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Degree Progress Coordinator, Office of Registration & Records, 27622

University of Missouri Kansas City
Missouri, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Sep 24, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Academic Administration, Business & Administrative Affairs, Business & Administrative Support, Student Affairs, Academic Advising & Academic Support Services, Admissions, Enrollment, Retention & Registrar
Employment Type
Part Time
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Hiring Department

Registration and Records

Job Description

Responsibilities will include coordinating and maintaining student academic records as they relate to degree completion; uphold and perform operating procedures for academic policies, including verifying appropriate approvals, collecting and validating documentation, and conduct data entry. Coordination of the application for graduation and declaration of major processes, including communicating with appropriate academic personnel regarding related information. Provide support for the athletic academic certification process. Support the institution’s overall goals for student retention and graduation.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Recommend changes in the Pathway System to improve business processes. Responsible for system testing when Pathway updates and PUMs are available.
  • Review and process student record edits related to student major and/or program to ensure data integrity.
  • Coordinate the process for declaration of major forms, leaves of absence and applications for graduation, including instructing and advising support staff on relevant methods and procedures.
  • Interface with various campus officials including academic advisors and commencement coordinators regarding student degree programs and graduations.
  • Review student-athlete academic records in accordance with NCAA Division I academic eligibility regulations and record data for certification purposes.
  • Provide professional staff support to college, school or departmental committees and related faculty committees as needed.
  • Work with students and/or academic units to determine best resolution to issues that may arise.
  • Provide general Registration & Records Office support daily, by answering the main Registration & Records Office phone line.
  • Maintain accuracy, confidentiality and security of student files in alignment with FERPA regulations.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

A Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience and at least 2 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary

Full Time/Part Time

Full-time, benefits eligible



Application Deadline

Open until filled. Review of applications to begin September 20, 2021

Application Instructions

Applicants must combine all application materials (cover letter, resume, and list of five references with contact information) into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as a resume attachment.

Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum size limit is 11MB. Do not include special characters (e.g., /, &, %, etc.).

If you are experiencing technical problems, please call (800) 488-5288.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more information, call the Vice Chancellor - Human Resources at 816-235-1621.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the duties and functions of this job. If you believe you may have difficulty performing any of the duties or functions of this job, please contact the Office of Affirmative Action at (816) 235-1323.


To read more about Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) please use the following links:

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UMKC Statement on Diversity

UMKC values diversity as central to its mission as an urban-serving research university and as a driver of excellence in teaching and learning. UMKC embraces a broad spectrum of diversities, including race, ethnicity, culture, nationality, gender, age, sexual orientation, disability, linguistic ability, learning style, religion, socioeconomic and veteran status, life experiences, educational level and family structure. For more information on our diversity mission, visit the Office of Diversity and Inclusion website:

UMKC is the largest comprehensive, fully accredited university in the Kansas City area. Our students come from all 50 states and over 85 countries, enriching our community with diverse perspectives. With more than 125 academic areas, our students have a lot of opportunities to explore on their way to discovering and creating their perfect career. We are at the heart of a thriving urban area where the city’s life and energy influence everything that happens here. We are Kansas City’s university and we can’t wait for you to join us! Find out more about UMKC in theAbout UMKC section of our website.

Details about UMKC’s community and the benefits of being an employee can be found on ourcareers page.

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