Eastern Nazarene College, a fully accredited Christian liberal arts college on Boston’s south shore, is seeking a Registrar to maintain the accuracy, integrity and security of all student academic records. Reporting to the Academic Dean, you will be responsible for the overall planning, organization, direction and leadership of the administrative and operational activities of the Registrar’s Office. Candidates must possess a committed Christian faith evident in daily life, and support the mission and educational philosophy of the College.
- Maintain the accuracy, integrity and security of all student academic records
- Oversee policies and procedures for records and registration management; ensure that student record data are entered, processed, used, and interpreted correctly both internally and externally
- Manage the office of the Registrar by hiring, training, and supervising staff, preparing and monitoring the budget, and by creating and implementing long-term plans for the ongoing operation of the office
- Direct the office of the Registrar in the context of institutional priorities and support the mission of the college
- Serve as Chair of the Academic Standing Committee and oversee all processes related to its decision making
- Ensure appropriate representation of the Registrar’s Office in the college’s Academic Policy, Admissions, and Curriculum Committees
- Act as liaison between department and internal or external customers; participate in other college committees as necessary
- Actively participate in the implementation and maintenance of the Colleague ERP System, serving on relevant decision-making bodies related to its operation
- Engage in continued professional development by participation in professional trainings; conferences, and conventions (AACRAO, NEACRAO) for self and Registrar office staff
- Assure provision of accurate and timely data and have a thorough knowledge of the academic policies and procedures to enable and empower students, faculty, staff and administration to accomplish their goals and complete assigned tasks
- Supervise the preparation and publication of the annual schedule of classes and classroom assignments
- Oversee the academic sections of the college catalog and other related printed materials
- Ensure the proper maintenance and updating of degree audits for all academic programs of the college
- Certify completion of graduation requirements for all majors.
- Other responsibilities as assigned
- Masters Degree
- Minimum 5 years experience with academic records, including 3 years at the Associate or Assistant Registrar level
- Knowledge of accepted higher education best practices related to the work of a college registrar
- Knowledge of FERPA and other relevant federal policies affecting student records
- Maintain confidentiality of academic records and student concerns
- Work cooperatively with others and foster team work.
- Balance institutional policies with the individual needs of students
- Problem-solving skills
- Exceptional communication skills both oral and written.
- Excellent Microsoft computer skills and ability to learn new systems.
- Experience with education database systems
- High commitment to the college, demonstrated ability to be calm under pressure, self motivate, be able to multi-task, meet deadlines, and relate to a variety of personalities under diverse circumstances
- Committed Christian faith evident in daily life and support for the mission and educational philosophy of the College. Candidates must possess high value and appreciation for the Church of the Nazarene and an active commitment to Wesleyan-Holiness theology and church life
November 1, 2020
Please submit your resume, along with a cover letter, and provide a statement of faith – a statement of your Christian experience, including how your christian commitment models the mission and values of Eastern Nazarene College and your church affiliation and involvement.
Human Resources Director
Eastern Nazarene College, 23 E. Elm Avenue, Quincy, MA 02170
Who We Are
Eastern Nazarene College is a fully accredited Christian liberal arts college and member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU) with approximately 1,000 students distributed across residential undergraduate, graduate, and adult studies programs. Nestled in a residential neighborhood minutes from downtown Boston, the college’s picturesque New England campus is a window into the world. While our faculty are leaders in their fields, actively involved in publishing and research, they are devoted to teaching and mentoring students in a nurturing, spiritually informed, and academically supportive environment. Students are encouraged to travel, engage in service projects, and participate in internship experiences as a part of their education. Through their classes, work experiences in Boston, and mission trips around the world, students are challenged to open their minds and hearts, preparing them for a lifetime of meaningful work and service to our nation and the world.
Our benefits include health, dental, tuition benefits for employee and dependents, competitive retirement matching, generous paid time off, life and disability insurance, and more. In addition, as a staff or faculty member in our multi-cultural and close-knit community, you’ll enjoy a variety of unique benefits as you play an active role in achieving our mission and supporting our community.
Applicants should be committed Christians and active in a local church. Preference in hiring is given to those with Wesleyan convictions and background, though qualified applicants from other Christian traditions will be considered as well. www.enc.edu
Eastern Nazarene College provides a transformational education that equips diverse students to lead and serve our world as agents of Christ’s love and truth.
Eastern Nazarene College will be widely-recognized as a leader in innovative Christian education, renowned for excellence in student achievement, vibrant intercultural community, and global impact
- Holistic education: We provide a holistic educational experience in the liberal arts and professional studies that integrates spiritual, academic, emotional, and social development.
- Christian community: We facilitate the building of loving relationships so that we reflect the Spirit of Christ in our life together.
- Student-centered: We orient our work around the success of our students, making every effort to be responsive to the unique needs, aspirations, and backgrounds of each one.
- Wesleyan: Consistent with our rich Wesleyan holiness tradition, we create and maintain an environment which awakens and fosters truth, righteousness, and justice as made possible by God’s transforming grace through Jesus Christ.
- Civility and hospitality: We intentionally welcome and embrace people from diverse cultures, viewpoints, and faith traditions.
- Servanthood: We model servant leadership to our students and community by building a culture of listening, respect, encouragement, and support.
- Authenticity and transparency: We are deliberately honest in our relationships, candid in our communication, and transparent in our governance in order to foster trust and confidence.
- Excellence: In an effort to provide “the best in education and the best in Christian faith,” we strive for excellence that honors God in all our endeavors.
- Strategic innovation: While remaining deeply rooted in our mission, we are boldly creative and innovative in the methods we employ.
- Accountability: We keep promises, honor commitments, meet and exceed expectations, and are willing to be held accountable for the faithful fulfillment of our responsibilities.
Our lifestyle guidelines reflect the “Articles of Faith and “Agreed Statement of Belief” of the Church of the Nazarene and the Mission Statement of Eastern Nazarene College. The premise of our lifestyle guidelines is to exemplify such personal, moral, and religious conduct as shall be above reproach. This lifestyle premise is for everyone working and living on campus: students, faculty, staff, and administration. This lifestyle premise is a rationale for desirable behavior and attitudes. To be in accord with the purposes and spirit of the College and with the doctrines and standards of the Church of the Nazarene, our lifestyle practices exclude: drinking alcoholic beverages, engaging in sexual acts with anyone other than your spouse, viewing pornographic and violent videos/movies, using illegal drugs or misuse of prescription drugs, participating in gambling, or using tobacco in any form. The College also asks employees to follow dress code guidelines. The College expects all employees to live by this lifestyle premise. We ask for an understanding of the need for lifestyle standards, a good spirit in keeping them, and cooperative efforts in improving them. As ENC employees, we ask that you consider the larger picture that what we do and how we do it reflects on ENC and affects other people as well as ourselves. Our desire is to glorify God in all our efforts.