Purdue University Fort Wayne invites applications for the position of Bursar for the office of the Bursar and Student Finance. The University seeks a leader responsible for directing the operational, financial, and personnel activities for this office.
Responsibilities: Oversee the assessment and collection of tuition and fees, housing, and disbursement of financial aid. Responsible for process and system integrity for all aspects related to these activities. Oversee implementation of new credit card merchant setups and related software/hardware components. Serve as liaison with Office of Treasury Operations at Purdue for Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards Compliancy and ensure the University operations are annually certified with these standards. Recommend, implement, monitor and manage student financial policies, procedures and internal controls for the University. Maintain integrity of the student fee and financial aid supporting ledgers. Assure department provides excellent support and customer service to constituents. Act as a resource to management for questions related to student fees, financial aid and related processes. Utilize and leverage technology to streamline processes while maintaining the integrity of the student fee and financial aid processes and related financial data.
Bachelor's degree in business, management or related area (bachelor's degree in other field of study with significant relevant experience will be considered)
Six to seven years experience in management, accounts receivable, banking, or customer service with a proven track record of increasing responsibility within a university environment
Experience with ERP systems for student finance and experience utilizing technology to improve business processes
Experience leading a diverse staff and working with an enrollment team with proven management skills within a collaborative environment
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Must have proven ability to work successfully with a wide variety of people, often in stressful situations
Must have excellent customer service skills and commitment to excellence at all staff levels
Proven ability to organize and plan work to maximize effectiveness
Must be able to meet deadlines and work effectively under pressure handling multiple tasks and assuring delegated work is performed on time and with highest quality
Must work effectively individually and as part of a team
Strong computing skills including use of Microsoft Office and query tools (e.g. Cognos)
Strong analytical abilities including the ability to communicate technical analysis to management
Demonstrated ability to supervise staff
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Application Information: Review of applications will begin immediately. For highest consideration, submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references. Employment is contingent on a satisfactory background records check.
Purdue University Fort Wayne seeks to develop and nurture its diversity. Purdue Fort Wayne is committed to maintaining an inclusive community that recognizes and values the inherent worth and dignity of every person; fosters tolerance, sensitivity, understanding, and mutual respect. Purdue Fort Wayne is an EEO/AA employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.
Additional Salary Information: 2101 E Coliseum Blvd
Internal Number: 1801336
About Purdue University Fort Wayne
Purdue University Fort Wayne is located in Indiana’s second-largest city and offers a traditional campus experience within a thriving metropolitan setting. As part of the venerable Purdue University system, students earn undergraduate and graduate degrees from one of the most trusted and prestigious brands in higher education. Comprising almost 700 beautiful acres on the banks of the St. Joseph River, the university conveys a significant presence in the region and boasts a modern campus that includes well-equipped classrooms, impressive research labs, first-rate student apartments, popular restaurants and retail, and inviting gathering spaces. With more than 8,100 degree-seeking students and 330 full-time faculty members, Purdue Fort Wayne is perfectly sized to offer small classes and individualized attention, yet large enough to have all of the attributes of a major research university. Purdue University Fort Wayne was founded in 1964 and is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.