Job Title:Assistant Registrar for Curriculum Job Class: Staff Department: Academic Affairs Reports to: Registrar Deadline to Apply: February 2, 2018
To Apply: Please email an Otterbein Employment Application, resume and cover letter including salary expectations to firstname.lastname@example.org addressing this position in the subject; FAX 614-823-1151; or mail to Otterbein University, Human Resources, 1 South Grove Street, Westerville, OH 43081. Only submissions with a completed application will be reviewed.
SUMMARY: Responsible for managing and maintaining various aspects of the university curriculum, focusing on services that support students with the process of progressing in their degree programs and graduating. Position involves working with department chairs, faculty, academic advisors, students, and other interested parties. Functions as the primary contact for aspects of the degree audit system and graduation requirements and process.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Manages all aspects of the graduation process for students, including the handling and processing of graduation applications, communications, counseling, monitoring, and the development of innovative processes that unify and streamline the process for the entire campus community. Serves at events and activities related to graduation activities.
Encodes and maintains all degree audits and manages related processes such as substitution and waiver processing. Coordinates these processes with university stakeholders to ensure the accuracy of information. Provides training, resources, and increases visibility and awareness of degree audit functionality across campus.
Maintains inventory of supplies related to graduation activities, including the ordering, receiving, and inspection of materials from outside vendors utilized by the university. Maintains awareness of quality products, efficiency, potential cost savings, and innovations in the marketplace.
Works with department chairs, faculty, and staff in regards to degree requirements and the evolving nature of curricular requirements and the impact on students. Represents the Office of the Registrar on issues related to curriculum and development/implementation of policy. Serves on University committees.
Assists in other aspects of curriculum management as needed, including the development and coordination of the schedule of classes, and publishing the university course catalog.
Develops and maintains documentation of all major processes related to role.
Other duties as assigned.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: N/A
QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university required. Experience in higher education student services desired.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: N/A
LANGUAGE SKILLS: Must possess strong interpersonal and communication skills including competency in verbal and written English grammar.
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Must be competent in general math.
TECHNICAL SKILLS: Must take pride in and be thorough in quality of work produced; must be able to use general office equipment including office PC with proficiency in a Windows-based environment (Word, Excel and Access preferred), copier, telephone, facsimile machine, etc. Experience with Banner student information system preferred. Must be exceptionally well-organized and able to multi-task efficiently.
REASONING ABILITY: Must possess excellent attention to details; must be self-motivated and a team player and interact collegially with students, faculty, parents, staff and administrators; must be able to exercise sound judgment in unusual/new situations. Must maintain confidentiality.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Must be able to spend prolonged periods of time working on an office PC; able to reach, lift to 20 pounds, travel throughout the office to use other office equipment; must be able to hear and make self heard by co-workers and other constituencies; must be able to see to process work that the position is responsible for completing; must be able to work under deadlines with constant interruptions. Must be able to meet regular and predictable attendance standards.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Duties are performed in an environmentally controlled office setting.
This description is intended to indicate the kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty that will be required of positions that will be given this title and shall not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be. It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct and control the work of employees under supervision. The use of a particular expression or illustration describing duties shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of similar kind of level of difficulty.
Otterbein University is an Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer.
Otterbein University is committed to providing a welcoming environment free from unlawful discrimination. To this end, the University prohibits any form of discrimination against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, gender, pregnancy, religion, creed, marital status, partnership status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, disability, military status, or any other legally protected status in its programs and activities. However, the University’s commitment to a nondiscriminatory environment is not intended to abridge unduly its commitment to academic freedom, free speech, or its educational mission. Inquiries or complaints regarding any form of discrimination or harassment may be directed to:
Scott Fitzgerald Director of Human Resources and Legal Affairs Title IX Coordinator 614.823.1130
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