Job No: 493796 Work Type: Staff Full-time Department: Registrar Location: Brookdale Center, 55 Fifth Avenue, NY, NY Categories: Academic Administration, Student Services
Position Summary: The Assistant Registrar supports the Cardozo School of Law Registrar in managing all aspects of the Office of the Registrar at Cardozo School of Law, including student registration and recordkeeping, ensuring the integrity and confidentiality of student and institutional records, compliance with all relevant state and federal laws and regulations, and reporting to relevant institutional stakeholders and state bars. The Assistant Registrar works closely with the Registrar, deans, and faculty to enforce academic policy and also provides support all Yeshiva University Offices of the Registrar.
Responsible for maintenance, security and accuracy of all student academic records for the Cardozo School of Law. Administers processes and procedures for student records management, archiving, and destruction in collaboration with the Cardozo Registrar and in compliance with all relevant regulations, policies, and standards.
Performs all Registrar services for students and faculty, including but not limited to schedule creation and maintenance, student registration, transcript processing, grade processing, transfer credit evaluation, graduation audits and conferral, processing of bar forms and student requests for information, and duplicate diploma requests.
Manages compilation, recording, verification, and dissemination of all data related to student enrollment, curriculum, academic progress, grades to relevant constituencies within the University and state and federal accreditation agencies.
Assists the Office of Student Services each semester with the preparation for final examinations, including preparation of class rosters and compiling student data files for uploading to Examsoft.
Creates and maintains the course schedule in Banner and assists the Registrar with the lottery registration process and subsequent reporting
Sets up and maintains waitlists during the add/drop period
Registers students for permission required, exchange program, and first year courses
Troubleshoots registration issues for students and faculty
Assists the Registrar with updating registration materials and the Office of the Registrar website
Acts as a liaison to other institution partners to facilitate cross-listing and registration of jointly offered courses.
Assists in the supervision of clerical staff and manages the office in the absence of the Registrar
Responds to departmental inquiries in a timely and professional manner
Performs testing in various systems such as Banner, DegreeWorks, BDMS (Document Management) and Argos
Creates and maintains process manual for the Office of the Registrar
At least 3 years of experience in a college or university administration setting (preference given to candidates with experience in a law school Registrar’s Office)
Skills & Competencies:
Experience in academic records management, curriculum administration, academic scheduling and student services
Knowledge of FERPA and other relevant federal and state laws
Knowledge of Student Information System Software
This position requires occasional travel and support to all Yeshiva University campuses, including the Wilf, Beren and Resnick campuses.
Knowledge and skills required:
Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community
Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel and Word required
Excellent writing skills, strong attention to detail to ensure accuracy, strong analytic and problem-solving skills, ability to multi-task, effectively prioritize work, and adjust to changing workloads and deadlines
Skill in the use of computerized student information systems (preference given to candidates with experience in Banner)
Knowledge of law school academic and graduation requirements and eligibility for bar admissions preferred
Ability to collaborate effectively with both university and law school administrators
Ability to provide excellent customer service with the ability to maintain a high level of discretion and confidentiality
Founded in 1886, Yeshiva University (YU) has a strong tradition of combining Jewish scholarship with academic excellence and achievement in the liberal arts, sciences, medicine, law, business, social work, Jewish studies, education, psychology, and more.
We are a leading global educational institution that employs 2,000 people across our various campus locations -- Wilf Campus, Beren Campus, Brookdale Center, Resnick Campus in the Bronx, the Gruss Institute in Jerusalem, the Boys High School in Manhattan and the Girls High School in Queens. From the distinguished faculty who teach here, to the dedicated staff, we work to fulfill our mission through all that we teach, by all that we do and for all those we serve. We seek to attract and retain engaged and committed individuals who contribute to an exciting working environment, where there is a sense of community and belonging, balanced with a significant cross section of people from diverse backgrounds working and studying together.
The University offers an excellent compensation package, and a broad range of employee benefit plans, including immediate participation in the University’s retirement plan. Staff members are typically eligible for four weeks paid vacation each year and have access to a shuttle to nearby subway locations.
Equal Employment Opportunity: Yeshiva University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.