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Recruiting job in Chandler, Arizona

Academic and Industry Relations Manager - Specialty


Aspen Dental Management, Inc. (ADMI) is the nation’s premier dental services organization. We provide expert business and administrative non-clinical support to the nation’s fastest growing, branded network of dentist-owned practices. We recognize that our success is a direct result of empowering and supporting ambitious dental professionals; together we build and develop successful, patient focused dental practices. 


We are pleased to offer an opportunity to join our dedicated recruiting team as Academic and Industry Relations Manager – Specialty (oral surgeon and endodontist).


  • Executes and participates in the ongoing development of the specialty academic recruitment strategy by coordinating, planning, and hosting recruitment events at specialty school and residency programs in an effort to gather and convert Specialty student leads.
  • Develops and executes trade show and vendor fair strategies by attending industry events in an effort to gather and convert Specialty leads.
  • Coordinates, plans, and hosts Specialist interview events; pre-screen and identify top candidates and forward to Specialist recruitment team.
  • Liaise with talent acquisition partners, operations, Aspen Specialists, and Specialist recruitment team to coordinate participation in events.
  • Builds and manages relationships with specialty program directors, deans, and faculty
  • Applies project management skills to effectively manage individual and team projects; uses systems to: create project plans; manage project budgets; execute and achieve deliverables.
  • Creates and monitors position-related metrics that identify trending of key performance indicators.
  • Conducts analysis, interprets reports, and makes recommendations to changes in policies and procedures related to specialty knowledge area.
  • Prepares written and verbal communications using various modes of communication to educate and influence candidates, team members and leaders, and Operations and Field teams.
  • Understands the business structure of Aspen Dental Management, Inc. and its role as a support service provider for dentists and their practices.
  • Participates and contributes to the growth and success of the Academic and Talent Acquisition teams.
  • Initiates and contributes to the recruiting process.

Minimum Education and Experience

Minimum Education and Experience:

  • Education Level: Bachelor’s Degree
  • Availability for overnight travel 50-75% of the time; remainder is work-from-home
  • Candidates must be competent tele-commuters; motivated, self-sufficient, eager to lead, learn, strategize and take ownership and responsibility for their territories, goals
  • Candidates must be able to devise new projects and implement them to completion
  • The ability to present to diverse groups in varied settings is essential
  • Experience with iCIMS or other recruiting systems preferred
  • Strong spreadsheet skills (Excel, Google Sheets) preferred
  • Experience in schools or higher education institutions preferred
  • Knowledge and understanding of dental Specialty practices preferred
  • Recruiting expertise preferred
  • Job Related/Industry Experience: 5 years or more

Aspen Dental-branded practices are supported by ADMI, a dental support organization that provides non-clinical business support to licensed, independent hygienists.

Available Locations

ADMI - 2222 E. Yeager Dr. Chandler, Arizona 85286 United States