Gene Juarez Salon & Spa

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Director of Admissions

Director of Admissions

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US-WA-Federal Way
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The Director of Admissions is a leader and creator, developing initiatives to increase and sustain enrollment at both campuses of Gene Juarez Academy, located in Federal Way and Mountlake Terrace. You’ll work closely with a team of admissions representatives, interacting with prospective students, maintaining legal compliance, assisting in developing promotional material, and reporting progress to Academy Leadership. You’ll be the first stop for helping future hair stylists and nail artists unlock their potential in their cosmetology journey.


This role will be responsible to

  • Develop and carry out short-term, long-term, and overall strategies for the admissions department
  • Monitor trends and development in areas such as demographic shifts, product knowledge, government programs, competitors, target market populations, job placement, etc.
  • Coach Admissions Representatives to reach increasingly higher levels of performance and efficiency, using both data-driven performance metrics and effective management techniques.
  • Maintain compliance within the Admissions Department, reporting issues to appropriate people
  • Develop quarterly trainings on admissions procedures and compliance standards.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of admissions promotional plans


Our ideal candidate will possess the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum of 2 years’ sales management experience; experience in a vocational college setting is a plus!
  • Ability to compile, analyze, apply, and present statistical data accurately.
  • Thorough knowledge of statutes and standards pertaining to the Department of Education, Department of Labor, accreditation organizations, and other governing organizations.
  • Previous managerial experience
  • Strong problem-solving mentality
  • Time management and goal setting skills
  • Basic computer skills; working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook). The more you know, the better!
  • Experience or some education in marketing is a plus
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Transportation to travel between Academy locations and to publicity events


More about our Academies
Celebrating 30 years of educational excellence, Gene Juarez Academy graduates can be found working at top salons in the Pacific Northwest, nationally from Los Angeles to New York and internationally from Paris to Tokyo. They style celebrities, work backstage at Fashion Week, style for photo shoots, consult for national magazines and more. Providing cosmetology students with the highest quality of educators ensures that our students will receive an education that is relevant to what today’s salon clients want and the skills necessary to deliver. Gene Juarez Academy is accredited by the National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts and Sciences (NACCAS). Accreditation ensures the highest standards in cosmetology education. It also provides our students with the opportunity to apply for Federal & State financial aid for cosmetology programs to help cover the investment of tuition.