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University Registrar

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A resume with an accompanying cover letter may be submitted via the Spelman Johnson website at this link. Nominations for this position may be emailed to Ellen Heffernan at eth@spelmanjohnson.com. Applicants needing reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process should contact Spelman Johnson at 413-529-2895.

Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Title University Registrar
Department REGISTRAR'S OFFICE
Position Number FA026A
Location Norfolk, VA
Job Summary

Reporting to the Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management in the division of Student Engagement & Enrollment Services (SEES), the University Registrar oversees a broad portfolio of responsibilities that support an institutional focus on student success and excellence in teaching and learning. The University Registrar manages all units and functions within the Office of the Registrar including registration, course and classroom scheduling, records, degree audit, graduation, student information systems, athletic eligibility, and veteran’s benefits. As the steward of student records and a key partner in the delivery of educational programs, the University Registrar creates, safeguards, and preserves academic records; ensures adherence to policy and regulatory requirements; provides guidance in curriculum and program development; collects and analyzes critical data; and promotes data-informed strategic planning, decision making, and technology-based solutions. The University Registrar provides proactive and responsive service to constituents and works collaboratively with faculty, deans, and Information Technology Services, as well as colleagues in numerous administrative units across the institution. The University Registrar leads a staff of 23, manages a $1.6 million budget.

Type of Recruitment General Public
Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree with several years of progressively responsible experience in a comprehensive registrar’s office or closely related academic services area. Strong leadership, personnel management, and budgetary skills. Significant experience with enterprise and student information systems. Ability to improve service delivery through technology. Familiarity with undergraduate and graduate degree programs in traditional and online learning environments. Evidence of highly developed analytical, technical, and communication abilities. Sophisticated project/process management skills. The University Registrar must also possess an ability to evaluate and assess policies and systems, facilitate change processes, lead with integrity, and hold a vision for strengthening service through the integration of best practices and ongoing staff training and development.

Preferred Qualifications

None.

Conditions of Employment
Job Open Date 09/11/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Application Review Date 10/09/2017
Job Close Date
Special Instructions to Applicants / Additional Materials Required

A resume with an accompanying cover letter may be submitted via the Spelman Johnson website at this link. Nominations for this position may be emailed to Ellen Heffernan at eth@spelmanjohnson.com. Applicants needing reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process should contact Spelman Johnson at 413-529-2895.

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Equity Statement

It is the policy of Old Dominion University to provide equal employment, educational and social opportunities for all persons, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, gender, age, veteran status, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation or genetic information. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or © consistent with contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

ODU Statement

Old Dominion University, located in the City of Norfolk in the metropolitan Hampton Roads region of coastal Virginia, is a state-assisted, Carnegie doctoral/research-extensive institution that serves its students and enriches the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world through rigorous academic programs, strategic partnerships, and active civic engagement. Its 24,000 students, including over 6,000 graduate students, form a diverse and multicultural community in six academic colleges. Through a collaborative and innovative approach to education and research, the University focuses on student learning and addresses critical needs in the professions. ODU’s programs are offered on the main campus, at higher education centers in the region, and at numerous distance learning sites.

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