Registrar Specialist

Job title: Registrar Specialist

$36605 – 40000 per year

Company: University of Colorado Denver

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Job description: University of Colorado | CU Denver
Office of the Registrar
Registrar Specialist (Academic Services Entry Professional)
Position #754476 – Requisition #22406

  • Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at *

The University of Colorado has a requirement for COVID-19 vaccinations and full completion thereof by 9/1/21 or upon start date. Information regarding this requirement, and exemptions can be found at:



Exemptions vary by campus location/department.

Campus/Unit-Specific Exemptions:

  • Anschutz Campus – Exemptions are allowed for medical or religious reasons.
  • Denver Campus – Exemptions are allowed for medical, religious, or personal reasons.
  • Consolidated/Central Services Administration – Will follow Anschutz policy on exemptions.

The University of Colorado Denver seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.

Office of the Registrar has an opening for a full time University Staff (unclassified) Registrar Specialist position.

As Colorado’s public urban research university, the University of Colorado Denver educates a diverse student body through quality academics, ambitious research, creative work, and civic engagement in the city we call home. CU Denver graduates gain the powerful combination of immersive classroom and real-world experience that are in demand today. The city benefits from well-educated, top talent and a new generation of knowledge that fuels the future of Denver and our region. We are CU in the City.

CU Denver offers more than 100 degree programs, from the bachelor’s to the doctoral level, in the heart of downtown. Here, more than 15,000 students pursue academic programs that range from global energy management to music industry studies to criminal justice. As part of the state’s largest public university system, CU Denver is a major contributor to the Colorado economy, with nearly 2,500 employees and annual economic impact of $800 million.

Jobs in this career family provide direct professional support for the teaching and/or educational service mission of the university. Functions include academic advising/counseling, student personnel administration, recruitment and admissions, registration, financial aid, faculty affairs, library services, curriculum administration, and others involving direct support of the educational mission of an academic unit.

Professionals at the entry level are responsible for exercising discretion, analytical skill, personal accountability and responsibility in a wide range of areas including academic, administrative, managerial and student services functions. Work involves creating, integrating, applying and sharing knowledge directly related to a professional field.

At the entry level, duties are limited in scope and are performed with guidance and direction from other professionals and are performed in a training and development capacity.

Position Emphasis:
Registrar Specialists maintain process and audit workflows, and perform a variety of coordinating functions within the Office of the Registrar that support the University’s mission. A primary function of our office is supporting student success by creating, maintaining, and preserving accurate student records. Registrar Specialists coordinate the creation and implementation of processes that include, but are not limited to: student registration, transcripts, curriculum changes, enrollment and degree verifications, grade changes, and other similar records and curricular requests in an effort to support students, faculty, and administration. Registrar Specialists are also responsible for providing effective customer service to students, departments, and other university stakeholders. This involves, but is not limited to: prompt and accurate responses to in-person, email, or phone inquiries and requests, and providing training on registration, grading, and curriculum issues, as well as managing general office and operational responsibilities as they relate to the Registrar Specialist’s duties, and other duties as assigned.

PLEASE NOTE: Candidates will be responsible for travel expenses related to the interview process and any relocation expenses, if applicable.

Salary and Benefits:
The hiring range for this position has been established at $36,605 to $40,000.

The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, experience, education, specialty and training.

The above hiring range represents the University’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.

This position is eligible for overtime compensation.

Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.

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Minimum Qualifications:
A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution. Substitution: A combination of education and related technical/paraprofessional experience may be substituted for the bachelor’s degree on a year for year basis.

  • Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working in an office setting.
  • Experience working in higher education.
  • Experience with databases and data entry.
  • Experience working with a Student Information System.

Competencies/Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to coordinate multiple activities, establish priorities, attend to detail, handle interruptions, manage time, take ownership of tasks, and follow up.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both in writing and orally.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees at all levels throughout the institution.
  • Outstanding customer service skills.
  • Demonstrated commitment and leadership ability to advance diversity and inclusion.
  • Ability to manage multiple competing priorities
  • Skill in data entry with minimal errors and ability to review own work for accuracy.
  • Ability to work in a collaborative team environment, being receptive to feedback, willing to learn, and embracing continuous improvement.
  • Ability to problem-solve complex inquiries that involves researching and interpreting policies and analyzing possible solutions to apply the appropriate course of action.

Diversity and Equity:
The University will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout the employment application process. To request an accommodation pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact the Human Resources ADA Coordinator at

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.

Location: Denver, CO

Job date: Wed, 11 Aug 2021 04:43:31 GMT

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