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CUNY Enrollment Bursar Director - Business Office in Bronx, New York

Job Title: Enrollment Bursar Director - Business Office

Job ID: 22545

Location: Bronx Community College

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

POSITION DETAILS

Reporting to the Executive Director of Finance and Business, the Bursar manages the operations and staff responsible for the collection of all tuition and non-instructional fees, and the recording and safeguarding of these funds.

The Bursar is responsible for ensuring exceptional customer service to students, internal and external stakeholders across all communication platforms. The Bursar is also responsible for timely and professional engagement to inquiries.

Responsibilities include:

• Overseeing and managing staff and daily operations of the Office of the Bursar, including but not limited to the collection and safeguarding of all College and Related Entity monetary resources

• Administering College and University policy regarding the collection of tuition and fees

• Developing and implementing strategies to ensure the prompt billing and timely collection of payments due to the College for tuition and fees, third party payments, tuition waivers, and miscellaneous business transactions

• Establishing and maintaining policies, procedures, and internal controls for the accounting of all monetary payments for the deposit of such payments

• Implementing strategies to monitor receivables and optimize collections

• Providing regular status reports and monitoring performance against University targets and other relevant benchmarks

• Effectuating all policies documented in the Bursar Procedure Manual and ensuring compliance of all Bursar staff

• Responsible for the distribution of employee payroll checks

• Overseeing the student refund disbursement process

• Collaborating with all student service departments and programs, including but not limited to the Office of Financial Aid, Registrar, Admissions, ASAP, Information Technology

• Closely liaison with Accounting Office to ensure all financial transactions are recorded and promptly reconciled

• Representing the College as a BCC representative at University Bursar’s Council, attending meetings and communicating all relevant information to the Executive Director and all Bursar staff

• Performing other related tasks, as assigned by the Executive Director

QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor's Degree and eight years' related experience required.

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS

Baccalaureate degree and a minimum of eight years of progressively responsible experience as a senior administrator in a Bursar’s Office or equivalent required. Master’s degree is preferred. Excellent verbal and written communication skills required. Strong skills in software products, including Microsoft Office required. Experience with CUNYFirst PeopleSoft ERP preferred. Excellent organizational, time management and interpersonal skills required. Ability to work in a team-oriented environment is essential. Evening and weekend hours may be required.

CUNY TITLE OVERVIEW

Directs College student accounts operations and activities.

  • Designs, implements and monitors an array of functions in the billing and collection of student receivables

  • Establishes and maintains policies, procedures, and internal controls for accounting and depositing of payments, monitoring of receivables and optimizing collections

  • Develops strategic plan; assesses outcomes and formulates responses to improve student revenue performance

  • Ensures reporting requirements are completed in timely and accurate manner to fulfill various legal obligations

  • Manages professional and clerical staff

  • Performs related duties as assigned.

Job Title Name: Enrollment Bursar Director

CUNY TITLE

Higher Education Officer

FLSA

Exempt

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

Salary commensurate with education and experience.

CUNY's benefits contribute significantly to total compensation, supporting health and wellness, financial well-being, and professional development. We offer a range of health plans, competitive retirement/pension benefits and savings plans, tuition waivers for CUNY graduate study and generous paid time off. Our staff also benefits from the extensive academic, arts, and athletic programs on our campuses and the opportunity to participate in a lively, diverse academic community in one of the greatest cities in the world.

HOW TO APPLY

Applicants must apply online by accessing the CUNY website at www.cuny.edu and navigating to the following links: Select “Employment”, then select “Search Job Postings” and find JOB ID #22545.

Your application must be one document containing the following:

  • Cover letter that addresses required qualifications

  • Detailed Curriculum Vitae

  • List of three (3) professional references along with their contact information

For general assistance with your CUNYfirst application, please go to http://www.cuny.edu/employment/jobsysteminstructions.html for information.

Applications review will continue until position is filled; All applications are confidential and references will not be contacted without the expressed permission of the applicant.

CLOSING DATE

August 5, 2021

JOB SEARCH CATEGORY

CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

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