Major responsibility of this management position is the student accounts operation of the Colleges. This includes responsibility for student and other billing, maintenance of accurate accounts receivable records, reporting and reconciliation of student accounts and related statistics, managing other institutional receivables ensuring compliance with federal and state regulations and the Colleges' policies. Oversee the Perkins Loan and student health insurance programs.
Bachelor's or an associate's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience with five years of progressively responsible management experience in a business setting. A strong proficiency in the use of technology tools including mainframe financial or accounts receivable systems, word processing, data base and spreadsheet software. Must have excellent organizational and time management skills with ability to be flexible to the changing needs of the student accounts area and the business office. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively including the ability to handle difficult one-on-one verbal communications with students and their families with diplomacy and tact. Should be knowledgeable of financial aid, collection regulations and accounting concepts related to the student accounts area. Must be able to work with and maintain extremely confidential and sensitive information relating to the Colleges' operations.
This is a 12-month, benefits-eligible, administrative salaried position. Normal campus office hours of work are 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. during the academic year and a possible shortened workweek during the scheduled summer hours time period. This position description is not all-inclusive, as other tasks or responsibilities may be assigned.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume and the names with contact information for three references to:
Office of Human Resources
Hobart and William Smith Colleges
337 Pulteney Street
Geneva, NY 14456
Or by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Hobart and William Smith Colleges are committed to attracting and supporting faculty and staff that fully represent the racial, ethnic, and cultural diversity of the nation and actively seek applications from under-represented groups. The Colleges do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression or any other protected status.
Founded as Hobart College for men and William Smith College for women, Hobart and William Smith Colleges today are a highly selective residential liberal arts institution with a single administration, faculty and curriculum but separate dean’s offices, student governments, athletic programs and traditions. The Colleges are located in a small diverse city in the Finger Lakes region of New York State. With an enrollment of approximately 2,000, the Colleges offer 62 different majors and minors from which students choose two areas of concentration, one of which must be an interdisciplinary program. Creative and extensive programs of international study and public service are also at the core of the Colleges’ mission.