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Assistant Registrar of IT Development

University of Colorado Boulder
Colorado, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Oct 18, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Computer Sciences & Technology, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Computer Services & Information Technology, Technology Administration/Other, Chief Technology & Information Officers, Student Affairs, Admissions, Enrollment, Retention & Registrar
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job Summary

The Office of the Registrar encourages applications for the Assistant Registrar of IT Development! This position oversees application development and data reporting teams to deliver the timely rollout of new services and technologies. Reports progress on project development, following strategic objectives outlined by both the associate registrar and registrar, and acts as a product owner to manage partner needs. Tracks key performance indicators (KPIs), evaluates project scope and provides risk assessment. Uses strong analytical skills including the capability to abstract key trends and issues from complex detail information. Resolves problems with the ability to look at issues from multiple angles and address solutions with an attention to detail, as well as the conceptual level. Serves as a technology development liaison for the department to various partner groups including OIT, UIS, Strategic Relations and outside vendors. Reports to the Associate Registrar for Technology, Communication and Reporting, aligning with the unit’s technology development plan. Evaluates progress on the implementation of approved roadmaps.

The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Who We Are

The Office of the Registrar, in support of the educational mission of the University of Colorado Boulder, ensures the integrity and security of academic records and provides enrollment and academic support through innovative systems and outstanding service to students and other partners!

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

Service Manager

  • Acts as the product owner for technology solutions, defining requirements based on partner needs, available technologies, the strategic objectives and priorities outlined.
  • Responsible for the timely delivery of services offered by the IT development team related to application development, student record reporting and business automation.
  • Pinpoints opportunities to streamline service delivery, making recommendations to the associate registrar concerning available technology platforms, professional development opportunities for the team and potential adjustments to service agreements.
  • Helps determine project priorities, coordinates production releases, lifecycle maintenance and the roll-out of new technology projects, delegating tasks to the data reporting and application development teams.
  • Provides regular status updates, charting project development progress. Raises and resolves roadblocks, and balances developer workload assignments.
  • Proactively manages changes in project scope, identifies potential risks, and suggests contingency plans.
  • Understands the Office of the Registrar business processes to anticipate the needs of our constituents and represent the department's interests in cross-campus initiatives.
  • Collaborates with other technology professionals across campus to promote innovation, evaluates the best methods and assesses available ERP system capabilities. Act as a liaison to the CU-SIS development leadership and team to coordinate cross-functional projects, ensure consistency and appropriate use of student records data and align service rollouts.

Business Process Automation

  • Works with the associate registrar, CU-SIS team, functional experts and IT developers to recommend new directions in automating student record business processes.
  • Acts as the product owner and lead for Selenium development within the department.
  • Assists the OnBase developer on workflow automation, providing guidance on the best methodologies and acting as the backup during scheduled leave or peak development cycles.
  • Reviews data usage and integrations for consistency and accuracy.


  • Provides supervision, backup and cross training of three IT professionals within the office to ensure coverage during absences. Maintains consistent service and project delivery. Ensures the accuracy, timeliness and adherence to the best methods, standards and regulations for deployed technology solutions.

Continuing Education/Professional Development

  • Stays current on industry trends, the best methods and standards. Explores new platforms for service delivery. Actively participates in professional organizations and collaborates with other IT professionals in the campus and external professional communities.

Other Duties as Assigned

  • Performs all work responsibilities and maintains confidentiality in all applicable policies, rules, regulations, and laws. This includes the Office of the Registrar departmental policies, University policies, and Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). Participates in, supports and/or provides input on other special projects as requested.

What You Should Know

The work schedule for this position is a hybrid modality.

What We Can Offer

The salary range for this position is $78,000 - $86,000.


The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits , including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder .

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What We Require

  • A Bachelor's degree in information systems, computer science, or a related field.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may substitute on a year for year basis.
  • Two years of experience planning IT projects and implementing operational goals.
  • Two years supervising professional staff.
  • Two years of experience managing technology, applications and data (business intelligence) reporting.
  • Experience with data warehouse management.

What You Will Need

  • Written and verbal communication skills with a demonstrated ability to successfully translate functional needs into developer requirements.
  • Organizational and leadership skills.
  • Analytical skills.
  • Relationship-building capabilities, strong orientation toward collaboration and communication, ability to influence, earn trust and respect from a diverse customer base.
  • Good partner management, negotiation and persuasion skills.
  • Solid understanding of student data processing and web-based delivery systems.

What We Would Like You To Have

  • Master’s degree in information systems, computer science or related field.
  • Two years background with Oracle Peoplesoft/Campus Solutions, student information systems experience.
  • Two years of previous experience with business intelligence tools (PS Query, Cognos BI, Tableau or Microsoft Power BI).
  • Experience with project management software such as MS Project/Project Online with the strong ability to meet project timelines, communicate roadblocks, and report progress.
  • Experience with web development and content management systems such as Drupal.
  • Experience with, Marketing Cloud and cVent.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL, or MS Access Databases.
  • Familiarity with document management systems such as OnBase and DocuSign.
  • Experience with agile development methodologies.

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials:
  1. A current resume.
  2. A cover letter that specifically tells us how your background and experience align with the requirements, qualifications, and responsibilities of the position.

We may request references at a later time.

Please apply by November 3, 2021 for consideration.

Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, please apply through CU Boulder Job

Posting Contact Information

Posting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human Resources

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