“Start Date: January 2022
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Randall University seeks an individual called to serve as registrar. As the current registrar is retiring, there will be a significant onboarding process in order to train for institutional responsibilities. Core competencies include: organizational skills and interpersonal skills.
The Registrar assumes primary responsibility for the overall planning, organization, direction, and leadership of the administrative and operational activities of the Registrar’s Office. The Registrar is responsible for maintaining the accuracy, integrity, confidentiality, and security of all student academic records. The Registrar works collaboratively with Chief Academic Officer and other school offices (Admissions, Student Accounts, Financial Aid, etc.) to ensure that effective records and registration policies and procedures are implemented.
The Registrar is appointed by the Chief Academic Officer and serves at the pleasure of the President of the University.
The Registrar shall be a person who has received Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior and who is in agreement with the Biblical Foundations Statement of the University and with the Treatise of the Faith and Practices of Free Will Baptists, which can be found here: https://ru.edu/about-randall/what-we-believe/biblical-foundations/. The Registrar shall maintain membership in a local evangelical Protestant church. The individual must be a person of spiritual maturity and sincere commitment to Jesus Christ. The individual must reflect the purposes of the University and be a consistent representative of the institution.
The Registrar shall possess the necessary academic qualifications for this position. A Master’s Degree from an accredited institution is required.
The Registrar is directly responsible to the Chief Academic Officer.
The Registrar shall
• Demonstrate knowledge of FERPA and other relevant federal policies affecting student records
• Demonstrate knowledge of accepted higher education practices related to the Registrar’s work
• Demonstrate excellent analytical, managerial, oral, and written communication and interpersonal skills
• Demonstrate ability to work effectively with a diverse group of administrators, faculty, staff, students, and alumni
• Demonstrate excellence in customer service while maintaining compliance with policies
The Registrar shall:
- Be a role model in attitude, speech, and conduct maintaining a consistent daily walk with Jesus Christ.
- Show by example the importance of Scripture reading, prayer, witnessing, and Christian service.
- Follow the principles outlined in Matthew 18:15-20 when dealing with students, parents, faculty, staff, and administration.
- Encourage students to accept God’s gift of salvation and grow in their faith.
- Lead others to fulfill the will of God both individually and collectively.
The Registrar is responsible for the overall planning, organization, direction, and leadership of the administrative and operational activities of the Registrar’s Office.
- Generates, maintains, and stores permanent records of students and former students’ academic records.
- Receives, records and maintains documentation on final course grades
- Supervises the Registrar office staff.
- Directs the preparation and delivery of statistical reports on educational activities for government and educational agencies (IPEDS, State Regents, TRACS, etc).
- Serves to implement, explain and enforce the University’s academic policies with regard to student records, academic standing, registration, examinations, grading and graduation.
- Directs the compilation of information related to academic policies (i.e. graduation requirements, program descriptions) for school publications.
- Supervises the coordination, evaluation and certification of all graduation related matters (degree requirement audits, commencement lists, academic regalia, diplomas, etc).
- Supervises the evaluation and recording of additional academic credit through the review of transcripts from other institutions and determination of transferability of credits for transfer students.
- Oversees the preparation of Progress Reports (grade/attendance report, Academic discipline).
- Trains and advises faculty advisors on issues of academic placement, enrollment and use of the POPULI system.
- Supervise the scheduling and dissemination of course offerings and room assignments for optimum use of personnel, buildings, and equipment.
- Exchanges student information with other colleges and universities.
- Evaluates and prepares eligibility certification for intercollegiate sports teams.
- Directs the preparation of official student transcripts and enrollment verifications.