Vacancy # 13E098
Position # 0233
UNCW invites applications for the position of Associate Registrar. This position is a deputy director position, implementing and interpreting policy independently and in consultation with the University Registrar. This position has office-wide influence and responsibility for strategic planning, business process definition, and staff development. The position also has direct supervisory responsibility for the operation of and the staff in most of the office from the service area of the office to the support areas of the office that support the service area. The front office service area includes front counter and telephone reception and registration activity. The back office support areas include transcript production, NCAA eligibility, re-enrollment, residency, and general student and academic history maintenance. Also reporting to the Associate Registrar are three Assistant Registrars responsible for the student database, reporting, registration, degree audit systems, transfer articulation, and degree clearance. The position will report to the University Registrar and will work closely with staff in all academic support offices and the Information Technology Services Department. The successful candidate will have a progressive managerial and leadership background in a complex, service-oriented setting, including motivating and directing teams and individuals.
Position responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Directly supervise three assistant registrars and two other staff members; establish and monitor policies and procedures to ensure efficient, accurate and timely work-flow as they process and maintain academic records, process transcript requests, evaluate residency and re-enrollee applications, and support the registration processes.
- Assist the University Registrar with formulating office policy and with interpreting and implementing UNCW, Federal, State, and NCAA policy, as appropriate. Serve as acting University Registrar in the event of his or her absence or vacancy.
- Understand, interpret, and enforce the General Administration guidelines for establishing in-state residency for tuition purposes. Serve as liaison to the Residency Appeals Committee for appeals of denied residency applications. Represent the Office of the Registrar in discussions and planning concerning in-state residency.
- Implement North Carolina General Assembly policy on tuition surcharge. Consult with other UNC campuses on best practice implementation of this law.
- Interpret and implement Federal, State, and UNCW policy, as well as AACRAO guidelines, in regard to records retention, imaging, and archiving.
- Manage and monitor registration process for students enrolled in specialty courses and special programs.
- Communicate with deans, department chairs, staff, and students on the office’s interpretation and implementation of University policy.
Requires graduation from an appropriately accredited four year college or university and four years of experience in the administration of student admissions programs at a post-secondary institution of higher learning; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. A master's degree (preferably in business, higher education administration, student services, or other related field) is strongly desired. An understanding of the higher education student cycle from admission to graduation, FERPA, electronic student records systems, and document management is strongly preferred.
To receive consideration, please complete the online application process available on the Web at http://consensus.uncw.edu by July 15, 2013 (extended from original date of June 5).. Letters of application, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references should be attached to the online application and not e-mailed or mailed. MS Word or Adobe PDF attachments are the only formats that can be accepted. For questions regarding the online application process, please contact Human Resources at 910-962-3160. Criminal background checks will be conducted on finalists prior to offers of employment.
The University of North Carolina Wilmington is committed to creating the most powerful learning experience possible for our students by providing them the best instruction and support by superior faculty and staff, as well as opportunities to celebrate the richness of diversity; an environment that prepares them to be global citizens; service learning that enriches academic coursework and impacts the region; an attractive, functional and safe campus environment; and resources from public and private support.
UNC Wilmington actively fosters a diverse and inclusive working and learning environment and is an equal-opportunity employer. Qualified men and women from all racial, ethnic or other minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.