Executive Director of Admissions

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Executive Director of Admissions Share this JobLife Chiropractic College WestPostedAugust 20, 2019Employment TypeFull-timeCompensationHighly CompetitiveCompanyLife Chiropractic College West
Location25001 Industrial Boulevard
Hayward, CA 94545


    COMPANY DESCRIPTION Life Chiropractic College West, a non-profit graduate school offering the Doctor of Chiropractic (DC) degree, is internationally recognized for leadership and innovation in chiropractic education. The curriculum at Life West features an integrated emphasis on chiropractic philosophy and technique that attracts students from all over the world. Life West is well known for its diversity, integrity, and cooperative spirit.

    We are always looking for talented, self-motivated individuals to join our team. If you think you are ready to be a part of an exciting team, then we encourage you to continue with this applicant friendly, online job application!

    Life Chiropractic College West is an Equal Opportunity Employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, or veteran status.We recognize and respect the amount of time you are about to invest by applying to this open position. If you complete this job application, you will be kept informed via email status updates (and text messages, if you opt in) throughout the evaluation process.

    By continuing with this job application, you will be asked to answer job-specific questions. Please note that the questions contained in this job posting are our sole intellectual property.

    Upon receipt of your responses, we will evaluate your submission. If selected for a personal interview, you will receive an email/text with scheduling instructions.

    Thank You,
    The Hiring Manager

    SPECIAL NOTE: If you do not receive a confirmation e-mail within minutes of your job application submission, please check your email bulk or spam folders.

    Life Chiropractic College West (Life West) is a world leader in chiropractic education. Through a leading-edge curriculum and clinical training experience, we provide graduates with the knowledge, skills, philosophy and competencies to be the best in their field. Life West also empowers transformation. We believe that an outstanding education provides opportunities and resources far beyond the classroom experience.


    The vision of Life West is to create a brighter future for humanity. We do this through graduating chiropractors who have a deep understanding of service and of the innate potential of the human body to heal and adapt to its environment. Our mission is to prepare graduates for personal and professional fulfillment in a climate of loving, serving and giving.


    The Executive Director of Admissions responsible for oversight and management of all aspects of the enrollment department including admissions operations, outreach and recruitment, enrollment marketing and social media, reporting and data presentation.

    This position is directly responsible for providing leadership and managing functions to successfully increase enrollment on a consistent basis.


    produce the annual enrollment plan and execute on the plan to achieve or exceed annual enquiry, conversion and matriculation targets

    performance manage all members of the enrollment team

    work closely with the EVP and president to ensure collaboration and coordination of enrollment activities with college projects and activities

    participate in college committees and stakeholder groups, bringing enrollment perspective to all college activities

    manage admissions operations including prospective student tracking and communications, matriculation and admissions process, international students, SEVIS compliance

    manage outreach and recruitment including recruiters covering Bay Area/CA/USA/international territories

    manage college open days and prospective student tours including Champions weekends and other prospective student activities

    collaborate with the marketing department to provide robust enrollment marketing including quarterly digital campaigns, social media campaigns, content and tracking of all enrollment marketing

    provide reporting and data presentations including dashboards, tracking to targets, and other reporting to enrollment team members, stakeholders, Cabinet, EVP and president


    assume additional responsibilities, lead special projects, and assist with other duties as needed or requested

    exhibit student centeredness in performance of all job duties

    treat all others with respect

    understand the impact of culture/background on the behavior of others, respect differences among the Life West community and demonstrate inclusive behavior

    anticipate, listen to, understand and respond to customer needs

    deliver work product and services to customers in a way that reflects positively on the department and the college


    Education, Training and/or Experience

    business, marketing or communication degree

    5-8 years of college enrollment management experience

    experience with digital marketing and database analysis

    experience in chiropractic admissions preferred

    Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Personal Characteristics
      ability to work independently in a complex environment with a high level of accuracy , reliability, and collaboration

      excellent skills in organization, oral and written communication, analytical and problem solving, leadership and team building

      ability to perform multiple duties in addition to departmental responsibilities with frequent interruptions and time pressures

      ability to lead change management

      ability to analyze and resolve conflicts in routine as well as crisis situations


    nature of work requires an ability to operate standard business office equipment

    requires ability to communicate and exchange information, collect, compile and prepare work documents, set-up and maintain work files

    must be able to lift 25 lbs, retrieving and placing materials on high shelves and on floor-level shelves; standing, walking, carrying, grasping, hearing, seeing, sitting, kneeling, climbing, balancing, stooping, crouching, and reaching


    work performed in a general office environment

    2. periodic travel will be required.

    This job description is not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties or skills required for the job and is subject to review and change at any time with or without notice, in accordance with the needs of Life Chiropractic College West. Since no job description can detail all the duties and responsibilities that may be required from time to time in the performance of a job, duties and responsibilities that may be inherent in a job , reasonably required for its performance, or required due to the changing nature of the job shall a/so be considered part of the jobholder's responsibility.

    • Produce the annual enrolllment plan and execute on the plan to achieve or exceed annual inquiry
    • Business, Marketing or Communication Degree
    • Please answer the following questions:
    • 1. What do you see as the most beneficial aspect of diversity and inclusion to the College and to your work?
    • 2. Describe what kinds of experiences you have had interacting with others who have different backgrounds than your own.
    • 3. How have your experiences prepared you to advance our institution’s commitment to diversity and inclusion?
    • 4. Explain your understanding of excellence in diversity and inclusion in a higher education institution.
    • 401(k)
    • Competitive Banefits




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    Posted: 6/20/2019
    Application Due: 9/4/2019
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