Director of Student Business Operations


2020-09-18 07:58:03

Job location Kansas City, Missouri, United States

Job type: fulltime

Job industry: Executive Positions

Job description


Director of Student Business Operations


Primary responsibilities include:
* Oversees, evaluates, and provides work direction to staff. Responsible for the
operation of student accounting processes including billings, finance charges,
outsourced payment plans, electronic data transfers to and from 3 rd parties and other
Avila University departments, accuracy of the student accounting database,
compliance with government regulations.
* Provides financial counseling for parents and students regarding payment options
and payment plans with ability to negotiate special arrangements, in conjunction with
their Supervisor. When necessary, resolves problems and questions with students or
parents regarding student finances. Contacts and initiates the settling of student
account balances in escalated or special situations.
* Compiles data and produces the IRS Form 1098-T (Tuition Statement).
* Adjusts students' accounts when necessary and sends appropriate refund letters in a
timely manner.
* Reconciles general ledger accounts related to financial aid (State of Missouri
scholarships and grants, outside scholarships and private loans).
* Other duties as assigned


Required qualifications include:
* Bachelor's Degree Required. Master's Degree Preferred
* Excellent public relations, oral and written communication and ability to
communicate sensitive and/or complex information in a confidential and
straightforward manner.
* Must be accurate and detail oriented.
* Experience with Jenzabar preferred
* Ability to problem solve and handle multiple priorities and deadlines.
* Proficient user of Microsoft Office Excel, Access, and Word.
* Experienced in financial database systems with the ability to manipulate large
amounts of data.
* Basic accounting skills.


* Competitive Salary.


*This is a full time staff position, eligible for the usual and customary benefits. Avila University's comprehensive benefit package includes a generous holiday schedule, tuition remission for employee and dependents, vacation and sick leave, retirement benefits, health & dental insurance.

The Community: Kansas City, a two-state metropolitan area with a population of nearly
two million, offers a wide variety of cultural, educational and social life

Avila University is a Catholic University sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, dedicated
to the liberal arts and the professional areas, with an enrollment of 1800 students. Avila offers a broad
range of undergraduate programs and Masters degrees in Psychology, Education, and Business.

Avila University is committed to equal employment opportunity and does not unlawfully
discriminate in the recruitment of applicants, employment opportunities, or general
employment practices on the basis of, sex, race, religion, age, color, sexual orientation,
disability, national origin, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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