Office Of The Registrar

OFFICE OF THE REGISTRAR

Overview

The Registrar is the administrator in charge of maintaining official student records and class enrollment. Performing the dual role of a Chief Administrative Officer and Secretary to the University’s Council, the Registrar is the receiver of all the University’s correspondences. Hierarchically, the Office of the Registrar sits under the Vice-Chancellor and oversees the day-to-day administration and management of the University.

Roles/Responsibilities

Roles of the Registrar

  • Overall Administrative Officer
  • Acts as secretary to Council as well as the secretary to the various committees of the University Council.
  • Chief Operating Officer
  • Works under the Vice-Chancellor
  • Take custody of the seal and affix it to documents in accordance with the directions given by the Council;
  • Take custody of all legal documents and records of Accra Technical University.
  • Any other duties that may be assigned from time to time by the Vice-Chancellor and other enactments.

Responsibilities of the Registrar
The Registrar coordinates and supervises the university’s administrative machinery, specifically in matters relating to the following:

  • General administration
  • Staff recruitment, placement, and separation;
  • Staff welfare;
  • Legal and statutory issues; and
  • Academic Affairs;
  • University relations; etc.

The Registrar is supported by a variety of administrators and professional staffs (Deputy Registrars and Senior Assistant Registrars) who hold the various departments of the office and service committees and the boards of the university.

Administrative Directorates

About the Registrar

Having served as the Registrar of Takoradi Technical University from 2012 to 2019, Mrs. Sylvia Oppong Mensah is a seasoned professional with over 15 years of experience in higher education administration. She is adept at coordinating and facilitating the seamless functioning of administrative structures.

She is a PhD student with a Master of Public Administration degree from the University of Ghana, Legon and a Bachelor of Religious Studies and Classics degree, and a Diploma in Education certificate from the University of Cape Coast. She obtained her Ordinary and Advanced Level certificates at Holy Child School, Cape Coast.

She is a member of the Institute of Directors, Ghana. Her passion for women rights advocacy has seen her spearhead several influential women-interest programmes that have yielded positive outcomes. She is a Christian – a Presbyterian and a member of the Western Region Bible Society of Ghana.