Northwestern College seeks an experienced professional with the technical and interpersonal skills to lead its registration and records team. The registrar maintains the academic records of all students and implements academic policy; coordinates the course registration and grading process; serves on institutional committees; collaboratively develops the academic calendar; manages all aspects of the NAIA eligibility process; reviews degree audits; and manages and supervises the activities of the associate registrar and the assistant to the registrar. The registrar develops collaborative working relationships with institutional leadership, faculty, and staff, and works with other administrative offices to improve registration processes, procedures and policies. The registrar serves as liaison to computer support services to maintain and improve communication in matters relating to information processing needs.
Qualifications: The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree and five years of relevant experience in higher education record-keeping. Good organizational skills and habits are essential. The ability to communicate graciously and directly with other college professionals and to empathize with students are essential in this role. Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, inclusion and equity in interactions with others; is able to assess current operations and integrate new technology into the work process.
Northwestern College is affiliated with the Reformed Church in America and seeks to more fully reflect the cultural and ethnic diversity of the body of Christ in its faculty, staff, administration and students. Women and candidates from historically underrepresented groups are enthusiastically encouraged to apply. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until an appointment is made. To apply, send letter of application, resume and Northwestern College application form to:
Director of Human Resources • Northwestern College
About Northwestern College (IA)
Northwestern College combines academic rigor with a Christ-centered worldview for an education that earns top-10 honors from U.S. News & World Report. Northwestern, founded in 1882, has also been ranked as the third-best college or university in the state by College Consensus and listed consistently on the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. Two Northwestern faculty members have been named the Iowa Professor of the Year. A member of the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities and affiliated with the Reformed Church in America, Northwestern is committed to integrating faith throughout all aspects of the college. Northwestern has an enrollment of more than 1,300 students from 32 states and 21 countries. More than 80 undergraduate academic programs are offered, along with numerous opportunities for off-campus and overseas study. An online Master of Education program offers seven options. Since 2003, more than $70 million has been spent on construction and renovation projects on Northwestern’s 100-acre campus, including the $24.5 million DeWitt Family Science Center, which was completed in 2018. Orange City, a county seat in... a thriving agricultural and manufacturing region, has been ranked one of the nation’s top-10 Christian college towns by CollegeandSeminary.com. A clean community of 6,000 proud of its Dutch heritage, it has also been named the best town in Iowa in which to raise a family, the happiest city in the state, one of the nation’s 100 best small towns, and the state’s safest town.
Mission: Northwestern College is a Christian academic community engaging students in courageous and faithful learning and living that empowers them to follow Christ and pursue God’s redeeming work in the world.