Duties: Oversee the maintenance and retention of all student academic records through the development of a systematic approach for the establishment, security, storage, and retrieval of all records; plan and coordinate the scheduling of registration and graduation; audit degree plans; notify advisors and students of graduation deficiencies; verify academic standing and honors eligibility; verify accreditation of schools and universities, enter transfer credit and credit by exam on academic records; administer veteran’s certification program; process academic transcript requests; review and process changes such as reinstatements, drops, withdrawals, schedule changes, and grade changes; assist with end-of-term processes; provide students, faculty and staff accurate information to resolve issues/problems and other duties as assigned.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in business administration or related field required and three years of experience in higher education; Master’s degree preferred; knowledge of computers and software application programs, database management, basic accounting principles, and registration processes; ability to plan, organize, and coordinate activities, resources, and materials associated with the needs of the department; ability to counsel students; communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing; work independently and as a team member; learn and adhere to University policies and procedures; and comply with the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). All SAU faculty and staff demonstrate a commitment to inclusion and diversity of the University community and excellence in interpersonal behaviors and effective collaboration with colleagues. Joining the SAU family requires a commitment to our culture of Continuous Quality Improvement.
Interested candidates should send a letter of interest, current resume, and the contact information of three (3) references to HR@saumag.edu or the Office of Human Resources, Southern Arkansas University, 100 E. University, MSC 9288, Magnolia, AR 71753. AA/EOE. Non-listed references may be contacted.