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Assistant Registrar

Apply now Department: 3670003530 Registrars Office
Job no: 517675
Employment type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified - Regular)
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Worksite: Hybrid eligible (partially remote, must reside in US)
Categories: Administrative / Professional, Student Affairs / Services
Pay Grade: 10A

About This Role:

The Office of the Registrar seeks an Assistant Registrar of Student Services.  This position is responsible for the daily management of the student services unit within the office, in partnership with the student services manager. The unit is responsible for items such as enrollment and degree verification, graduation, transcripts, enrollment functions, waivers, athletic compliance, commencement, academic standing, and tuition waivers.

Successful candidates will possess experience in analyzing business processes; interpreting and implementing institutional policies; and providing high-quality service to students, faculty/staff, parents, alumni, and other outside constituents and agencies.  Additionally, this position is responsible for residency reclassification reviews for continuous students at the university.  This position will lead key system implementations for student services, including managing system/software upgrades within the student information system, imaging systems, and other educational technology systems.

Why Join Us:

The Office of the Registrar provides services to all University stakeholders in support of the institutional mission. We strive to provide excellent customer service that encompasses empathy, patience, passion, persistence, and a sincere desire to improve. We believe communication is crucial to our mission, must reflect our values, and must demonstrate the respect we hold for our community. We maintain the integrity and privacy of the student academic record in a manner that meets student needs and complies with federal, state, and University regulations. We take pride in our integrity and recognize how accountability for our actions is interwoven into our responsibility to one another and the University. We value differences and demonstrate respect for human dignity. We further affirm the worth of each member of our Office and those in the university community by treating each individual with respect and courtesy. Technology and innovation are vital in our desire to embrace intellectual curiosity and creative problem-solving. We aspire to collaborate with the University by providing innovative and solutions-based service.

Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays. To see what benefits are available, please visit:

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion. The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others. The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.

Worksite Options:

This position is eligible for hybrid worksite. Work is performed partially remote and partially on employer premises or designated assignment location. (After training period, this role is expected to work on-site approximately three (3) days a week while remaining flexible for any on campus meetings or needs that may arise.)

Visit this link for K-State’s guidance and policies on remote work and flexible work arrangements. Remote work agreements are required for all flexible work arrangements and are subject to review.


What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Three years relevant experience

This position may use an educational equivalency as determined relevant by a hiring manager.

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Master’s Degree
  2. Higher Education/post-secondary experience: Five years progressively responsible experience in Enrollment Management (Admissions, Financial Aid, and Registrar) or experiences directly related area of expertise that interacts with the business processes handled by these offices.
  3. Knowledge of curriculum and catalog processes, student records maintenance, registration/enrollment processes, degree and graduation processes, etc...
  4. Experience reviewing, implementing, or recommending changes to multiple policies and procedures, including university, state, and federal rules and regulations. Knowledge of FERPA a must.
  5. Working knowledge of Student Information Systems platform(s) - i.e. PeopleSoft/Oracle, u.achieve/DARS, Imaging (Perceptive/ImageNow), National Student Clearinghouse, etc….
  6. Three years supervisory experience including but not limited to the direct supervision of 5+ staff, hiring decisions, pay and time card tracking, etc.…
  7. Ability to exercise independent judgment in evaluating situations, making decisions as well as grasp new techniques and updates to products/processes quickly.
  8. Experience working with diverse populations along with providing training and technical development, public speaking, presentations, customer service in higher education-related areas.

Other Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment.

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:

  1. Cover letter
  2. Resume
  3. Three professional references with contact information

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until position is filled.  

Anticipated Hiring Pay Range:

$53,581 - $69,633 annually

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

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