The CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies (SLU) is the 25th and newest unit of the City University of New York. The School is dedicated to public service and social justice and offers undergraduate and graduate certificate and degree programs in labor relations, public policy, public administration, health care administration, community studies, community leaders, labor studies and urban studies. These programs are designed to meet the needs of working adults as well as traditional-age college students who seek to learn more about the challenges confronting poor and working-class populations in the workplace and in the community. Its faculty includes distinguished scholars in the social sciences as well as expert practitioners in government, labor, and public service. Through SLU's Murphy Institute, the School 1) collaborates with other units of CUNY to offer a range of college-credit programs designed to provide workers with the academic and technical skills they need for professional advancement, and 2) provides educational and research services to the labor movement and the broader community.
Reporting to the Bursar Manager, the Enrollment Bursar Specialist leads the cashiering functions and staff responsible for the collection of all tuition and non-instructional fees, and the recording and safeguarding of these funds.
Primary responsibilities include:
Updates student accounts in the Student Financial Module of CUNYfirst (CUNY's PeopleSoft ERP system) to ensure timely posting of payments; reviews and reconciles student accounts.
Assists with the development of institutional protocols and facilitates the implementation processes for student scholarships. Enforces compliance and laises with Financial Aid when necessary.
Performs reconciliation of all payments received, monitors and manages all returned payments.
Assists with the billing process of Third-Party Contracts.
Troubleshoots year-end student 1098-T inquiries.
Completes monthly, quarterly and yearly detailed Accounts Payable and Receivable statements.
Enforces the cash accountability policy amongst all campus units to ensure special projects, endeavors, and initiatives are compliant.
Advises students, faculty and staff on college policies, tuition payment options and assists with account resolution issues.
Prepares analytical and statistical reports related to various Bursar operations.
Implements improvements to office operations that improve workflow and internal controls.
Coordinates financial literacy workshops in conjunction with Student Affairs.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree and four years' related experience are required.
Four years of experience in a supervisory capacity in Accounts Receivables, Payables or related field.
Experience in Higher Education preferred.
Excellent communication skills.
Strong skills in Microsoft Office, with interest in learning new platforms.
Experience with PeopleSoft Campus Solutions.
Excellent organizational, time management, team collaboration and interpersonal skills.
CUNY TITLE OVERVIEW
Administers a College student accounts function under management direction.
Administers processing, collection, reconciliation and maintenance of student receivables including cashier activities; supervises and approves refund process
Reviews student accounts; manages delinquent accounts in collaboration with collection agency
Advises students on tuition payment options and resolution process
Recommends and implements improvements to office operations; assists with strategic planning
Serves as resource reference to interpret and comply with University and College policies
Prepares analytical and statistical reports for management
May supervise office operations and/or department budget
Performs related duties as assigned.
Job Title Name: Enrollment Bursar Specialist
Higher Education Assistant
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
Starting salary for this position is between $49,193 - $56,528, 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.
IMPORTANT NOTICE: Health Plan Coverage for Employees Hired on or after July 1, 2019
City of New York employees and employees of Participating Employers and their eligible dependents hired on or after July 1, 2019 will only be eligible to enroll in the EmblemHealth HIP HMO Preferred Plan and must remain in the HIP HMO Preferred Plan for the first year (365 days) of employment.
After 365 days of employment, the employee will have the option of either remaining in the HIP HMO Preferred Plan or selecting a different health plan within 30 days before the end of the 365th day period. If a new health plan is selected, the new plan will be effective on the 366th day.
Only after the 365th day can the employee participate in any Annual Fall Transfer Period.
An employee who needs to request an exemption from the required enrollment in the HIP HMO Preferred Plan can do so by submitting a HIP HMO Opt-Out Request Form to EmblemHealth. An employee, or eligible dependent, must meet certain criteria and the request must be approved by EmblemHealth before the exemption is granted. The HIP HMO Opt-Out Request Form and HIP service area are available on the EmblemHealth website.
HOW TO APPLY
For full consideration, submit a cover letter and resume online via CUNY's web-based job system, addressing how your experience and credentials fulfill the responsibilities and qualifications outlined.
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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.
Internal Number: 21365
About CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies
The CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies (SLU) offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in Labor Studies and Urban Studies that are designed to meet the needs of working adults as well as traditional-age college students who seek to learn more about the challenges confronting poor and working class populations in the workplace and in the community. It also collaborates with other units of CUNY to offer a range of college-credit programs designed to give workers the academic and technical skills they need for professional advancement. Its faculty includes distinguished scholars in the social sciences as well as expert practitioners in government, labor, and public service. In addition to its academic programs, SLU sponsors research; organizes forums and conferences; and publishes a national journal, New Labor Forum: A journal of ideas, analysis, and debate.