Assistant Registrar #499362

Lamar University
September 25, 2023
Offerd Salary:$50,502 -$58,968
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Assistant Registrar #499362

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Position Information

Posting Number 499362

Position Title Assistant Registrar #499362 FTE 1.0 Position Type Staff Department Registrar

Position Summary Information

Job Summary/Basic Function

About This Role:

Directs the daily operations of the Registrar Office's Certification & Compliance & Transcripts & Graduation teams for both online and on-campus functions – maintaining the integrity of student academic records, developing systems to modernize functionality, enhance the effectiveness of services, overseeing staff, working with the Registrar to develop policies and procedures related to these two teams. Represents the Registrar's Office on university committees and at regional, state and national conferences in meetings. Serves as backup to the Registrar in their absence.

What You'll Do – Position Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership to two key teams – Certification and Compliance and Transcripts and Graduation – within the Registrar's Office and take primary responsibility for planning, organizing, and evaluating the daily operations of these teams.
  • Develops goals and objectives for these teams, as well as developing, implementing and evaluating policies, priorities and standards for achieving these goals. Recommend and participate in the development, implementation and changes to university policies as it relates to transcripts, verifications, commencement, and records compliance, reporting and security. Ensure changes are communicated to the University community.
  • Serve as project lead, when needed, on internal projects related to the Certification and Compliance and Transcripts and Graduation teams.
  • Work with Information Technologies on upgrades, testing and to coordinate solutions and corrective actions related to these areas. Provides training on system as needed.
  • Serve as proxy for the Registrar and/or internal teams in committees, small groups and individual meetings, as needed.
  • Assist the University Registrar in the development and monitoring of the operating budgets.
  • Assists with the commencement ceremonies for all students – this may require work outside of standard office hours.
  • Serve as backup for key identified Registrar Office functionality such as NCAA verifications and
  • Who We Are:

    Lamar University is a diverse and accessible global university for life-long learners with a passion for broad-based community engagement. As a vital contributor to the socioeconomic wellbeing and resilience of the Gulf Coast region, our expertise is recognized locally and beyond. Lamar University is home to more than 17,000 students and is among the fastest growing Texas colleges and universities. LU is a member of The Texas State University System, which is the first higher education system of Texas and maintains the lowest average tuition and fees of any university system in Texas. With more than 100 degree options and a community that cares, Lamar students are always proud to be Cardinals.

    Lamar University is committed to fostering a culture of diversity where students, faculty and staff of all backgrounds can learn, work, and serve.


    At Lamar University one of the ways, we show value to our team members is by offering the following perks:

  • Health, dental & vision insurance
  • Life insurance
  • State of Texas Retirement plans
  • Tuition covered at 100% for employees, spouses and/or eligible dependent.
  • Paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays.
  • Minimum Qualifications

    What You'll Need to Succeed – Minimum Qualifications

  • A bachelor's degree and minimum 5 years related experience in higher education.
  • The ability to effectively communicate to present ideas clearly in writing and in person.
  • The ability to maintain confidentiality, accuracy, and completeness of student records.
  • EEO Statement

    Lamar University is An Equal Opportunity Employer

    Veteran's Preference Statement

    Lamar University is proud to provide employment preference to veteran applicants in accordance with Texas 805 Government Code, Section 657.003.

    Preferred Qualifications

    Preferred Qualifications:

  • A Master's degree
  • Ability to utilize a PC and software packages effectively is required – this should include minimum experience with a student information system.
  • Experience in a student records office in a college/university
  • Experience with Degree Works, Argos and Ellucian Banner software
  • 3 years of supervisory experience preferred.
  • Security Sensitive Statement

    This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code §51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.

    Salary $50,502 -$58,968 Work Hours Work schedule will be from 8 am to 5 pm, Monday to Friday. Additional hours or weekends will occasionally be required for graduation fairs and commencement ceremonies.

    Application Information

    Posting Date 08/25/2023

    Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions

    Posting Specific Questions

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  • Are you claiming Veteran's Preference in accordance with Texas Senate Bill 805, Section 657.003? PLEASE READ IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS: To be considered for Veteran's Preference, applicants must complete and email to [email protected] a Standard Form 15 located at https: // www. to include the required documents per the instructions on the form. Emails MUST also include position titles and posting numbers for each and every position applied for. APPLICANTS WHO FAIL TO EMAIL ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTS BEFORE A POSTING CLOSES WILL NOT BE AWARDED VETERAN'S PREFERENCE.
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  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Optional Documents

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