Skip to Main Content

Assistant Registrar

Posting Details

Posting Details

Institution University of South Dakota
Working Title Assistant Registrar
Posting Number NFE00014P
Department USD-Registrar
Physical Location of Position (City) Vermillion
Posting Text

The University of South Dakota’s Office of the Registrar is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Assistant Registrar. The position is responsible managing the customer service personnel, ensuring compliance with the Board of Regents, the State of South Dakota, and the federal government policies; course management; developing and implementing process linked to program certification, data analysis and the interface with Admissions, Financial Aid and other key offices across campus . The incumbent will have the ability to coordinate multiple computer programs to optimize processes, develops and present staff training workshops to update knowledge, upgrade skills to support staff members and ensure quality service and suggest and implement program changes through the evaluation of the process and updating messages to enhance the effectiveness of the system and simplify the registration process for students.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
- University regulations and procedures.
-Applicable state and federal laws.
-Accreditation and certification requirements and standards.
-Rules, regulations, and laws regarding student records.
-Computerized student information systems.
-Staff hiring procedures
-Planning and scheduling techniques.
-Customer service standards and procedures.
-Organizational structure, workflow, and operating procedures.
-Supervise and train staff, including organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments.
-Investigate and analyze information and to draw conclusions.
-Provide technical advice and information to faculty, staff, and students.
-Foster a cooperative work environment.
-Configuration and use of computerized database programs.
-Employee development and performance management.
-Use independent judgment and to manage and impart information to a range of clientele and/or media sources.
-Examine and reengineer operations and procedures, formulating policy, and developing and implementing new strategies and procedures.
-Provide professional direction, guidance and counsel to a wide range of constituencies.

Posting Date 10/17/2017
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
First Consideration Date 10/31/2017
Advertised Salary Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Duration of the Term 12 months
If Other, describe duration
Appointment Percent 100
Work Hours
Typical Hours Worked Per Week
Appointment Type Regular
Faculty Status No
Scope of Search External (includes Internal)
If internal, define scope of search
This position requires Weekends/Holidays, Valid Drivers License
If other, please indicate
Department Description and Cultural Expectations

The University of South Dakota is a comprehensive, liberal arts based state institution with an enrollment over 10,000 students. Basic and professional programs are available in the School of Education, Beacom School of Business, School of Law, Sanford School of Medicine, College of Fine Arts, and the College of Arts and Sciences.

The Registrar’s Office at The U maintains the schedule of classes; manages classroom assignments; verifies student enrollment and degrees; maintains and monitors academic records, degree requirements for undergraduates, and degree awards; coordinates commencement ceremonies; and prepares official university transcripts and diplomas.

Affirmative Action Statement


Diversity Statement

Diversity and inclusiveness are values that are embraced and practiced at the University of South Dakota. Candidates who support these values are encouraged to apply.

Contact Information

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Reference List
Optional Documents
  1. Other