Registrar - The College of Saint Rose in A New York

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The College of Saint Rose

A, New York 12203


United States

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Detailed Job Description

The College of Saint Rose announces a national search for a new Registrar. Reporting to the Provost, the Registrar is responsible for ensuring the integrity of student records and upholding the related institutional policies. This position provides leadership and oversight of the Registrar’s Office and develops procedures that facilitate efficient maintenance of academic records with a focus on increasing the role of technology to advance the work of the Office. The position also ensures compliance with academic, regulatory and accreditation policies and requirements. The Registrar collaborates with faculty and other administrators to foster an environment that supports students’ success at The College of Saint Rose. 

The Registrar’s Office serves students, faculty and administrators by performing a wide range of responsibilities relating to student records and academic administration, including student registration, transfer credit evaluation, scheduling, degree certification, transcript generation and reporting. It supports the mission of the College by providing timely, accurate and efficient service to students at all stages of their academic trajectory.

The College of Saint Rose is a dynamic, comprehensive college of nearly 4,500 students under the direction of a newly appointed President with the vision to move the College to national prominence. Located in the city of Albany, the heart of New York State's Capital District, the College is a private, independent, coeducational institution. The College is ranked #41 in the 2015 edition of U.S. News - Best Colleges, Regional Universities (North).  In addition, the College was named to President Obama's Honor Roll for Community Service in 2011, 2012, and 2013 and the Honor Roll with Distinction in 2014. It also is an award-winning employer; the College is a seven-time recipient of the Chronicle of Higher Education's prestigious "Great Colleges to Work For" award.  

Qualifications:

The College of Saint Rose seeks a Registrar who is dedicated to excellence in the areas of leadership, management of academic records and service to students. Candidates must have experience overseeing major responsibilities of the Registrar’s Office, proven record of promoting technology solutions in recordkeeping practices and demonstrated ability to reconcile commitment to the academic policies with dedication to the welfare of the student. The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  1. Master's degree from an accredited college or university required. Master's degree in a discipline such as higher education administration or leadership, business administration, information systems, college student services administration, or similar disciplines is preferred.
  2. Minimum of eight years of professional work experience with five years of progressively responsible experience within a Registrar’s office of a bachelor’s degree granting institution is required.
  3. Demonstrated expertise in managing and ensuring the integrity of academic records.
  4. Expertise in interpreting and communicating academic policies, procedures and practices.
  5. Experience in managing a degree audit system, such as Degree Works and utilizing a student registration information system/database, such as Banner.
  6. Demonstrated vision and innovative approach to Registrar’s Office work with emphasis on supporting and increasing the use of technology.
  7. Proven history of quality service in the areas of work such as student registration process; creating a semester schedule; degree audits; reporting and use of reporting tools; degree and enrollment certifications; veteran certification process; automated transcript systems.
  8. Experience conducting transcript evaluations and creating articulation agreements is preferred.
  9. Expert knowledge of federal and state regulations applicable to the academic environment, especially FERPA regulations; familiarity with AACRAO, NAFSA and NYSED policies and guidelines. Experience with required reporting.
  10. Demonstrated ability to exercise professional judgment and discretion in establishing, implementing and interpreting policies and procedures.
  11. Experience in resolution of student complaints and disputes; demonstrated ability to balance adherence to policies with a need to support student success. 
  12. Experience in budget management and fiscally responsible approach to budgeting.
  13. Experience managing employees with commitment to diversity, teamwork and service excellence.
  14. Awareness of broad issues affecting the Registrar work in higher education today, particularly those critical to maintenance of student academic records as well as student enrollment and retention.
  15. Demonstrated ability to cultivate and maintain collaborative partnerships with institution’s faculty, deans and other administrators to ensure superior service to students.
  16. Demonstrated experience working with diverse student populations.

Candidate reviews will begin immediately.  Anticipated date of employment is after May 15, 2015. 

Additional Information:

Compensation includes a competitive salary range and comprehensive health and dental benefits, retirement plans through TIAA-CREF, tuition remission for dependents, and wellness programs including the use of our fitness center.

The College of Saint Rose values diversity and abides by federal, state and local law in admissions, employment and all services and programs provided. It does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion/creed, disability, age, national/ethnic origin, sexual orientation or any other condition established by law.

For a comprehensive description of this opportunity and application instructions, log on to our website at
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Keyword Phrases

  • student records
  • degree audit
  • FERPA
  • transcript evaluation
  • veteran certification
  • student services
  • Degree Works
  • NASFA
  • leadership
  • AACRAO
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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: At least 8 years
Level of Job: Director
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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