Director of Student Account Services, University of Montana

University of Montana
Montana, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Nov 5, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Financial Affairs, Student Affairs, Chief Student Affairs Officers & Vice Presidents, Financial Aid, Other Student Affairs, Student Activities & Services
Employment Type
Full Time

The University of Montana seeks a financial professional to serve as the Director of Student Account Services. This administrator is responsible for all areas of the University’s Student Accounts Receivable system and reports to the Associate Vice President for Operations and Finance.

The Director of Student Account Services oversees the Student Account Services functions of the University of Montana, including the payment phase of the registration process and application of all financial aid. To be successful, this leadership role requires experience administering student accounts and knowledge of FERPA.

As Student Account Services is a critical integrated service area, the Director is required to work cooperatively and collaboratively with many various personnel and departments across the University to
maximize a positive student experience, financial performance, creativity, and problem solving, to achieve the best possible results.

The Director of Student Account Services manages federal and institutional student loan programs to comply with generally accepted accounting and best cash management practices, consumer collection laws and practices, federal and state regulations, as well as donor requirements. The Director also develops and implements policy regarding the aspects of the student accounts function at the University.

The Director of Student Account Services provides guidance and assistance with loan programs and is responsible for maintaining current knowledge of applicable state and federal rules and regulations. This knowledge is applied in creating, updating, implementing, and providing ongoing training and in establishing procedures and guidelines to ensure efficient operations of the Student Accounts Receivable and Student Loan Collection functions.

For complete details about this opportunity, please view the full profile .

Confidential inquiries are welcomed, and nominations are invited.
  • Application packet must include:
    • A letter of application that addresses the responsibilities and qualifications of the position
    • Current resume
    • At least four references with full contact information including e-mails (References will not be contacted without consent from applicants.)
  • Submit application packet (preferably as PDFs) to:

Additional information will be requested upon receipt of application.

Review of applications begins immediately.

For best consideration, submit applications by December 15, 2021. The position is open until filled.


Submit nominations to: with complete contact and e-mail information for the individual being nominated.

Kenny Daugherty, President, and Brianna Douglas, Consultant, of Myers McRae Executive Search and Consulting are assisting University of Montana with this search.

Criminal Background Investigation is required prior to the Offer of Employment In accordance with University regulations, finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigations. ADA/EOE/AA/Veteran's Preference Reasonable accommodations are provided in the hiring process for persons with disabilities. For example, this material is available in alternative format upon request. As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, we encourage applications from minorities, veterans, and women. Qualified candidates may request veterans’ or disabilities preference in accordance with state law. References: References not listed on the application materials may be contacted; notice may be provided to the applicant. Testing: Individual hiring departments at UM may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions. Employment Eligibility: All New Employees must be eligible and show employment eligibility verification by the first date of employment at UM, as legally required (e.g., Form I-9).

Job Location Missoula, Montana, United States
Position Type Full-Time/Regular

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