Academic Program Specialist, Office of the Registrar



Position name

Academic Program Specialist, Office of the Registrar

Key and functional tasks of the Department

The Office of the Registrar is the Academic department of the University responsible for the student database along with the organization and monitoring of the educational process.

Key and functional tasks of the position

·        Interaction with Schools/structural units of NU concerning questions which are required in their competence;

·        Gathering data in regards to academic scheduling and registration from Schools;

·        Organization, implementation and control of registration for courses at pre/post registration periods;

·        Gathering data and development of undergraduate final exam schedule;

·        Identification of functional and system requirements;

·        Coordination with system developers and testing Registrar system;

·        Updating and managing room allocation and reservation module;

·        Processing of course registration forms;

·        Working with other areas of the Office as needed;

·        Other tasks as assigned by Supervisor.


Minimum Bachelor’s degree in IT – Master’s degree a plus

Required professional experience 

·        Experience in data gathering and identifying requirements for developing educational database software;

·        Experience in developing user interfaces;

·        Experience in working with databases;

·        Work experience in Higher Education is a plus.

Professional competence and personal qualities

·        Strong analytical skill;

·        Management skills;

·        Ability to work with diverse groups of people;

·        Decision making skill;

·        Goal setting and planning skill;

·        Ability to work in a team;

·        Ability to work under stress;

·        Ability to work effectively under tight deadlines.

Proficiency in languages

Fluent English, Russian, and Kazakh

Computer Literacy

MS Access, SQL, Oracle

Deadline for CV

Until position is filled.