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ISM started in 1975 with Ideas & Perspectives, an advisory letter for Heads, Trustees, and other key managers. Since then, ISM has grown in direct response to the needs of the independent school community.

New services have been added to make ISM the only comprehensive management-support firm serving private-independent schools in the United States and abroad.

Administrators in schools of all types and sizes turn to ISM for advice and assistance on an array of management challenges, including risk management, student recruitment and retention, advancement, development, admission, marketing, strategic and long-range planning, Board/Head relations, personnel, plant expansion, mergers, scheduling, faculty culture, 21st century paradigms, leadership training, and creative insurance solutions.

Careers Available at ISM

Regional Sales Manager

ISM’s Regional Sales Managers are the essential link to provide private and independent schools, nationally and internationally, access to the complete lines of products and services offered by ISM. Regional Sales Managers will be responsible for the increase in their regions total revenue for all lines of ISM’s Core Products, including, but not limited to, our Consulting Services, Professional development workshops, School insurance products, Financial Aid Software, ISM Membership, and attendance to our EXPO’s. Our Regional Managers are vital to the overall growth of ISM.

Client Services Specialist

FAST Client Service Specialists play a vital role in maintaining a productive relationship between ISM and FAST clients by guiding and educating Administrators on financial aid processes. Acting as an ambassador between clients and ISM, the client service specialist communicates with clients and assists them, over the phone and via email, in financial aid analysis, navigating FAST software, best practices, and overall customer service, supported by 40+ years of ISM research and theory.