The University Registrar in the Office of Student Academic Success is responsible for planning, directing, and administering the operations of the University Registrar office (OUR) in support of the University’s strategic plan and the Office of Student Academic Success (OSAS) strategic plan. Provides leadership, motivation and support for the planning, implementation and coordination of initiatives to promote student success and ensure the integrity and transparency of academic programs. Works with the Office of Academic Affairs (OAA), other units in OSAS, college and department offices, and other appropriate offices to develop and Implement academic and advising policies and practices. Partners with university leadership, Business and Finance, OAA and other appropriate offices to develop and implement student fee policies and practices to improve student success, performance, affordability, and graduation. The University Registrar’s office serves as the primary tuition and student fee assessment office for the University. Develops and implements goals, objectives, strategies, policies, rules, and operational procedures related to academic records, student academic preparedness and evaluation, registration, permanent record maintenance, enrollment, transfers, grading, graduation, degree conferment, National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) regulations, and other related functions. Provides administrative and strategic direction and support for the University Registrar office, plans for and directs the strategic allocation of resources and sets budget priorities. Leads, manages and directs the staff and processes for the University Registrar office, including Student Academic Records, Room and Class Scheduling, University Testing Center, Document Services, Transfer Credit Center, Eligibility Services (degree audits, commencement certification, student-athlete certification), Systems Development Support, Analysis and Security. Represents and serves as a liaison with University offices and committees. Ensures compliance with state/federal law, Faculty Rules and other institutional policies, including FERPA. Serves as the University officer for residency and athletic academic eligibility for Big Ten and NCAA certification. Partners with university leaders regarding data security policies and practices. Works with the Ohio Department of Higher Education to develop state-wide policies and practices related to areas of responsibility. Serves as a member of the OSAS executive leadership team and assists with setting strategic direction and priorities for the Office of Student Academic Success. Serves as Business Owner for Enterprise Project. Manages and directs the assessment of a new enterprise system to support student records and advising. Serves as liaison with other product teams by serving as a member of senior leadership and management teams for the Enterprise Project. Leads, plans and directs the development and implementation of new systems and systems applications (both computerized and manual). Maintains knowledge of systems trends and applications related to areas of responsibility. Works with the OCIO, Business and Finance and other appropriate offices regarding data security policies and practices. Serves as the key institutional knowledge person for FERPA and the owner of the institution’s FERPA Policy. Coordinates with the university’s Chief Security Officer and Chief Privacy Officer to make determinations on the appropriate use and disposition of student data. Serves as institution data steward for all student data. Serves as the institution’s proxy data steward for all data (student, finance, human capital, research, and medical center) on the institution’s Data Governance Committee. Leads other projects, initiatives and duties as assigned.
Master’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience required. Considerable administrative experience with Student Information Systems, student records and registration and scheduling required: considerable program and supervisory management experience in a progressively responsible capacity, preferably in an institution of higher education is required.
Experience with student athletic eligibility, residency, testing and enrollment data research is preferred.
Target Salary: Negotiable
Job Category: Administrative and Professional
Job Appointment (FTE%):
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