Baltimore, Maryland
May 22, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

About Notre Dame of Maryland University:

Notre Dame of Maryland University, a selective liberal arts university, transforms the lives of its students. Confident, capable learners and leaders thrive in the vibrant, personal community at Maryland's distinguished women's college, located in Baltimore with satellite locations throughout Maryland. The University's history enriches innovative opportunities, as students immerse themselves in research, study abroad and service to the global community. Women and men succeed in our College of Adult Undergraduate Studies, Graduate programs and, the School of Pharmacy. Graduates excel as leaders in careers, communities and families - and transform the world.

Staff and faculty enjoy a collaborative, fast-paced, and challenging work environment. In recognition of your hard work, the University offers a comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, and vision, as well as retirement and tuition remission for you and your eligible dependents.

Job Description:

Notre Dame of Maryland University is seeking an experienced Registrar that will provide overall leadership in the Office of the Registrar, including the planning, organization and management of all activities related to student academic records. The Registrar is responsible for  overseeing academic registration processes, creating semester schedules, examination schedules, and degree audit check lists. This position will also perform graduation audits, contribute to the compilation of University catalogs, and serve on University committees as assigned.  In keeping with the University mission, the Registrar enforces the academic policies of the University, including adherence to FERPA guidelines, with accuracy, timeliness, and student-centered professionalism.

As steward of student records, the Registrar creates, safeguards, and preserves academic records; ensures adherence to policy and regulatory requirements; collects and analyzes critical data; and promotes data-informed strategic planning, decision making, and technology-based solutions.

The Registrar supervises the staff of the registrar's office and reports to the Vice President for Academic Affairs.



The successful candidate will have a master's degree, with a minimum of five to seven years of management or supervisory level experience in a comprehensive registrar's office. Strong leadership and management skills, with the ability to keep both the strategic picture and operational details at the forefront are essential.  Candidates need experience with integrated student databases (Ellucian knowledge preferred) and the ability to harness technology to improve service delivery.  This position requires strong skills in organization, management, communication, and problem-solving with the ability to evaluate and assess policies and systems and to facilitate change processes. Candidates must have the ability to lead with integrity and transparency, and possess a vision for strengthening service through the integration of best practices and ongoing staff training and development.  Familiarity with undergraduate, graduate, and professional degree programs is required as is evidence of highly developed analytical, technical, and communication abilities.

Successful candidates will have experience with developing and interpreting policy statements, contributing to task force and committee assignments, and coordinating policy implementation with other administrators and with faculty committees. Close familiarity with AACRAO, NASFA and FERPA policies and guidelines is essential.  Candidates should possess a strong belief in student-focused processes and procedures, along with a commitment to outstanding service, and an understanding of small college work environment.


Additional Information:

Non-Discrimination Policy: Notre Dame of Maryland University does not discriminate in offering equal access to its educational programs and activities or with respect to employment terms and conditions on the basis of age, ancestry, color, creed, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or protected veteran's status in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policy: Chief of Staff, Notre Dame of Maryland University, 4701 North Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21210, 410-532-5109.

Notre Dame of Maryland University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Application Instructions:

All applicants must include:

  1. Resume
  2. Cover letter - can be addressed to Clarenda Phillips, Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs
  3. Contact information for three professional references

Only complete applications submitted through the portal will be considered. Review of applications will begin immediately.