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Fryeburg Academy, located in Maine, is a private boarding and day school serving grades 9-12, and a Post-Graduate year. We invite you to explore our site and learn how students from around the globe find their place in the world through our exceptional academic, art, and athletic programs.
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Employment

Required: A strong belief in independent education, and in particular, the mission of Fryeburg Academy.

Employment at the Academy is for those who will join us in striving to create a supportive school environment that promotes respect, tolerance, and cooperation, and working towards preparing students for responsible citizenship. We seek capable, well-qualified employees who will work both independently and collaboratively while maintaining high professional standards.
 
Position Opening: Director of International Market Development, Recruitment, and Partnerships
 
Fryeburg Academy’s  Director of International Market Development, Recruitment, and Partnerships, a key administrator reporting to the Assistant Head of School, is responsible for developing and executing the school’s international enrollment plan and development of partner schools and relationships. The position requires active leadership, interaction and collaboration with FA’s senior leadership team, faculty, staff, and students. 
 
The Director of International Market Development, Recruitment, and Partnerships must be able to communicate Fryeburg Academy’s central mission and the unique array of educational opportunities that it affords and have the ability to cultivate productive relationships with all admission constituencies.
 
The Director of International Market Development, Recruitment, and Partnerships works closely with the Academy’s Assistant Head of School, CFO/COO, Head of School, Director of Communications, Senior Associate Director of Admission and other senior leaders.
 
Specific Director of Admission duties fall among the following essential functions of the job: 
  • Collaborate with the AHOS to generate action plans for achieving annual international student targets
  • Develop international agent and school relationships
  • Oversee and build short term program development and enrollment
  • Develop strategic partnerships with international schools and programs
  • Increase the number of international applications and enrollments
  • Develop new markets
  • Activate international parents and alumni in the enrollment process
  • Significant international travel
Qualifying Education and Experience 
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience in a school admission operation
  • Minimum 5+ years administrative or sales experience in international education 
Κnowledge, Skills, Dispositions: 
  • A strong belief in independent education, and particularly the mission of Fryeburg Academy
  • An acumen for sales
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written 
  • Ability to think analytically and strategically
  • Affinity for international travel 
  • Excellent organizational skills; ability to balance administrative duties and timelines 
  • Commitment to the collegial, frank communication and collaboration that team processes entail 
  • The ability to speak a second or third language a plus
  • A developed understanding of international education
Interested candidates should submit an application, letter of interest, résumé, college transcripts, and three references to Judy Heininger, Executive Assistant to the Head of School (jheininger@fryeburgacademy.org).

All Fryeburg Academy employees are subject to Maine Dept. of Education Criminal History Record Check.

Fryeburg Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
 
Position Opening: Associate Director, Office of Admission
 
Fryeburg Academy’s Office of Admission is responsible for the school’s enrollment planning and recruitment of residential and commuting day students. An associate position within this office requires the ability to communicate Fryeburg Academy’s central mission and its unique array of educational opportunities to prospective families, placement professionals, and feeder schools in a variety of situations on campus, around the country, and around the world.  As a member of the admission team, an associate participates in office operations throughout the admission cycle, as well as in the ongoing cultivation of relationships with current students and families.

Specific duties fall among the following essential functions of the job:
  • Meet prospective students and their families. Learn of candidate’s strengths, weaknesses, interests, and academic aptitude. Share information about Fryeburg Academy.
  • Read applications and supporting materials. Provide evaluation of applicant credentials. Present and serve on Admission Committee, as well as Financial Aid Committee.
  • Promote Fryeburg Academy to prospective families, feeder schools, educational consultants, and referral organizations both internationally and domestically. Plan trips, present at conferences and fairs. Significant international travel.
  • Provide assistance with all day-to-day tasks as needed, including the answering of phones, responding to electronic communications, and aiding in mailings.
  • Assist in the planning and execution of all Admission events (examples include and are not limited to Open House, FAM Tours, Informational Sessions, etc.).
  • Conduct both in-person and Skype interviews.
  • Collaborate with admission team to optimize the admission experience for prospective students and families, maximizing the conversion of admission-appropriate students from inquiry through yield.
  • Follow up with families, students, educators, consultants, and school personnel in timely manner through electronic, hand-written, & telephone forms of communication. Formulate and enhance relationships within these various constituencies.
  • Assist with the Residential Honors program.
  • Assist with the Daniel Webster Society and tour program.
  • Assist with SEVIS and all I-20 Visa documents.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Qualifying Education and Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience in a boarding/day-and-boarding school admission office preferred
  • Experience in working, traveling, or living internationally preferred

Κnowledge, Skills, Dispositions:
  • A strong belief in independent education, and particularly the mission of FryeburgAcademy
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Sociable desire for regular and visible involvement in life of the school
  • Excellent organizational skills; ability to balance office duties and timelinesCommitment to office team processes
 
Interested candidates should submit an application, letter of interest, résumé, college transcripts, and three references to Judy Heininger, Executive Assistant to the Head of School (jheininger@fryeburgacademy.org).
All Fryeburg Academy employees are subject to Maine Dept. of Education Criminal History Record Check.
Fryeburg Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
 

Fryeburg Academy

FRYEBURG ACADEMY
745 Main Street
Fryeburg, ME 04037
p. (207) 935-2001      
f.  (207) 935-5013      
admissions@fryeburgacademy.org
Fryeburg Academy is an independent boarding and day school, serving grades 9-12 and postgraduate. We invite you to explore our site and learn how students from around the globe find their place in the world through our exceptional academic, art, and athletic programs.