Posting Date: Monday, August 3, 2015

Drew University, a private, liberal arts university, located in the New York City metro area, seeks a University Registrar. Drew is ranked among the top liberal arts institutions nationwide by U.S. News & World Report, Forbes, and Washington Monthly, and is listed in Princeton Review’s Best 379 Colleges. The University has a total student enrollment of 2,019 in three schools: The College of Liberal Arts, the Caspersen School of Graduate Studies and the Drew Theological School. The undergraduate program offers degrees in 30 different disciplines, while Caspersen and the Theological School offer degrees at the masters and doctoral levels. Under strong presidential leadership, Drew is especially committed to building upon its liberal arts foundation and commitment to academic excellence.

Drew is located in Madison, NJ, where quality of life is very high. Madison is vibrant, with a bustling downtown filled with shops, restaurants, and cultural opportunities. “The Forest,” as the campus is known, is picturesque and wooded—and a short train ride from Manhattan. Drew and Madison enjoy an excellent “town­gown” relationship. To learn more about Drew and Madison, visit the University website at  

The University Registrar will be part of a dynamic team of innovative and collaborative leaders, committed to shared governance, and to a bright, sustainable, future for Drew. Reporting to the Vice President for Enrollment and Institutional Planning, the University Registrar is responsible for the leadership and management of all administrative and operational functions of the Office of the Registrar. The Registrar ensures the integrity, accuracy, and security of all academic records of current and former students; facilitates student registration; maintains up-to-date course schedules, final examination schedules; manages efficient use of classrooms; and supervises and maintains the Banner Student and degree audit systems. The Registrar supervises the processes for the articulation of transfer credits, graduation, enrollment and degree verification, production of official transcripts, and diplomas. The University Registrar enforces academic policies and regulations of the University and helps ensure compliance with federal, state, and other regulatory agencies. The University Registrar sits ex-officio on Academic Standing and Curricular committees.


Candidates should have minimum of five years of experience as a University Registrar or Associate. A Masters Degree is preferred. The successful candidate must have the ability to lead effectively and to interact fully with the campus community. The candidate must be able to prioritize work and projects and possess a thorough knowledge of Registrar’s office issues and processes. The candidate must also have a proven track record of success in the use of university technologies, and show evidence of successful project management. Experience working with student information systems and auxiliary software required. Experience working with Banner, Degreeworks, Acalog, Argos, Cognos, WordPress, or EMS is a plus but not required.

Excellent oral and written communication skills, public speaking, and interpersonal skills to present, interact and collaborate with stakeholders at all levels are required. The Registrar must also project a positive service orientation.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted until the position is filled. Please submit cover letter, resume and references via email to the following address

Drew University is proud to embrace diversity, and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. We are committed to fostering an inclusive and socially just campus environment, enhanced by the presence and participation of people of varying races, cultures, nationalities, ethnicities, geographic origins, socioeconomic classes, sexual orientations, genders, physical and learning abilities, religions, and beliefs. This list is nonexclusive, and we recognize and value the variation within groups as well as the diversity among them.

To enrich education through diversity, Drew University is an AA/EOE. In accordance with
Department of Homeland Security regulations, successful applicant must be authorized to work in the United States. This position is subject to a background check.