University Registrar

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Nationally recognized as one of the most outstanding undergraduate institutions, Miami University is a public university located in Oxford, Ohio. Miami is sited in the rolling hills of southwestern Ohio, 30 miles from Cincinnati and 45 miles from Dayton. The Oxford campus enrolls 17,147 undergraduates and 2,305 graduates. Regional campuses in Hamilton, Middletown, and West Chester enroll 4,972 combined. Miami effectively combines a wide range of strong academic programs with the personal attention ordinarily found only at much smaller institutions. Along with an impressive number of opportunities to gain practical, hands-on experience, Miami is distinguished by a faculty who love to teach and mentor students. The 2018 U.S. News & World Report ranks Miami University the top public university in the nation for an “unusually strong commitment to undergraduate teaching.” Miami occupies the No. 5 spot overall—in good company with Princeton, Dartmouth, Brown, and Rice universities. Miami empowers its students, faculty, and staff to become engaged citizens who use their knowledge and skills with integrity and compassion to improve the future of a global society.

Reporting to the Senior Vice President for Enrollment Management and Student Success (EMSS), the University Registrar oversees a portfolio of responsibilities with a focus on advancing student success initiatives, supporting the academic enterprise through its strong and collaborative relationship with the Office of the Provost, and promoting the overall mission of the University. The University Registrar manages a complex organization—overseeing all operational, personnel, policy, and information technologies within the office, and serving as a leader within the EMSS division. The University Registrar provides information and actionable data to shape institutional and divisional discussions, trends, policies, processes, and strategic practices in support and advancement of the academic mission. The position provides leadership and oversight to all aspects of the Office of the University Registrar including curriculum management, data integrity, operational efficiency, registration, course scheduling, classroom scheduling and utilization, athletic eligibility for an NCAA Division I program, grade processing, university degree requirements, degree audit and certification, transcript evaluation and processing, and active support of the student information system.

The successful candidate will hold a master’s degree with a minimum of eight years of progressive experience or a bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 10 years of progressive experience in registrar related duties or higher education administration. The ideal candidate will possess strong analytical, interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills; demonstrate knowledge and understanding of complex information and computer systems, various software applications, and data infrastructures; possess knowledge of federal regulations, including FERPA, national trends, and current research and best practices in the field of enrollment management and student success; possess considerable project management skills including the ability to organize, prioritize, manage, and analyze large amounts of data; and, demonstrate a proven record of developing relationships and building rapport with internal and external constituencies, and the ability to successfully manage a staff to ensure a climate of collaboration and teamwork.

Review of applications will begin February 26, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants must apply through Miami University's website at Applicants needing a reasonable accommodation for a disability in order to participate in Miami University's interview/hiring process, may call (513) 529-3560 or email [email protected] Nominations for this position may be emailed to Quincy Martin III at [email protected]

Spelman Johnson

Miami University – University Registrar

Quincy Martin III, Search Associate

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The University is committed to equal opportunity, affirmative action, and eliminating discrimination and harassment. Miami University does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations/or disabilities related to employment should be directed to [email protected] or 513-529-3560. Miami University's Annual Security and Fire Safety Report with information on campus crime, fires, and safety may be found at: http:// ort/ index.html. Hard copy available upon request. A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke and tobacco-free campuses.




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Posted: 2/1/2018
Application Due: 4/2/2018
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