Cornell Law School seeks a Registrar to direct the Law School Registrar’s Office by providing leadership in all aspects of course, class, and student records.
The Registrar will be responsible for the following:
Provide overall leadership in areas relating to student enrollment, grades, registration, records, course management, room scheduling and data reporting.
Primary contact for matters relating to student information and courses. Ensure the integrity of student records, both paper and electronic, and oversee the use of the PeopleSoft Student Records System.
Interpret, implement and enforce university and college policies and procedures regarding student records, courses and academic requirements.
Responsible for finalizing and certifying all final degrees for the Law School students in coordination with academic departments and programs.
Support the university in the implementation of new student data systems.
Ensure Law School interests regarding enrollment, course, room and student data issues are communicated to appropriate campus offices.
Work effectively and professionally with University Registrar and Bursar departments, Law School departments, and represent the Law School registrar’s office within the community and outside.
Serve as a visionary and leader in developing new and effective technological solutions to tracking data and reporting.
Partnering with the University Registrar, the Law School Registrar also provides interpretation of, promotes, and upholds policies, and federal and state laws and regulations as they relate to the Law School. The Law School Registrar consults with and seeks guidance from the University Registrar about Law School policies and procedures pertaining to students’ academic records that impact, or have the potential to impact, University-wide policies, and federal and state laws and regulations.
The successful candidate will have Bachelor’s degree and 3-5 year of experience in a Registrar’s Office.
Related Skills and Knowledge Desired:
Preference for a Master's degree, or the equivalent of high-level administrative experience, preferably in an academic institution.
Experience as a Registrar or Assistant Registrar in a professional school.
Excellent skills in Excel, Word, Access and a university STARs record environment.
Internal Number: WDR-00020267
About Cornell Law School
Founded in 1887, Cornell Law School is a top-tier law school, currently ranked 13th by U.S. News & World Report. We offer a 3-year J.D. program for about 200 students per class, a one-year LLM program for over 100 students from countries throughout the world, and a doctoral (JSD) program for about 2-3 new students per year. Cornell Law School has 41 tenured and tenure-track faculty, including 20 with chaired faculty positions; and 15 clinical professors in the legal research and writing program and in clinics at the local, national, and international level. Our faculty is consistently ranked among the top in the country for scholarly productivity and influence, and has pre-eminence in many areas, including quantitative and qualitative empirical legal studies, international, immigration, and comparative law, and robust doctrinal scholarship in core fields. Our school is committed to being recognized as a leader among law schools at combining inspiring theoretical, doctrinal, and experiential teaching with cutting-edge scholarship in a supportive, intellectually rich community, so that our graduates can achieve excellence in all facets of the legal profession.
Cornell University... is an innovative Ivy League university and a great place to work. Our inclusive community of scholars, students and staff impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose and contribute creative ideas to further the university's mission of teaching, discovery and engagement. Located in Ithaca, NY, Cornell’s far-flung global presence includes the medical college’s campuses on the Upper East Side of Manhattan and Doha, Qatar, as well as the Cornell Tech campus on Roosevelt Island in the heart of New York City.
We offer a rich array of services, programs and benefits to help employees advance in their career and enhance the quality of personal life, including employee wellness, workshops, childcare and adoption assistance, parental leave, and flexible work options.
Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities. Cornell University is an innovative Ivy League university and a great place to work. Our inclusive community of scholars, students, and staff impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose, and contribute creative ideas to further the university's mission of teaching, discovery, and engagement.