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. Launched in 2012, Wenzhou-Kean University (WKU) sits on approximately 500 beautiful acres and is now in the midst of a growth phase that will bring enrollment to more than 5,000 students. WKU offers a unique model of higher education provided by a comprehensive, public University, approved by the Chinese Ministry of Education and is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.
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) and a reimbursement to cover relocation expenses.
Under the direction of the Executive Vice Chancellor of Wenzhou-Kean University and in collaboration with administrators at the Kean USA campus, the Campus Registrar is responsible for the administration of the Office of the Registrar at Wenzhou-Kean University in accordance with FERPA guidelines. This position actively participates in the development and implementation of office goals, policies, procedures and the delivery of daily services and provides leadership to manage all of the activities related to records and registration, while maintaining compliance with and adherence to all applicable United States and Chinese laws, rules and regulations. This is a full-time position located at the Wenzhou-Kean University campus in Wenzhou, China. Travel is required to the Kean USA campus on an as needed basis.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college; two years of progressive professional experience in an institution of higher education in the United States associated with an enrollment management area(s); and knowledge of policies and procedures associated with student records is required. Master’s degree in Higher Education Administration or a related discipline and professional 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 have excellent oral and written communication skills and be fluent in English; working knowledge of Mandarin is a plus.
Application: Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Search Committee Chairperson, Office of the Vice President for Administration and Finance, via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Previous applicants need not apply. Candidacy review begins immediately and continues until appointment is made. Official transcripts for all degrees and three current letters of recommendation are required prior to the starting date of employment.