• National Director, Admissions

    Location US-FL-Pembroke Pines
    Job ID
    American University of the Caribbean (AUC)
    Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
    FLSA Status
  • Opportunity at a Glance

    American University of the Caribbean (AUC) is actively recruiting for a National Director, Admissions to join their team in Pembroke Pines, Florida


    The National Director, Admissions is responsible for providing leadership and supervision of all admissions operations functions for the United States territory.  The Director develops proactive strategies to adjust to changing environments and trends in application processing, by identifying and executing process improvements and operational efficiencies.  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.  Utilizes leadership skills to collaborate with various leaders across AUC as well as the admissions team and leads strategic planning, budgeting and process development for the admissions department, with the ability to effectively use data for analysis.  Spearheads the development and direction of admissions reports, leveraging support from all key functional areas. Leads and manages the creation and administration of admissions policy in conjunction with the Admissions Committee.



    • Develops, directs and coordinates the development, direction and coordination of student enrollment activities
    • Ensures that objectives, plans, budgets, policies, practices and actions are consistent with the overall strategy for the Admissions Office
    • Participates in the development and execution of both short-term and long-term student recruitment strategies in the field to ensure the objectives are met and implements approved programs
    • Champions change management initiatives in the spirit of process improvement
    • Ensures quality hires and manages compensation and performance management programs to stay within salary budget
    • Creates and manages performance dashboards for the admissions department, including weekly reports to AUC leadership
    • Partners with marketing on a daily/weekly basis to ensure continuity of brand message and execution of recruitment strategies
    • Holds staff accountability to performance measures and utilizes data to inform process improvements.
    • Recruits and hires new staff, which includes interviewing candidates
    • Delegate responsibilities to appropriate teams 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 the Adtalem Code of Business Conduct and Ethics
    • Completes other duties as assigned.


    • Bachelor's degree required, advanced degree desirable
    • 5-6 years of previous admissions experience preferred
    • Management experience required
    • Keen mind with a strong work ethic; has high energy and is a committed team player with excellent leadership capabilities
    • Experience with creation of performance reports, data-analysis, and strategic thinking
    • Ability to train and develop subordinates
    • 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
    • Ability to travel extensively to support AUC events around the U.S.
    • Engaging presenter, Experience presenting in for large groups
    • Highly motivated, self-driven, result-oriented, strategic, logical and methodical thinker.
    • Must be able to inspire loyalty and trust and must be flexible and adaptable.
    • Must have the ability to make ethical decisions, doing what is always best for the students as well as AUC.

    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

    American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine (AUC) is an international medical school preparing physicians for careers in the United States, Canada, and worldwide. AUC was founded in 1978 and is fully accredited by the Accreditation Commission on Colleges of Medicine, which is recognized by the US Department of Education and the World Health Organization. AUC offers a diversity of students, primarily US citizens and permanent residents, with the opportunity to pursue a high-quality medical education. AUC graduates are practicing medicine in some of the most prestigious hospitals in the United States, with many earning Chief Resident positions and other positions of leadership.

    AUC employs a U.S. model curriculum, with two years of medical sciences taught at the St. Maarten campus, followed by two years of clinical sciences taught at affiliated hospitals in the United States and United Kingdom. AUC is known for its student–centered environment, a faculty passionate about teaching, and a commitment to giving students who have the desire, the persistence, and the intellectual capacity an opportunity to become outstanding physicians. In 2013, AUC achieved a first-time pass rate of 97 percent on USMLE, which is on par with the rate achieved by US and Canadian schools, and above the rate achieved by osteopathic schools (94 percent) and international schools (79 percent).


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