Drake University's Office of Registrar seeks a well-qualified individual to serve as Associate Registrar. Reporting to the Registrar, the Associate Registrar is responsible for university-wide course scheduling and registration, maintaining the course catalog, overseeing the integrity and distribution of the official university transcript, and supervising the Student Records Systems Coordinator and Student Records Specialist. The ideal candidate has strong interpersonal and communication skills, a high level of integrity, the ability to exercise independent judgement, and advanced skills in problem solving, critical thinking, leadership, and improving operational processes. A master's degree and a minimum five years of experience in a registrar/records office or related higher education field required.
Master’s degree required.
5+ years in registrar/records office or related higher education field.
Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to create and maintain positive relationships with diverse constituents, including students, colleagues, parents, and external partners.
Strong oral, written interpersonal and electronic communication skills sufficient to prepare, explain, and present messages and materials for diverse audiences.
Must be able to identify priorities within multiple assignments in a high-pressured, short-deadline environment, while maintaining diplomacy, efficiency and confidentiality.
A high level of integrity and ability to exercise independent judgement.
Advanced skills in problem identification, critical thinking, and problem solving skills; judgment and decision-making ability.
Ability to assess business processes, resolve complex issues, identify operational gaps, and implement improvements.
Experience in analyzing and organizing information to produce data-driven decisions.
More than 900 faculty and staff are part of the Bulldog pack, a close-knit community enthusiastic about providing the very best education, challenging assumptions, and welcoming new ideas and people into the fold. Drake University is not only an exceptional institution of higher learning, but also an exceptional place to work, and we are committed to attracting, retaining, and rewarding outstanding people.