Assistant Registrar - Adler University in Chicago Illinois

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Adler University

Chicago, Illinois 60602

United States

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Detailed Job Description

The Assistant Registrar ensures the integrity and security of student academic records in hard copy and electronic format and serves as a key liaison and point of service and communication for all Adler constituents including students, faculty, staff, and alumni.

The Assistant Registrar ensures that academic polices are consistently applied in conjunction with institutional, state, and federal guidelines and serves as a resource to the Adler community and external inquirers in relation to information and services provided by the Office of the Registrar.

The ideal candidate will be a self-starter, a problem solver, and a team player.  The Assistant Registrar needs to think critically and have the ability to organize and prioritize in a fast paced environment.  Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and a strong focus on customer service are required.


The principle responsibilities of the Assistant Registrar include, but are not limited to:

  • process transcript, verification, and deferment requests
  • diploma ordering and tracking
  • assist students with registration and navigating WebAdvisor
  • process graduation applications
  • point of contact for student inquiries
  • process transfer credit for all degree programs
  • post grade changes
  • assist with entering the term course schedule
  • schedule classrooms for courses each term
  • process room reservation requests
  • process degree audit request
  • degree conferrals
  • track dissertation documentation

Qualifications and Required Skills:

  • Commitment to the Adler’s School mission.
  • Bachelor Degree required with 3 years of experience in a Registrar or related setting in a post secondary      institution.
  • Ellucian Colleague experience or strong knowledge of database sorting and query building are highly desired.
  • Intermediate skills in Microsoft Office Suite including Excel (v-look up and pivot tables).
  • Monitor compliance of academic and Registrar related policies.
  • Ability to interpretb and apply federal, state, and institutional regulations pertaining to      student records, including the Federal Education Rights and Privacy Act  (FERPA).
  • Commitment to providing the Adler community with an exceptional customer service experience.
  • Maintaining a positive and collaborative work environment.
  • Strong interpersonal, oral communication and writing skills to interact effectively with diverse groups.
  • Demonstrated skill and ability to manage complex projects simultaneously and accomplish deadlines, goals, and      objectives to increase operational efficiency.
  • Demonstrated critical thinking and interpretive skills to analyze situations, define problems, identify concerns, and develop and propose solutions.

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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: At least 3 years
Level of Job: Supervisor
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume