Registrar

American University of Ras Al Khaimah - Ras al-Khaimah
Job Title: Registrar Posted Today

Job Summary:

To support the mission of AURAK through the incorporation of current trends and practices that ensure the integrity, accuracy and security of all academic records and the provision of effective and efficient administrative and operational functions and quality service in the Registrar’s Office. The University Registrar is responsible for the overall management and supervision of the administrative and operational functions of the unit and the provision of quality services to current and past students, faculty and staff whose job functions relate to this area of operation, as well as to federal agencies as stipulated in established regulations.

Job Description:

General information about institution

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) is an independent co-education institution of Higher Education that provides an integrated American-style, undergraduate and graduate education. All programs are accredited by the Ministry of Education of the UAE; additionally, it is accredited by the U.S. regional accreditation association, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). The American model of higher education ensures not only skills in specific academic fields, but also a general education curriculum that exposes students to new ideas and ways of thinking critically about local and global issues. AURAK is a young and rapidly growing university. AURAK is located in Ras Al Khaimah, one of the Northern Emirates and a rapidly growing region. The beauty of Ras Al Khaimah is reflected in its traditions and diverse landscapes — its white sandy beaches, the majestic Hajjar Mountains, the expansive desert and its sands dunes, and the many historical sites.

Job Purpose & Responsibilities

To support the mission of AURAK through the incorporation of current trends and practices that ensure the integrity, accuracy and security of all academic records and the provision of effective and efficient administrative and operational functions and quality service in the Registrar’s Office. The University Registrar is responsible for the overall management and supervision of the administrative and operational functions of the unit and the provision of quality services to current and past students, faculty and staff whose job functions relate to this area of operation, as well as to federal agencies as stipulated in established regulations.

Minimum Qualification and Education

  • Essential: Bachelor’s degree in Education, Business Management or any other relevant field.
  • Desirable: Master’s degree in aforementioned fields is preferable.

Required Knowledge and Skills

  • Knowledge of UAE Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research accreditation standards;
  • Knowledge of USA system of transcription and registration;
  • Knowledge of and experience supervising strategic operations of a Registrar’s Office that meet modern day trends, quality assurance, institutional effectiveness and accreditation standards;
  • Knowledge of privacy obligations and protocols in operating a Registrar’s Office;
  • Effective organizational and interpersonal skills;
  • Successful experience working with and demonstrating sensitivity to diverse populations;
  • Effective leadership, management and student interaction skills.

Work Experience

Essential: Minimum five years’ experience in a supervisory or management position in a Registrar’s Office, preferably in the UAE.

Language proficiency required

Essential: Effective oral and written communication in English and Arabic.

Competencies

  • Service Excellence-
  • Professional Ethics and Integrity-
  • Problem-solving-
  • Time Management-
  • Teamwork-

Reporting line

Associate Provost of Enrollment Management

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