Wednesday, February 3, 2010

The University Registrar Role

The Registrar will:• Use exceptional leadership and supervisory skills to lead the Office of the University Registrar, both in its strategic direction and its complex and detailed daily operations.• Establish and maintain collaborative and effective working relationships with a diverse group of leaders across campus.• Apply exceptional communication skills, with the ability to explain complex concepts, ideas, and issues to a broad range of campus constituents.• Employ excellent analytical and organizational skills.• Possess a sophisticated understanding of the applications of technology to the functions of the Registrar’s Office. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: • Lead the Registrar’s Office in a rapidly growing and changing university and address the needs engendered by significant enrollment growth.• Manage successful, seamless term starts with a growing student population and the introduction of new programs (i.e. University College and General Education). • Ensure compliance with academic, regulatory, and accreditation policies and requirements. • Provide leadership, support and direction for the Registrar Management Team. • Oversee the efficient operation of the Registrar’s Office. • Collaborate with constituents to revise policies and procedures. • Provide guidance and advice regarding policies and procedures to appropriate campus governing committees such as the Academic Policies and Procedures Committee, the Faculty Senate, the University Advising Council, and others whenever necessary.• Work with faculty and administrators to align academic programs with the strategic mission of the University. • Facilitate continuous assessment and improvement of the services of the Registrar’s Office.

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