Principal Registration Clerk

Posting Date 3 days ago(2/14/2018 5:12 PM)
Job ID
Employee Classification
1199 Union
Office of the Registrar - Midtown Center
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Campus : Location
US-NY-Beren- Lexington & 33rd St


Founded in 1886, Yeshiva University (YU) has a strong tradition of combining Jewish scholarship with academic excellence and achievement in the liberal arts, sciences, medicine, law, business, social work, Jewish studies, education, psychology, and more.  


We are a leading global educational institution that employs over 2,000 people across our various campus locations -- Wilf Campus, Beren Campus, Brookdale Center, Resnick Campus in the Bronx, the Gruss Institute in Jerusalem, the Boys High School in Manhattan and the Girls High School in Queens. From the distinguished faculty who teach here, to the dedicated staff, we work to fulfill our mission: to “bring wisdom to life” through all that we teach, by all that we do and for all those we serve.  We seek to attract and retain engaged and committed individuals who contribute to an exciting working environment, where there is a sense of community and belonging, balanced with a significant cross section of people from diverse backgrounds working and studying together.


The University offers an excellent compensation package, and a broad range of employee benefit plans, including immediate participation in the University’s retirement plan. Staff members are typically eligible for four weeks paid vacation each year and a shuttle to nearby subway locations.


This is an 1199 union position.


  • Process registration and changes of program on the computer
  • Answer phones, provide basic information with screening and routing of calls
  • File, as required
  • Perform basic secretarial duties, including word processing
  • Maintain student information on the computer and student transcripts
  • Assist students at the counter
  • Handle inquiries regarding graduates and former students
  • Process transcripts and checks for financial clearance
  • Process leaves of absence and name change forms
  • Process transfer credit evaluations
  • Post grades onto student records
  • Set up appointments for Assistant or Associate Registrar, as required
  • Process loan certifications
  • Prepare class and grade rosters and distributes to Deans and faculty
  • Generate and distribute computer reports, as needed
  • Process the course schedule for registration on the computer, including maintenance of the course master
  • Process grades and grade changes
  • Post degrees awarded and issue letters of rejection
  • Distribute grade rosters to faculty
  • Research and prepare report information for Registrar and Dean's Office
  • Prepare correspondence, as needed for supervisor
  • Provide routine guidance of others as to job duties
  • Perform other related duties as assigned


Experience and Educational Background:

  • High School Diploma
  • 4 years of previous office experience in positions of increasing responsibilities is required

Skills and Competencies:

  • Superior interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of Registrar's office procedures
  • Skilled in record keeping and data entry
  • Must work accurately under pressure
  • Must be able to work with a minimum of supervision


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