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Rowan University is a Carnegie-classified Doctoral University (Moderate Research Activity) with approximately 19,000 students. Its main campus is located in Glassboro, N.J., 20 miles southeast of Philadelphia, with additional campuses in Camden and Stratford. The University comprises seven academic colleges and five schools—the William G. Rohrer College of Business; the Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering; the Colleges of Communication and Creative Arts, Education, Humanities and Social Sciences, Performing Arts, and Science and Mathematics; the Cooper Medical School of Rowan University; the Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine; the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences; the School of Health Professions; and the School of Earth and Environment—with an Honors College that spans across disciplines. Rowan is one of two public universities in the country to offer M.D. and D.O. medical degree programs. The institution is also home to the South Jersey Technology Park, which fosters the translation of applied research into commercial products and processes. Rowan has been recognized as one of the top 90 public research universities and the 7th fastest growing research institution in the nation.

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Apply now Job no: 493260
Work type: Regular full time
Location: Glassboro, New Jersey
Categories: Managerial

The Registrar plays a critical role in the collaboration among academic, student affairs, and administrative units in advancing the academic enterprise and supporting the progression and success of students. The Registrar reports to the Associate Provost for Academic Affairs and is responsible for all aspects of student registration processing of student grades and grade changes; production of academic transcripts; participating in the enforcement of the university’s degree requirements and academic policies; management of student records; enrollment and degree verifications; transfer credential awards; and degree audits and graduation clearance.

Duties and Responsibilities


  • Provide leadership and supervision to the Office of the Registrar and its staff
  • Plan, administer, and oversee the departmental annual operating budgets and annual reports, ensuring efficient and authorized use of financial resources
  • Performs other duties as requested in support of the University’s mission
  • Serve as a member of relevant University committees as needed

Administration and Operations

  • Oversee all aspects of the university student information system relevant to the mission of the office
  • Oversee maintenance and enhancement of the university’s automated degree audit system to facilitate degree clearance in accordance with academic policies
  • Coordinate grade submission and change of grade processes
  • Manage articulation and evaluation of transfer course credit, including the implementation of a state-wide transfer articulation program and transfer credential analysis.
  • Serve as university data steward for student academic records, ensuring accuracy , integrity, and approving data access
  • Assume the leadership role in development of policy and planning relative to academic records creation, retention, management, and reporting.
  • Maintain and ensure accuracy of the course inventory, transfer articulations, and program requirements
  • Responsible for certifying student academic records, enrollment verification, and degree eligibility, and issue diplomas and official academic transcripts
  • Assist in the registration of incoming freshmen students

Policy and Compliance

  • Ensure precise enrollment reporting through the National Student Clearinghouse (NSC) and the National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS)
  • Ensure compliance with all required federal, state, accreditation, and university policies related to the responsibilities of the office
  • Coordinate process automation in conjunction with Information Technology

Skills and Abilities 

  • Management experience in an administrative office responsible for the student record needs of a growing university
  • Proven leadership skills, ability, and commitment to process review and improvement
  • Demonstrated skill to prioritize and multi-task to meet university/departmental goals and deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, organizational, collaborative, and motivational skills
  • Knowledge of FERPA and the ability to interpret and apply other federal, state, and institutional regulations and rules


Minimum of Master’s Degree Required. Minimum 5 years of increasingly responsible administrative and supervisory experience in a Registrar's Office; working knowledge of an integrated student information system; leadership roles responsible for the administration of student academic records, the policy and processes associated with those records, and the delivery of services to students, faculty, and staff in association with those records. Submit cover letter, resume, description of relevant experience, and 3 references.


AD closing date: 11/9/18

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Applications close: Eastern Standard Time

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Registrar Glassboro, New Jersey

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If you would like to receive a hard copy of the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report which contains this information, you can stop by the Department of Public Safety Office, located at Bole Hall Annex, 201 Mullica Hill Road, Glassboro, NJ 08028 or you can request that a copy be mailed to you by calling (856) 256-4562 or 4506. The report contains information regarding campus security and personal safety including topics such as: crime prevention, public safety authority, crime reporting policies, fire safety, disciplinary procedures and other matters of importance related to security on campus. The report also contains information about fire statistics in Rowan University Residential Facilities and crime statistics for the three previous calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by the University; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. This information is required by federal law, Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act or "Clery Act" and is provided by the Rowan University Department of Public Safety.

All positions are contingent upon budget appropriations.