Associate Registrar



Lake Erie College, a small, co-educational, four-year, independent liberal arts college located in Painesville, OH, 30 miles east of Cleveland, invites applications for the full-time position of associate registrar. The associate registrar is responsible for the daily management of the Registrar’s Office activities.


  • Oversees student registration.

  • Oversees independent study, individual investigation and internship registrations.

  • Responsible for classroom assignments and reservations.

  • Responsible for withdrawal processing.

  • Responsible for National Student Clearinghouse reporting.

  • Responsible for new student record creation, auditing, and maintaining current and former student records.

  • Responsible for the course schedule for all day, evening and weekend academic programs.

  • Assists with new student orientation as needed.

  • Oversees placement and waiver credit processing, including CCP, AP and CLEP credits in conjunction with the admissions transfer student coordinator.

  • Certifies degree completion:

  • Oversees the graduation application process and degree certification.

  • Processes Latin honors eligibility.

  • Creates diplomas: - Assists with the coordination and implementation of academic ceremonies in collaboration with other offices (e.g., commencements and Honors Convocation).

    - Oversees the registrar’s office assistant and student workers.

    - Assists the registrar with policy and procedure development.

    - Assists with data requests as needed.

  • SEVIS designated school official.

  • Ensures the integrity of the institution’s academic records.

  • Ensures compliance with College policies and FERPA.

  • Performs general office duties as needed, including supply ordering.

  • Serves as acting registrar in the absence of the registrar.

  • Other duties as assigned by the senior vice president for academic affairs & institutional effectiveness and the registrar.


  • Bachelor’s degree.

  • Confidentiality.

  • Prior experience with managing logistics related to registration.

  • Ability to relate to the mission of a small, independent institution like Lake Erie College.

  • Jenzabar EX experience a plus.

  • Sense of humor.

  • Ability to work effectively with a diverse student population.

  • Excellent communication, collaboration, organizational, time management and computer skills.

  • The ability to function in a fast-paced office.