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Job Title: Registrar
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Erbil, Iraq
REF: 362
Contact Name: Kanar Mahmoud
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Job Published: over 3 years ago

Job Description

A leading university in Erbil is seeking a Registrar to provide leadership and strategic direction to the Admissions and Registration team, ensure effective management and security of the assessment process across all departments, and work closely with the Schools and Departments in the development of new programmes and awards. A university degree, preferably at Master’s level in Administration, Management or other relevant fields from an accredited institution and minimum of two years’ experience in Higher Education administration are a must.
  • Design and promotion of the academic prospectus.
  • Recruitment, enrollment and registration of all students.
  • Maintenance of records of all students from entry to the University to graduation.
  • Collection, collation and presentation of academic data relevant to the annual resource allocation process; and to the University’s development and planning process.
  • Drafting of academic regulations and procedures and the oversight of their implementation.
  • Contributing to the approval process, delivery and assessment of academic courses.
  • Organization of teaching and examinations timetables and implementing procedures for setting examinations, collecting, collating and formalizing the results with the academic departments and examination boards.
  • Management of academic disciplinary procedures, including appeals.
  • Recruitment, deployment and appraisal of Registry team members.
  • Acting as Secretary to the Board of Governors, Executive Management Board, Academic Board, Academic Disciplinary Committee, and Board of Postgraduate Studies and Research.
  • Organization of degree, certificate and other University awards congregations and ceremonies.
  • Performance of any other duties and responsibilities as directed by the line manager.
  • A University degree, preferably at Master’s level in Administration, Management or other relevant fields from an accredited institution.
  • Minimum of two years’ experience in Higher Education administration. Sound knowledge and experience of higher education in general and the management of universities in particular will be an advantage.
  • Strong leadership and inter-personal skills, with ability to instill in staff a commitment to high standards of service.
  • Strong management skills, with ability to develop flexible team working and a positive approach to change and development in collaboration with academic and support staff.
  • The ability, both orally and in writing, to communicate clearly with a wide range of audiences.
  • The ability to deal with quantitative data and present it effectively to various levels of university management.
  • Familiarity with the introduction, management and use of computer-based record systems.