The University of North Texas in the heart of Denton, Texas is has an opening for a Assistant Vice President of Student Financial Services. This position reports directly to the Vice President for Enrollment and is responsible for directing and coordinating the various strategic and operational activities for Student Financial Services including billing and collection of tuition and fees, processing of refunds, payments, and deferred billing. The Assistant Vice President is also responsible for accurate maintenance and reconciliation of student accounts and ensuring compliance with federal, state, and university policies. This position is responsible for formulation and approval of departmental goals and policies, staff supervision, and budget development and allocation.
Directs and coordinates the operations of Student Financial Services in support of University goals.
Directs strategic and operational activities associated with the assessment and collection of tuition and fees. Manages transaction processing, reconciliation and maintenance of student receivables including cashier activities, student and sponsor payments, and departmental deposits.
Coordinates third-party vendor relationships, including payment processing services.
Reviews and verifies accuracy of accounts and transactions posted to the general ledger.
Maintains compliance with all applicable federal, state, and institutional laws and guidelines, and ensures compliance with University policy related to function. Responds to externally-mandated local, state, and federal regulatory requirements.
Prepares, proposes, and oversees annual operating budgets in accordance with University planning priorities.
Formulates, recommends, and implements departmental strategic goals and policies in support of division and University goals.
Organizes staff and fiscal resources in support of priorities and workload demands including hiring, training, and deploying staff.
Ensures effective and efficient business processes to support enrollment, retention, and customer service goals and utilizes ongoing process improvement methodologies to review and improve.
Oversees the provision of quality customer service and assistance to students with inquiries on tuition and fee payments, payment plans and status of accounts.
Closely collaborates with Student Financial Aid & Scholarships, the Student Money Management Center, the Office of the Registrar, Data Analytics and Institutional Research, and the Dean of Students to ensure a high impact, customer-oriented approach to the delivery of service and support through the Integrated Student Financial Services Center.
Partners with division departments and other University stakeholders in support of division and University goals and objectives.
• Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field
• Minimum of 8 years of progressive leadership in Student Financial Services or a closely related field
The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.
Internal Number: S2122P
About University of North Texas
The University of North Texas System (UNT System or UNTS) includes the University of North Texas in Denton (UNT), the University of North Texas Health Science Center (UNTHSC) in Fort Worth and the University of North Texas at Dallas (UNTD). The UNT System Administration is based in Downtown Dallas. The UNT System also provides high-quality, innovative, and affordable legal education in downtown Dallas at the UNT Dallas College of Law.