Campus Director

Hiring now in Detroit, MI

Campus Director Description

Tech Elevator is seeking an entrepreneurial individual to lead their market expansion initiative.  The Campus Director takes on a variety of responsibilities, from business development to campus operations and expansion. The Campus Director’s primary responsibilities are overseeing the delivery of an incredible educational experience, establishing a strong competitive position in the local market, and fostering a positive culture for both team members and students.

The ideal candidate will relish the opportunity to tackle the challenge of breaking new ground and shifting the norms of traditional education and hiring paths. They will be forward-thinking and motivated by continuous improvement. They will have a positive attitude and presence and be comfortable providing occasional tough love to students. They will be a proud member of their region’s technology community and will be excited to impact the skills of the local workforce by fostering greater opportunity for individuals seeking to make a change in their lives. They will also have demonstrated strong leadership traits and have the ability to bring a team of diverse skills together to accomplish great things.


  • Establish successful hiring partnerships in order to champion student candidates and advocate for them during the interview process

  • Execute business development strategies to continue expanding hiring network.

  • Act as the face of Tech Elevator in the specific market, including media relationships and speaking engagements to enhance awareness in the community

  • Oversee campus day-to-day operations including marketing, admissions, student experience, student outcomes, and facilities management and expansion

  • Manage recruiting and onboarding of new team members

  • Support team members by practicing servant leadership

  • Promote an accessible, diverse and cohesive learning environment that also supports and celebrates team member growth

  • Orient a team around meeting and exceeding goals for enrollments, student satisfaction, and student placement outcomes

  • Continuously network to build relationships with volunteer mentors

  • Keep tabs on the competitive landscape, understanding the tactics and strategies employed by comparable businesses

  • Collaborate with senior management to set goals, determine resource requirements, and make key strategic decisions

  • Balance campus operations against financial goals through budgeting, monitoring of campus spend, and implementation of sound financial controls

  • Play lead role in validating and implementing new Tech Elevator educational products

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Strong management skills; ability to set goals and priorities to meet campus objectives

  • Excellent interpersonal skills (verbal, written, presentation)

  • Ability to multitask effectively

  • An authentic experience with conflict resolution, strategic planning, and implementation

  • A track record of driving top-line business results

  • A track record of partnership formation or business development

  • Experienced in the process of career coaching or recruiting and hiring for technical roles

  • A network of contacts in local media and the ability to talk with media

  • A history of cultivating a strong, positive culture on teams


  • 7+ years of professional work experience, preferably in the IT space with at least 2+ years of that experience being in a role managing others

Working Conditions

  • Regular office hours

  • Occasional evening and weekend hours as required for events

  • Occasional travel

About Tech Elevator

Tech Elevator is an intensive in-person education provider helping individuals and companies acquire in-demand technology skills for the modern workforce.

Through our 14-week, full-time coding bootcamps, we teach students from diverse backgrounds to become software developers while also helping them to build necessary career-readiness skills and career connections through our nationally recognized Pathway Program™.

Founded in 2015, with a focus on quality and care in everything we do, we’re proud of our outcomes. As an early member of the Council on Integrity Results in Reporting (, Tech Elevator has taken a proactive approach to transparency. Our results speak to our focus on quality and on student success and have earned us the #1 ranking for job placement of any bootcamp the country.