The University of the Commonwealth Caribbean invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced persons to fill the position of: Registrar

SCOPE OF WORK:

The University of the Commonwealth Caribbean Registrar has the responsibility and is accountable to the Executive Vice President of Academic Affairs, Internationalization and Online Programmes to provide leadership, to plan, organize and manage all activities related to the institutional records, including serving as the institution’s Archivist, the official authorized keeper of critical governance and student records. The Registrar is to assure the sustainability, operability, and veracity of the systems and processes required to achieve the strategic goals and objectives of the Office.

Duties and Responsibilities include but not limited to the following:

  • Direct activities of the Office of the University of the Commonwealth Caribbean Registrar to facilitate a central and consistent registration operation, ensuring integrity of the institution’s academic and student record keeping; develop systems that enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of registration services; interpret registration management practices to students, faculty, and other constituencies.
  • Develop policies and practices for registration management; monitor developments in technology and maintain technological systems to support registration and record keeping functions; assume leadership in the development, implementation and supervision of student information systems institution-wide.
  • Lead the planning and implementation activities for institutional ceremonies, such as the annual Commencement, and formal installation processes.
  • Direct daily operations of the office to include maintenance of student enrollment records and transcripts, organization of registration procedures, evaluating transfer credits, and administering the award of advanced placement credits.
  • To formulate and propose policies related to assigned (and institutional) responsibilities, and once affirmed to implement and ensure conformance; ensuring compliance with established practices and keep support staff informed of current changes and standards.   Interpret registration policies for students, faculty and staff.
  • To manage and ensure the maintenance of appropriate, current and relevant student information systems (electronic and redundant) for the Institution’s records.

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE POST

-  A Doctoral Degree in Educational Leadership and Administration, Services Management, Business Administration orany related field.

-  A minimum of three (4) year’s managerial experience in Records Management maintenance or related activities ata managerial level.

-  Successful leadership and management track record in a people-oriented environment.

THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE SHOULD:

The position will require:

Excellent Communication Skills
Teamwork Management Resources
Planning and Organizing Resources
Others

-  Excellent interpersonal  skills

-  Ability to exercise initiative and judgment in interpreting policies and procedures, delegating responsibilities and       evaluating administrative activities and the performance of subordinates.

-  Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all stakeholders.

-  Apply initiative and judgment to solve customer service and operational challenges with sensitivity, balance, flexibility and timeliness.

-  Effective change management competence.

 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


Deadline: Thursday, October 31, 2019
 

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