Registrar - Concordia University-Oregon in Portland Oregon

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Concordia University-Oregon

Portland, Oregon 97211

United States


Detailed Job Description

University Mission:  Concordia University is a Christian university preparing leaders for the transformation of society.

Unit or Department:  Registrar’s Office

Unit/Department Mission:  The mission of the Registrar’s Office is to assist students in achieving their educational goals at CU by maintaining and providing accurate records, by providing an effective registration process, and by evaluating students’ academic progress according to established curricular requirements in compliance with academic policies.

Position Title:  Registrar

Mission of the Position (overall goal): The mission of the Registrar is to oversee the mission of the office by leading staff effectively in the planning and delivery of services and programs and collaborating with administrators, deans, IT, and other staff to facilitate and improve services to students, while protecting the integrity and security of student academic data.

Summary of the Position (how the overall goal is reached): Oversees all operations of the Registrar’s Office as well as the hiring, training and development of Registrar’s office staff. The Registrar collaborates with other campus leaders to design quality student services and protect student records.

Staff Relationships:

                Reports to:  Provost

                Supervises:  5-10 employees

                Hired/appointed by:  Provost

Exempt/Non-Exempt?  Exempt

Salary Level (1, 2, 3, 4, or program director):  4


  • Direct, mentor, and guide Registrar management staff; work in collaboration with the office management staff to establish direction, priorities, and goals
  • Provide leadership and oversight in developing office policies and procedures to continuously improve services provided by the Registrar’s Office, including:
    • Performing incoming transcript evaluation and recording
    • Maintaining effective registration processes
    • Processing grades
    • Certifying and reporting enrollment to external agencies
    • Tracking and clearing students for graduation; producing diplomas
    • Helping coordinate Commencement ceremonies
    • Delivering CU transcripts upon students’ request
  • Act as lead Registrar for the Concordia Online Education (COEdu) consortium.
  • Make data-informed proposals and decisions to contribute to the overall goals of the office, the Provost division, and the university
  • Oversee the development of the annual academic calendar
  • Work with college deans to develop and implement academic policy and curriculum
  • Function as the primary University data custodian for student academic records with responsibility for setting and implementing appropriate planning and policy-level standards
  • Serve as the University Compliance Officer for the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA); serve as the main resource to University departments and campus officials for institutional policies and practices relating to student academic records.


·         Direct budget preparations and internal allocations for the Registrar’s Office

  • Participate in professional development activities including state, regional, and national professional associations relating to college registrars
  • Serve on University academic and administrative committees and serve in other capacities as needed or directed by the University


  • Master’s Degree required; doctoral degree in higher education administration or related discipline preferred
  • Minimum five years experience in a leadership position responsible for student academ

Keyword Phrases

  • Embracing Diversity
  • Strong Team Leader
  • Professional Registrar
  • Beautiful Portland, Oregon
  • Excellence
  • 2nd fastest growing university in Oregon
  • Excellent benefit package
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: At least 5 years
Level of Job: Director
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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