Registrar

American University of Beirut - New York, NY4.2

Full-timeEstimated: $73,000 - $100,000 a year
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THE AMERICAN UNIVERSITY OF BEIRUT

Beirut, Lebanon

REGISTRAR

The American University of Beirut (AUB), Lebanon, invites applications and nominations for the position of Registrar.

The Registrar plays a critical role in the collaboration among academic, student service, and administrative units in advancing the academic mission of the university. Reporting to the Provost, the Registrar is responsible for overall leadership and management of administrative, operational, and technical functions of the Office of the Registrar. The Registrar plays a major role in assuring that students are provided with consistent, high-quality services, in alignment with AUB’s strategic goal to enhance the student learning experience. The Registrar should be strategic, decisive, and a resourceful leader. Additionally, s/he must keep abreast of operational and reporting best practices, regulations and policies, and technology solutions for improving the efficiency and effectiveness of the Office of the Registrar.

Primary functions and responsibilities

The following functions are not to be construed as all-inclusive. Additional functions may be assigned based on management discretion and institutional needs.

  • Lead the Office of the Registrar innovatively and collaboratively to respond to institutional needs and anticipated growth;
  • Mentor and supervise Office of the Registrar’s staff members with attention to ongoing professional development;
  • Partner with key administrative units and academic faculties and schools;
  • Ensure the integrity, accuracy, and security of all academic records of AUB students;
  • Facilitate effective student registration and enrollment;
  • Maintain up-to-date course schedules, catalogs, final examination schedules;
  • Manage efficient use of classrooms;
  • Ensure compliance with applicable Lebanese and US laws, regulations, and university policies;
  • Develop the University Calendar;
  • Build secure student data files and set policies and procedures for their responsible use;
  • Oversee and maintain student systems, including Banner and degree audit systems;
  • Evaluate existing systems, workflows, and technology to institute improvements as needed, and in connection with best practices and professional standards.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate:

  • Possesses a graduate degree, a doctoral degree would be considered an asset;
  • Has a minimum of 10 years progressive experience in academic or educational enrolment services environment;
  • Demonstrates comprehensive understanding of all elements of a complex registrar operation;
  • Has a minimum of 5-year experience at a senior leadership level demonstrating outstanding skills and success in developing a vision and managing people to achieve exemplary performance and outcomes;
  • Has experience at a functional and operational level with student information systems and degree audit systems, with direct knowledge of Banner and ARGOS reporting preferred;
  • Has exceptional management, problem solving, administrative, analytical, interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills.

Interested applicants should submit a statement of interest, CV, and names of three references to Ms. Maral Dadourian (md02 @ aub.edu.lb).The search will continue until the position is filled.

AUB is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer. Founded in 1866, AUB is a private, independent, non-sectarian institution of higher learning operating under a charter from the State of New York and accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE). It is a leading university in the Middle East, and an institution open to qualified students without regard to race, gender, religion, economic status or political affiliation. A teaching-centered research university with instruction in English, AUB offers a rigorous curriculum in the American liberal arts tradition and world-class professional programs. The university's faculty (850 full-time, 270 part-time) serve ~ 9,200 students in PhD, Master's, and Bachelor's degree programs in many disciplines and fields. Faculties and schools include Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Maroun Semaan Faculty of Engineering and Architecture, Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine [and a tertiary-care University Hospital (AUBMC)], Hariri School of Nursing, and Suliman S. Olayan School of Business. The university's degrees are registered with both the New York State Education Department and the Lebanese Ministry of Education and Higher Education.

The university's beautiful 62-acre campus overlooking the Mediterranean Sea comprises 72 buildings, including a hospital, four libraries, three museums, seven residence halls and an athletic complex. Additional information is available at (www.aub.edu).

Job Type: Full-time