Director of Registration and Records - Fashion Institute of Technology in New York New York

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Fashion Institute of Technology

New York, New York 10001

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Under the direction of the Assistant Vice President for Enrollment Services within the division of Enrollment Management and Student Success (EMSS), the Director of Registration and Records has broad responsibility for maintaining the accuracy and integrity of registration and academic records for the college. The Director plays a central role in enrollment management strategy and planning and will provide vision and innovative leadership for the office. The Director collaborates with student service offices, faculty committees and academic departments across the college to provide high quality, student centered services and is a key resource to faculty, deans and administrators regarding student data, academic policies and best practices.

The director leads a staff of 32 and is responsible for directing the operations of a large and complex unit within the college and managing the following functions: course scheduling and registration for 10,500 students; management, maintenance and security of academic records; academic transcript processing; enrollment and degree verification; grading; degree audit; transfer credit evaluation; compliance with federal and state regulations and policies, including FERPA; records retention; and compliance with academic policies. The Director is responsible for improving student service by leading the office in the development of cutting edge technologies.


The successful candidate must be an experienced leader with excellent management and communication skills and a record of increasing responsibility in a registrar’s office or related enrollment services area. Evidence of team building experience, the highest ethical standards, and knowledge of best practices regarding student record standards are required. Knowledge of and direct experience with student information systems, preferably in a Banner environment, and classroom scheduling software, preferably Resource 25, is preferred.

The successful candidate must also possess a Master’s degree and have at least 5 years of experience in an enrollment-related area at the managerial level or above. Candidates with direct experience working in a registrar’s office managing both administrative and operational functions are preferred. Candidates should bring a vision for leveraging new technologies to meet the needs of the College’s numerous constituents.


Salary commensurate with experience.

Please note this position is a non-classroom faculty tenure-track appointment.  The selected appointee will follow the reappointment and tenure process.


For consideration, please submit the following documents:

* Resume
* Cover letter with salary history
* A list of three professional references with telephone numbers and email addresses

Review of applications will begin November 2011.

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FIT has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity and is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.

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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: At least 5 years
Level of Job: See Job Description
Type of Faculty:Non-Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter