Jacob Jones is the Assistant University Registrar over Catalog and Schedule at the University of Alabama. He has almost five years of experience in Academic Scheduling and Course Inventory/Catalog Management.
In his role as Assistant University Registrar he has helped lead the University of Alabama from a strongly decentralized culture to a culture which is much more centralized. He and his team now schedule more than 50% of all 8,000+ main campus sections at the University of Alabama using Astra’s Optimization Module. He has also seen and been the team lead for the implementation of an online course inventory management system and an online catalog management system. Jacob serves as a liaison member of the Academic Space and Schedule Committee at the University of Alabama where scheduling policies are reviewed, debated, and revised regularly.