• McDaniel College
  • Westminster, MD, USA
  • Jun 07, 2021
Full time Registrar

Job Description

McDaniel College, recognized nationally among “Colleges that Change Lives” and U.S. News and World Report top-tier liberal arts colleges, is a four-year private college of the liberal arts and sciences offering more than 60 undergraduate programs of study, including dual and student-designed majors, plus 20 highly regarded graduate programs.

McDaniel College invites applications for a Registrar. Salary for this full-time position is commensurate with qualifications and experience. At McDaniel College we value our employees by offering our full-time employees tuition remission, 403B retirement accounts, paid time off, medical insurance, flexible spending accounts, life insurance, and paid maternity and parental leave. Visit College website for details.

 Reporting to the Provost, the Registrar provides vision, strategic planning, leadership, and supervision in all operational activities associated with in-person and online registration. Responsible for records storage and management; federal and state compliance; schedules of classes; classroom assignments; academic catalogs; preparation and distribution of enrollment statistics; internal and external reporting; graduation clearance; and transcript processing. The Registrar leverages best practices to provide a student-centered approach, emphasizing exemplary service to all constituents.  The Registrar manages a staff of six and works closely with college administrators, deans, department chairs, graduate program coordinators, faculty, and staff. 

Preferred and Required Qualifications

  • Demonstrated expertise utilizing an integrated student information system with a strong commitment to service in a liberal arts community;
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products, i.e., Excel, PowerPoint, Teams, and Word
  • Ability to manage data files to support curricular planning and implementation, institutional improvement, and the development and implementation of strategic initiatives, including a thorough working knowledge using Ellucian Colleague student system software or related Registration and Records software (three-year experience preferred);
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills;
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with diverse student, faculty, and staff constituencies;
  • Three to five years of relevant experience, including success in supervisory roles;
  • Ability to balance multiple responsibilities, set priorities and meet deadlines;
  • Sound professional judgment, flexibility, willingness to learn and implement new technologies, and the highest standards of professional ethics and integrity;
  • Bachelor's degree required; master's degree preferred.

Application Details

For a complete job description including specific job responsibilities and to apply, please visit the college’s employment webpage. Completed applications must include a cover letter addressing position qualifications and related experience, resume, and the names and contact information of three professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately. The position will be open until filled.


McDaniel College, an equal opportunity employer, does not discriminate in the recruitment, admission, and employment of students, faculty, and staff in the operation of any of its educational programs and activities.  McDaniel College will not tolerate any discrimination or harassment on basis of any protected status including race, religion, color, national origin, disability, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, military status, genetic information, marital status, veteran’s status or any other legally protected status. For more information on the college’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, please visit the college’s Campus Diversity & Inclusion web page.


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