Bowdoin College is seeking to add an Assistant Bursar to the
Bowdoin team. This position will assist the Bursar in billing for
tuition, disbursing student aid, and collecting money on behalf of
the college. The Assistant Bursar will have back-fill
responsibilities for the Cashier and will assist in the transition
to new student billing software. This position requires independent
problem-solving, creative thinking, attention to detail, and
excellent diplomacy skills in working with students, parents, and
administration. The ideal candidate desires to learn new software
and has experience in higher education and/or accounting.
A bachelor’s degree is strongly desired; will consider a
combination of associates degree and relevant experience.
Candidates should possess strong analytical, customer service and
interpersonal skills, and be proficient with Microsoft Office suite
Experience Requirements and/or Equivalents
Accounting experience and/or experience with higher education
Standard Work Days and Hours
Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm. Salaried position
requiring the time commitment necessary to satisfactorily complete
Bowdoin embraces diversity in all forms, and the College is home to
talented students, faculty and staff—with a variety of racial,
ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds; religious beliefs;
and gender identities, among other factors.
We encourage applications from candidates committed to the support
of an inclusive campus community and those who will enrich and
contribute to the College’s multifaceted diversity. We value a
community in which individuals of all backgrounds are warmly
welcomed and encouraged to succeed.
Founded in 1794, Bowdoin has maintained its commitment to the
liberal arts for well over 200 years. Bowdoin’s reputation as a
preeminent liberal arts college rests on the excellence of its
faculty, students, and staff; intimate size; strong sense of
community; and connections to the people, history, and natural
beauty of Maine.
Bowdoin’s campus is situated in a beautiful natural setting.
Located in Brunswick, Maine, a town of approximately 20,000, the
College is a short drive from the Maine coast, twenty-five miles
from Portland and 120 miles from Boston.
Full Time Year Round
Background Check Package Requirements
Administrative Staff + Credit
Is driving a vehicle (e.g. Bowdoin vehicle or off road vehicle,
rental car, personal car) an essential function of this job?
Is a pre-placement physical required for this position?
Applications Accepted Until
Open Until Filled
Type of Posting
Special Instructions to Applicants
Bowdoin College complies with applicable provisions of federal and
state laws that prohibit unlawful discrimination in employment,
admission, or access to its educational or extracurricular
programs, activities, or facilities based on race, color,
ethnicity, ancestry and national origin, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, marital
status, place of birth, genetic predisposition, veteran status, or
against qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities
on the basis of disability, or any other legally protected
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