Director of Admissions

Locations: Cincinnati OH, Akron OH, Boise ID

Summary: This position reports to the Sr Admissions Director and serves as the chief sales executive for an assigned team. Assists the Campus Admissions Head in related marketing, budgeting and support activities key to that team’s performance. The incumbent may attend school Executive Committee (EC) meetings or be asked to provide input by special request but does not serve directly on the EC. Responsibilities and outcomes are based on new student recruitment goals and sales management for the assigned team, and secondarily, support of the department at large. Responsible for attaining new student and start rate plans for their team. Oversees the conversion of inquiries to applicants, and applicants to new students. Works closely with all school enrollment department managers and personnel to assure successful new student recruitment support. Incumbent must assure that the school philosophy: quality services to clients; development, growth, involvement, and recognition of employees; sound economic principles; and environment which is conducive to innovation, positive thinking and expansion – is considered in carrying out the duties and responsibilities of this position.

Key Job Elements:

  • Achieves the new student plans for assigned team.
  • Assists Campus Admissions Head in establishing and forecasting plans and class outcomes.
  • Oversees hiring of admissions staff, maintaining staffing plans, and oversees and assists in the training, development, motivation, and ongoing management of such staff including monthly, quarterly and annual reviews; new hire and veteran training; ongoing observations; turnover prevention via training and support provided.
  • Responsible for conversions of inquiry to applicant; and applicant to new student.
  • Responsible for local inquiry generation and database marketing in conjunction with the primary Campus Admissions Head.
  • Generates marketing plans to support inquiry conversion and applicant lock-in.
  • Ensures compliance with all Ai standards, ethical standards, and compliance with all federal, state and accreditation requirements.
  • Assists in training and development of ADAs to ensure their overall success.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Reports To: Senior Admissions Director

Supervises: Associate and Assistant Directors of Admissions (vary by student population)

Interacts With: Campus president, admissions specialist, new student recruitment; group vice president, admissions coordinators (and ac supervisor if staffed), information specialists, mailroom supervisor, enrollment processor, receptionist, admissions administrative assistants, mailroom assistants, and outside potential student populations.

Job Requirements (Knowledge, Skills and Abilities):


  • Bachelor’s degree in business or a related field required, with a Master’s degree preferred.
  • Seven years of increasingly responsible experience managing a sales effort, particularly admissions recruitment or intangible products.


  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with both faculty and student populations.
  • Superior organizational and problem resolution skills.
  • Strong expertise with MS Office as well as field related hardware and software packages and systems for reporting features.


  • Proven ability to inspire, motivate and lead a sales team.
  • Ability to interact effectively as a member of a team and work collaboratively with other departments.
  • Ability to listen to customers (e.g. students, staff, etc.) and to understand and respond positively to their requests
  • Ability to work without close supervision and to set one’s own priorities and work schedule

Salary Range: up to $100K + Bonus, Relocation Assistance Provided
Contact: Trey Wright @ (469)467-2299
For immediate consideration email resume to: or fax to: 469/467-2298

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Director of Admissions

A group of confidential private, postsecondary, Proprietary Schools with campuses throughout the Southeastern coast of the United States is looking for strong/solid/career minded DOA’s. The schools offer various certificates, diploma, associate and bachelor degree programs. They offer educational programs in various fields that include technology, business, health sciences and culinary arts, as well as graduate employment services and information technology certification training. The schools also offer courses in Web designing, information systems, simulation & game programming, networking and security management. They offer associate degrees in accounting, criminal justice, business systems administration, computer programming, wireless communications, management information systems and biomedical equipment technology.

The Director of Admissions reports to the Campus President and is responsible for:

  • Assisting in the hiring of Admissions Representatives
  • Training, motivating and managing Admissions Representatives
  • Monitoring Admissions Representative’s performance, to include performance reviews
  • Submitting required Admissions reports on a timely basis as requested by management other duties as assigned.

– Experience: A minimum of 3 years experience managing Admissions in a private, post-secondary environment.

– BA/BS degree Preferred, but will consider non-degreed candidates with strong Proprietary School background

Skills & Abilities
– A clear understanding of goal attainment, representative training, sales and customer service
– Ability to create and maintain relationships
– Motivated, self-starter
– Excellent oral and written communication skills
– Ability to organize and prioritize work flow
– Ability to meet deadlines
– Ability to work independently
– Excellent computer skills
– Problem-solving ability

Salary Range:
– $85 – 110K + bonus
Full relocation assistance/packages provided

What do we have to offer?
– Professional work environment
– Talented and committed co-workers
– Competitive compensation & benefits plan

Contact: IREC Group
Email: email
Position open: Until the right candidate is found
Location: Southest US

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