Registrar/Database Manager

Job Level
Mid-level position
Job Category
Manager / Supervisor
  • Systems / Operations
Job Status
Areas of Responsibility
  • Registrar
  • Data / Database

The Elisabeth Morrow School, a two-year-old through eighth-grade independent school in Englewood, NJ, seeks a Registrar/Database Manager to join our technology department and support multiple systems and offices. This position reports to the Director of Technology starting July 1, 2020. This position will be integral to all registrar duties across our campus. This position will also analyze our databases for issues and work to improve the consistency of data across all databases. This position will work collaboratively with database users in the Enrollment Management Office, the Business Office, the Advancement Office, and our three divisions.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Previous experience as a school registrar and database manager

  • Strong Proficiency with Google Apps and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)

  • Interest in creating greater efficiencies in our data systems

  • Ability to formulate and enforce business practices to create uniformity and consistency of data

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Registrar will

    • Oversee all aspects of our SIS/LMS, Blackbaud’s Educational Management Solutions (formerly OnCampus and On Record)

    • Facilitate and monitor entry and maintenance of academic information including courses, activities, grades, etc.

    • Support divisional offices with annual tasks such as academic year calendar set-up, end-of-period updates, scheduling, and the preparation and publishing of report cards and transcripts

    • Support divisional administrators and staff in increasing the use of our SIS/LMS including conduct, learning profiles and official notes

    • Support multiple managers within Blackbaud’s Education Management Solutions

    • Adjust student records as needed, including but not limited to adjusting family relationships, updating contact information, editing enrollment years

    • Work with Enrollment Office to move new students into SIS/LMS

    • Create queries and lists to be used by employees as needed

    • Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor

  • Database Manager will

    • Supports the community with user account creation and access in conjunction with the technology team

    • Regularly contribute to the creation and maintenance of the School’s database documentation

    • Support users and the transition of data between systems including in our integrated Blackbaud databases, Ravenna and TADS

    • Collaboratively envision the School’s long-term database integration and assess the needs and capacity to meet that integration

    • Understand the data flow between data systems and applications and work with the vendors and end-users to troubleshoot integration issues

    • Create queries and maximizing the effectiveness of community outreach as needed by multiple offices

    • Maintain the integrity of the database systems by completing regular maintenance

    • Set up labels, reports, and exports for employees and parents

    • Coordinate updates to constituent data in multiple systems

    • Maintain relationships with customer service for school systems as needed

    • Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor

Job Qualifications

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree

  • Substantial experience as a registrar in lower grades; experience with database or records management; Experience with Blackbaud databases desirable

  • High proficiency with technology including Google Apps, educational databases including SIS/LMS experience

  • Strong orientation to customer service

  • Strong written and oral communication, attention to detail, problem-solving ability, and organizational skills


The Elisabeth Morrow School is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to sex, race, color, religion, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation or marital status. We seek candidates who will add to the diversity of our school community. The Elisabeth Morrow School is located 10 minutes from Manhattan.

How to Apply

Qualified candidates should email a cover letter and resume to No phone calls, please. Please send cover letter and resume.