Fountain Valley School is a co-ed, college-preparatory boarding/day school enrolling 230 students in grades 9-12. Founded in 1930, the School provides a rigorous, global curriculum in academics, arts, athletics and the outdoors in a diverse community to develop young adults who are courageous, open-minded, self-reliant, curious, and compassionate. This position is a full-time, 10-month (August – mid-June) administrative position reporting directly to the Director of Enrollment Management and Dean of Students. Working with the Dean of Students Office, this position is responsible for collaborating in the development, implementation, and maintenance of an integrated student life program. Working with the Director of Enrollment Management, this position also coordinates aspects of the Admission process, including qualifying inquiries, scheduling campus visits, and delivering campus tours.
Process, enter, and follow-up on inquiries via phone and email.
Schedule and perform campus tours for prospective families.
Coordinate with Admission Counselors.
Collaborate with the Marketing & Communications Office on social media initiatives promoting the School.
Assist with admission events
Collaborate with Assistant Director of Admission to facilitate the Admission Ambassador program.
Serve as a collaborative team member of the Dean’s office.
In collaboration with the weekend duty team, plan and implement a variety of weekend activities that are predictable and in line with School values.
Support the operation of the RK Café.
Build and manage a student activities committee to gather student input and support the execution of weekend activities.
Help manage and support major School events (4-5 per year.)
Work closely with the athletic department, theater department, and art department to avoid scheduling conflicts.
Participate in/support the afternoon program as able.
Serve as an adviser to approximately 6 students.
Be comfortable driving 14 passenger buses, CDL desired.
Participate in a class level retreat.
Participate in committees as assigned.
Participate in co-leading an Interim trip (Spring experiential learning trip.)
Serve as a member of a weekend and weeknight duty team (1 weeknight a week, and 9 weekends a year.)
Knowledge and Skills:
Ability to work with individuals in a courteous and professional manner.
Demonstrate the ability to effectively communicate in a team environment.
Detail-oriented, organized, self-motivated, self-directed and punctual.
Ability to work independently, prioritize tasks, and manage multiple tasks at one time.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Proficient in database use and Google Educational Suite Apps desired.
Environment: indoor classroom working with some outdoor events.
Physical demands: able to sit and stand for at least 8 hours per day; must be able to lift 40 lb.
Attendance at certain events will be required.
Working relationships: students, parents, outside vendors, and all other employees.
FVS’ Core Values are courage, open-mindedness, self-reliance, curiosity, and compassion. FVS supports a culture of communication and collaboration with the intent of creating an environment of predictability and support for our students, parents, and colleagues. FVS employees celebrate diversity, participate fully in the school community, embrace the power of the prairie, the peaks, and the history of the School. FVS teaching faculty challenge students, create opportunities for learning and growth beyond the academic day, employ innovative teaching methods, and pursue professional and personal development through lifelong learning.
Fountain Valley School of Colorado provides a rigorous, global curriculum in academics, arts, athletics and the outdoors in a diverse community to develop young adults who are courageous, open-minded, self-reliant, curious and compassionate.
Send letter of application, resume and list of three professional references to:
Fountain Valley School of Colorado
Colorado Springs, CO 80911
Bachelor's degree in a related field required; advanced degree preferred. Experience working, collaborating, and directing students and adults in an independent boarding/day school environment preferred.