Assistant University Registrar, Curriculum and
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The Cornell University Office of the University Registrar
implements and monitors many academic and administrative policies
in coordination with academic units, departments, colleges, and
schools to facilitate faculty teaching and student learning. The
Office of the University Registrar acts as the steward of academic
and student information. The Office of the Registrar
champions the constant renewal of student information systems,
adapts operations to changing academic needs, federal, state, and
institution policies, and evaluates administrative processes for
The Curriculum and Scheduling team is integral to the Office of
the University Registrar (OUR) and supports the mission of the
office to create, maintain, and protect the academic records of
current and former students. Led by the Associate University
Registrar for Curriculum and Scheduling, the team is responsible
for course and class data analysis, system maintenance, classroom
and exam scheduling, creation of the University Catalog and
Schedule of Classes, as well as providing curriculum and scheduling
data analysis and reports to support University initiatives.
The team works closely with OUR colleagues and with college and
department contacts across campus to ensure compliance with
university, state and federal policies related to course and class
data and student records.
Rewards & Benefits
Cornell University takes great pride in offering generous
benefits to support our faculty, staff and retirees. Cornell
receives national recognition, as an award-winning workplace for
our health, wellbeing, sustainability, flexibility, and diversity
- World class, Cornell supported, professional development and
educational benefits (i.e., Tuition Free Extramural Student and
Employee Degree Program, Tuition Aid for external education, and
Cornell’s Tuition Assistance Program).
- Career Life Balance opportunities such as: Onsite Daycare,
Employee Degree Program, Adoption Assistance, Onsite Dining,
- Competitive compensation, generous time-off, and great
- Comprehensive health care options, access to wellness programs,
employee discounts with local and national retail brands, and
generous retirement contributions.
- Paid Time-Off -- Our leave provisions include three weeks of
vacation and 13 holidays: e.g., an end-of-year winter break, from
December 25th through January 1st.
The Assistant University Registrar supports the Associate
University Registrar for Curriculum and Scheduling, and manages
functions related to curriculum and academic scheduling, including:
overseeing the annual publication of the university catalog,
working with stakeholders to ensure regulatory compliance and
accuracy in the student information system and the catalog, and
providing training for related systems and applications. The
Assistant Registrar will help Curriculum and Scheduling staff, as
well as academic department staff, resolve complex problems using
informed analysis and sound judgment. The position requires an
in-depth understanding of curriculum and academic policies and
procedures, as well as current data-delivery methods and reporting
systems to support these efforts. Exceptional interpersonal and
communication skills, attention to detail, and the ability to work
independently are essential to this position.
The primary responsibilities of the Assistant University
Registrar for Curriculum and Scheduling include, but are not
- Providing stewardship for student academic records and ensuring
the accuracy and integrity of data.
- Managing the publication of the annual academic catalog,
working closely with colleges and departments across the Ithaca
campus, as well as eCornell, Cornell Tech, and Weill Cornell
- Assist with the maintenance of academic program inventory
documentation and reconciliation, including but not limited to the
student information system, university catalog and veterans
- Providing effective communication and outreach to stakeholders;
promoting the use of university-wide systems for common functions
to improve data quality and security, eliminate duplicative
systems, and gain efficiencies.
- Developing and delivering trainings and training materials for
relevant systems and applications; documenting business processes
and best practices to assist stakeholders, end users and
- Participate in system enhancement testing for upgrades and new
catalog and curriculum tools
- Providing guidance and serving as a university resource for all
relevant policies and procedures; ensuring compliance with
university, state, and federal regulations.
- Providing data analysis and ad-hoc reporting; working with
various groups to define data needs and create reports.
- Maintaining a culture of professionalism and exceptional
- Cross-training with the Assistant University Registrar for
Bachelor’s degree and 2-4years of experience, or equivalent
combination of education and experience, in higher education
student services with an in-depth understanding of student records
- Demonstrated ability to develop documentation and deliver
- Experience working in a complex higher education
- Knowledge of business processes and practices related to
academic catalog, course proposal and curriculum management
processes in higher education.
- Working knowledge of Student Information System course, class,
and enrollment modules.
- Understanding of FERPA and other applicable laws and
regulations; ability to interpret, apply, and provide guidance on
- Experience in data analysis and report development.
- Ability to communicate requirements, problems, issues, and
solutions to technical and non-technical users.
- Familiarity with standard office software packages and
The individual must demonstrate:
- Outstanding written communication, verbal communication, and
interpersonal skills; the ability to establish and maintain
collaborative relationships with a variety of stakeholders
throughout the institution.
- Willingness and ability to learn and quickly adapt to new
technologies, business processes, and procedures.
- Proven attention to detail, and exceptional analytical and
- Strong leadership skills and initiative; ability to work both
independently and collaboratively.
- Honesty, integrity, and the ability to maintain a high degree
- Commitment to promoting and supporting diversity and
- Exemplary work ethic and commitment to delivering excellent
customer service to students, faculty, staff, and other
- Experience working in a registrar’s office.
- Experience with catalog and curriculum management software such
as CourseLeaf, Coursedog, or DigArc.
- Experience working with Peoplesoft course, class, and
- Experience implementing and enhancing new systems,
applications, business practices, and policies.
- Experience developing reports using PS Query, relational
databases, and/or web services.
- Supervisory experience.
- Master’s degree.
If interested, please submit a cover letter and resume.
No relocation assistance is provided for this position. Visa
sponsorship is not available for this position.
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successful candidate will be determined considering the following
- Prior relevant work or industry experience.
- Education level to the extent education is relevant to the
- Unique applicable skills.
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