• Assocate Bursar

    Job Location(s) US-NY-New York
    Posted Date 2 months ago(9/19/2018 3:15 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-1595
    Division
    Finance
    # of Openings
    1
    Position Type
    Staff
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Category
    Accounting/Finance
  • Overview

    NYIT (New York Institute of Technology) offers 90 degree programs, including undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees, in more than 50 fields of study, including architecture and design; arts and sciences; education; engineering and computing sciences; health professions; management; and osteopathic medicine. A non-profit independent, private institution of higher education, NYIT has 9,000 students at campuses in New York City (Manhattan) and Long Island (Old Westbury) in New York; Jonesboro, Arkansas; Vancouver, British Columbia; and in various programs around the world. NYIT sponsors 13 NCAA Division II programs.

     

    NYIT is guided by its mission to provide career-oriented professional education, offer access to opportunity to all qualified students, and support research and scholarship that benefit the larger world. More than 100,000 graduates have received degrees from NYIT. For more information, visit nyit.edu.

     

    Responsibilities

    NYIT seeks an Associate Bursar to be responsible for the collection of money, reviewing of tuition accounts and placing phone calls, emails, letters, in an effort to identify and decrease risk and liability to NYIT. The Associate Bursar is responsible for servicing students with account inquiries and payment processing at the Manhattan location for NYIT, NYITCOM, and Global campuses.

    • Make outbound and receive incoming calls.
    • Ensure all available financial aid has been awarded and credited properly to student accounts.
    • Review payment plans for student accounts and send reminders of payments due.
    • Respond to student inquires to include late payment fees, account balances, payment plan amounts, and payment deadlines.
    • Work with Registrar, Financial Aid, and Academic Departments to resolve grade disputes, withdrawals, date errors and other matters that may affect the students' outstanding balances.
    • Follow up on corrections and adjustments to student accounts.
    • Must provide excellent customer service to students.
    • Monitor student accounts for accuracy of coding and charges.
    • Must interact heavily with Registrar, Collections, Security, Library, Financial Aid, Counseling & Wellness, Housing and Admissions to ensure timeliness of cohort processing.
    • Provide support to management on text and phone campaigns.
    • Assist in Old Westbury as required for orientation and coverage of Bursar office during absences and heavy registration periods.
    • Reconcile daily banking reports and work closely with accounting office.
    • Participate in audits, system testing and adhere to Federal & State regulations as required.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor degree required. Experience in Higher Education preferred
    • Student Accounts or Financial Aid, Accounting, Banking or Collection experience preferred
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office, PeopleSoft experience preferred
    • Excellent customer service experience
    • Strong attention to detail along with analytical and organizational skills.
    • Primary work location: Manhattan - may be required to work in Old Westbury, NY as business needs dictate.
    • Nights and weekends required in accordance with business needs.

     

     

     Please submit cover letter & resume for consideration.

     

     

     

    NYIT is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

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