Enrollment Officer

  • Interlochen, MI
  • Full-time

Company Description

Interlochen Center for the Arts is the recipient of the National Medal of Arts and the only organization in the world that brings together: a 2,500-student summer camp program; a 500-student fine arts boarding high school; opportunities for hundreds of adults to engage in fulfilling artistic and creative programs; two 24-hour listener-supported public radio stations (classical music and news); more than 600 arts presentations annually by students, faculty and world-renowned guest artists; a global alumni base spanning eight decades, including leaders in arts and all other endeavors. For information, visit Interlochen online at www.interlochen.org.


Interlochen Center for the Arts includes:


Interlochen Arts Academy

Interlochen Arts Academy, a fine arts boarding high school, offers the highest quality artistic training combined with comprehensive college-preparatory academics. The Academy also offers post-graduate opportunities.


Interlochen Arts Camp

Young artists from around the world gather at Interlochen each summer to learn, create and perform alongside leading artists and instructors. Programs are offered to students in grades three through twelve.


Interlochen College of Creative Arts

Adult artists thrive on opportunities to learn and express themselves creatively. The College of Creative Arts offers programs in a variety of arts disciplines.


Interlochen Public Radio

Classical Music: 88.7 FM, Interlochen; 88.5 FM, Mackinaw City; and 100.9 FM, East Jordan/Charlevoix

News Radio: 91.5 FM, Traverse City; 90.1 FM, Harbor Springs/Petoskey; 89.7 FM, Manistee/Ludington

Streaming online at ipr.interlochen.org.  Through two listener-supported broadcast services, Interlochen Public Radio (IPR) connects northwest Michigan with arts, news and culture on a global scale. IPR also gives significant focus to local and regional news, information and artists.


Interlochen Presents

Interlochen brings dozens of world-renowned artists to northwest Michigan, enhancing the region’s position on the global arts map. Interlochen presents more than 600 events each year by students, faculty and guest artists, making Interlochen one of the nation’s largest arts presenters. 

Job Description

This position is a career opportunity to use a broad-based knowledge of the arts, arts education, and specialized-program enrollment management while acting as an arts advocate at one of the nation’s premier arts education centers. The Office of Admission & Financial Aid enrolls more than 3,000 qualified elementary through high school-age students from more than 50 countries each year across numerous artistic disciplines and study sessions.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

ENROLLMENT: Manage the recruitment and enrollment process for assigned arts areas for both the Arts Academy and the Summer Arts Camp from inquiry through enrollment including the coordination of campus visits, parent and student-candidate interviews/auditions and evaluations, assembly of candidate electronic and paper applications, and all other associated communication with prospective families. 

CULTIVATION: Develop a network of constituents within an assigned geographic territory. Cultivation requires some domestic travel to these areas as well as the implementation of e-recruitment techniques. Work closely with all constituents to strengthen vital relationships (faculty/administration, current parents, friends, feeder programs, and feeder schools). Plan special on- and off-site events for constituent development.


Qualified candidates should possess a bachelor’s degree (minimum), a strong sense of initiative and be able to function in a fast-paced environment that requires teamwork and independence. The successful candidate will possess a service-oriented, friendly and professional approach with an engaging demeanor, strong communication (written and verbal), organizational, analytical, technical, and interpersonal skills. Candidates with an understanding and appreciation for the arts and their role in education are preferable, as well as those who have an understanding of a boarding school community and previous experience in enrollment management.

Additional Information

Compensation and Benefits: 

A competitive salary and benefit package is being offered, commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Additional Materials Required for Applications:

Please send a letter of interest and three letters of professional support to flickja@interlochen.org.

Materials submitted will be held in strictest confidence, and references will not be contacted without the permission of the applicant.


The search will remain open until filled with a priority deadline of resume review being February 4th, 2013.