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University of Wyoming Student AffairsLocation: Laramie, WY 82071 Document ID: A7045-0LOH Posted on: 02/01/2013 Job Type: Regular
The University of Wyoming invites applications and nominations for the full-time position of University Registrar. The Registrar reports to the Vice President for Student Affairs and leads the development and implementation of innovative and accountable records policies and processes for recruitment and retention of students. The Registrar will:
· Provide administrative leadership and supervision for the Office of the Registrar, which has a full-time staff of 15, including two associate registrars
· Work collaboratively with an established strategic enrollment services team, faculty, staff and leadership of the university.
· Have effective interactions with students, families, and other constituencies.
· Partner with Wyoming community colleges and other entities in implementing a statewide longitudinal data system and other collaborative projects.
· Qualify students for graduation and coordinate commencement exercises.
· Reflect a strong commitment to diversity.
· Have earned at least a master’s degree in a related field
· Have five years of progressive responsibility for registration and student records in a higher education institution
· Have five years of experience with large computerized student information systems (Banner experience preferred) and an ability to apply technology to records management processes and communications.
· Have five years of significant budget and human resource management and program responsibility
· Have a demonstrated working knowledge of FERPA
In addition, the successful applicant will have:
· experience developing and applying academic and administrative policies to support enrollment management goals and the university mission.
· experience with originating and implementing programmatic enhancements.
· experience managing the permanent records and imaging systems of an academic institution.
· a demonstrated ability to apply new technology to records and registration processes and communications.
· experience interpreting and applying federal and NCAA athletics regulations to academic support and student records decisions.
· superior oral and written communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
· success building strong working relationships throughout the university community.
· experience planning and managing transition processes for new students from varied backgrounds (e.g., transfer, military veteran, non-traditional age, and international students).
· experience with strategic planning and student learning outcomes assessment.
· a record of adaptability to changing environments, policies, and student needs.
· participated in state, regional, and/or national professional organizations.
Applicants should submit a cover letter of application, résumé, one-page personal position statement on “The Role of the University Registrar in Student Persistence and Completion,” and the names, addresses, email addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references to ApyRoxL@uwyo.edu. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. The application deadline has been extended to February 28, 2013. Inquiries may be addressed to Sara Axelson, vice president for student affairs, at 307-766-5123. The salary for the Registrar will be competitive and commensurate with experience. The new Registrar should begin work no later than June 3, 2013.
The University of Wyoming is a public research, Division I-A, land-grant institution drawing approximately 14,000 students enrolled in baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral programs from all 50 states and more than 90 countries. The only state-supported university in Wyoming, UW is located in Laramie, a city of 30,000 nestled on the high plains between two ranges of the Rocky Mountains and offers year-round cultural and recreational activities. Clean air, open spaces, a vast blue sky, proximity to numerous national parks, recreational areas, and forests support an abundant quality of life. Wyoming has a strong state budget with one of the lowest state tax structures in the nation.
The University’s policy has been, and will continue to be, one of nondiscrimination, offering equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without regard to such matters as race, sex, gender, color, religion, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, political belief, or other status protected by state and federal statutes or University Regulations.
The University of Wyoming is committed to providing a safe and productive learning and living community. To achieve that goal, we conduct background investigations for all final candidates being considered for employment. Background checks may include, but are not limited to, criminal history, national sex offender search, employment and motor vehicle history. Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of the background check.