Under the direction of the Vice President for Enrollment Services, the University Registrar (Director II) provides a combination of administrative and process management to direct operations within the Office of the Registrar. The University Registrar will lead new student-focused initiatives and programs; leads and directs the work operations of the scheduling unit, curriculum and catalog, degree audit, records unit and the University’s One Stop and Call Center; and performs related work as required. This position proactively manages the effective application of technology and the development, enhancement and maintenance of the student record, degree pathways and evaluation system within an integrated Colleague database.
The University Registrar is a key member of the enrollment services team who works in collaboration with other managers within the division to provide essential student registration and support services. This position requires travel to Kean Ocean in Toms River, New Jersey, Kean Skylands in Jefferson Township, New Jersey and other locations. Occasional travel to Wenzhou-Kean University in Wenzhou, China is also required on an as-needed basis.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college; four years of progressive leadership and management experience in higher education; and a driver’s license valid in the State of New Jersey is required. Master’s degree in Student Services, Educational Administration or a related field; administrative/supervisory experience in a university Registrar’s Office; and knowledge of Ellucian and Colleague/Datatel software, related modules and retrieval is preferred. Candidate must have knowledge of computer databases, information systems and new technologies, including web-based services and social media.
Application: Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Ms. Sherrell Watson-Hall, Search Committee Chairperson, via email to email@example.com. Candidacy review begins immediately and continues until appointment is made. Official transcripts for all degrees and three current letters of recommendation are required prior to the starting date of employment.
Kean University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer
About Kean University
Kean University is a world-class, vibrant and diverse institution offering 50 undergraduate majors and 80 graduate programs and options leading to masters and doctoral degrees, professional diplomas and certifications. Kean distinguishes itself through excellence in academics, strategic investments in both research and cultural facilities and initiatives and a commitment to the success of every student. Dedicated to preparing students for rewarding careers, lifelong learning and fulfilling lives, Kean offers a broad range of disciplines, the expertise of a diverse and world-savvy faculty and a student-centered learning environment and campus community. The University sits on three adjoining campus sites in Union County, New Jersey covering 180 acres, two miles from Newark Liberty International Airport and thirty minutes from New York City, with an additional location in Ocean County, New Jersey. Kean University also operates a unique, additional location in Wenzhou-China, where development of a full-scale campus is currently underway.