Registrar, College of Liberal and Professional Studies

Job description

Job location: College of Liberal And Prof Studies

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2020-08-25
Req: JR00022179
University Overview

The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.

Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.

The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.

Posted Job Title

Registrar, College of Liberal and Professional Studies

Job Profile Title

Manager C

Job Description Summary

The LPS Registrar is responsible for ensuring operational excellence and implementing best practices in Student Records, across all stages of a student’s career, from admission to graduation to alumni status.

Job Description

The Registrar oversees LPS student records creation and maintenance, billing and adjustments to student financial accounts, and audit and compliance of student records. The LPS Registrar supervises student records, registration, and financial accounts to ensure that LPS and Penn policies and procedures are observed and that LPS is in compliance with all relevant state and federal laws and regulations (e.g., FERPA). The LPS Registrar improves efficiency of enrolled student operations while maintaining the highest level of customer service, thereby helping to meet enrollment targets across LPS Programs. Position reports to the Director of Enrollment Management, supervises full-time professional and administrative support staff, and serves as the primary liaison with the University Registrar, Student Registration and Financial Services, the School Registrars Working Group and Pennant Records Advisory Group.


Bachelor’s degree and three to five years of experience of progressively responsible experience working with higher education student systems required, or equivalent combination of education and experience; master’s degree preferred. Experience in a central function such as a Registrar's office, Student Financial Services, Student Accounts, or the equivalent required. Expertise with confidentiality and privacy directives (FERPA, etc.) required. Candidates must have a process orientation and experience developing, implementing, and documenting procedures. Candidates should have a demonstrated ability to build basic queries and reports and to conduct audit and compliance analysis, as well as excellent communication and customer service skills. Attention to detail and a high level of accuracy in work produced are essential. A high level of proficiency with Microsoft Office suite, especially Excel, is required. Familiarity with Penn systems, including SRS and SAJ, strongly preferred. Interested candidates should include a cover letter along with a current resume.

Job Location - City, State

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School

School of Arts and Sciences

Pay Range

$50,684.00 - $91,232.00

Affirmative Action Statement 
Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

Special Requirements 
Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.




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Posted: 8/27/2020
Application Due: 9/25/2020
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