Associate Registrar

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University of Colorado Denver

Office of the Registrar

Associate Registrar

Position #709475 - Requisition 15330

* Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at *

The University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.

The Office of the Registrar has an opening for a full-time University Staff (unclassified) Associate Registrar position.

As Colorado's only public urban research university, the University of Colorado Denver educates a diverse student body through quality academics, ambitious research and creative work, and civic engagement in the city we call home. CU Denver educates more than 15,000 undergraduate and graduate students, and with easy access to the state's cultural, business and civic hub, our students benefit from immersive classroom and real-world experiences, supplemented by unparalleled internship and networking opportunities. As the most diverse research university in Colorado, our campus attracts top students and offers over more than 100 highly rated degree programs through eight schools and colleges, as well as more than 30 online degree programs. Home to over 40 research centers and institutes, CU Denver receives more than $25 million in sponsored research awards annually, allowing us to generate knowledge and create solutions to society's most complex problems. Read CU Denver Quick Facts here.

The Office of the Registrar at The University of Colorado Denver is student-centered and intensely focused on the integrity, accuracy and security of academic records. The person hired as Associate Registrar will share our passion for delivering quality enrollment and support services to our students and our university through collaboration and the integration of technology. The Office of the Registrar is a leader in the efforts to grow campus enrollment and staff members have the opportunity to be change agents in that effort. We are a welcoming community focused on student success and enhancing our services.

Associate Registrars are responsible for working closely with the Registrar to manage the department or specific areas of the department. These positions recommend strategy, have responsibility for fiscal and/or human resources and have the authority to act on the Registrar's behalf.

Position Emphasis:

This position will be leading a large team in the areas of transfer evaluations, prior learning assessments, degree mapping and audits, graduation and other related student services. This position will actively participate in the Registrar's Executive Leadership Team to develop campus-wide strategic plans related to those assigned areas. This position is responsible for researching and drafting campus-wide policies and developing business procedures in order to ensure campus-wide compliance with university policies, state and federal regulations and service to students. This includes the coordination of the vetting process to gain feedback from constituents in the academic units and other campus constituents that will be directly impacted by new or changing policies or procedures. This role will provide leadership and supervision for areas to include transfer evaluation, prior learning assessment, degree mapping, degree audit, graduation and degree posting, and related services that includes, but is not limited to work in policy creation/editing, strategic planning, budgeting, problem solving, business process design, and infrastructural decision-making.

This description is a summary only and is describing the general level of work being performed, it is not intended to be all-inclusive. The duties of this position may change from time to time and/or based on business need. We reserve the right to add or delete duties and responsibilities at the discretion of the supervisor and/or hiring authority.

PLEASE NOTE: Candidates will be responsible for travel expenses related to the interview process and any relocation expenses, if applicable.

Salary and Benefits:

The hiring range for this position has been established at $65,173 to $70,000 and is commensurate with skills and experience.

This position is not eligible for overtime compensation

Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.


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Minimum Qualifications:

  • A bachelor's degree in education, business, public administration, educational technology, social science, liberal arts, communications, accounting, finance, or a directly related field from an accredited institution.
    • Substitution: A combination of education and related technical/paraprofessional experience may be substituted for the bachelor's degree on a year for year basis.
  • This position requires extensive, diverse and progressively responsible experience at the management level establishing, reviewing, and communicating policy and providing customer service within a higher education setting.
  • Supervisory experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree from an accredited college or university in student affairs, student personnel services, higher education, or related field of study
  • Experience using Peoplesoft Campus Solutions
  • Experience working in an Office of the Registrar


  • Ability to communicate effectively, both in writing and orally.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees at all levels throughout the institution.
  • Outstanding customer service skills.
  • Demonstrated commitment and leadership ability to advance diversity and inclusion.
  • Demonstrated commitment to student service and success.
  • Ability to make independent decisions and solve a full range of issues that are impacted by university policies, and state and federal regulations.
  • Demonstrated ability to generate and implement direction for the assigned area and ensure alignment with the department, Division of Student Affairs, and university strategic goals.

Diversity and Equity:

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The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.

Special Instructions to Applicants:Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at Applications will be accepted until finalists are identified, but preference will be given to complete applications received by January 17, 2019. Those who do not apply by January 17, 2019 may or may not be considered.

Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References

Application Materials Instructions:To apply, please visit: and attach: 1. A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications, 2. A current CV/resume, 3. List of three to five professional references (we will notify you prior to contacting both on and off-list references). Questions should be directed to: Carrie John, [email protected]

Job Category: Academic Services

Primary Location: Denver

Department: D0001 -- Denver Campus - 30041 - AVCASA-SA Rg Records/Registra

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Dec 10, 2018

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Carrie John

Posting Contact Email: [email protected]

Position Number: 00709475





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Posted: 12/11/2018
Application Due: 2/9/2019
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