Director of Registration & Records/Registrar

Portland, OR 97219
$85,663 - $124,211 a year - Full-time

Portland Community College is seeking a collaborative, equity-minded leader who brings deep experience in student records management to join our community as the Director of Registration and Records / Registrar. The successful candidate will understand how to modernize and leverage technology in our operations, while centering our most marginalized students in our policy and process design to help us achieve our vision of equitable student success.

The Director of Registration and Records / Registrar serves as the official custodian of student records for our multi-campus college district, which serves over 60,000 students annually. As a key leader in Student Affairs, the Director provides oversight for registration and records policies, processes and systems, conferral of degrees and certificates, and ensures the accuracy and integrity of PCC student records. This role also serves as chief FERPA officer for the college, responsible for compliance, policy, and training for all departments at PCC. This position contributes to state, regional, and local initiatives and works with a wide range of stakeholder groups including students, staff, faculty, and external partners. The Registrar provides leadership and direct supervision for a growing team of 10, including two office assistants, two student records coordinators, and 6 graduation/transfer credit evaluators. 

This position is one of several openings at Portland Community College that will pilot a student affairs practitioner cohort model that seeks to further diversify the college’s student affairs team and advance our efforts towards achieving equitable student success. This cohort will join an educational community that values cultural competency and inclusive teaching and learning practices. Incoming student affairs professionals will be provided with mentorship, professional development, and opportunities to connect with stakeholders across the district.  For more information about Portland Community College’s commitment to equitable student success, please visit

Leadership Competencies
Advances Racial and Social Justice
Identifies systemic racism and social oppression and actively works toward their elimination; implements culturally responsive practices and processes to achieve equitable student outcomes.

Drives Vision and Purpose
Participates in the creation of and executes a vision for student-centered (flexible, multimodal, inclusive) delivery of instruction and services.

Drives Engagement
Initiate and drive authentic exploration and engagement cross-departmentally to arrive at collaborative solutions that lead to student success.

Accelerates Agility and Innovation
Analyzes systems, policies, and practices and commits to continuous program improvement through the strategic use of culturally responsive data.

Builds Partnerships
Partners to solve problems, adapts communication and approaches, supports healthy conflict, and develops strong relationships across myriad disciplines and functional areas to advance institutional goals.

Our Mission
To support student success by delivering access to quality education while advancing economic development and promoting sustainability in a collaborative culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Our Vision for Equitable Student Success
Recognizing the unique value, perspectives, strengths, and challenges of every person who comes to PCC for education, all students will achieve their academic goals through equitable support, quality instruction, clear guidance to persist, and an unwavering commitment to completion shared by the entire College community

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