Life Pacific College is seeking a Registrar for Traditional Programs (RTP) to oversee registration, graduation, maintaining student records, and administrating academic policies for the traditional, on-campus programs at Life Pacific. The RTP, in conjunction with the Registrar for Adult and Graduate Studies (RAGS), provides leadership for the Registrar’s Office as it provides quality service to students, alumni, and campus departments. The RTP monitors students’ progress toward degrees through degree audits, processing grades, and overseeing academic advising. The position oversees issuing transcripts, maintaining accurate data for institutional reports, and managing the department budget. The Registrar for Traditional Programs (RTP) reports directly to the Vice President of Academic Affairs (VPAA).
The most senior, in terms of service, of the RAGS and the RTP serves as the Senior Registrar—In addition to the specific job description for the Registrar holding the Senior Registrar title, the Senior Registrar provides oversight and direction and is responsible for the all areas of the Registrar’s Office.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
Works in tandem with the RAGS to hire, train, and effectively supervise the staff of the Registrar’s Office.
Oversees the Campus Management System (CMS) database, LPC Portal, and administration, including working with the CMS provider and IT personnel to plan, devise, debug, and maintain the system.
Plans, implements, and evaluates procedures, policies, and systems for the registration of students in classes.
Ensures accurate reporting of information to State and Federal education agencies.
Uploads enrolled students in the Library, Café, and National Student Clearinghouse Enrollment Reporting systems.
Provides reports for internal and external constituents as necessary. Plans, implements, and evaluates procedures and policies for maintaining, protecting, and retaining students’ permanent academic records as well as retaining and/or disposing of other records and supporting documentation.
Oversees campus compliance with the provisions of FERPA and any applicable state regulations.
Interprets, implements, communicates, approves, and enforces academic/transfer policies.
Plans, organizes, and conducts student registration and advising processes for the traditional programs.
Advises and mentors students and staff, including spiritual direction as needed.
Oversees the collection and input methods of final student course grades from instructors and the issuance of academic transcripts.
Plans, implements, maintains degree audits processes, and evaluates procedures to ensure that students have fulfilled all catalog requirements before issuing diplomas.
Coordinates, in tandem with the RAGS, graduation events.
Serves on the Academic, Admissions, Academic Planning and Curriculum Review (non-voting member), Enrollment Student Success and Retention, Institutional Research Workgroup, and Student Records Committees.
Serves as the Veteran Affairs School Certifying Official (SCO) and International Student Primary Designated School Official (PDSO).
Other duties as assigned.
The successful candidate will at least meet the following minimum requirements:
A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university (a master’s degree is preferred)
Five years’ experience in higher education leadership, with at least three of those years as an Assistant, Associate, or full Registrar.
Proficiency with the Microsoft operating system software environment and Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, Outlook, SharePoint and Access.
Familiarity with campus resource management systems, with the ability to learn new programs quickly including the campus management system.
Evidence of detail orientation, critical and creative thinking, strong customer service skills, excellent interpersonal and administrative skills, and excellent oral and written communication skills.
Demonstrated culturally competent communication skills.
Demonstrated commitment to working with and engaging diverse students and colleagues.
Demonstrated Christian faith consistent with Life Pacific’s Pentecostal/Charismatic and Wesleyan Arminian stance (must be able to sign Life Pacific’s Statement of Faith and align with its position on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity).
Comfortable praying with and/or providing spiritual direction to students and staff.
Additional Salary Information: Life Pacific offers a generous benefit package.
About Life Pacific College
Recognized as a 2016 Great College to Work For by the Chronicle of Higher Education, Life Pacific College is a private, evangelical Christian institution in San Dimas, California, (30 miles east of Los Angeles). Offering undergraduate, graduate and degree completion programs including Biblical Studies, Human Development & Psychology, Business Administration, Worship Arts & Media, Communications, and more, LPC is an institution of biblical higher learning existing for the transformational development of students into leaders prepared to serve God in the Church, the workplace, and the world.
Life Pacific College is the historic Bible College of the Foursquare Church. The College maintains a Pentecostal/Charismatic and Wesleyan-Arminian theological stance. Successful candidates must affirm the College’s Statement of Faith and adhere to lifestyle expectations of the College.
The College complies with federal and state guidelines for nondiscrimination in employment. Further, Life Pacific College initiates and cultivates a community that reflects our broader community in terms of ethnicity, color, culture, and gender. LPC is designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution. Over 50% ...of the student population are students of color and approximately 60% of students are female. As such, women and those from other traditionally under-represented groups are especially encouraged to apply. Fluency in Spanish is a plus.
Located in southern California in the heart of the San Gabriel Valley, San Dimas sits along the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains. The city of 33,000 offers a blend of community amenities, wonderful parks and open space, as well as great recreational and community facilities. With easy access to the Pacific Ocean, downtown Los Angeles, and Anaheim, San Dimas keeps true to its western heritage with store fronts and wooden sidewalks. With affordable housing, San Dimas and the surrounding community provides an attractive location for raising families. Additional attractions nearby include the Irwindale Speedway, Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena Museum of California Art, and the Los Angeles Zoo.