Company: Shorter College
Department: Enrollment Management
Start Date: Upon completion of Drug Test and Background Checks
Location: North Little Rock, AR
Salary Expectations: Commensurate with experience
Work Schedule: 40 hours a week
SUMMARY, ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Master Registrar reports directly to the Director of Enrollment Management. The Master Registrar manages staff within a dynamic institution that provides a proficiency-based education to both traditional and online undergraduate students. This position requires a unique combination of strong leadership, technical, and interpersonal skills. The Master Registrar must create and maintain collaborative working relationships with institutional leadership, faculty, and staff and support campus programs and policies as established by federal, state, administrative, and academic entities. The Master Registrar acts as a central communication resource for academic and policy information related to student records management. The Master Registrar is responsible for the maintenance and integrity of the academic record:
Oversees all operations in the registration process (record creation, course schedule building, classroom assignment, final exam scheduling, grade processing, transcript issuance, and student enrollment verification)
Oversees all operations in the transfer credit process and prior learning credit process (evaluation of transcripts, posting of credit, processing and building of transfer credit rules in CAMS)
Responsible for the development of the Academic Calendar, updating of the Registrar's Office web site, and assists with the development and publication of the College Catalog.
Responsible for beginning of term processing in CAMS (building of terms and sessions, term activating students, and assigning student appointments for SAP review)
Responsible for end of term processing in CAMS (repeat/replace processing, academic action processes, communication with students related to academic actions, and Dean's List processing)
Responsible for enrollment and degree reporting to the National Student Clearinghouse
Establishes and maintains collaborative and effective working relationships with a diverse group of leaders across the College, and with peers at other universities.
Serves on various campus committees and advisory groups
Develops, evaluates, interprets, and enforces departmental policies, procedures, and strategies relative to the Shorter College academic mission
Directs the activities of clerical staff; determines major personnel decisions including staffing needs, such as hiring and firing; supervising the selection, training and evaluation of staff
Enforces the provision of the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and acts as the campus chief compliance officer for FERPA.
Enforces compliance with Shorter College Catalog requirements as they pertain to the Registrar's Office
Participates in Commencement activities; certifies all student record documents related to degree completion and produces diplomas
Provides Institutional Research assistance for IPEDS
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Master's degree preferred with progressive experience in a registrar/student services functional capacity within a higher education institution.
LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to deal effectively with faculty, students, administrators, and staff, as well as various outside organizations and agencies in enforcing key academic policies. Experience, background, and/or demonstrated knowledge in competency-based education and transcripting, including extended transcripts. Strong interest in being an advocate for both faculty and students through direct and indirect interaction, i.e. procedural and systems development. Excellent communication, leadership and organizational skills. Excellent technical, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
REASONING ABILITY:Experience in working with high education-high school dual enrollment/ dual degree programs. Experience managing complex records systems and computer systems development in a registrar's office or admissions office (specific experience with CAMS and Ellucian Colleague) Successful supervisory experience in a people-oriented environment.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: Not Applicable
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Not Applicable
WORK ENVIRONMENT: This position is conducted in an office environment on a college campus.
REQUIRED TESTING: Drug test and background check.
HOW TO APPLY: Applicants may submit a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org or Mail to: 604 Locust Street, North Little Rock AR, 72214
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