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Institutional Support (Bursar)
Position Number:
Hiring Unit:
VP Budget & Finance/CFO, Financial Management Office
Date Posted:
March 17, 2017
Closing Date:
April 04, 2017
Full Time/Part Time:
Full Time

Other Conditions:
Appropriated funds. Position to begin approximately May 2017.
Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Plans and directs University-wide activities for student financial services, cash management, cashiering and collections, and student tuition, fee and loan receivables and eCommerce systems. Provides support to all campus cashier's offices.
  2. Ensures that University operations conform with applicable federal, state laws, banking industry regulations and University policies and procedures, as well as with accepted professional accounting and fiscal management principles and practices.
  3. Directs the design, development of university-wide policies, implementation and analysis of policies, operating procedures and practices to establish and maintain fiscal and operational safeguards to ensure prudent fiscal management and operations.
  4. Directs the development, establishment and maintenance of system-wide functional user policies and procedures for the student accounts receivable & fee assessment modules of the student information system.
  5. Directs the design, development of functional user requirements for interfaces between the student information system student accounts receivable module and other university information systems for financial management, human resources, eCommerce, etc.
  6. Manages all student related accounts receivable including student loans, assisting students in understanding and managing their financial obligations to the university and coordinating and referring as appropriate to various academic support units.
  7. Supervises, trains, and evaluates subordinate administrative staff performing various functions within the Bursar's Office that includes Cashier's Office, Student Loan Collection, and other Specialists.
  8. Keeps University administration apprised of student receivable status and engages the administration for collection efforts.
  9. Engages and monitors the effectiveness of external agencies for the collection of outstanding receivables (e.g. tuition, fees, and student loans).
  10. Recommends amendments to Board of Regents policy governing student finances. Recommends legislative amendments on laws pertaining to student finances.
  11. Serves from time to time on special committees as requested on an ad hoc basis. Resolves student tuition, fee and loan collection disputes with students.
  12. Responsible for internal and external audits including financial statement and A-133 compliance audits. Directs the preparation of reports, analyses and special studies relating to University tuition, fees, loans, and receivables.
  13. Other duties as assigned
Minimum Qualifications
  1. Possession of a baccalaureate degree in Business Administration with course work in financial and cost accounting and 8 years of progressively responsible professional experience with responsibilities for cash management, cashiering and collections, of which 3 years must be in a supervisory capacity in financial or accounting management; or any equivalent combination of education and/or professional work experience which provides the required education, knowledge, skills and abilities as indicated.
  2. Extensive knowledge of innovative and state-of-the-art principles, concepts and principles, emerging theories, the current federal and state laws and associated rules, regulations and interpretations and systems associated with cash management, cashiering and collections, student receivables, and eCommerce systems.
  3. Demonstrated ability to develop short- and long-term plans of actions, understand problems from a broad perspective, use unconventional reasoning to discern broad underlying principles and issues when problem solving.
  4. Demonstrated written and verbal mastery in presenting ideas, theories, issues and models clearly and accurately using persuasion and negotiation to build consensus and cooperation and provide long-term direction and leadership.
  5. Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external organizations, groups and individuals.
  6. Demonstrated ability to operate a personal computer and apply word processing software.
  7. For supervisory work, demonstrated ability to lead subordinates, manage work priorities and projects, and manage employee relations.
  8. Demonstrated ability to develop short- and long-term plans of actions, understand problems from a broad perspective and use conventional and unconventional reasoning to discern underlying principles and issues to create innovative solutions.
  9. Knowledge of electronic cash management systems and cash handling principles, methodology and practices.
  10. Knowledge of accounts receivable principles, methodology and practices.
  11. Knowledge of customer service standards and procedures.
Desirable Qualifications
  1. Master's degree in business or public administration.
  2. Experience in fiscal management and administration, cost accounting at a university or college.
  3. Experience using SunGard Higher Education (SHE) Banner student information system.

To Apply:
This is an apply2workatuh recruitment and requires an apply2workatuh user account to upload the required documents. Please go to: (cut and paste to your browser) to submit your interest in applying for this position. Application requirements include: 1) Cover letter to Selection Committee indicating interest in the position and how you satisfy the minimum and desirable qualifications of the position, 2) UH Form 64B (enter credentials including education, experience, etc.), 3) resume, 4) names and contact information including e-mail addresses of at least 3 professional references and 5) one copy of educational transcripts (with any references to social security number, date of birth, place of birth and parent's names redacted).
  1. Brenda Shin; 808-956-8601;

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