• SUNY Brockport
  • Brockport, NY 14420, USA
  • May 26, 2024
Full time Registrar

Job Description



Job no: 496957

SUNY Budget Title: College Registrar
Salary Level/Grade: SL5
Work type: Full time
Location: Brockport, NY
Department: Registration and Records
Categories: Management & Professional

Founded in 1835, State University of New York (SUNY) Brockport is an exceptional regional comprehensive public university that offers high-quality undergraduate and graduate degree programs in the arts, business, education, health, humanities, social sciences, and STEM. The University's curriculum is grounded in the liberal arts and sciences and emphasizes experiential learning.

Located only a few miles from Lake Ontario in a quaint “Village on the Erie Canal,” SUNY Brockport is conveniently situated between the cities of Rochester and Buffalo — the fourth and second largest cities in New York State. Inspiring excellence through growth, engagement, and transformation is our mission. Join the inclusive community of dedicated faculty, staff, and students who together are Building a Better Brockport!

SUNY Brockport has a strong commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion. We are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an affirmative action equal opportunity employer. We welcome individuality and encourage you to utilize your unique talents and bring your skills as we collaboratively strive to build meaningful lives and vibrant communities.

Job Summary: The Registrar has the overall responsibility for the administration and management of the Office of the Registrar. The position reports to the Vice President for Enrollment Management and leads a team of 6 staff, and guides colleagues in the planning and delivery of services and programs related to student records, enrollment, degree audit, development of the schedule of classes, course and room scheduling, grade processing, transcript delivery, graduation, the integrity of student information data, and is the FERPA compliance officer for the institution. The Registrar collaborates closely across all divisions at the university, especially Academic Affairs and Enrollment Management units. The successful candidate will be eager to discover and apply student-focused cutting-edge technology solutions to achieve significant accomplishments in the fiscally challenging higher education environment. The Registrar will strive to help the University to reach enrollment goals.

The Registrar is committed to providing the highest level of service in handling all course-related processes for our students, from their initial registration through their graduation/separation and beyond. The Registrar has the success of our students as its highest priority, not only during their periods of active enrollment, but with any further educational or career-related needs their futures may bring. The Registrar, in overseeing the Office of Registration and Records, is committed to ensuring that all office services are provided in the most timely and efficient manner possible, with exceptional service to students at the core of the role. The Registrar is expected to provide leadership in the Office of Registration and Records and to ensure high level of service to students, faculty, staff, and other users of services. In addition, the Registrar will strive to provide an atmosphere of mutual respect and inclusion for all of the employees, students, and guests.
Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master's degree by time of appointment from a college or university accredited by the U.S. Department of Education or an internationally recognized college or university.
  • Demonstrated experience in a leadership role in registration, advisement and/or an enrollment-related department.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience working in higher education.
  • Progressively responsible leadership experience at a college or university.
  • Experience in supervision of professional staff.
  • Demonstrated experience with diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts.
  • Experience with developing, organizing, and administering budgets.
  • Strong personnel management skills including team development, strategic planning, the ability to manage multiple functions and organize institution resources to meet goals and objectives.
  • Excellent interpersonal, and communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Two or more years of experience leading registration and records operations.
  • Experience as a university data custodian for student academic records with responsibility for setting and implementing appropriate planning, systems review, and policy-level standards.
  • Experience working collaboratively in the area of curricular and policy development at the college or university level.
  • Experience in evaluating, selecting, and implementing emerging technologies that support the processes within Registration & Records and/or enrollment areas.
  • Ability to foster an environment of exemplary professionalism and commitment among staff to build strong working relationships with other university departments.
  • Professional experience working in SUNY.
  • Experience with DegreeWorks, Slate, Banner, MS Teams, and/or other relevant technology.
  • Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws, statutes, campus processes, and awareness of law and policy proposals affecting registration and student records.

Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm
Salary and Benefits: The Minimum Salary for this position is $95,168.
This position is benefits eligible; Find out more about benefits at Careers@Brockport! This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.
Application Instructions: Visit to complete an application including your cover letter that addresses required and preferred qualifications, resume/CV, and contact information for three professional references.

Background Investigation Statement:
All applicants are subject to a pre-employment background check.

Pre-Employment Drug Testing:
Pre-employment drug test and DOT physical may be required for positions requiring a valid Class A or B CDL driver's license with passenger endorsement.

New York State Executive Order:
Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations via email at

Non-Discrimination Statement/Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer:
SUNY Brockport does not discriminate. SUNY Brockport is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University is committed to fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students, as well as ensuring equal educational opportunity, employment, and access to services, programs, and activities, without regard to an individual's race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status, or criminal conviction. Employees, students, applicants or other members of the university community (including but not limited to vendors, visitors, and guests) may not be subjected to harassment that is prohibited by law, or treated adversely or retaliated against based upon a protected characteristic.

Diversity Statement:
SUNY Brockport is committed to creating and maintaining an equitable environment that welcomes, values, and supports individuals and communities who affirm human dignity. The University provides opportunities for engagement, learning, growth, and transformation to foster a diverse, equitable, and inclusive institution.

Reasonable Accommodations:
SUNY Brockport provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities, veterans, or wounded warriors where appropriate. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact the Office of Human Resources or email your request to Tamara Gouger, AVP for Human Resources and ADA Coordinator, at Determinations or requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

SUNY Brockport is an AA/EEO/ADA employer. The University actively seeks applications from women, veterans, individuals with a disability, members of underrepresented groups or anyone that would enrich the diversity of the University.

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