Assistant Director of Enrollment

Assistant Director of Enrollment

  • Administration
  • Surrey
  • $85,000 - $100,000 CAD / Year

Southridge acknowledges that we teach and learn on the unceded Coast Salish territories of the Kwantlen, Katzie, Tsawwassen, and Semiahmoo First Nations.

Southridge is an independent day school located in South Surrey, BC with 680 students enrolled in Kindergarten through Grade 12. We have a tradition of developing well rounded students with a balance of knowledge and goodness, inspiring students to go out into the world and make a difference.

Southridge is affectionately described as a lighthearted place of serious purpose’ and we want you to knowit’s true! If you’re passionate about working in an energizing environment with colleagues that value building strong relationships, fostering strong minds and good hearts through student-centered teaching and learning, and community all while having fun, we want to hear from you!


The Assistant Director of Enrollment is an integral part of the Admissions team. It is responsible for assisting the Director of Enrollment in attracting and retaining a diverse population of students and families who will thrive in our enriched learning environment and are aligned with our school culture and mission. The Assistant Director of Enrollment is also responsible for providing leadership and direction to the Admissions team on an ongoing basis. The Assistant Director of Enrollment works with the Admissions team members to provide exceptional service and support to all prospective and current members of our community.


  • Engages in work aimed at supporting the Director of Enrollment to ensure enrollment targets are met
  • Provides oversight, manages, and prioritizes the daily workflow of the team, comprised of the Admissions Coordinator and Admissions Assistant
  • Conducts the annual review process of the Admissions Coordinator and Admissions Assistant
  • Oversees the admissions applicant experience from the point of inquiry through enrollment ensuring the highest standards of client care are maintained
  • Communicates the school’s programs, offerings, mission and culture to prospective candidates and their families in person and through written communication
  • Prepares all Grades K – 12 applicant files for review and oversees the applicant tracking process
  • Conducts interviews with applicant students and families
  • Serves as a member of the Admission Selection Committee, evaluating and assessing potential candidates for admission
  • Manages the Financial Assistance Program of bursaries and scholarships available to prospective students and families
  • Coordinates and prepares materials for the Scholarship Review Committee
  • Manages the annual re-enrollment process
  • Oversees the transition and onboarding of new students and families
  • Oversees the planning and execution of admissions-related events
  • Oversees the planning and execution of assessment days for Grades K 12
  • Supports the admissions team with processing, managing, and tracking applicant files for Grades K – 12 during peak periods of the enrollment cycle
  • Assists with scheduling family and student interviews as needed
    Tracks purchases and reconciles the Admission Department’s budget expenditures quarterly
  • Generates and prepares statistical data pertaining to enrollment, retention, and the Financial Assistance Program for reporting purposes
  • Works with the Marketing and Communications Department to update the website and New Parent Portal and develop marketing and promotional materials


  • A bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Communications, Education, or a certificate or diploma in a related field and/ or a minimum of three to five years of related experience
  • Ability to manage competing priorities and multiple tasks while maintaining a strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Experience in supervising and managing staff, delegating responsibilities, prioritizing tasks, and providing positive feedback
  • Ability to create and lead a collaborative team
  • Advanced interviewing and communication skills (oral and written)
  • Ability to exercise sound judgement and think strategically
  • High level of initiative, energy and motivation
  • High degree of confidence working with data and statistical analysis
  • Experience with large-scale events or projects
  • Experience working with volunteers
  • Advanced computer skills that include proficiency working with Google products, Microsoft Office Suite, and database systems
  • Motivated by the demands of a fast-paced work environment
  • An understanding of and alignment with the ethos/mission of the school
  • Prior experience in admissions, an independent school environment, education and/or a working knowledge of the Onboard (Blackbaud) admission module is considered an asset


The ideal candidate will be aligned with values and mission of Southridge, will want to be an active member of a vibrant school community, and will demonstrate a desire to make a difference in the world. They will be someone who:

  • Is a lifelong learner
  • Has excellent study, critical thinking, and communication skills
  • Is a creative and independent thinker
  • Has a positive attitude
  • Seeks their passion
  • Believes in the value of trust, tolerance, compassion, and respect
  • Understands the sacrifice and reward of community service
  • Has an appreciation of, and a desire for, lifelong physical activity and fitness
  • Commits to personal wellness
  • Appreciates the arts and their contribution to a richer life
  • Can work effectively as part of a team

Southridge offers a competitive salary. In addition, we have a comprehensive benefits package, a generous RRSP matching program, access to health and wellness activities including generous support for professional learning and development. Preferred candidates will be required to complete a satisfactory Criminal Records Check.

The annual salary range for this position is between $85,000 $100,000

To learn more about our school, explore our website:

To apply for this position, please visit our ‘How to Apply‘ page for step-by-step instructions on submitting an application through our online system. This posting will remain open until filled.

We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those under consideration will be contacted.

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