The University of Maine seeks a Registrar in the Office of Student Records. The University Registrar is a vital position that provides overall leadership and management of a multi-function and service-oriented department. The Registrar is responsible for all duties performed in the Office of Student Records at the University Maine and its regional campus at Machias, as well as the provision of those academic and student records services needed to support the academic programs of the University. The Registrar is responsible for the integrity, maintenance, and security of the permanent academic records of the current and former University students and is the University official responsible for compliance with all relevant state and federal laws and regulations. This position is the key advocate for the needs of students, academic departments, and academic advisors, and provides leadership in the improvement of services and system functionality in support of those needs.
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The successful candidate will have an earned Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education and a minimum of five years progressively responsible experience in a Registrar or Student Records Office, with thorough knowledge of higher education principles, practices, and procedures related to all Registrar functions; demonstrated successful supervisory and leadership experience; ability to manage and lead staff to complete complex projects using knowledge of student system technology, program management methodology and tools, strategic planning, and workload management; thorough knowledge of complex, computerized student information systems and processes; knowledge of student record confidentiality issues as well as how to administer FERPA regulations; clear understanding of academic programs, degree requirements and academic policies in a university/educational setting; strong interest in working with and being an advocate for diverse populations within the University of Maine and University of Maine at Machias communities, including students, faculty and staff, administration, and alumni; clear commitment to inclusive excellence, diversity, and equity; excellent communication, leadership, interpersonal, organization, and team-building skills; and excellent technical, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
An earned Master’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education with preparation in relevant areas is preferred. Other desirable characteristics for the new Registrar would include experience with the student records and advising functionality in both PeopleSoft and e-advising systems such as EAB; demonstrated experience collaborating with a diverse range of institutional stakeholders, and a track record of implementing diversity, equity, and inclusion principles in an office of student records; experience creating and implementing student-centered systems to meet student and institutional needs; experience managing multiple campuses; prior experience with an enterprise-wide system such as PeopleSoft; and experience as a Registrar.
Applications must be submitted at: https://umaine.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobid=68493
Review of applications will begin on June 9, 2021. The search will be conducted in strict confidence until finalists are invited to participate in the formal on-campus interview process that may be conducted virtually depending on current Maine CDC and UMS safety guidelines.
Candidates for this position must submit three separate documents: a cover letter that describes experience, interests, and suitability for the position with specific reference to the characteristics of the position and to the knowledge, skills, and qualifications sought; a current CV with email address and telephone number; and a reference list with the names, home and business telephone numbers, and email addresses of three professional references. References will not be contacted without permission from the candidate.
The University of Maine is an EEO/AA employer, and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran’s status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. Please contact the Director of Equal Opportunity, 101 North Stevens Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469-5754, 207.581.1226, TTY 711 (Maine Relay System) or by email to: email@example.com with questions or concerns.