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University Registrar

Permanent Executive Placement


Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario

Deadline: 2021-10-25

Posted: 2021-09-01

The University Registrar is a convenor and champion of transparent and collaborative decision-making across the University. The Registrar will play an important role in the University’s efforts to enhance equity, diversity and inclusivity, and Indigeneity while contributing to the shared mission of supporting and engaging students in safe and meaningful ways.

As the University Registrar, you will provide a coordinated and seamless approach to ensuring the best student experience, while working closely with campus partners to advocate for a student-centric approach to regulatory and process changes and operational efficiency. You will work in partnership with the academic community, administrators, deans and faculty to facilitate and improve registrarial services for students. You will plan, direct, and control all aspects – technological and administrative - of student records and registrations. Furthermore, you will develop and implement policies, systems, and procedures to ensure compliance with University policies, priorities, and legislative requirements. Reporting to the Vice-Provost and Dean of Student Affairs, you will oversee a full-time staff of approximately 60 and hundreds of seasonal/part-time/casual staff.

As the ideal candidate, you possess advanced oral, written, and presentation skills and have excellent interpersonal and intercultural skills to work collaboratively with a diverse range of professionals and stakeholders, both internal and external to the University. You bring a data-informed approach to decision-making and are at ease working within a highly digital and online environment while creating new structures and initiatives within the academic setting. You have a successful track record in leading change through complex programs and initiatives, and the ability to set and meet strategic, financial, and operational goals. You have demonstrated experience and a commitment to working with a diverse student body. You have led initiatives to modernize and update operating practices with the stated outcome to create inclusive and equitable approaches to administration and reducing barriers to improve user experience. You have a demonstrated commitment to increased intercultural development, equity, diversity, inclusivity, and Indigenous representation in your organization. Coupled with a graduate degree, preferably in Business or Public Administration, your demonstrated leadership experience includes managing, motivating, and directing a large team of professional staff and volunteers. Working in a related field with registrarial experience is an asset.