Career Opportunity

Deputy Registrar, Academic


BRAC University is seeking a Deputy Registrar for its Registrar’s Office. This is an opportunity to take a senior role in the leadership and management of the academic services. The successful candidate should have substantial experience of operational management and team leadership, preferably in Higher Education; a significant knowledge base of information technology and demonstrable ability to manage data, records and database systems.

Major Responsibilities

  • Assume responsibility for student information using database system and ensure integrity of the University's academic and student record keeping
  • Maintain student enrollment records and transcripts, organize registration procedures, schedule courses and classrooms and prepare master course schedule
  • Evaluate transfer credits in consultation with relevant faculty/Chairs and facilitate student transfers
  • Ensure confidentiality in the storage, maintenance, handling, and transfer of student records
  • Interpret registration management practices to students, faculty, and other constituencies
  • Monitor developments in technology to support registration and record keeping
  • Provide input and update the Academic Bulletin and Student Handbook annually when necessary
  • Maintain the University Academic calendar
  • Understanding and proposing linkages across admissions, academic registry, scholarship and internship tracking, etc., so that the students experience an integrated and seamless transition through the University experience (from admission to graduation)
  • Problem solve, analysis and resolution of student disputes as they relate to records and registration
  • Collaborate with administrators, Deans/Chairs, faculty, IT and counselors to facilitate and improve services to students, including catalog and registration/records policy questions

Functional Responsibilities

  • Coordinates and supervises registration including classroom assignments
  • Collaborates with Information Technology and other key resources in the Academic Registry Office regarding best practices
  • Prepares, verifies and submits data to the software to keep master files current and in order
  • Supervise maintenance of student records
  • Prepare necessary reports
  • Ensure students facilitation wherever required
  • To assist Registrar in furnishing all daily applications, within three working days, regarding
  • Semester Freeze
  • Re-admission cases
  • Grade Review Cases
  • Registration or Add/Drop of defaulters and students with low CGPA
  • Semester wise summary of new intake and drop-out of students
  • Semester wise summary of Drop-out with reasons
  • Semester wise registration report
  • List of students who have not completed their programs as per the degree requirements (exceeding time limit)
  • Any other task assigned by the Registrar

Requirements

  • Master's Degree or above from a reputed University
  • At least 7 years of experience in the similar role in a reputed public or private University
  • Sound understanding of data quality and governance
  • Significant knowledge base of information technology to introduce progressive technical approaches to the provision of services and efficiencies
  • Excellent IT skills, including knowledge of the use and development of database systems
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills
  • Initiative and problem-solving skills

Job Location: BRAC University, Dhaka

We Offer:

  • Professional & multicultural working environment
  • Attractive compensation package
  • Other benefits as per BRACU policy

Application Procedure:
Application should include a statement of purpose detailing how their qualifications, skills, abilities and experience meet the specific requirements of the role, as outlined in the job circular. Interested candidates meeting the above requirements should apply online through www.bracu.ac.bd/about/get-involved by 31 July 2019. Any attempt to unethically influence the selection process will disqualify the candidate’s application.

The review of applications will begin immediately. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

BRAC University
66 Mohakhali, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh