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The Assistant Registrar reports to the Associate Registrar and is a member of the curriculum administration team. The curriculum administration team holds primary responsibility for administering the curriculum and associated policies of the College as set forth by Academic Affairs and ensures the integrity of the curriculum by enforcing course and program requirements and all associated policies and deadlines. The curriculum administration team additionally serves as a resource for the entire Berklee Community (students, staff, faculty, and chairs) by effectively communicating policies and requirements, setting clear expectations, advising those that advise students, and adjudicating exceptions.
In addition to supporting the team in its overall responsibilities, the Assistant Registrar specific oversight of course credits and related policy.
Evaluates transfer, CLEP, IB, and AP credit and manages transfer credit data in the student information system.
Administers the collection, validation, and transcription of grades, including communication with instructors and chairs, and working with the Provost to enforce the grading deadline.
Manages the approval and processing of Berklee Global Partner articulation credit.
Serves as a resource for information and training regarding transfer credit and grades to the entire Berklee Community, and especially to the Office of the Registrar, Academic Advising, Chairs, and instructors.
Represents the Office of the Registrar on appropriate Berklee committees.
Compiles the regular, federally mandated Student Status Confirmation Report (SSCR) to the National Student Clearinghouse and troubleshoots and resolves all discrepancies with data in the National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS).
Other duties as assigned by the Associate Registrar.
Required Skills and Experience:
Bachelors degree required, three to five years of relevant experience.
Ability to work effectively under minimal supervision.
Ability to handle varied and competing priorities in a fast-paced environment.
Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, and ability to work with partners at all levels of the organization.
Proven service orientation and interpersonal acuity.
Strong analytic and problem-solving abilities.
Proven ability with various software systems and ability to learn new systems and processes quickly.
Applicants who are both interested and qualified should submit the following materials: * Cover letter that addresses the applicant's capabilities and experiences. * A resume or CV.
Currently enrolled Berklee students may not apply for staff or faculty positions.
The above information on this position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by individuals within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" employment relationship.
External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled as defined under the Americans With Disabilities Act, must be able to perform the essential job functions (as listed) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by management on a case-by-case basis.
Incomplete applications will not be considered. The position will remain open for applications until filled.
Berklee is committed to increasing the diversity of the college community and the curriculum. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply and to identify their strengths in this area.
Employee Type: Staff
Internal Number: R0002768
About Berklee College of Music
The mission of Berklee College of Music is to educate, train, and develop students to excel in music as a career. Developing the musicianship of all our students is the foundation of our curriculum. We believe that the lessons and qualities derived from that work?the self-discipline needed for excellence, the empathy required of music making and the openness and inquisitiveness essential to creativity?are critical to achievement in any pursuit, musical or otherwise; and that music is a powerful catalyst for personal growth, which is central to any collegiate experience. Founded on jazz and popular music rooted in the African cultural diaspora, our comprehensive curriculum is distinctly contemporary in its content and approach, and embraces the principal musical movements of our time. Through a course of scholarly and practical learning experiences integrating performance and writing, our curriculum covers the variety of influential styles, relevant technologies, and career opportunities open to today's music professional.