Registrar

NOTE: This job listing has closed. As of November 15, 2013, we are no longer seeking applicants.

Oklahoma Christian University is seeking a dynamic leader who understands higher education today, can manage change with fluency, and demonstrate a record of meeting objectives to become a Registrar who plans, organizes, directs, staffs, evaluates, and continually improves the registration and records function of the University.  The Registrar is responsible for maintaining the quality and integrity of student academic records.  The Registrar reports to the Vice President for Academic Affairs.

The Registrar will play a key role in transitioning OC to a more integrated student enrollment services model (a one-stop shop) to ensure excellent service to students and other constituents while increasing the efficiency of the enrollment services area.  

Responsibilities include overseeing the University's academic calendar and semester/term schedule of dates; maintaining and developing efficient use of the student information system (Colleague) as it pertains to student records, registration, and academic policy; coordinating class scheduling; coordinating course registration; ensuring compliance with all federal, state, and agency regulations affecting academic programs; administering academic policies and grade processing; supervising the coordination and evaluation of graduation applications; developing and administering the credit evaluation process; processing transcripts; supervising and evaluating staff; developing and writing reports for internal and external entities; and performing other duties as assigned.

The successful candidate will be a skillful leader and collaborator, have proven analytical and communication skills, and be able to interact effectively with faculty, staff and students.   A master's degree is preferred in student services, educational administration, business, or a related field; five years of relevant experience in higher education is required.

Candidates should have substantial experience with student information systems, Ellucian Colleague preferred; a proven record of successful supervisory experience; experience implementing and using new technologies; and proficiency in a computer environment. Equivalent technical training, education, and/or work experience may be considered.

Oklahoma Christian is looking for employees who are willing to express “The Second Mile-serving One Another” goal of the University, to demonstrate a personal faith in Jesus Christ, active involvement in a local Church of Christ and support of the Christian mission of the University.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to Karen Sorensen at Karen.sorensen@oc.edu.  The position will remain open until filled.

THE INSTITUTION

Oklahoma Christian University is a Christian higher learning community that transforms lives for Christian faith, scholarship, and service.  We are 63 years old and located in a city recently named to many top-ten lists for vibrant culture, a growing economy, and many beautiful amenities. OC is known for legacies of excellence in many fields of study including accounting, where our CPA pass rates are outstanding; engineering, with thirty years of ABET-accredited engineering; and many years of 95-100% placement in graduate programs and medical school placement rates, to name only two fields. The university’s Honors Program has the highest per capita National Merit Scholars among sister schools and a leading percentage among CCCU campuses.  Recent graduate acceptances include Stanford, Harvard (Law), Florida State University, University of Texas, and University of California Los Angeles. Our suburban setting provides easy access to internships in industry, healthcare, professional sports, and many other fields of endeavor in which the university is known.  Our 200-acre campus is surrounded by beautiful walking trails and located fifteen easy minutes from a medical research center, world-class energy corporations, and unique arts and entertainment.  

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