GA, Office of the University Registrar - Academic Services

Graduate Assistantship

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  • Master's Students
monetization_on$12,000 ($6,000 per term)
Start/End Dates: 
8/30/2022 to 5/13/2023
Division: 
Higher Education

Contact Information

Bethany Robblee-Schell, Sr. Assistant University Registrar

221 Franklin Building
3451 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
215.898.6636

Job Description

Site Information

As part of Student Registration and Financial Services (SRFS), the Office of the University Registrar (OUR) supports students and departments during registration, reserves classrooms for courses and academic events, schedules final exams, records and reports enrollment and final grades, issues transcripts, and verifies enrollment and degrees.

The Office of the University Registrar’s normal business hours are Monday through Friday from 9am to 5pm.

Job Description

The graduate assistant shall perform various administrative duties in support of the OUR and will work collaboratively with assigned staff across the department on multiple projects. This position works primarily on tasks related to academic services, including data collection and entry. Additional tasks related to other areas of the department such as catalog, curriculum,
scheduling or data analysis may be assigned on an as needed basis. This position deals with highly sensitive student information. As such, discretion and professionalism are essential to this position. The graduate assistant will be required to complete FERPA training and sign confidentiality forms in order to access student records.

Preferred Qualifications

·      Strong interest in working in student services

·      Ability to work in a fast-paced, complex environment

·      Ability to work collaboratively with staff, faculty and students without a high level of supervision

·      Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and written communications skills

·      Demonstrates professionalism and cultural competence

·      Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe

·      Knowledge and understanding of university policy and federal laws regarding privacy of student information and educational records

·      Experience in higher education, especially working in a student information system a plus

Skills needed for, or learned through, this opportunity

• Strong interest in working in student services • Ability to work in a fast-paced, complex environment • Ability to work collaboratively with staff, faculty and students without a high level of supervision • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and written communications skills • Demonstrates professionalism and cultural competence • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe • Knowledge and understanding of university policy and federal laws regarding privacy of student information and educational records • Experience in higher education, especially working in a student information system a plus

Application Instructions

Please forward resume and cover letter, including contact information, to Bethany Robblee-Schell at bschell@upenn.edu and Amanda Bauer at amanda01@upenn.edu. Interviews will be conducted via phone and/or video conferencing.

File Attachments: 

File Robblee-Schell & Bauer, Grad Asst Position.docx
This opportunity is part of the Penn GSE Higher Education Graduate Assistantship Program.