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Clark University, Registrar's Office

Job Title: Registrar
Reference Code: 199115
Job Location: Worcester , MA
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Deans, directors, registrar
Application Closing Date: 12/11/2017
Date Posted: 2017-11-08
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Clark University

Clark University’s Registrar’s Office seeks an experienced professional to fill the position of University Registrar.

Reporting to the Provost and working closely with Clark’s academic leadership, the Executive Vice President and multiple other units on campus, including Information Technology Services, admissions, student affairs, athletics, and others, the successful candidate will ensure that policies, procedures and practices concerning student records and course enrollments are accurate, reliable, compliant, timely and secure. In addition, this position will have a special focus on building and maintaining a positive and productive working relationship with faculty, administration, staff and students.

Duties and Responsibilities

Included in a range of responsibilities, the Registrar is widely engaged across Clark’s campus, serving in various capacities on multiple faculty governance and institutional committees, including the institution’s data stewardship committee, the retention committee, the classroom committee.

Working with faculty governance, the Registrar helps establish, implement and maintain policies concerning areas such as student grades and registration as well as the electronic academic catalog. The Registrar also serves as the institution’s FERPA compliance officer, is custodian for all student records and has final responsibility for their accuracy. Taking primary responsibility for student degree clearance, the Registrar plays a central role in Commencement.

This position interacts extensively with faculty and staff across campus, organizes and facilitates training sessions as appropriate, and has responsibility for ensuring appropriate usage of classroom space, as well as completing other duties as assigned.

The Registrar supervises an office of 5-6 fulltime employees and several student workers.

All positions at Clark University share in the responsibility for building a community that values diversity and the uniqueness of others by exhibiting integrity and respect in interacting with all members of the Clark community to create an atmosphere of fairness and belonging.

Job Requirements


The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree (advanced degree preferred) and 5+ years of progressively responsible senior-level experience. The candidate will be a creative problem solver with excellent communication, organizational and analytical skills, a high level of integrity and the ability to work constructively with diverse institutional stakeholders, including students, faculty, staff, senior leadership and parents.

The ideal candidate will have up-do-date knowledge of Federal, state and professional standards, policies and reporting requirements and will be an effective supervisor.

Technical qualifications include a high level of technological and digital fluency, including data collection, stewardship, analysis and reporting (experience with Ellucian’s Banner is desirable).

This is a full-time, 40 hours per week, 12-month position with excellent benefits, which include employee and family tuition benefits, 4 weeks’ vacation, generous retirement plan, free use of campus fitness center and many more. Review of applications will begin December 11, 2017.

Salary will be commensurate with skills and experience.

Information and Application Process Instructions

Please email résumé and cover letter to resumes@clarku.edu. Applicants must reference Job code 199115 in the subject line to be considered for this position.

Clark University embraces equal opportunity as a core value: we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. This commitment applies to every aspect of education, services, and employment policies and practices at Clark. Our commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention.

When inquiring or applying for this job opening, please also reference AcademicCareers.com

Applicants with dual-career considerations can find university jobs such as professor jobs, dean jobs, chair / department head jobs, and other faculty jobs and employment opportunities at Clark University and at other institutions of higher education in the region on www.AcademicCareers.com

To obtain more information or to submit your resume you can contact Human Resources Department as shown below. If you apply for this position, please say you saw it first on www.AcademicCareers.com. Thank you.

Human Resources Department

E-Mail: resumes@clarku.edu

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