Assistant Registrar

Applications are being accepted for the position of Assistant Registrar. This position works with the Registrar, Dean’s office and academic departments to prepare the course schedule; coordinates the registration process; coordinates and assigns classroom space; responds to student and faculty questions, explaining regulations and procedures, interpreting the Catalogue, and providing necessary forms and petitions; prepares and submits reports as required for internal and external purposes; and maintains the registrar’s office website.

Cornell College: Cornell College is a nationally ranked, highly selective undergraduate liberal arts college of 1,200 students distinguished by its One Course At A Time curriculum. One Course At A Time offers unparalleled academic rigor and focus, flexibility for experiential study, and highly personalized mentoring—attracting a diverse student body that is intellectually curious, academically motivated, adventurous, and passionate. Cornell is one of 40 colleges featured in “Colleges That Change Lives,” was identified by the New York Times as one of 20 "stealth powerhouse" colleges, and is one of only 270 colleges in the United States to host an active chapter of Phi Beta Kappa. Founded in 1853, Cornell was the first campus named entirely to the National Historic Register. It is located in the picturesque town of Mount Vernon, Iowa– a town distinguished by its vibrant local art scene and recognized by Frommer’s as one of "America's Coolest Small Towns.”

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree preferred. Three to five years of related experience preferred.

Preferred Skills: Knowledge of student records maintenance and registration processes in higher education. Ability to communicate effectively and work collaboratively with diverse internal and external constituencies, in person as well as via email or phone. Excellent organizational skills, with attention to details and deadlines. Software and computer skills, including word processing, data entry, database management, and demonstrated abilities with database/spreadsheet software (Excel and MS Access) and website maintenance. Commitment to maintaining confidentiality. Fine finger movement is required for typing, word processing and filing, as well as reaching and grasping.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. To apply, submit cover letter, resume and names and contact information of three references to:

Vickie Farmer, Director of Human Resources

Email (preferred):

Mail:  Cornell College

          Attn: Human Resources

          600 First Street SW

          Mount Vernon, IA 52314

Cornell is an AA/EO employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. Cornell complies with Iowa’s Smoke Free Air Act. Cornell utilizes E-Verify and requires satisfactory completion of a background check.