CUNY Registrar in Brooklyn, New York

POSITION DETAILS

Medgar Evers College (MEC), a nationally recognized leader in urban-serving education, is one of twenty three colleges within the dynamic City University New York (CUNY) System. Named for the late civil rights leader, Medgar Wiley Evers (1925-1963), the College's mission is to develop and maintain high quality, professional, career-oriented undergraduate degree programs in the context of liberal education.

Medgar Evers College seeks an experienced and dynamic individual to lead the further development and implementation of systems, policies, and processes for registration, enrollment, and academic operations, as well as other student services for the College. The Registrar effectively manages a student-centered Registrar's Office that balances technology and quality data with efficient, convenient, and professional services that support the College's curriculum.

The Registrar is the primary steward of all official collegiate academic records who manages all academic information; maintains/ensures the integrity, confidentiality, and security of all related documents in accordance with FERPA guidelines; and ensures compliance with University and College academic policies and procedures, as well as compliance with Federal and State laws.

Reporting to The Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs & Provost, The Registrar manages technology-based student information services and systems essential to the College, including course registration, class scheduling, articulation agreements, degree audits, transcripts, graduation, retention, and progress toward degree completion. Additionally, The Registrar promotes academic and enrollment strategic planning in alignment with the University's enrollment objectives and overall strategic goals by analyzing and reporting on data concerning educational policies, curriculum, academics, and student performance to formulate policies.

Moreover, The Registrar serves as advocate for the student body, and partners with College and University offices/departments to develop, implement, and enforce academic policies and procedures.

Key responsibilities will include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Define and develop core business processes, policies, and procedures to lead the administrative and operational activities of the Registrar's Office.

  • As custodian of the student information system, develop and implement administrative policies, procedures, and technology to facilitate the timely, accurate, and efficient provision of services.

  • Collaborate with the University Registrar and campus Registrars to model best practices.

  • Become proficient in the Campus Solutions module of the University's new PeopleSoft-based ERP system called CUNYfirst. Periodic review and system update of course catalogs, course codes, and schedules.

  • Serve as the College's FERPA resource and compliance officer.

  • Serve as the College's certifying official and be responsible for all student enrollment reporting to the National Student Clearinghouse.

  • Serve as a resource for matters related to curriculum, academic standards, interpretation of transfer credit, and graduation in partnership with various College and University academic and administrative offices.

  • Collaborate with faculty and staff, College Council, and Curriculum and other standing committees to oversee and enforce academic policies consistently and accurately.

  • Collaborate with all members of the College and University communities to provide exemplary services to students.

  • Contribute to an environment where student success is supported through effective problem resolution.

  • Manage and direct compliance with Federal, State, and City report record keeping.

  • Audit student records, including academic performance and transfer credit evaluations.

  • Serve on various College and University-wide academic and administrative committees.

QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor's Degree and eight years' related experience required.

CUNY TITLE OVERVIEW

Directs College registration operations and serves as Registrar.

  • Provides leadership in advancing the College's enrollment goals and is responsible for all activities associated with the registration process

  • Develops strategic plan to address student enrollment, registration activities, data collection and dissemination, records confidentiality and degree audit protocol; assures quality of testing and implementation of system updates

  • Oversees a wide array of enrollment and retention initiatives and special projects; recommends and administers enhanced technology applications to improve processing systems and data integrity

  • Assesses outcomes and formulates responses to meet established goals and objectives; presents performance results data to facilitate executive decision-making

  • Ensures reporting requirements are completed in timely and accurate manner to fulfill various legal obligations; maintains audit trails

  • Manages professional and clerical staff as well as department budget

  • Performs related duties as assigned.

Job Title Name: Enrollment Registrar Director

CUNY TITLE

Higher Education Officer

FLSA

Exempt

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

Salary commensurate with education and experience.

CUNY's benefits contribute significantly to total compensation, supporting health and wellness, financial well-being, and professional development. We offer a range of health plans, competitive retirement/pension benefits and savings plans, tuition waivers for CUNY graduate study and generous paid time off. Our staff also benefits from the extensive academic, arts, and athletic programs on our campuses and the opportunity to participate in a lively, diverse academic community in one of the greatest cities in the world.

HOW TO APPLY

To apply, go to www.cuny.edu, access the employment page, log in or create a new user account, and search for this vacancy using the Job ID or Title. Select "Apply Now" and provide the requested information.

CLOSING DATE

July 22, 2018. Resume review to begin June 8, 2018.

JOB SEARCH CATEGORY

CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

Job Title: Registrar

Job ID: 18732

Location: Medgar Evers College

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular