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Assistant Registrar, Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management

Cornell University
Job Location:
Ithaca, New York

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Our College:

Leading at the intersection of people, business, and technology, the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business is one of the most comprehensive business schools in the nation and includes many areas of expertise not found in any other leading institution. The college is comprised of the university's three accredited business schools, each of which is recognized as among the best in higher education: the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management, and the School of Hotel Administration. Our academic research; industry and community engagement; and undergraduate, graduate, and professional degree programs all reflect the future of business: flexible, collaborative, and cross-disciplinary. The college community includes 244 research faculty, 44,000 alumni, and nearly 3,300 undergraduate, professional, and graduate students. The SC Johnson College of Business has an unparalleled resource base from which to draw-within the college, Cornell Tech in New York City, and Cornell University broadly.

Our Team:

As part of the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business, the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management (JGSM) at Cornell University continues to transform graduate business education to better prepare graduates for success in tomorrow's business world. Johnson provides cutting-edge learning experiences that immerse students sooner and deeper in their chosen fields. As an integral part of the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business, Johnson students can access the full power of educational and research opportunities across the university to reach deeper competency in their industries and areas of interest. Johnson offers seven different MBA programs, spanning the U.S., Canada, Latin America, Mexico, and China, and is home to award-winning faculty and research.

Student Services serves as an essential nexus between Johnson's students and its faculty and staff and, in that, oversees all aspects of the student experience. This encompasses Student Services, the Registrar's Office, and Student Activities & Events.

This Position:

The Assistant Registrar for the Johnson School serves as the key liaison between the Weill-Johnson Executive MBA/MS Healthcare Leadership Program, the Johnson MPS Management Program, the Johnson Cornell Tech MBA, and the Registrar's Office located in Ithaca, NY. The incumbent will collaborate with Program Directors, Coordinators, and Student Services staff from each program to develop and maintain degree audit processes, oversee course and class scheduling in university and internal systems, ensure ongoing student registration and enrollments, handle student submitted petitions, process rulings from the Faculty Academic Committees, oversee student enrollment in all identified program courses, and process incoming students' matriculation status. In addition, the Assistant Registrar will collect, compile, and produce reports on each program's student matriculation and registration status, class enrollments, class term scheduling, and academic progress of students each month for Registrar and Program Directors' review.

The Assistant Registrar will compile and deliver key reports to Program Directors on class grade tracking and provide feedback on and recommendations regarding overdue grades and other academic issues pertaining to program faculty administrative requirements. This position will also represent Registrar and Student Academic Services at meetings specific to the MPS, Cornell Tech and Weill-Johnson programs. It is critical that the incumbent disseminates sensitive and confidential information regarding student records in accordance with university and college policies and FERPA regulations.

Required Qualifications:

  • Associates Degree with 4 to 6 years of experience.
  • Working knowledge of MS Excel, MS Word, MS Outlook.
  • Strong communication skills; must be able to effectively prepare written memos/emails and handle confidential information.
  • Excellent customer service skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Cornell's Student Records System (PeopleSoft) and Salesforce systems.
  • Strong interest in learning and/or current understanding of office technology and their applications in higher educational setting.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced academic environment.
  • Familiarity with Cornell University policies and procedures.

Rewards & Benefits at Cornell:

This position is full-time and are eligible for benefits. Cornell has been nationally recognized as an award-winning workplace for our health, wellbeing, sustainability and diversity initiatives. Cornell's key benefits include:

  • Health Care - Several plan options for medical, dental, prescription drug, and vision care coverage.
  • Generous Paid Time Off & Leave Provisions with flexible work options - This includes vacation time, health and personal time, holidays, and parental leave.
  • Retirement Plans - Employees are eligible for the 403(b) College and University Retirement Plan
  • Education - Options include the Employee Degree Program, taking classes to enrich your career skills, New York's 529 College Savings Program, and Cornell Children's Tuition Scholarship.

To explore the full range of Cornell Employee Benefits further follow the link: Cornell Benefits.

If interested in applying we highly encourage you to include a cover letter in your application so we can better understand your interest in the position. No visa sponsorship or relocation assistance is available for this position.

University Job Title:

Student Services Asst V

Job Family:

Student Services



Pay Rate Type:




Contact Name:

Leanna Caloras

Number of Openings:


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  • Prior relevant work or industry experience.

  • Education level to the extent education is relevant to the position.

  • Unique applicable skills.

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