Admissions, Advancement & Events Coordinator

Staff / Full-Time

Jackson Walnut Park School, Newton, MA

Admissions, Advancement & Events Coordinator

  • 12-Month Salaried Position with Benefits
  • On-Site
  • 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM Daily
  • Occasional Evening & Weekend Assignments
  • Reports to the Director of Admissions & Enrollment Management and the Director of Advancement & Communications

About Jackson Walnut Park School

Jackson Walnut Park School is an early childhood and primary school sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph.

Located in a historic neighborhood in Newton, Jackson Walnut Park School features an authentic Montessori early childhood program and a K-6 independent school in the Catholic tradition.

The school offers a rich, discovery-based curriculum, with signature programs that include STEAM education at all grades, a language arts program that incorporates principles from Lucy Calkins’ Reading and Writing Project, and foundations in three languages by sixth grade: Spanish, Mandarin and Latin.

A vibrant arts program, diverse after-school activities and childcare options, and a caring, values-based community that espouses the mission of the Sisters of St. Joseph supports the development of well-rounded children who, in the words of our mission: “love learning, love God, and love one another.”

About this Role

We are seeking a dedicated and detail-oriented full-time Admissions, Advancement & Events Coordinator to begin this summer for the 2024 – 2025 school year.

Reporting to the Director of Admissions & Enrollment Management and the Director of Advancement & Communications, the Admissions, Advancement & Events Coordinator will support the work of their offices in support of the school’s mission and values and the success and growth of the admissions, enrollment management, and advancement functions of the school.


Admissions & Enrollment Management

  • Database Management: Maintain and update the Ravenna and FACTS platforms for prospective and current families.
  • Forms: Manage forms and documentation.
  • Reports: Prepare and deliver reports on admissions and enrollment activities.
  • Public Information: Keep the school’s information current on the website, social media, and other platforms.


  • Database Management: Manage the Raiser’s Edge database, ensuring data accuracy for all constituencies.
  • Acknowledgment Letters: Create and send timely gift acknowledgment letters.
  • Forms: Manage forms and documentation.
  • Reports: Prepare and deliver reports on advancement activities.
  • Annual Report: Draft the School’s Annual Report.


  • Event Support: Assist in planning and executing events such as open houses, student visit days, and community events.
  • Tasks: Develop distribution lists, send invitations, assemble gifts, set up and break down event spaces, and follow up after events.

Qualifications & Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Must have at least two years of experience in a similar role/setting
  • Experience in a school setting is a plus
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to meet required set deadlines
  • Strong organizational and multitasking skills
  • Familiar with Ravenna, FACTS, Raiser’s Edge, and Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)


  • Monday- Friday
  • 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Occasional evenings and weekends


  • $47,000- $55,000


  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Long/Short Term Disability, Vacation Days, Sick Days, Holidays

Jackson Walnut Park School is an equal employment opportunity employer.

All employment decisions are based on merit, qualifications, and competence and not influenced or affected by race, color, religion, age, gender, national origin, ancestry, marital status, military status, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristics protected by federal, state, or local law.



Jackson Walnut Park School

Newton, MA
Infant / Toddler, Early Childhood, Elementary
All Gender
Religiously-Affiliated, Montessori