Academic Records Assistant

The registrar’s office seeks an administrative assistant to support office functions and the processing of academic records. The office helps traditional and adult students with registering for classes, changing classes and fulfilling transcript requests. As the front door of the registrar’s office, the assistant engages students, faculty and staff peers, and is part of the team that bears responsibility for student data accuracy, confidentiality and integrity.


  • Strong communication and customer service skills, including the ability to engage students and colleagues graciously and professionally, even when dealing with difficult issues.
  • Solid computer skills, including competence in Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Well-developed ability to attend to detail. 
  • At least two years of relevant work or life experience in which the above qualifications have been demonstrated. Relevant educational coursework or credentials (e.g. Microsoft certificates, associate’s degree) may supplement or be substituted for experience.

Hours and Benefits:

40 hrs/week August 15 - June 15; 20 hrs/week June 16 - August 14. Eligible for full-time benefits, including health and retirement plan. 

The successful candidate will have an authentic Christian faith and support the college’s mission and identity as expressed in our Vision for LearningVision for Diversity and Statement of Christian Identity. Northwestern identifies as Reformed in commitment, evangelical in engagement and ecumenical in spirit.  We view these Christian theological perspectives as complementary and draw from the strengths of each perspective in fulfilling our mission. 

Northwestern College seeks to more fully reflect the cultural and ethnic diversity of the body of Christ in its faculty, staff, administration and students. Women and candidates from historically underrepresented groups are enthusiastically encouraged to apply.

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