• Director of Admissions

    Location US-IL-Addison
    Job ID
    Chamberlain University
    Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
    FLSA Status
  • Opportunity at a Glance

    Responsible for the overall successful operation of the Admissions Office.  Coordinates with department managers to implement student enrollment strategies and manage resources in order to meet performance expectations.  Provides leadership in the execution of the business plan, the control of the expenses and other managerial functions, as needed.


    • Develops, directs and coordination the development, direction and coordination of student enrollment activities. 
    • Ensures that objectives, plans, budgets, policies, practices and actions are consistent with the overall for the Admissions Office.
    • Participates in the development and execution of both short-term and long-term student recruitment strategy in the field to ensure the objectives are met and implements approved programs.
    • Ensures quality hires and manages compensation and performance management programs to stay within salary budget.
    • Recruits and hires new staff, which includes interviewing prospects. 
    • Delegate responsibilities to Advisor team and Assistant and Associate Director of Admissions to ensure that policies and decisions are followed.
    • Carries out management responsibilities which include the following: planning, assigning and directing work of subordinates; appraising their performance, rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
    • Applies TEACH Values in the completion of all job assignments.
    • Adheres to laws and regulations governing student recruitment activities as well as Adtalem's Code of Business Conduct and Ethics.
    • Completes other duties as assigned.


    • Bachelor's degree required, advanced degree desirable.
    • 5+ years of previous admissions experience preferred.
    • Management experience required with the ability to lead and manage a team.
    • Keen mind, excellent negotiator with a strong work ethic; has high energy and is committed team player with excellent leadership capabilities.
    • Ability to train and develop subordinates.
    • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills are required.
    • Capacity to work in a fast-paced environment and to be a self-starter.


    We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. Thank you for applying for this outstanding opportunity today.

    Who We Are

    Chamberlain College of Nursing is a rapidly-expanding college rich with opportunities for growth and offering competitive wages and benefits. If you enjoy being a part of an exciting team and working in a collaborative, dynamic environment, then Chamberlain College of Nursing might be right for you.

    We believe in taking care of those who take care of others. We offer a wide range of benefits that are intended to meet the diverse needs of our colleagues. Whether it's advancing your career, maintaining a healthy lifestyle or saving for retirement, our comprehensive benefit offerings can help you reach your goals.

    As an educational organization, we also support and encourage colleagues to further their educations by offering tuition assistance and seminars through our Leadership Development Center.

    If you are ready to join an institution like ours, we welcome you to apply.


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