• Campus President

    Location US-IL-Chicago
    Job ID
    Chamberlain College of Nursing
    Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
    FLSA Status
    U.S. - Exempt
  • Opportunity at a Glance

    Empowering. Influential. Inspiring. Passionate….these are the traits that Chamberlain College of Nursing looks for in our leadership roles. Bring forward these traits, along with your strong academic nursing experience, to serve as a Campus President in our BSN program in Chicago.


    As a Chamberlain College of Nursing Campus President, you will engage, guide and lead the management, delivery and continuity of our nursing program. As the chief administrator of the campus, reporting to the Senior Director of Campus Operations, you will be responsible for providing the strategic direction and leadership to successfully achieve academic and operational goals. In addition, the Campus President is the lead ambassador in the local community and commits adequate time to advancing campus goals. With a focus on the culture characterized by Chamberlain Care, the Campus President is the backbone of the campus community.


    • Talent Management. Oversee and support all aspects of talent management for the entire campus. Hire, develop, empower, motivate, driving and retain strong talent. Ensure team members have the resources they need to do their jobs.
    • Functional Leadership. Provide overall leadership to the campus, its staff and programs in order to meet and/or exceed growth expectations set forth by the institution. Either directly or indirectly through the DAA and Campus Operations Leader, oversee activities within Admissions. Oversee activities within Admissions, Financial Aid, Finance, Academics, Career Services and other areas on campus. Establish efficient and effective organizational structures and reporting relationships.
    • Student Focus. Ensure students are provided with strong faculty, programs and service for an exceptional education and campus experience. Commitment and focus on overseeing and ensuring high educational standards, strong student outcomes, student inclusion and high levels of student satisfaction.
    • Work closely with finance department and the campus leadership operations. Own the campus P&L to assure that campus meets or exceeds budgeted revenue and operating income and remains profitable. Ensure that the campus is on track financially with goals and, when not, proactively inform others of current or anticipated financial issues. Actively monitor and reduce expenses.
    • Campus Growth and Sustainment. Participate in local campus strategic planning processes and define aligned campus strategies. Work with team to assess the market, employment and market data and conduct market research to understand local needs, interests and employment activity. Develop local campus goals and associated action plans to achieve them.
    • Oversee Student Life Cycle. Develop and implement strategies for attracting new students. Ensure that students are being accepted with a reasonable probability of success. Monitor and work with others to optimize student enrollments, start rates, show rates, re-enters, retention levels, graduation and key employment data.
    • Change Management. Serve as a champion of change and motivate others to participate. Bring faculty and staff together with a focus on shared goals and team building. Establish a clear and visible presence throughout the campus and stay in touch with “the pulse” of activity.  Consistently look for opportunities to determine what can be improved and what should be discontinued.
    • External Outreach and Relations. Stay abreast of national and local news, legislation and events. Establish strong, positive networks, executive presence, and connections with local community members, accreditation agencies, employers, politicians and legislators. Serve on advisory boards, local councils and connect with local charities. 
    • Oversee Compliance. Develop a high-level understanding of regulatory and accreditation requirements. Stay abreast of key regulatory, accreditation, legal and legislative developments and assure compliance at all times. Establish a culture of compliance with very clear expectations and consequences for deviating.  Oversee institutional assessments and internal audits and compliance within all areas and functions.  Ensure reports are completed in a timely and accurate manner.  Ensure that all activities within the school are conducted in an ethical and fully professional.
    • Maintain Policies and Standards. Establish, review, maintain and implement campus standards. Drive alignment and improvement in academic and operational effectiveness for the campus through standardization in processes and academic programs.  Ensure that policies and procedures from all levels of the institution are followed.
    • National and Campus Liaison. Work collaboratively with the national directors in executing national processes and policies that apply to the campus.  Ensure parent organization and institution communications are disseminated to local faculty, staff and students.  Collaborate with other campuses on problem solving, understanding best practices and developing potential synergies. 
    • Ensure a safe and functional environment for staff, students and visitors.  Ensure that the equipment and facilities needs of classrooms and the staff and faculty are met. Partner with other leaders at co-locations.
    • Culture Ambassador. Cultivates a student-centric campus culture distinguished by the TEACH values and Chamberlain Care. Drive the expected culture and lead by example reflecting optimism, a strong work ethic and unwavering, positive values and ethics
    • Complete other duties as assigned.



    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Below are the minimum requirements of the education, experience, knowledge, and skills required to competently perform in this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 


    • Current unencumbered licensure as a registered nurse or a multi-state licensure privilege to practice nursing in the Commonwealth/State
    • Master’s degree or higher in nursing from an accredited college or university.
    • Demonstrated and sustained, successful leadership and operational experience with budget responsibility
    • A strong record of accomplishment
    • Passion for education
    • After-hours availability
    • Familiar with working in a matrixed environment



    • Doctorate preferred
    • Minimum of 5 years of experience required in the practice of nursing as a registered nurse, two of which have been as a faculty member in a professional nursing education program and/or higher education administration
    • Experience in educational administration
    • Experience managing a P&L
    • Experience overseeing multiple functions
    • Experience in proprietary education, consulting or healthcare
    • Breadth of high-level knowledge in different functional areas (e.g., Admissions, Academics, Career Services, Finance, Financial Aid, Compliance)
    • Experience working with community leaders and politicians
    • Experience in a highly regulated environment


    Other Skills as Noted

    • Global Mindset: Embrace cultural diversity; think beyond the immediate environment and sphere of influence.
    • Stakeholder Perspective: Consider issues and solve problems from the standpoint of others and involves others in a process, change or decision to ensure support.
    • Strategic Agility: The ability to notice trends and develop plans and solutions to prepare for opportunities
    • Collaboration: Find common ground and solve problems in the best interest of all.
    • Results Focused: Take ownership and accountability; seize opportunities and drive change.
    • People and Team Leadership: Create strong followership and a feeling of belonging and community
    • Emotional Intelligence: A high sense of self-awareness, able to relate well to others, and effectively manage internal and external relationships.
    • Critical Thinking: Recognize assumptions, separate fact from opinion, evaluate arguments and draw conclusions to decide a course of action.
    • Deductive Reasoning: Can take much information and connect the dots to synthesize it and then provide a specific solution.


    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 University is a rapidly-expanding university 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 University might be right for you.

    Through Chamberlain Care®, 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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