Associate Director, Student & University Partnership - Midwest/MidAtlantic

Location US-Remote-Remote
Job ID
Adtalem Global Education
Adtalem Medical
Employment Type
Regular Full-Time
FLSA Status
U.S. - Exempt

Opportunity at a Glance


Associate Director, Student & University Partnership

Location: Remote - Midwest/MidAtlantic required



The Associate Director (AD) of Student and University Partnerships is the key colleague that establishes and develops partnerships with area colleges, universities and other organizations to promote our medical and veterinary programs at the American University of the Caribbean, Ross University School of Medicine, and Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine. The AD is responsible for building the prospective student/applicant pipeline and for raising brand awareness.  Each AD has a territory of multiple states or provinces with complete and independent accountability for inquiry generation and developing relationships with feeder pre-health/pre-vet programs to build market awareness and trust. The AD is the primary inquiry-generating position for all Adtalem Health Brands and directly impacts the enrollment and profitability of the institution. The ADA works remotely 100% of the time and travels up to 80% of the time, representing our schools at campuses and recruiting events throughout their region. AD’s interact daily with science Ph.D. faculty, chairs, and deans across the country.

 This unique role encompasses promotion, outreach, field marketing, partnership development and education while representing a conglomerate of fast-growing leaders in medical and veterinary education. In partnership with our internal admissions and marketing teams, you will cultivate strong relationships with institutional leaders to develop strategic opportunities for growth of our MD, DVM, PhD, and other post-graduate programs.


Your exceptional presentation and relationship management skills will be tremendously valuable as you represent multiples institutions at a variety of engagements, including postgraduate fairs, special-interest groups, orientations, graduations, “lunch and learns” and other meetings/events.


  • Procure new organizational contracts with colleges and Universities and maintain current relationships, supported by Regional Director (RD)
  • Travel regionally to meet with current and prospective partners to further develop partnerships and increase awareness of the Adtalem Medical and Vet institutions and outcomes, with support from Regional Director
  • Delivers inquiry-generating presentations at select partners, including digital inquiry generation events
  • Develops and maintains a virtual event series to engage prospective students and support institutional inquiry goals and increase brand awareness and consideration.
  • Responsible for the hand-off of high-quality prospects directly to the institutions’ admissions department.
  • Under direct supervision, negotiates new and revised partnership agreements with organizational partners that support new student growth.
  • Educates educators on our products, brands, and student opportunities
  • Attends key educational conferences to promote our brands, supporting partnership development
  • Plan and attend events with partners and prospective students such as brand awareness and informational events and trade shows in the medical and veterinary industry to market programs and develop awareness and inquiries.
  • Discover and investigate new channels for inquiry generation for each institution
  • Recommends changes in procedures to improve effectiveness of the Student and University Partnership Team
  • Completes other duties as assigned.


Below are the minimum requirements of the education, experience, knowledge, and skills required to competently perform in this position. Critical features of this job are described under Essential Duties and Responsibilities. They may be, however, subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.


  • Bachelor’s degree required, in business or other directly relevant discipline.  5+ years of successful sales  or field marketing experience. Experience in the higher education industry is preferred.
  • Proven ability to establish strong relationships with customers, preferably within education. Motivated, ambitious and energetic, with a service mindset and capable of strategic, logical thought
  • Strong communication skills, both verbally and as a writer
  • Strong presentation skills.
  • Must have a valid passport, a valid driver's license, reliable and appropriate transportation, a clear driving record and a flexible schedule as weekend travel is required.
  • Motivation to achieve success and meet inquiry goals as outlined by the Senior Director and institutional leaders.
  • Flexible and adaptable, recognized as a team player who enjoys collaboration and sharing successes.
  • Computer proficiency utilizing MS Office, database proficiency required.
  • Willingness to travel 50-80% of the time; demonstrated ability to work remotely as necessary.


We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. At Adtalem, we welcome everyone and have a strong commitment towards diversity and inclusion. We encourage our Colleagues to be their true authentic selves and support laws that prohibit discrimination everywhere we do business. We also maintain a drug-free workplace.
As an organization dedicated to educating the healthcare leaders of tomorrow and empowering members to make inspiring contributions to our global community, we know that it is our responsibility to lead by example and continue minimizing the risks of spreading COVID-19.   Employment at Adtalem and/or its subsidiaries requires compliance with the organization’s Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination Policy, to the extent permitted by the laws of your country, province/state, and/or local area.  All employees in areas of the world that permit mandatory COVID-19 vaccination are required to be fully vaccinated within 60 days of their date of hire unless they receive an exemption from Adtalem’s HR Coaching Resource Center because of issues such as access or an approved medical or religious accommodation.


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. We believe that today’s complex healthcare landscape requires a different type of doctor, one who is globally minded and capable of working as part of a cohesive team to deliver empathetic, extraordinary care to diverse patient populations. AUC employs a U.S. model curriculum with two years of medical sciences taught at our St. Maarten campus, followed by two years of clinical sciences taught at affiliated hospitals in the United States and the United Kingdom. AUC is proud to have more than 7,000 alumni eligible for licensure in all 50 states and practicing medicine as chief residents, department chairs, program directors, researchers, entrepreneurs, and community advocates.

AUC’s mission is to train tomorrow’s physicians whose service to their communities and patients is enhanced by international learning experiences, a diverse learning community, and an emphasis on social accountability and engagement. Learn more about AUC, part of Adtalem Global Education, at

Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

We pride ourselves in nurturing a culture that encourages everyone to bring their full selves to work each day. To us, diversity and inclusion needs to be intentional to be impactful. We don’t just welcome differences, we celebrate them. #WeAreAdtalem

To learn more about our commitment to Diversity and Inclusionclick here to visit our Diversity page.


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