Director of Records and Registration

POSITION #: 8417

DEPARTMENT: Enrollment Services

POSITION SUMMARY: The Director of Records and Registration is responsible for the supervision and management of all administrative and operational functions of the academic record including but not limited to: coordinating Registration, the degree audit, catalog and curriculum guides pertaining to transfer equivalencies, the issuance of grades and transcripts, external certifications such as for accrediting bodies, NCAA certifications, veterans certifications, verifications of enrollment, and posting of credentials to the academic record . The Director has a thorough understanding of higher education best practices regarding records, registration processes, the curricula, academic records, and those pertinent services supporting both the academic and student-centered initiatives of the institution. The position requires an extensive knowledge of PeopleSoft, Ad Astra Scheduling, Degree Audit, database design, and Oracle date structures. Additionally, the Director is responsible for testing, processing data, general system data maintenance, query writing, training, reporting, and system upgrades.

• Ensures the integrity, accuracy, and security of all academic records of current and former students;
• Facilitates effective student registration and enrollment;
• Supervises the processes for the articulation of transfer credits;
• Supervises the processes for the posting of all credit to the academic record, including but not limited to: the degree audit, graduation, the certification of baccalaureate and associate degrees, enrollment and degree verification, the integrity of official transcripts, diplomas, and any other academic credential;
• Builds secure student data files and sets policy and procedure for their responsible use;
• Responsible for working the Office of Information Technology on all software upgrades;
• Supervises and maintains the PeopleSoft and the degree audit systems for academic regulations and integrates with appropriate technology to ensure continuous notifications for those which are not in compliance;
• Coordinates compliance reviews for new and transfer student athletes in accordance with NCAA regulations;
• Counsels and advises students, faculty, and staff on academic matters;
• Interprets and enforces policies and regulations of the Board or Regents, ULS, institution, and FERPA;
• Chairs relevant Committees and is a member of various other Councils and Committees.

Bachelor's degree and professional experience working in a Registrar's Office.
• Strong computer background and experience.
• Demonstrated ability to read, understand and implement technical manuals.
• Experience dealing with system design.
• Demonstrated experience in graduation and/or auditing.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills.
• Able to communicate technical issues to students and advisors in a non-technical manner.

SALARY: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Review of resumes will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled. Salary is commensurate with experience. To assure full consideration priority will be given to resumes received by May 5, 2017. Email cover letter and resume to:

DATE POSTED: April 24, 2017

CLOSING DATE: Position will remain open until filled.

All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to retirement status and without regard to an applicant's having previously accused the UL System Board or any of its universities of unlawful discrimination. Retirement status shall not be considered in the hiring process by any University in the UL System.
The University of New Orleans is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women, ethnic minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.