Assistant Director, Admissions I

Job ID
DeVry University
Employment Type
Regular Full-Time
FLSA Status

Opportunity at a Glance

 Under general supervision assists in the management of a team Advisors. Responsible for the implementation of student recruitment strategies and the management of training resources available to Advisors. Assists in the execution of the business plan, the control of expenses and other managerial functions, as needed. Responsible for working with prospective students. Responsible for all phases of the Admissions process from marketing the program with students to qualifying them for enrollment. Resolves most complex enrollment questions and problems.


 *Assists in the development, direction and coordination of Advisor team activities in working with students
*Provides input and recommendation to management on staffing
*In conjunction with management, ensures that objectives, plans, budgets, policies, practices and actions are consistent with the overall for the Admissions Office
*Under the direction of management, ensures quality hires and manages compensation and performance management programs to stay within salary budget
*Delegate responsibilities to Advisor team to ensure that policies and decisions are followed.
*Applies TEACH Values in the completion of all job assignments
*Serves as a mentor to all levels of advisors
*Networks and develops professional relationships to generate personally-developed inquiries
*Conducts telephone appointment setting to screen potential student applicants and sets campus interviews
*Completes leadership stretch assignments, training courses, etc. to develop essential management skills and talent
*Provides excellent customer service to students through application and enrollment process
*Assesses prospective students to ensure they have the potential, traits, characteristics and financial wherewithal to be enrolled through graduation
*Conducts personal interviews to qualify candidates and to explain academic programs
*Advises students in program selection, test counseling, registration, etc.
*Provides general customer service to students from enrollment through graduation
*Adheres to laws and regulations governing student recruitment activities as well as DeVry Code of Business Conduct and Ethics
*Completes other duties as assigned.


 *Bachelor's degree required
*3 years of previous admissions experience preferred
*Management experience preferred
*Outstanding written and verbal communication skills are required
*Ability to lead and manage a team
*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

Since our founding in 1931, DeVry University has focused on delivering a different kind of education – one based on experiential learning with real-world applications. When you join our team, you’re choosing an institution that serves students who are different, too: a diverse group of go-getters from all walks of life.


We know our colleagues are integral to the success of the institution. At DeVry, we’re guided by our culture of care, and we embrace values that teach us to care for students, self and colleagues. It’s one way we position our colleagues for success.


We are looking for engaged, caring colleagues to join our organization in serving our students. We take extra pride in our dedicated support teams, as well as our outstanding faculty members who have often worked for years in the fields that they teach. We believe all our colleagues deserve opportunities to reach their goals. Whether it’s career advancement, maintaining a healthy lifestyle or saving for retirement, our comprehensive benefits and professional development offerings can help you meet your goals.


If you want to be a part of an institution focused on providing high-quality education, care and attention, we invite you to apply for a position today.


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