Concordia University Chicago invites applications for the full-time position of Registrar in the Registrar's Office, Department of Academics. This position reports directly to the Senior Vice President of Academics and is located in River Forest, IL.


    Ensures compliance with academic, regulatory, and accreditation policies in the collecting, recording, maintaining, and reporting of student records

    Directs course scheduling, catalog updates, registration, transfer coordination, graduation application, record storage, and reporting

    Supervises Registrar Office operations and staff

    Provides timely, effective services and communications with all students, university units, and other stakeholders

    Candidates must support and be committed to the mission and identity of Concordia University Chicago, a university of the Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod .

    Skill Sets:

      Familiarity with state and federal regulatory and accreditation guidelines.

      Demonstrated expertise with Higher Education software systems

      Knowledge of academic student record-keeping in a setting of higher education and of the compliance requirements thereof to external regulators or accreditors.

      Ability to work with diverse constituencies, including those in higher education leadership, both individually and as a group.

      Proven qualifications of integrity, leadership, accuracy, initiative and organization.

      Strong administrative skills and exhibits a service mentality toward all stakeholders.

      Superior verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills. Fluency in Spanish is a plus.

      All communication with stakeholders is effective, professional, accurate, and timely.

      Improves work performance and that of others by being receptive to and appropriately sharing information.

      Understanding of and commitment to the Christian mission of the institution.

      Minimum Experience Required:

        5+ years of direct experience with managing student records, registration, class scheduling, and/or compliance in a small- to mid-size university required

        3-5 years as Registrar or Assistant Registrar in an institution of higher education preferred

        Education Requirements:

          Master's Degree in Higher Education, Business, Legal/Compliance, or a related field required

          Undergraduate certification or colloquy completion as a professional church worker in the LCMS preferred

          Compensation and Benefits:

          Starting range is dependent upon individual qualifications and experience. Concordia University Chicago benefit options include, but are not limited to, the following:

            Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance

            Flexible Spending Account and/or Health Savings Account

            Disability and Survivor Plan

            Employee Assistance Program

            Retirement Pension Plan

            Retirement 403 Savings Plan

            Supplemental Life Insurance

            Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance

            Accident Insurance

            Critical Illness Insurance

            Tuition benefits

            Application Information:

            Interested individuals should include a cover letter, resume and references with their online application.

            In compliance with Illinois Governor JB Pritzker's Executive Order 2021-20, Concordia University Chicago requires all on-campus faculty and staff to submit proof of full COVID-19 vaccination or participate in weekly COVID-19 testing. Further information regarding Concordia's response to COVID-19 can be found here.

            Concordia does not discriminate in the employment of individuals on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, disability, sex or age. As an institution of The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, however, and to the extent allowed by law, Concordia University reserves the right to give preference in employment based upon religious affiliation.

            Concordia University Chicago does not generally sponsor for employment visas except for positions that oversee, teach or support our international programs.

            About Concordia University Chicago:

            Concordia University Chicago is a liberal arts-based Christian university founded in the Lutheran tradition. Through its College of Theology, Arts & Humanities, College of Business, College of Education, and College of Health, Science & Technology, Concordia-Chicago offers more than 160 areas of study in small classes taught by professors who are passionate about teaching and student success. All undergraduate and graduate degrees are fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

            Concordia University Chicago has been recognized as a College of Distinction since 2010, and is consistently ranked among the Best Regional Universities-Midwest by U.S. News & World Report. For more than a decade, combined undergraduate and graduate enrollment has exceeded 5,000 students. Concordia University Chicago is located in River Forest, 10 miles west of downtown Chicago. Learn more about our commitment to higher education, rooted in the Gospel, at

            Steadfast in Jesus Christ as revealed in the Holy Scriptures, Concordia University Chicago promotes academic rigor in its liberal arts and professional programs; grounds students in objective truth, integrity, and excellence; and practices faithfulness to the Confessional teachings of the Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod, as it forms students for vocations in church, family, and the world.

            Job Details:

            Posted Date : 2022-05-06

            Job type : Full Time

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