The Office of the University Registrar is part of the Student Registration and Financial Services team. The office plays a central role in the Next Generation Student Systems project (NGSS) and aims to modernize its systems and methods of supporting the academic mission and community of the University of Pennsylvania. To drive the success of this ambitious project we are rapidly growing an energetic, positive, and forward thinking team. The Assistant Registrar will play a critical role in the office s transition to a new curriculum management system and student information system.
Reporting to the University Registrar, the Assistant Registrar for Catalog and Curriculum is responsible for the direction and management of all aspects of the university s catalog and implementing curricular change in the student information system. The Assistant Registrar will be responsible for collaborating with the University Registrar, the academic schools, and other stakeholders across the university to develop a rubric for calendaring all course section offerings, ensuring an academic environment in compliance with regulatory requirements and standards.
This position is responsible for understanding our current compliance landscape (federal and state governments as well as our accreditation agencies), the goals of the many diverse academic programs, and how our policies and procedures work together to support our current university community in a compliant environment. Thus, the Assistant Registrar will function as a primary point of contact for academic program and policy review and revision within the Office of the University Registrar and will provide leadership both within the office and to the broader university community regarding the implementation of policy and curricular content.
He/ she will work closely with the Associate Registrar, Operations Management on the Next Generation Student Systems (NGSS) project. The assistant registrar will represent the office of the university registrar as a guest in curriculum committees in the schools and centers, providing oversight and coordination of the development of strong but flexible academic policies and procedures
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