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Degree Conferral Administrator

POSITION:               Degree Conferral Administrator

DEPARTMENT:      Office of the University Registrar

PRIMARY FUNCTION:
Responsible for coordination of registration functions to support the Registrar.  Oversee and ensure accurate records in regards to curriculum changes and advising worksheets and degree conferral. Uphold the integrity of the University policies and procedures established by the administration and faculty. Support the academic vision and mission of the University. Serve as a faculty and student advocate about problem resolution in regards to completion of degree requirements.

REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor’s Degree required.  Three to five years of higher education experience. Organizational and strong analytical skills required.  Excellent verbal and written communication skills are necessary.  The candidate must possess high integrity and ethics.  A positive student success oriented attitude is needed for the position.  Flexible hours – occasional evening and Saturday hours.                 

DUTIES:                   

  1. Maintain strict confidentiality of all student records and adhere to the requirements of FERPA.
  2. Assist with Athletic certification
  3. Responsible for reviewing discrepancies in student transcript records.    
  4. Provide students and faculty the opportunity to discuss issues and concerns and participate in problem solving.
  5. Prepare graduation lists for the academic schools and various academic reports.
  6. Coordinate diploma ordering for completed degrees for student receipt.
  7. Commencement planning and oversee Graduation Fair.
  8. Assist academic departments with new student registration process.
  9. Assist students to reenter University and complete academic program in regards to incomplete degree requirements.
  10. Coordinates as appropriate with deans, department chairs, staff, and faculty members.
  11. Assists with student registration process during peak scheduling.
  12. Serves on various University committees to represent the Registrar’s Office.
  13. Coordinates with academic center for student success in regards to degree conferral and commencement ceremony.
  14. Processing of records for advanced standing evaluation.
  15. Performs degree audits and degree conferral for student completing degree requirements.
  16. Coordination of graduation applications and supervision of student workers in file organization.
  17. Records and manages student leave of absence process.
  18. Manages PCHE cross registration student process and data collection.
  19. Coordination of study abroad transfer credits and records.
  20. Other projects as assigned.

Qualified applicants should forward a cover letter and resume via email to HROffice@pointpark.edu (preferred) or mail to:  
Point Park University
Human Resources Office
201 Wood Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

When responding via email please reference - DEGREE CONFERRAL ADMINISTRATOR - in the subject line.

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NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.
  Due to the high volume of resumes received, Point Park University will not be able to respond to inquiries regarding the status of your resume. If we determine that your skills and experience match the position requirements, we will contact you to discuss the opportunity further. If you do not hear from us, we encourage you to revisit our website at www.pointpark.edu for the status of the position and future opportunities. 

 

Point Park University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.