Job Details
Title:  Senior Associate Registrar
Category:  Registrar / Records
Posted On:  07/21/2017
Deadline:  09/19/2017
 
Institute:  Appalachian State University
Location:  Boone, North Carolina
Link:  https://appstate.peopleadmin.com/postings/16019
 
Description:
Classification Title	Business & Technology Applications Analyst
Working Title	Senior Associate Registrar
Job Category	3
Position Number	080871
Department	Registrar - 240200
Minimum Qualifications	
Graduation from a four-year college or university with nine semester hours in programming and one year of experience in business application consulting or development. Experience in the field of work related to the position’s role may be substituted on a year-for-year basis. Degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions. Special Note: This is a generalized representation of positions in this class and is not intended to reflect essential functions per ADA. Examples of competencies are typical of the majority of positions, but may not be applicable to all positions.

License/Certification Required	
Essential Job Functions	
The position is the primary lead for Degree Works, the university degree audit software. As such, this position collaborates regularly with ITS and is responsible for overseeing the software including the security, updates of technical tables, enhancements, testing of new functionality, scheduling of software patches and updates, organizing and coordinating the testing of upgrades among the colleges, and managing the undergraduate degree audit staff within the Registrar’s Office. This position also serves as the manager over scribing changes and updates needed and serves as a report writer for Degree Works which requires an understanding and application of SQL based programming and logic. This position must analyze reports daily/weekly as needed to identify issues that may need immediate attention or resolution.
This position is the curriculum specialist for the university and is responsible for implementing all curriculum and course changes as approved by AP&P which requires a knowledge and understanding of University curriculum, academic policies, and procedures. In addition, this position must: 
*Review proposals regarding curriculum changes; with strong attention to details particularly when changes being proposed could cause difficulties in implementation and/or issues during registration for students.
*Apply extensive knowledge of university policies, procedures and practices to assess and identify any potential problems or technical implications of changes made within Banner and/or Degree Works.
*Ensure that program policies and procedures are interpreted correctly both internally and externally to the university or program. 
*Serve as a resource to deans, faculty and staff and be willing to address issues that require an understanding of both academic needs and programmatic/resource constraints. 
*Serve on university committees including but not limited to, the Graduate and Undergraduate Academic Policies & Procedures Committees (AP&P), the Graduate AP&P Curriculum Subcommittee, the AP&P Joint Subcommittee and serve as liaison to General Education Council.
*Responsible for the input of all curriculum changes into the Banner Student System including course attributes, majors/minors, repeat information, grade modes, course equivalencies, and course descriptions, etc. Must have a strong attention to detail and ensure accuracy in data management.
*Responsible for supervising Curriculum and Degree Works employees and serving as a senior member of the Registrar’s Office management team. 
*Responsible for oversight of the Academic Program Inventory (API) on the Registrar’s website and ensuring accuracy. 
*Other duties as assigned, including but not limited to, working as a team member with other Registrar’s Office staff and areas as may be needed, working with other campus offices on creating greater efficiencies with processes and operations and assisting Registrar with special projects or tasks as may be needed.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required for this Position	
Possess a working knowledge of curriculum processes in a university setting as well as processing curriculum changes in Banner or comparable SIS system. Working knowledge of Degree Works and its functionalities, serve as primary lead for Degree Works and oversee and manage upgrades, updates, security, testing and reporting. Supervise curriculum unit employees; serve on university committees, particularly curriculum committees, consult with and provide guidance on curriculum related issues and changes primarily to academic departments and deans; provide updates for website content as it relates to curriculum and Degree Works information; serve as a senior associate registrar and member of the management team within the Office of the Registrar.

Preferred Qualifications	
Bachelor’s degree and five years of experience in a technical or administrative office at a post-secondary institution of higher learning. Master’s degree preferred. Experience in DegreeWorks and Banner highly preferred. Experience in curriculum maintenance a plus. A high level of motivation, excellent interpersonal skills, oral and written communication skills, and the ability to exercise judgment and discretion in interpreting and applying policies and procedures. Previous experience as a supervisor is preferred.

Type of Position	Permanent Full-Time
Staff/Non-Faculty	Staff/Non-Faculty
Appointment Type	1.0
Work Schedule/Hours	
Monday – Friday 8:00 am -5:00 pm Overtime and weekend work may be necessary at times.

Number of Hours Per Week	40
Number of Months Per Year	12
Mandatory Staff	No
Physical Demands of Position	
General Office Environment

Overall Competency Level	Journey
Salary Grade Equivalency	76
Salary Range	
Anticipated Hiring Range	$57,323-$68,906
Required Functional Competencies to Successfully Perform Job Duties.	
Planning and Organizing: Sets priorities and knows when priorities need to be changed. Works independently and manages job with minimal supervision. Adapts work to unanticipated changes.

Project Management: Manages one portion of a larger project or assumes responsibility for projects of limited complexity. Develops project plans, manages milestones and drives project forward. Accountable for keeping project on track. Anticipates project problems and leads collaboration to avoid or manage problems.

Technical Knowledge: Demonstrates advanced knowledge of the standards, theories and practices associated with their specialty. Demonstrates knowledge and ability to satisfactorily develop advanced, moderately complex applications with more than one high-level, procedure-oriented programming language.

Technical Solution Development: Integrates knowledge and skills from other specialties to address moderate to complex work assignments and problems. Supports technology applications by exploring and adapting to changing technologies. Independently applies technical judgment to work assignments.

Pay will be commensurate with applicant competencies, budget, equity and market considerations.
Posting Details Information
Posting Date	06/28/2017
Closing Date	07/21/2017
Competency Level Statement	If no applicants apply who meet the required competencies, then management may consider other applicants at a lower competency level.
Special Instructions to Applicants	
Please attach required documents: Cover Letter & Resume

List a minimum of 3 professional references on the application.

Applicant Pool Preference	External (Post on the Web)
Departmental Information
AA/EEO Statement	
Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, political affiliation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation.

Background Check Statement	
Any offer of employment to a successful candidate will be conditioned upon the University’s receipt of a satisfactory criminal background report.

Eligibility for Employment	
Proper documentation of identity and eligibility for employment will be required before the hiring process can be completed.

Supplemental Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Please describe your experience with Banner Student, DegreeWorks, and/or Fortis.
(Open Ended Question)

Please describe your Leadership or Supervisory experience.
(Open Ended Question)

Please briefly describe your experience working with report writing and/or SQL.
(Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
Resume
Cover Letter
Optional Documents
Veteran DD214
 
Contact Info:
https://appstate.peopleadmin.com/postings/16019



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