Assistant Registrar

Posting Details

Posting Details

Position Number: 102494
Title: Assistant Registrar
Functional Title: Assistant Registrar
Category Status: 33-Exempt Regular
Applicant Search Category: Staff
University Authorized FTE: 1.000
Unit: SVPAAP-REG-Records
Campus/College Information:

Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship institution in the University System of Maryland. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation’s legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation’s capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.

Position Summary/Purpose of Position:

Provide leadership and management of the residency reclassification process, and to processes related to graduate student degree clearance. Provide timely and precise information and assistance to graduate students and graduate programs on enrollment, academic record, and academic policy matters. The position serves as the Office of the Registrar’s primary liaison with graduate programs and their academic adminstrators, senior executives, and other administrative units for clarifying and interpreting academic policies and procedures and their implications on student records and registration. Assist the Associate Registrar in overseeing all operations related to the NCAA certification process. Develop and make available Office of the Registrar ad hoc reports.

Minimum Qualifications:


Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.



Five years of progressive responsibility in the administrative operations of a registrar’s office in a four-year college or university, including 1-2 years’ experience in a lead or supervisory role.


Knowledge of academic records policies (including FERPA), procedures, and operations typically found in colleges and universities. Ability to formulate, articulate, and operationalize principles, policies, procedures and standards related to academic record keeping. Ability to effectively communicate ideas verbally and in writing. Demonstrated ability to manage multiple activities and deadlines, and provide excellent customer service to students, parents, faculty, staff, and the community. Demonstrated ability to assign tasks and effectively supervise subordinates. Ability to analyze situations and facts from a variety of sources in order to exercise creativity, independent judgement, and technical expertise in resolving conflicts and/or identifying solutions. A proven record of competence in executing and managing Registrar’s Office processes, and building efficiencies.


Master’s degree.

Additional Certifications:
Additional Information:
Posting Date: 03/05/2018
Closing Date: 04/06/2018
Open Until Filled
Best Consideration Date
Physical Demands

Sedentary work. Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push,
pull or otherwise move objects. Repetitive motion. Substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers. The worker is
required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer
terminal; extensive reading.

Diversity Statement:

The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References (no emails sent from system)
Optional Documents

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