The Fishburne Military School, a member of the Virginia Association of Independent Schools, seeks a Director of Admissions to begin full time in December 2017.
The Director of Admissions is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the cadet recruiting and admissions process for FMS. This encompasses conducting a holistic marketing campaign to increase public awareness and solicit prospective cadets through engaging web site content development, Open Houses and mass mailings. The Director of Admissions also processes and manages all outside inquiries, establishes positive contact with prospects, organizing and conducting campus/school tours and processing all incoming applications in an expeditious manner to ensure they meet Fishburne’s high entry standards. Finally, the Director of Admissions is responsible for cadet registration activities, to include coordinating with families to ensure proper completion of all necessary paperwork, acting as a liaison to new families to facilitate registration and orienting new cadets and families on matriculation day.
The Director of Admissions supervises and directs the work of the Associate Directors of Admissions and the Director of Communications and works closely with the Business Manager in the completion of their duties. This position reports to the Superintendent of the School.
Interested candidates should email a letter of introduction, a resume, and a completed employment application to CAPT Mark Black USN (Retired), Superintendent, (firstname.lastname@example.org) 225 S Wayne Ave, Waynesboro VA, 22980. Employment applications can be found on the FMS website at www.fishburne.org.
A Bachelor’s degree is required. The successful candidate will have strong organizational, communications and interpersonal skills. The candidate should demonstrate a superior analytical acumen, a familiarity with desktop publishing and possess two to three years experience in promotions or marketing and exhibit excellent customer service skills. The candidate must be willing to wear a military uniform, work extended hours to include weekends and travel.
Fishburne Military School is an all-male, college preparatory, private day and boarding school located in Waynesboro, Virginia; situated just minutes away from the beautiful Shenandoah Mountains. Founded in 1879, Fishburne Military School is a family-oriented military academy focused on preparing boys in grades 7-12 with a whole man education which includes the academic knowledge and skills to s...ucceed in college, along with the character and leadership values to succeed at life. Our military-style of education helps young men develop strong team, character and leadership skills, and the intangible character traits such as: accountability, honor, discipline, responsibility, respect for one's self and others, and pride; all of which are critically important for success in college and beyond.