Associate Registrar

Office of Registrar & Records

Blackburn College, a unique four-year liberal arts college with a student-managed work program located in Carlinville, IL, seeks applications for an Associate Registrar.  The successful candidate will hold strong communication, and critical thinking skills while demonstrating excellent customer service towards students and colleagues.  The Associate Registrar works with the Registrar to maintain and ensure the quality and integrity of student, course, and degree audit records; maintain transfer equivalencies; develop the schedule of classes and the college catalog; and support the college’s academic mission.  The Associate Registrar, in conjunction with the Registrar, oversees and trains student workers to maximize the Work Program experience.  The successful candidate will be comfortable with technology and eager to learn and become expert in the student information system software that houses the college’s academic data. 

Bachelor’s degree  is required; master’s degree or experience in higher education registrar office and a bachelor’s degree preferred. The successful candidate must be willing to work occasional weekends or evenings and be able to work effectively as part of a team of staff, students, and faculty members.  Essential attributes for this position include comfort and a willingness to learn new technology, and eagerness to work with students, especially with student workers in the records office, and attention to detail.  

Blackburn College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and seeks to build an inclusive community that can engage the interests of a diverse population.  We are committed to fostering, cultivating, and sustaining a culture that reflects the diversity of our country, and as such we particularly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups such as women, people of color, LGBTQ+, veterans, and those with disabilities.

Please send a letter of application addressing the above expectations including a description of what diversity means to you and how you cultivate it in the Registrar Office, a resume or CV, a statement of philosophy for an effective Registrar Office, and the names/addresses/telephone numbers/email addresses of three to five references to: Human Resources, Blackburn College, 700 College Ave., Ludlum 215, Carlinville, IL  62626 or email Employment-based immigration sponsorship is not offered for this position.  Phone calls or walk-ins not accepted.  Review of applications will continue until the position is filled; review of candidates will begin December 9th.

Blackburn College is located in Carlinville, Illinois, a small rural community between Springfield, IL and St. Louis, MO and has been called one of the “Best Small Towns in America.” It is the seat of Macoupin County and is within an easy drive to St. Louis, Missouri, and Springfield, Illinois.