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Director of Admissions

🇺🇸 New York, NY

🕑 Full-Time

💰 $120,000 - $175,000

💻 Academic Advising

🗓️ March 25th, 2024

Admissions B2C Higher Ed
Campus is on a mission to maximize access to a world-class education. 

At Campus, students come first, and we mean it. Our goal is to enable everyone to have access to a superb education without having to take on student debt. We power online two-year degree programs featuring live, online interactive classes led exclusively by faculty from top-ranking schools in the country (think Princeton, NYU, UCLA, Spelman, and more) – all at community college costs.

We’re backed by an investor team that believes deeply in our vision for the future of education -- our investors include Sam Altman (OpenAI), Jason Citron (Discord), Peter Thiel (Founders Fund), Michael Bloomberg (Bloomberg Ventures), Shaquille O’Neal and others who support our vision for the future of education in America. 

Position Overview 

The Director of Admissions at Campus will oversee the Admissions department. This department has a critical team  of Admissions Counselors across the country who interact with potential students on a daily basis. Our Admissions Counselors serve as the first point of contact for prospective students as they explore their college options. This team helps prospective students understand how Campus can meet their academic needs and supports them closely throughout the evaluation and enrollment process. As the Director of Admissions, your primary responsibility will be to lead a dedicated admissions team to optimize conversion rates, reduce pre-enrollment attrition, and grow overall student enrollment. You will serve as the gatekeeper of Campus, guiding prospective students towards a world-class education. 

What you’ll do 

  • Manage the admissions team, fostering a culture of excellence and continuous improvement.
  • Develop and implement strategies to optimize inquiry to enrollment conversion rates.
  • Analyze and address pre-enrollment attrition to ensure as many students as possible join our programs. 
  • Lead the implementation of effective admissions processes and policies that align with our institution's mission. 
  • Use key metrics to inform decision-making and shape the future strategy of the admissions department. 
  • Collaborate with marketing and other departments to ensure cohesive strategies that maximize student recruitment and enrollment. 

About you:

You’ll fit right in if you are/have:

  • At least 6 - 10 years of work experience having managed teams and teams of teams
  • A seasoned leader with a proven track record in B2C sales.
  • Strong analytical skills, with a data-driven approach to decision-making. 
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and the ability to inspire and motivate a team.
  • A deep understanding of the sales process and the challenges and opportunities it presents. 
  • A solution-oriented mindset with the ability to address challenges and optimize processes. 
  • Committed to the mission of Campus and passionate about making education accessible. 
  • Experience leading large sales teams and coaching best practices

Location: New York | Onsite Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday in from 10 am to 7 pm EST daily

What you get: 

  • Opportunity to get into the rocketship early – as an early team member, you’ll be an integral player in bringing our vision for American higher education to life and in the process building a next generation tech company
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Salary: $120,000-$175,000
  • Equity: A competitive equity package befitting this crucial role
  • In-office catered lunch
  • Unlimited PTO and hybrid work schedule