Office Manager

Office Manager


The Office Manager is responsible for overseeing the traffic and document flow of the Registrar’s office. Individual must have a working knowledge of related policies and procedures and provide quality service to faculty, staff, current students, alumni and external constituencies. 


The Office Manager must be a team player actively contributing to the success of the department as a whole and be willing to work in cross-trained areas and with other departments within the University setting.

Customer Service:  Provide quality assistance to faculty, staff, current students, alumni and external constituencies in areas such as:

  • Reviewing incoming transcripts/Processing outgoing transcripts,
  • Overseeing grade entry process
  • Registration, enrollment verification, and website information;
  • Granting third party access to student records, FERPA restrictions and releases,
  • Form management
  • Faculty processing
  • Inner office traffic/telephone and email routing
  • Inner office supply purchasing

Policies and Procedures:  Understand and communicate policy and procedures related to:

  • Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act [FERPA];
  • American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers [AACRAO] records retention guidelines;
  • Catalogs, curricular requirements and policies/procedures of all schools within the University;

Special Projects:  Execute tasks in areas as assigned such as:

  • Creating organization systems throughout the office to enhance productivity and streamline office procedures
  • Proofreading, editing, and creating forms and office communications.
  • Data accuracy verification and clean-up;
  • Commencement planning and ceremonies;
  • Understand how registration and record processes integrate with and affect the processes of other University departments.


  • Must have strong attention to detail
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills
  • Be team-oriented, able to multi-task and have an orientation towards serving people; 
  • Have a working knowledge of database functions including accuracy in data entry, data reports, and word processing;
  • Be adept at handling confidential matters, have good communication skills, both orally and in writing and be able to prioritize projects based on administrative processes and academic cycle. 
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred and computer and office experience required.


CIU provides a benefits package that includes:

  • Health Plan;
  • 401(k) plan with match opportunity;
  • 100% of employee’s cost of group life insurance;
  • Long term disability insurance;
  • Vacation days, holidays, sick leave, family leave;
  • Educational benefits: tuition reduction for PreK3-Graduate.

Interested and qualified candidates will complete the CIU Employment Application on this site.

Columbia International University
University Registrar
Time Period
40 hours/12 months

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Supplemental Form and Instructions

CIU faculty positions will need to submit a curriculum vitae (CV). Once you have completed your online application, you will have an opportunity to submit a cover letter and resume.

Instructional Staff Supplement Form (PDF)

Ben Lippen Employment Application (PDF)

BLS Online Studies Adjunct Application

If you are applying for a Ben Lippen position and are unable to download the Ben Lippen application, please contact Human Resources at or 1-800-777-2227 ext. 5009.