UnityPoint Health

Director College Admissions

Requisition ID
Leadership - Non-Nursing
1950 Heath St
2520 UnityPoint Health Allen Hospital
Acad & Alumni Affairs-Student
Scheduled Hours/Shift
1st shift with some 2nd shift
Work Type (Portal Searching)
Full Time Benefits


UnityPoint Health - Allen College


Allen College is seeking candidates for a full-time Director of Admissions beginning immediately. The Director of Admissions reports to the Dean of Enrollment Management. The Director of Admissions provides leadership, supervision and direction for the admissions and recruiting team. The associate is responsible to develop recruitment plans, direct recruitment activities, promote the College in a positive and professional manner, provide information on the changes and needs of the students to ensure Allen College’s position in the educational marketplace and provide recruitment marketing materials; direct coordination of prospective and application files for admission consideration, makes admissions recommendations and directs orientation programs for new students; and assist in meeting the mission and goals of the College through contact with students. The associate will actively participate as a team player and cross train in Enrollment Management department.


In compliance with the Clery Act, Allen College publishes an Annual Security report containing three previous years of crime statistics, institutional policies concerning campus safety, and a fire safety report. The report is available at https://www.allencollege.edu/filesimages/Current%20Students/Safety/ASR%20Report%209-29-21%20-%20Final.pdf. A paper copy is available upon request.


Allen College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Why UnityPoint Health?

  • Culture – At UnityPoint Health, you matter. Come for a fulfilling career and experience a culture guided by uncompromising values and unwavering belief in doing what's right for the people we serve.
  • Benefits – Our competitive Total Rewards program offers benefits options like 401K match, paid time off and education assistance that align with your needs and priorities, no matter what life stage you’re in.
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commitment – We’re committed to ensuring you have a voice that is heard regardless of role, race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation.
  • Development – We believe equipping you with support and development opportunities is an essential part of delivering a remarkable employment experience.
  • Community Involvement – Be an essential part of our core purpose—to improve the health of the people and communities we serve.

Visit us at UnityPoint.org/careers to hear more from our team members about why UnityPoint Health is a great place to work.





  1. Oversee the day-to-day supervision of the admissions and recruiting team.
  2. Delegate and provide direction for team members and hold them accountable for their areas of responsibility.
  3. Complete performance evaluations for assigned team members.
  4. Develop and maintain department policies and procedures as necessary.
  5. Keep updated on all higher education state and federal regulations that impact the scope of this position.
  6. Prepare and provide reports as necessary.



  1. Coordinate production and distribution of College marketing materials for all programs.
  2. Analyze student and marketing/recruitment data and best practices to develop and maintain a recruitment and marketing plan.
  3. Direct recruiting activities to meet enrollment targets based on the recruitment and marketing plan, including but not limited to appointments with prospective students/families, Allen College on-campus visit days, other on-campus recruiting events and off campus recruiting efforts such as career fairs, college visits, high school visits, etc.
  4. Oversee, coordinate, and maintain information on the various platforms used by the College to communicate to students and prospective students and our community including, but not limited to news releases and publications in collaboration with UnityPoint Health – Waterloo Corporate Relations, College website, social media, customer relationship management (CRM) software (such as HubSpot or others), etc.
  5. Act as liaison with partnership schools (e.g., University of Northern Iowa and Wartburg College).



  1. Be knowledgeable of admissions policies and criteria for all programs.
  2. Oversee prospective student and application files for admission consideration, make admissions recommendations.
  3. Direct new student orientations, working with program chairs and other student services staff, to welcome new students and support their transition to Allen College.
  4. Direct updates to Common Application Systems (CAS).
  5. Act as student advocate.
  6. Coordinate and assist with official College functions and activities such as graduation activities and other special events.



  1. Continue professional growth.
  2. Serve on College and Health System committees.
  3. Perform other duties as assigned.
  4. Demonstrate commitment to the mission and goals of the College and to Allen College’s core values.
  5. Demonstrate the UnityPoint Health FOCUS Values and Standards of Behaviors as well as adheres to policies, procedures and guidelines.
  6. Work effectively with the daily mental and physical stresses of the job which includes, but not limited to meeting deadlines, attending meetings, completing compliance requirements, meeting and working with staff, faculty, students and the public.


    1. Master’s Degree in higher education, student affairs or a related field.
    2. Two years of experience in higher education with an emphasis in admissions and counseling and handling confidential records.
    3. Ability to prioritize work and function under specific instructions within a structured time frame in a variety of job situations.
    4. Excellent communication skills and the ability to interact effectively with others.
    5. Able to handle large volumes of work with attention to accuracy and detail; able to work with interruptions.
    6. Ability to schedule, meet and maintain routines and deadlines and maintain integrity of records.
    7. Ability to anticipate problems and bring forth solutions.


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