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Assistant Registrar, Academic and Enrolment Services

  • University of King’s College

  • Halifax, NS, Canada

  • Posting Date: Mar 05, 2021

  • Expiry Date: Sep 01, 2021

  • Job ID: 21901

Expired FEATURED SPONSORED Full time Education

Job Description

Employment Opportunity: Registrar's Office - Assistant Registrar, Academic and Enrolment Services
(Maternity Leave 14 to 18 months)

The Assistant Registrar - Academic and Enrolment Services coordinates the Registrar's Office academic advising and retention activities. This involves extensive coordination with faculty members and administrative units at both King's and Dalhousie. This role works to plan and support front-line enrolment services for current and prospective students, including degree advising, registration assistance and coordination of all related administrative processes. In addition, this position works on all academic components of the planning and execution of current student academic events such as Matriculation, Encaenia, and Advising events. This individual is involved with all aspects of academic and enrolment advice in the Registrar's Office and works on the annual production of the University Calendar.

Specific Duties/Accountabilities

The Assistant Registrar - Academic and Enrolment Services is responsible for the following:

  • Advises current and prospective students on degree requirements, options, course selection, academic regulations, and forms, referring them to departmental advisors and other resources as needed.
  • Confirms degree eligibility, identifies, and coordinates citations for select medal winners, and oversees the productions of parchments and edits to the degree portion of the program for university Encaenia. Coordinates student participation in the ceremony.
  • Hires, trains, schedules, and provides ongoing supervision and support to Peer Advisor student employees
  • Supports students through registration and assists navigating barriers.
  • Coordinates academic success plans for students who've been academically dismissed, placed on probation, or who are at-risk; referring and coordinating supports with appropriate supports at King's and Dalhousie.
  • Works on the annual editing and publication of the university calendar.
  • Supports academic ceremonies including Encaenia and Matriculation.
  • Creates and updates academic student support resources and publications for current students.
  • Provides enrolment verification documents for current students.
  • Liaises with Dalhousie to establish registration and enrolment processes and procedures for new programs, troubleshoot issues and ensure adherence with student information system requirements.
  • Responsible for communicating term assessments of academic eligibility, probation, and dismissal for Journalism students.
  • The above accountabilities are not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the position described.

The successful candidate will need:

  • Passion for providing student support
  • Exceptional organizational and multi-tasking abilities with an accompanying attention to detail
  • Strong project management skills with the ability to complete work accurately and meet deadlines
  • A demonstrated aptitude to communicating clearly
  • Proven ability to collaborate in an office environment
  • Minimum undergraduate degree
  • At least two years' experience in post-secondary education

It would be considered an asset if the candidate possesses:

  • Experience advising students
  • Particular knowledge of humanities and journalism

Salary Range: $45,142 to $54,386 (including group benefits)
Closing Date: Sunday, March 07, 2021 at 11:59pm AST

To apply for this position, please forward resume and cover letter to:

Dolly McIntyre
Human Resources and Compensation Officer
University of King's College
6350 Coburg Road
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 2A1

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

The University of King's College is an Employment Equity/Affirmative Action Employer. We encourage and welcome those who would contribute to the diversification of our staff and faculty including, but not limited to women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, visual minorities and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.

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