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Campus Registrar for Wenzhou-Kean University
Kean University

Date Posted Aug. 31, 2021
Title Campus Registrar for Wenzhou-Kean University
University Kean University
Union, NJ, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Director/Manager
  • Enrollment Management/Registrar

Office of the Registrar
Campus Registrar for Wenzhou-Kean University

Kean, a comprehensive New Jersey state university, is seeking a Campus Registrar for its additional instructional location in Wenzhou, China. Wenzhou is one of the most vibrant and economically advanced cities on China’s East Coast, located one hour by plane and just over three hours by high-speed train from Shanghai. Wenzhou-Kean University (WKU) sits on approximately 500 beautiful acres, currently enrolls 2,800 undergraduate students and is now in the midst of a growth phase that will bring enrollment to more than 7,000 students within the next six years. WKU is approved by the Ministry of Education of China and is approved as an additional location of Kean University by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

The Campus Registrar will join WKU at an exciting time of expansion as enrollment numbers continue to rise and will make valuable contributions to manage a growing comprehensive student support services effort related to registration and records. The Campus Registrar provides effective management and application of technology of the student record and degree evaluation system within an integrated Colleague database between Kean USA and WKU. The Campus Registrar is responsible for the administration of the Office of the Registrar and actively participates in the development and implementation of office goals, policies, procedures and the delivery of daily services to students, faculty and staff, while maintaining compliance with and adherence to all applicable United States and Chinese laws, rules and regulations, including FERPA guidelines.

The Campus Registrar is based at WKU, and is required to work at the Union Campus when not in China, under the direction of the Kean University Registrar at the Kean USA campus, and in collaboration with the Executive Vice Chancellor of WKU, in China.  Travel is required to the Kean USA campus on an as needed basis.  

Wenzhou-Kean University offers a competitive salary and benefits plan, which includes healthcare coverage and partnerships with the best medical hospitals in Wenzhou. In addition, employees are provided with housing options, round trip airfare(s), a reimbursement to cover relocation expenses and sick and vacation time allotments. Opportunities to attend professional development activities are also available.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college; three years of progressive professional experience in registrar, financial aid or higher education in the United States; and knowledge of policies and procedures associated with student records is required. Master’s degree in Higher Education Administration or a related discipline and four years of progressive leadership and management experience in an enrollment management area, including experience specific to registration and records management is preferred.  Hands-on knowledge of the Ellucian/Datatel/Colleague student information system is also preferred. Candidate must be fluent in English and have excellent oral and written communication skills.

Candidacy review begins immediately and continues until appointment is made.
*  Please submit your cover letter, resume/CV and contact information for three professional references. *Official transcripts for all degrees are required prior to the starting date of employment.

Additional Information
Kean University complies with the Jersey First Act (Senate Bill No. 1730, P.L. 2011, Chapter 70). Any individual newly hired by Kean University will be required to abide by this law and establish a principal residence in New Jersey. New employees will have a full 365 days to establish such residence, from the effective date of hire.
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position, please refer to Section III.A. of our Accommodations Policy & Procedures.  

Diversity & Non-Discrimination Statement
Kean University is committed to establishing and maintaining a diverse campus community through inclusive excellence and equal opportunity.  Kean’s commitment to access and equity is designed to prepare each graduate to not only thrive, but climb higher in a diverse world.  As an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution we work to support a campus-wide agenda to foster a community that both values and promotes the diversity and equity of all students, faculty, staff, administrators, and beyond.

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