Registrar

Georgia Highlands College
Job Description
Job Description Summary

This position is responsible for directing the college’s student registration and records retention functions.

Georgia Highlands is a growing and progressive institution with opportunities for the individual selected to grow with us. With a focus on employee wellness and development, the culture is warm and embracing, while the work is fast paced and challenging. Regular fulltime staff, administrators, and faculty enjoy the abundant array of University System health, retirement, and other benefits which includes tuition assistance after six months of employment. Additionally, GHC is a qualifying employer under the Department of Education Public Service Loan Forgiveness program (PSLF). This program provides student loan repayment and forgiveness for qualifying loans for eligible full-time employees. See https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/repay-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service for more information.

This is an excellent opportunity to impact the lives of literally thousands of students and their families.

Key Qualifications

• Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of a Master’s degree in a course of study related to the occupational field
• Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the diverse objectives and functions of the subunits in the division/department in order to direct and coordinate work within the division/department, usually interpreted to require three to five years of related experience
• Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license issued for the type of vehicle or equipment operated

Key Responsibilities

• Coordinates the implementation and adherence to federal, state, university system, and institutional policies and procedures
• Maintains the security, integrity, and accuracy of academic records
• Prepares and oversees the area budget
• Hires, trains, assigns, directs, supervises, evaluates and disciplines personnel
• Participates in division and college strategic planning processes
• Facilitates student registration
• Facilitates student graduation
• Serves on assigned institutional committees
• Creates and maintains academic calendars
• Reviews and processes Academic Renewal applications
• Performs related duties

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

• Knowledge of federal, state and institutional policies and procedures related to student registration and records management
• Knowledge of Registrar-related functions and processes
• Knowledge of computers and job-related software programs
• Skill in the supervision of personnel
• Skill in the analysis of problems and the development and implementation of solutions
• Skill in oral and written communication

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