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Registrar Services Specialist

Iowa City, IA

Job Reference #: 71652

Job Information:

The Office of the Registrar is seeking a Registrar Service Specialist (RSS) that works with colleges, departmental representatives, faculty and services staff in oversight of course planning, provide academic section and special event coordination, assist with daily operations and general upkeep of the general assignment classrooms, and participates in adapting the general assignment classroom pool to meet future needs. Additionally, this position will also provide assistance with University commencement ceremonies.

Required qualifications include:
  • A bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience (typically 6mo to 1 year) working in a related postsecondary academic setting.
  • Demonstrates a working knowledge of techniques and tools that promote effective analysis, including the ability to determine the root cause of organizational problems and create alternative solution that resolve the problems.
  • Demonstrates working proficiency in operation and application of computer-based academic support systems or computer software applications related to a student information system (i.e. MAUI, PeopleSoft, Banner, etc.) and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Demonstrates working knowledge and application of diverse communication techniques and relationship building skills, including listening skills and the ability to work with a variety of individuals and groups in a constructive and collaborative manner.
  • Demonstrates the ability to work both as part of a team/work group environment and as a self-motivated individual.

Desired qualifications include:
  • Highly desired working knowledge of the major responsibilities and organization of specific business function that includes University of Iowa policies, procedures, and regulations as well as familiarity with the classroom operations.
  • Highly desired working knowledge of FERPA.
  • Highly desired working knowledge of campus facilities.

This description is intended to indicate the kinds of tasks and levels of work difficultly that will be required of positions that will be given this title and shall not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be. It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under his or her supervision. The use of a particular expression or illustration describing duties shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of similar kind or level of difficulty.

The selection process will include a criminal background and credential check on final candidates.
To view full position information and apply, please visit: and reference the position by requisition #71652. Five professional references will be requested and required at a later step in the recruitment process.

Salary: $40,000 to commensurate. The University of Iowa offers a full array of benefits that add considerable value to your total compensation. The flexibility allows you to select the option that best suits your personal needs. More detailed information is available on the Benefits Office website.

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Posted 09/14/17

Job ID: 27319720