Assistant Registrar for Advisement Reports & Degree Planning
University of Massachusetts Lowell
December 11, 2017
General Summary of Position:
The Office of the Registrar is the official keeper of academic records and is committed to the highest level of service. The Office of the Registrar is also responsible for registration services, scheduling, academic progression, graduation, administrative operations and reporting. As a primary information resource for students and faculty this office actively seeks ways to effectively communicate and to inform students of their rights, responsibilities and academic procedures in an effort to support students’ success.
The Assistant Registrar for Advisement Reports & Degree Planning is responsible for creating, supporting and coordinating the maintenance of the Academic Advising Reports within SiS. This includes advising reports for all academic programs offered at the University of Massachusetts Lowell through undergraduate, graduate and Continuing Studies. In collaboration with the Associate Registrar for Academic Progression, the Assistant Registrar for Advisement Reports & Degree Planning will work with academic departments to process student exceptions and help in the development of the advising report as a tool to support academic advising as well as to aid in supporting the academic progression of students and timely degree completion and graduation. In addition. The Assistant Registrar for Advising Reports & Degree Planning will help to facilitate training and workshops for academic departments as it relates to using the advising reports and graduation tracking.
Minimum Qualifications (Required):
Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of 3-5 years related experience in higher education, academic policies, Academic Advising Report, graduation clearance, and transfer credit
OR, on lieu of Bachelor’s degree, consideration will be given to those with 7-10 years of related higher education experience in a professional capacity
Experience with PeopleSoft or other student information systems
Experience and comfortable with training and providing informative workshops
Experience with relational database, Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, File, OBIEE reporting, and document Imaging software
Experience with writing PSQuery and SQL
Comparable Higher Education Experience
Ability to respond to difficult situations diplomatically
Ability to multitask and work effectively in a fast-paced environment
Knowledge of (FERPA) Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act
Ability to perform all related Office of the Registrar tasks
The ability to work effectively with diverse groups
Must be able to communicate with faculty, staff and students in a highly effective and professional way
Student Information Systems experience preferred
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Only Internal Professional (SEIU 888 Professional Union) Bargaining candidates will be considered during the first 10 business days of the posting. All other candidates will be considered after that period.
Initial review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. However, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received.
Please include a resume and cover letter with your application. Names and contact information of three references will be required during the application process. Submission of examples of statistical advising activities is optional.
UMass Lowell is a public university committed to preparing our students for work in the real world? solving real problems and helping real people? by providing an affordable high-quality education.Whether you?re pursuing a career path or still searching for one, UMass Lowell is the ideal place to discover and achieve your purpose. Our campus is bursting with energy? enrollment is up, new academic ...programs are being launched, and new facilities are being acquired and are under construction. Most importantly, our students are more successful than ever thanks to highly accredited programs, our focus on experiential ?hands-on? learning, and personal attention from our accomplished and committed faculty and staff.