needs
Job Location
Nashville, TN
Date posted
March 14, 2023

Contact: Send resume and cover letter to Rae Lee Anglin at anglinr@stcecilia.edu

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