Capital University
  • Columbus, OH, USA
  • Full Time

Capital University offers a rich benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, retirement, family education benefits, short-term and long-term disability, life and critical illness insurance and free parking.

Under the supervision of the University Registrar, the Assistant Registrar - Operations is responsible for the general operation of the registrar's office and management of the graduation process, communication to students, faculty and administration in regard to graduation and commencement, maintaining students' individual degree audits, and management of diploma distribution to alumni. This position will communicate and work with outside vendors and assist with the payment requisition process. This position will also assist with registration, grade verification, and performing other office tasks as needed.

Offers some hybrid work flexibility (up to 1 day per week remote work).


  • Manages the degree conferral process and serves as the liaison between the Registrar's Office and other university administrators, staff, and faculty regarding the commencement and degree conferral process.
  • Generates statistical data reports related to commencement.
  • Maintains and interprets procedures related to degree audit within University policies, and oversees exceptions to degree, signature learning, major, and minor requirements.
  • Works with various offices to create the academic calendar and provide guidance to the registrar's office on process flow.
  • Continually improve processes and workflows to create more efficient systems, and creates and/or maintains registrar-related forms when necessary.
  • Assists other specialists with office tasks during peak periods.
  • Supports cross-training within the office when needed.


  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience is required.
  • One (1) year of experience in admissions, registration, student services, or a related field.
  • At least two (2) years prior experience in an office setting serving the public with professional and courteous qualities.
  • Knowledge of graduation and commencement processes.
  • Knowledge of Higher Education Registrar software such as Ellucian Colleague.
  • Excellent facility in using Microsoft Office Suite, including Word and Excel, and ability to use related office equipment.
  • Ability to handle sensitive information and maintain confidentiality; Working knowledge of FERPA.
  • Ability to communicate and effectively interact with people across cultures and worldviews, both individually and as part of a team, and to respond effectively to sensitive inquiries or complaints.
  • Success managing multiple priorities under tight deadlines, establishing goals and priorities, and demonstrating personal initiative working without close supervision.
  • Professional written and oral communication skills. Ability to effectively present information to a wide range of constituents.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

Capital University requires all employees in all positions to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before the first day of employment. If hired, you will be required to provide proof of having the full COVID-19 vaccination OR file and be granted approval for a valid religious or medical exemption. If you have any concerns regarding compliance with this requirement, you will need to discuss your concerns with Capital University's HR Department after you receive an offer of employment. Capital University does not require applicants to discuss vaccination status prior to receipt of an offer of employment and complies with all applicable laws requiring reasonable accommodation.

Capital University is committed to increasing the diversity of the Capital community and curriculum. This commitment includes Capital's dedication to the development of faculty and staff who are committed to inclusive practices in teaching, learning, working and all other campus and community interactions. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are particularly encouraged to apply.

For more information on Capital University, visit our website at

Capital University offers a rich benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, retirement, family education benefits, short-term and long-term disability, life insurance and free parking.

Capital University is an equal opportunity employer, and supports a diverse and inclusive campus community. Capital University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, religion, sex, gender, age, disability, veteran status, or other characteristics protected by the law.

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