The Yearbook Advisor supports the experience of students, faculty, and parents in the creation of The Iditarod, the Flint Hill Yearbook. The Yearbook advisor embraces the vision, mission, core values of the school and the Portrait of the Flint Hill Student. The Yearbook Advisor reports to the Director of Signature Programs and is a part-time position.
Responsibilities and Duties
Develops a yearbook program including recruiting students to join the yearbook program, teaching the PhotoJournalism class, raising awareness of The Iditarod, encouraging the documentation of the community activities, and managing the process to select the next year’s staff
Mentors the editor as a student leader and participates in student leadership activities
Trains the staff to create the yearbook
Completes a final review of the content of each deadline prior to submission, including photo and copy editing
Communicates clearly and often with the yearbook staff — putting communications in writing.
Meets the day after each deadline to review what worked well and what could be improved.
Manages the student and faculty portrait process including coordinating with the vendor, booking locations in School Dude and drafting communications for distribution to students, faculty, and parents
Manages the senior pages and the parent senior parents process including setting deadlines, reviewing material and drafting communications for distribution to the parents and seniors
Manages the distribution of the completed yearbook
Manages the space assigned to Yearbook and the storage for Yearbook supplies including working with the help desk to manage the inventory of cameras and computers
Coordinates with Lower School and Middle School to source photos and content to represent those divisions
Other duties as assigned
Knowledge, Skill, and Ability:
Strong organizational and planning skills.
Strong interpersonal skills.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
Ability to function collaboratively on a team.
Competency in technology
Strong verbal, written, and formal presentation communication skills.
Ability to work independently, prioritize, and manage multiple projects to completion.
About Flint Hill School
Flint Hill School (www.flinthill.org) is a K-12 coeducational day school enrolling 940 students and is situated on two beautiful and well-equipped campuses encompassing 50 acres in the heart of Fairfax County, just 15 miles west of Washington, DC. Founded in 1956, the school community is comprised of families representing more than ninety countries. Flint Hill, whose mascot is the husky, encourages collaboration, energy, activity and learning.