Associate Registrar - Interim
Bowdoin College seeks to fill a three-year position in the
Registrar’s office, with the possibility of a two-year
The Interim Associate Registrar participates as a member of a team
within the Office of the Registrar, engaging with virtually all of
the office’s policies and processes in support of the office’s
mission to create, maintain, and protect the academic records of
current and former students. The Interim Associate Registrar has
primary responsibility for processes and procedures related to
registration, the recording of credit and grades, forms creation
and management, evaluating all forms of transfer credit, recording
status changes, managing degree certification and supporting some
committee work. The Interim Associate Registrar will play a key
role in designing and implementing new features in the student
information system, and related systems.
A Bachelor’s degree is required. Also required: superior
organizational skills with great attention to detail; must be
flexible, adaptable and able to multitask under pressure and
constant deadlines; must be able to take initiative and move ahead
with projects independently while using excellent judgement in
decision – making; superior, professional customer service skills
with students, faculty, staff and others associated with the
College; and must abide by rules of confidentiality. The Interim
Associate Registrar demonstrates a willingness and ability to learn
and quickly adapt to new technologies, business processes, and
procedures; strong reasoning, analytical, and communication skills;
the flexibility to handle some level of ambiguity while
participating in the refinement and definition of new business
processes; the willingness to contribute to any office process
during periods of peak demand.
Experience Requirements and/or Equivalents
Experience in records administration, preferably using a student
information system; understanding of principles of data management;
experience with data systems and multiple data/reporting tools;
skilled with standard office software packages and standard query
tools. Preferred: Experience with Ellucian Banner Student
administration, ODS, Cognos, DegreeWorks, Workflow, Qualtrics
and/or content management tools.
Standard Work Days and Hours
This is an exempt position requiring time commitment necessary to
satisfactorily complete job requirements.
Hours are primarily Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm with
occasional work after 5:00 pm or weekends.
Bowdoin embraces diversity in all forms, and the College is home to
talented students, faculty and staff—with a variety of racial,
ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds; religious beliefs;
and gender identities, among other factors.
We encourage applications from candidates committed to the support
of an inclusive campus community and those who will enrich and
contribute to the College’s multifaceted diversity. We value a
community in which individuals of all backgrounds are warmly
welcomed and encouraged to succeed.
Founded in 1794, Bowdoin has maintained its commitment to the
liberal arts for well over 200 years. Bowdoin’s reputation as a
preeminent liberal arts college rests on the excellence of its
faculty, students, and staff; intimate size; strong sense of
community; and connections to the people, history, and natural
beauty of Maine.
Bowdoin’s campus is situated in a beautiful natural setting.
Located in Brunswick, Maine, a town of approximately 20,000, the
College is a short drive from the Maine coast, twenty-five miles
from Portland and 120 miles from Boston.
Full Time Year Round
Background Check Package Requirements
Is driving a vehicle (e.g. Bowdoin vehicle or off road vehicle,
rental car, personal car) an essential function of this job?
Is a pre-placement physical required for this position?
Applications Accepted Until
Open Until Filled
Type of Posting
Special Instructions to Applicants
Bowdoin College complies with applicable provisions of federal and
state laws that prohibit unlawful discrimination in employment,
admission, or access to its educational or extracurricular
programs, activities, or facilities based on race, color,
ethnicity, ancestry and national origin, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, marital
status, place of birth, genetic predisposition, veteran status, or
against qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities
on the basis of disability, or any other legally protected
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