Assistant Registrar

Barnesville, Georgia
May 31, 2017
Assistant Registrar
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Summary/Basic Function:


This position is responsible for assisting in directing the college’s student registration and records retention functions.


• Oversees and manages the implementation and maintenance of special initiatives and projects set forth by the University System of Georgia and/or Gordon State College.
• Supports and assists the Registrar in directing the day-to-day operations of the Registrar’s Office.
• Oversees the degree evaluation process.
• Directs graduation preparations for the Registrar’s Office.
• Oversees and manages the transfer articulation systems; assists faculty and staff with the interpretation of transfer course descriptions and the evaluation of transfer credit.
• Assists students, faculty, staff and external clients in the resolution of questions and the interpretation of policies and procedures.
• Prepares and submits data on students and educational activities to governmental and educational agencies.
• Reviews and evaluates the current business practices of the Registrar’s Office; proposes and implements more efficient practices when needed.
• Acts as the office liaison to the Information Technology Department.
• Performs related duties.

Minimum Qualifications:


• Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of a baccalaureate degree in a course of study related to the occupational field.
• Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the work of subordinate positions to be able to answer questions and resolve problems, usually associated with three years experience or service.


• Knowledge of student records management principles.
• Knowledge of college registration processes.
• Knowledge of academic grading and transcripts.
• Knowledge of data analysis and reporting.
• Skill in the delegation of responsibility and authority.
• Skill in the operation of computers and job related software programs.
• Skill in decision making and problem solving.
• Skill in interpersonal relations and in dealing with the public.
• Skill in oral and written communication.