Woodberry Forest School is accepting applications for an assistant/associate director of admission. The assistant/associate director of admission will assume a critical role within a ten-member team and will work closely with the assistant headmaster for admission & college counseling and the director of admission on the strategic direction of Woodberry’s admission efforts.
The assistant/associate director is responsible for managing all aspects for the admission process including recruitment activities and applicant review. The ideal candidate for this position must appreciate Woodberry Forest and its unique tradition and culture, be an excellent communicator, understand matters pertaining to student academic aptitude and character assessment, and be willing to travel seasonally within the United States and potentially abroad. Experience with young people, professional experience in admissions or related field, and a proven track record of building deep and abiding relationships is essential. The assistant/associate director of admission will live on campus and be expected to participate fully in the life of the school including all responsibilities that come with the housing benefit. Most of all, the assistant/associate director of admission must be a consummate team player and lifelong learner.
Woodberry Forest School is one of the nation’s premier independent boarding schools for boys. Located on 1,200 beautiful acres in Madison County, Virginia, near Charlottesville and Washington, DC, Woodberry is an all-residential school. Woodberry enrolls approximately 400 students from the United States and abroad. Since its founding in 1889, Woodberry Forest has become recognized internationally as a leader in the education of boys. Students are carefully selected from an outstanding group of strong applicants.
Woodberry maintains a generous financial aid program with forty-two percent of students receiving aid, totaling over $5.9 million. The school is committed to enrolling the best possible students regardless of a family’s ability to pay and anticipates a directed effort to build the endowment for financial aid in our upcoming campaign. The faculty includes men and women of significant educational background and experience. All students and most faculty and their families live on campus.
This administrative faculty position offers a competitive salary and generous benefits package, including meals and possible housing. Woodberry Forest School is an equal opportunity employer.
Interested applicants should send a cover letter, résumé and references to firstname.lastname@example.org
or by mail to Debbie Lloyd, director of personnel, at Woodberry Forest School, 10 Woodberry Station, Woodberry Forest, Virginia 22989.