University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee — Registrar

UWM and Milwaukee have it all. Join the UWM family and the Milwaukee community and grow professionally and personally in your career and life. As the most diverse institution in the University of Wisconsin System, we’re a learning destination for nearly 26,000 students. First-generation college students arrive here straight from high school, or years later – after starting families, changing careers or serving in the military. We make learning accessible at every age, stage of life and location. At UWM, we all share the motivation to learn and to excel. We value unique perspectives and possess the talent and desire to nurture ideas that make global impact. The comforts and connections of a major metropolitan city meet the resources and expertise of a world-class research institution at UW-Milwaukee.

Reporting to the Chief Enrollment Officer, the University Registrar has the overall responsibility for directing the administration and management of the Registrar’s Office. The individual in this position will guide staff in the Registrar’s Office in the planning and delivery of programs providing essential curricular and records services to students, faculty, staff and other administrative offices and provide direction and leadership for implementation and enforcement of UW-Milwaukee and UW System academic policy and procedures.

As a key leadership team member of the Division of Enrollment Management, the University Registrar will provide strong leadership consistent with the mission and strategic enrollment goals of the institution. The University Registrar must be a visionary leader committed to creating systems of positive, seamless and knowledgeable communication and constituency service ; implementing and enforcing institutional, professional, and legal policies, standards and regulations; enhancing services in response to faculty and student needs; and employing emerging technology to enhance the efficiency, convenience, accuracy, and effectiveness of services in support of the University’s enrollment management and planning process.

Minimum Qualifications

  • A masters degree
  • 6+ years of related work experience
  • Progressive responsibility in a Registrar’s Office or closely related enrollment management unit.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong interpersonal skills and a demonstrated ability to work with a variety of internal and external constituencies.
  • Demonstrated commitment to customer service and student success.
  • Demonstrated ability to be solution-oriented, creative and innovative.
  • Effective communication (verbal and written).
  • Demonstrated project management skills.
  • Excellent analytical skills with experience in data analysis and reporting.
  • Experience at a multi-campus university.
  • Fluency using and understanding of information technology.
  • Demonstrated capability of researching and analyzing system solutions to administrative problems as they relate student success.

Applicants must apply online directly to University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee at . Interested parties may also contact the Chair of the UWM Search and Screen Committee, Bob Meyer, at 414-367-7418 or send an email to

This is a continuous recruitment with the initial screening of candidates to begin on July 15, 2019. Applications received after July 14, 2019 may not receive consideration.