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Definition of Class
This position coordinates and supervises the daily administrative
activities of the Bursar's office. Incumbent has the authority to
exercise discretion and independent judgment in a wide variety of
areas involving administrative operations. The incumbent
coordinates the hiring activities for support staff positions
within the office, and supervises tuition billings to third-party
Examples of Work Performed
- Coordinates and supervises the daily administrative operations
of the Bursar's office.
- Insures that customer complaints and inquiries are promptly
investigated and answered. Approves exceptions to University
policies and procedures. Advise students of course of action to
correct any problems.
- Chairs the appeals and refunds committee. Prepares briefs for
appeals and disseminates along with ballots to committee members,
prepares minutes from committee meetings, oversees crediting of
accounts from approved appeals, and prepares approval/denial
- Acts as liaison with the third party call center.
- Makes policy exceptions concerning bad check list.
- Insures that transactions are transmitted to bank by deadline
and modifies transmissions as necessary. Develops procedures for
maintenance of historical Automated Clearing House
- Monitors the transactions of banks accounts for Payroll,
Financial Aid, Accounting, Accounts Payable and Bursar's
- Coordinates with Financial Aid office to minimize over-awards
to students and reviews financial aid advances for payment.
Negotiates payment arrangements with debtors, including third-party
- Maintains Office of the Bursar website.
- Performs related or similar duties as required or
These essential functions include, but are not limited to, the
following. Additional essential functions may be identified and
included by the hiring department.
- Supervises and coordinates the routine administrative
operations of the office, including the hiring process for support
staff positions within the office.
- Counsels with students, parents, faculty, and staff on
questions concerning University policies, procedures, tuition
invoices, and monthly billing statements.
- Maintains working relationships with banks. Coordinates
Automated Clearing House banking transactions involving the
Computer Center, Payroll, Human Resources, UMAF, and Accounts
Payable and acts as liaison between banks and the University.
- Oversees tuition billings to third-party agencies, foreign
governments, and state prepaid programs.
- Assists the Bursar, Assistant Bursar, and Collection Officer
with various administrative matters on an ad hoc basis.
A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university.
One (1) year of experience related to the above described
Related experience may be substituted for education, on a basis set
forth and approved by the Department of Human Resources.
To learn more about our pay structure and view our salary ranges,
to visit the Compensation page of our Human Resources
website. This link is provided for general pay information. Hourly
rate or salary may vary depending on qualifications, experience,
and departmental budget. Note: Unclassified positions (faculty,
executives, researchers and coaches) do not have established salary
The University of Mississippi provides equal opportunity in any
employment practice, education program, or education activity to
all qualified persons. The University complies with all applicable
laws regarding equal opportunity and affirmative action and does
not unlawfully discriminate against any employee or applicant for
employment based upon race, color, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual
orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, citizenship,
national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic
Interview Requirements: Any candidate who is called for an
interview must notify the Department of Equal
Opportunity/Regulatory Compliance in writing of any reasonable
accommodation needed prior to the date of the interview.
Background Check Statement
The University of Mississippi is committed to providing a safe
campus community. UM conducts background investigations for
applicants being considered for employment. Background
investigations include a criminal history record check, and when
appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history
This position will require a financial (credit) report. Selected
candidates should have a low credit debt. Background checks are
completed post offer of employment. University employees moving
into a new position that requires a financial (credit) report must
complete a new background check.