Posting Summary: The Students Records Office (SRO) at the University of Virginia School of Law seeks a Director of Academic Services and Associate Registrar.
SRO is a 4-person team headed by an Assistant Dean charged with meeting the academic services needs of approximately 950 students across three degree programs, hundreds of instructors, and thousands of alumni. This includes administering exams and grading processes among faculty and students; managing the course catalog and yearly class offerings; crafting, counseling and enforcing academic policies; collaborating with administrative colleagues in maintaining accurate student enrollment accounts; and monitoring degree progress. It also includes advising and aiding students and alumni about state licensure requirements; maintaining the Graduate Record; analyzing curriculum trends; coordinating, administering, and advising on dual/external degree and international exchange programs; collecting and assembling data for accreditation and other internal and external reporting; and monitoring and advising law school leadership on the regulatory landscape governing legal education.
The Director of Academic Services and Associate Registrar is expected to develop an understanding for the Law School's academic methods, goals, and computing systems. The Director will be expected to marshal multiple projects collaboratively with fellow administrators, and shoulder a share of the processing work handled by staff teammates. The Director is also expected to be primary in responsibility to the Assistant Dean for reporting and compliance auditing.
A bachelor's degree is required, with at least 2 years of experience in higher education administration or legal profession; however, a J.D with 1 year of experience in higher education administration or legal profession may also be considered. The successful applicant has a demonstrated knowledge of student records and mastery of a student information system, a pleasant manner and sound judgment, strong organization, communication, and collaboration skills. The ability to function effectively in a team environment, with minimal supervision, to achieve results and meet goal in a service-oriented environment is required. The successful applicant has a strong working knowledge of Excel.
The preferred applicant has a J.D. or Masters in Higher Education, as well as experience in a higher education registrar's office and in a law school or university registrar's office. Experience with a Student Information System, e.g., PeopleSoft, and a working knowledge of Access is preferred.
To apply, visit http://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0624573, complete the application and attach a cover letter, resume/CV, and contact information for three references. This position is open until filled.
For questions about this position or the application process please contact Bethany Case at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System and the University Physician's Group are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.
Required Minimum Level of Education: *Degree or Equivalent Experience Required
Required Specific Degree/Training: Bachelor's degree with 2 years of experience. A J.D with 1 year of experience may be considered in lieu of a Bachelor's degree and 2 year's experience.
Preferred Minimum Level of Education: *Degree Preferred
Preferred Specific Degree/Training: J.D. or Masters in Higher Education
Required Minimum Level of Experience: Some - up to 4 years
Required Specific Experience: At least 2 years of experience in higher education administration or legal profession. With a J.D, 1 year of experience in higher education administration or legal profession may be considered instead.
Preferred Minimum Level of Experience: Some - up to 4 years
Preferred Specific Experience: Experience in a law school or university registrar's office.
Experience with PeopleSoft.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Positive in attitude; service-minded; receptive and adaptable to student requests; careful in attention to details; and collaborative, creative, and visionary in managing multiple projects aimed at meeting and enhancing the above-described responsibilities.
Required Computer Applications: Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook)
Preferred Computer Applications: Working knowledge of Access.
Student Information System.
Internal Number: 353_86142
About University of Virginia
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of benefits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.