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, this position is responsible for managing the registration and transfer evaluation processes. The Assistant Registrar ensures the development and management of the transfer credit process according to university policies, including timely articulation and evaluation of transfer credit and the creation of course equivalencies using the Student Information System (Ellucian Colleague) and TES/Transferology. This position coordinates with deans, department chairs, directors, and University staff in other offices to create and maintain course equivalencies, and facilitates credit evaluation-related projects. This position will oversee all student registration-related activities including coordinating the registrar-related activities of orientation. Collaborates with financial aid, student accounts, and other offices to support VA certification of all VA students using educational benefits, attaining certification as a School Certifying Official (SCO). Offers some hybrid work flexibility (up to 1 day per week remote work).


  • Manages the transfer equivalency review process and TES/Transferology in coordination with various departments. Effectively communicates with students, faculty, and staff about transfer credit, College, and University policies.
  • Ensures that transfer work is evaluated consistently and accurately throughout the University in coordination with deans/department chairs.
  • Uses judgment, interprets and applies university policy to accurately assess and enter all external credits (transfer, AP, IB, etc.) into the Student Information System and updates student degree audits.
  • Facilitates an effective student registration process for new and continuing students, and coordinates registrar-related activities for new-student orientation. Collaborates with other college and university offices to resolve student registration and record problems.
  • Manages consortium and third-party agreements.
  • Collaborates with financial aid, student accounts, and other offices to support VA certification of all VA students eligible for the GI Bill.
  • Interviews, hires, trains and manages student workers.
  • Supports cross-training and other specialists 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 College Source TES and Transferology products.
  • 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.
  • Desirable: Past experience as a School Certifying Official (SCO) for VA educational benefits.

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.

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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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