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Current Job Openings:

Admissions Counseler

Essential Job Functions and Requirements:

·Process prospective cadet admissions

·Interview candidates

·Review application materials

·Inventory and order admission materials

·Coordinate cadet tour guide program

·Documentation of tours

·Coordinate open houses and outreach programs

·Assist in coordination of open houses

·Attend admission fairs

·Consult with administration as needed regarding admission issues (i.e. medical issues with the nurse)

·Oversee hourly admissions staff (student workers)

·Travel as needed

·Serve as a liaison between the Academy and the general public

Special Tasks: The Admissions Counselor should accurately portray and understand the mission of Fork Union Military Academy and make every effort to ensure that all students accepted are appropriate to this mission.  Experience in a military school environment, while not absolutely necessary, is helpful to the position.  While admissions decisions are ultimately made by the Director, he should have a good working relationship with other senior staff members and seek their input whenever appropriate.   In cases of medical or educational challenges, the Director must consult with and receive approval form these individuals or consultants them may recommend.

Work Schedule: Due to the nature of admissions, it is necessary to work most Saturdays as well as travel on multiple weekends each year.   The general work day includes interviews and tours given between 9 am and 4 pm each day.  Admissions staff, including the Director, should be present at work no later than 8:30 am and work a minimum of an 8 hour day, 5 days per week. 

The Admissions staff should be present at all Open Houses (6 per year) held on campus.  (Reasonable exceptions may be granted by the President, Director of Admissions or Academic Dean).  These events are held on Saturdays throughout the school year.

Interested candidates should email their resume, cover letter and application (scroll to the bottom of this page for application link) to

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Candidates interested in applying for employment for posted positions only should email a resume and cover letter to

No phone calls or paper copies please.  We will only contact candidates invited to interview. 


Fork Union Military Academy is a Christian boarding & day school that has been building young men in body, mind, and spirit since 1898. FUMA seeks dedicated faculty and staff professionals who see this school's mission as their own and will strive to support the values of the institution.

Teaching contracts are generally for 9 months and all teachers are expected to participate in 2 outside activities in addition to teaching, such as sports coaching or student club sponsorship. Staff positions are generally 12 month contracts.

Professional development is encouraged and supported. FUMA offers a full complement of employee benefits for full-time employees, including participation in group health, dental, vision, life, and long-term disability insurance; a 403(b) retirement plan and Paid Time Off.

Fork Union Military Academy is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of Fork Union Military Academy to provide equal opportunity with regard to all terms and conditions of employment. The Academy complies with federal and state laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, age, national origin, marital status, disability, sex, or any other legally protected characteristic.

You may download a copy of our employment application in PDF format below.

 FUMA Employment Application

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4744 James Madison Highway
Fork Union, VA 23055 USA

1-800-GO-2-FUMA (1-800-462-3862)


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