Functional Title: University Registrar
Classification: Salary, Exempt
Organization: Lubbock Christian University
Division: Academic Affairs
General Description: University Registrar
Essential Functions: The Registrar functions as the administrative officer responsible for leadership and oversight for the development, implementation, and management of initiatives and systems related to academic records, academic scheduling, and student registration. The Registrar directs all functions of the Office of the Registrar and is responsible for ensuring all of these functions are accomplished in accordance with federal, regional, state, and local statutes; accreditation principles; university policies; and commonly accepted higher education standards and practices. 

Major Duties: The Registrar performs the following duties in a manner consistent with the mission, values, and policies of Lubbock Christian University.  

  • Direct the day-to-day operations of the Office of the Registrar.
  • Represent the Office of the Registrar to students and faculty. 
  • Implement academic policy.
  • Serve on and advise the university committees, particularly those that create and review academic policy.
  • Manage collection, accuracy, and security of academic records. 
  • Evaluates requests and, where appropriate, provides institutional data to internal and external constituents.
  • Create, review and edit the annual catalog to communicate academic.
  • Administers certification for Veteran Benefits.
  • Supports NCAA II eligibility certification process.
  • Direct the planning and assessment functions of the Office of the Registrar.
  • Direct the budgeting and resource allocation processes pertaining to the Office of the Registrar.
  • Coordinate hiring, training, and evaluation of Office of the Registrar personnel.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

JOB REQUIREMENTS: 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required: The Registrar must possess requisite levels of the following knowledge and skills:

  • Knowledge of the general principles and practices of leading, managing, and communicating with people;
  • Knowledge of best practices for managing student records;
  • Ability to develop, implement, and manage quality assurance processes for student records;
  • Knowledge of university policies;
  • Knowledge of requirements of accrediting and regulatory agencies;
  • Ability to manage technological resources to accomplish the educational mission;
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of strategic planning, implementation of initiatives to accomplish those plans, and assessment of effectiveness with a view towards improvement;
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of budgeting and resource allocation.

Education and Experience:

  • Have a baccalaureate degree in Business or CIS from a regionally accredited institution of higher education.  Preferred Master’s degree in higher education.
  • Have a record of successful administrative and/or data management experience.
  • Uphold the mission and values of Lubbock Christian University.
  • Be committed to Christian principles and the Christian faith.

 Physical Requirements:

While performing the essential duties of this job, the employee will be required to do the following:

  • Sitting, bending, some lifting.
  • Be ambulatory across campus and other campuses and organizations in the region. 
  • Ability to handle stress of multiple tasks and deadlines.    
  • Be able to hear average or normal conversations and receive verbal information.

Accountability:  The Registrar is supervised and evaluated by the Assistant Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness.