Academic Registrar Job no: 555872
Work type: Full time - Fixed term/Contract
Categories: Executive

RMIT is a global university of technology, design and enterprise. As one of Australia's original educational institutions, RMIT University now has approximately 83,000 students. RMIT's mission is to help shape the world through research, innovation, teaching and engagement, and to create transformative experiences for students, preparing them for life and work.

This position presents an outstanding opportunity for a committed and dynamic education specialist to join a new executive leadership team tasked with transforming the critical components of the contemporary student experience.

Reporting to the Deputy Vice Chancellor Education and Vice President, the Academic Registrar has responsibility for all aspects of student and academic administration, including: admissions and assessment; enrolment of domestic students; records; student complaints and grievances; student information systems and student processes and student fees.

The Academic Registrar provides a foundational capability that underpins the University's legal, operational and reputational framework. It is a position that demands strong problem-solving skills and a capacity to work across boundaries. The Registrar leads a complex, multi-skilled group of professional and administrative staff. The successful applicant will be responsible for overseeing the University's compliance, governance and regulatory requirements in relation to student and academic administration and for ensuring that the Academic Registrar Group is innovative, high performing, responsive and customer focused.

The University is seeking inspirational, experienced candidates with excellent commercial, financial, change management and communication skills.

As a successful candidate, you will bring energy, ideas and the ability to foster a culture of collaboration, innovation and continuous improvement. You will have a powerful and well-demonstrated commitment to the student experience. You will have extensive knowledge and experience in a large service and customer-oriented regulatory environment, together with a history of getting the best out of student/customer management systems. The role also requires the ability to develop processes and policies that add value to the University's strategic goals.

For a confidential discussion or to request a copy of the Candidate Information Booklet, please contact KPMG Executive Search and Selection's Betty Kuras on +61 3 9288 5681. Applications should be submitted by email to: [email protected], quoting reference number 10573 by COB on 19 th November 2016.


Application close: 19 Nov 2016 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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