Registrar and Associate Dean of Records

Allegheny College seeks an experienced leader as Registrar and Associate Dean of Records who will be responsible for the operations of the Office of the Registrar and maintaining accuracy and integrity of student academic records as well as recommending and upholding academic policies of the College. The Office of the Registrar is a service-oriented and collaborative team that works with constituencies across the College including students, faculty, staff, and alumni. The Registrar and Associate Dean reports to the Provost and Dean of the College and serves as part of the Provost leadership team.


Responsibilities include managing the daily operations of the Registrar’s Office and the staff, providing direction and oversight of new and continuing student registration, course and classroom scheduling, transfer credit evaluation, grade processing and reporting, enrollment and degree verification, transcript production and verification, and compliance with state and federal academic regulations (including FERPA). The Registrar and Associate Dean advises the Provost and Associate Provost on enrollment trends, projected course needs, course schedules, registration, and curricular initiatives.

Qualifications and Skills

Minimum of five years’ experience working as an Associate Registrar or Registrar in an institution with a liberal arts curriculum. Experience as Registrar preferred but not required. Bachelor’s degree is required. Also required are a commitment to student learning and success, integrity and confidentiality, strong interpersonal and organizational skills, ability to work with and report quantitative and qualitative information, ability to learn new systems, and excellent written and verbal communication skills. Demonstrated experience in leadership, creative problem-solving, collaboration, and project management are strongly preferred along with experience in Ellucian Colleague and Entrinsik Informer.

Allegheny College

Allegheny College is deeply committed to creating an inclusive community that actively challenges racism, sexism, heterosexism, religious bigotry, and other forms of bias as described in the Allegheny College Statement of Community. As part of this commitment, the Office of the Registrar is committing to sign the AACRAO Black Caucus Commitment Pledge to Social Justice. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, and members of other underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. Founded in 1815, Allegheny College is among the oldest 1% of colleges and universities in the United States. We have an increasingly diverse student population drawn nationally. Allegheny is one of 40 schools selected for membership in Colleges that Change Lives, is ranked in the top 100 National Liberal Arts Colleges by U.S. News and World Report, is ranked among the most innovative, and is nationally recognized as a leader for undergraduate research. The College is currently engaged in strategic work to build on our strengths of interdisciplinary learning and student success in the liberal arts through curricular and co-curricular initiatives. In particular, we offer a distinctive interdisciplinary curriculum, particularly through the unique major/minor combination. We have an exciting vision and the successful candidate will be one who embraces change, innovation, and collaboration.


Applications should include a letter of application and curriculum vitae. Applications and nominations will be accepted until the position is filled. Confidential review of materials and screening of candidates will begin immediately. Harris Search Associates ( is assisting Allegheny College for this search.

Please send an application to the email address below or contact Jeffrey Harris, Managing Partner, or Eric Christ, Senior Consultant/Director of Research, for further details.

Jeffrey Harris, Managing Partner       Eric Christ, Senior Consultant/Director of Research

Tel: 614-798-8500                              Tel: 614-798-8500

Cell: 614-354-2100                             Cell: 614-800-9974

Email:           Email:

Allegheny College is an Equal Opportunity Employer, with a strong commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Allegheny College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, or national origin.


Posted 3/5/21, 11/3/21