Associate Registrar, Systems Operations and Development

Employer Info:

University of California - Santa Barbara
Job Name
Associate Registrar, Systems Operations and Development
Brief Description
Under the general direction of the Registrar, Associate Registrar for Systems manages the office units responsible for: Systems Maintenance and Development, Data Entry and Control, and Transcripts and Verifications. They have overall responsibility for ensuring that the technology that supports the office operations is effective and efficient. They represent the Office of the Registrar on campus with Deans, department heads, and academic senate committees, and at the system-wide level on task forces formed by the Office of the President, in matters related to technical support for academic policy enforcement and effective service delivery.
They serve as a member of the office management team with significant responsibility for formulating and administering policies and programs.
Job Type
Education Level Required
Location City
Santa Barbara, CA 93106, United states
Contact Person
Anthony Schmid
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Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 5+ years of progressively responsible experience with registrar-related functions.
  • Strong problem-solving ability and sound judgment 
  • Capable of holistically analyzing complex policy and process issues, and implementing solutions that are equitable, innovative, and sustainable.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills: Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing, and to work collaboratively with diverse constituents from across the campus. Strong political acumen.
  • Policy knowledge: Understanding of federal law and policy, national trends, current research, and best practices in the field of registration and records.
  • Demonstrated managerial ability: Capable of fostering collaborative, creative teams that value continuous improvement.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage change: Experience implementing student systems and/or other business process improvements within an educational setting.
  • Strong service focus: Seeks to fully understand and fairly address the needs and concerns of a diverse campus community.


Desirable Qualifications

  • Advanced degree in education or a related field.
  • UC policy knowledge.
  • Awareness of California state law, and UC and UCSB policy related to registration and records.
  • Assessment experience. 
  • Working understanding of how to assess operational needs, processes, and programs in order to improve services.
  • Experience with project management.
  • Understanding of basic programming concepts.
  • Familiarity with SQL.

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For full consideration, please include a resume and a cover letter as part of your application.

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The UCSB Office of the Registrar establishes and maintains the academic records of the university and provides students with the enrollment services necessary to attain their educational goals. We support the mission of the university by providing accurate, responsive, and respectful service through the continual development of our staff, policies, procedures, and technology. We promote an atmosphere of open communication and mutual support where effort, creativity, and growth are encouraged and acknowledged.