Assistant Vice Provost and University Registrar

Assistant Vice Provost and University Registrar


The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill seeks an experienced, strategic, and collaborative leader to serve as Assistant Vice Provost and University Registrar.  Reporting to the Vice Provost for Enrollment and Undergraduate Admissions, this senior academic and administrative officer leads the Office of the University Registrar (OUR).  The OUR advances the mission of the University by maintaining the integrity, privacy, and utility of student education records and by collaborating with colleagues to design and implement policies, procedures, systems, and reports that enhance learning and teaching and foster success and completion for all students.  The ideal candidate is an entrepreneurial, technically savvy leader whose strengths include building teams and partnerships, and advancing cultural change that supports student success.


UNC-Chapel Hill, the nation’s first public university to enroll and graduate students, is a global higher education leader known for innovative teaching, quality research, and public service. A member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), UNC-Chapel Hill regularly ranks as the best value for academic quality in U.S. public higher education. Now in its third century, the University offers 78 bachelor’s degree programs, 112 master’s programs, 68 programs at the doctoral level, and seven professional degree programs through 14 schools and the College of Arts and Sciences. U.S. News and World Report currently ranks UNC-Chapel Hill #5 among all public universities in the United States and #30 among all universities nationally.


Desired qualifications include outstanding leadership, team-building, and decision-making skills, a vision of the role that technology and data analysis can play in fostering academic excellence and student success, and a deeply held and demonstrated commitment to academic integrity, opportunity, affordability, and diversity.  The successful candidate will demonstrate strong leadership skills in project planning, problem solving, and analyzing and helping to shape and implement policy.  Trustworthiness, approachability, exemplary communication abilities, and a history or working collaboratively with, influencing, and building consensus are also essential for success in the AVP and University Registrar role.


An advanced degree is required; seven to ten years of progressive management experience in Registration and Student Records and/or Enrollment Management is preferred.


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Applications, expressions of interest, and nominations should be sent to Beth Schaefer and Melissa Trotta, Ed.D., at


The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.