Part-Time Specialist III, Bursar's Office

Employer
Lone Star College
Location
Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Mar 30, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Adult & Continuing Education Programs, Business & Administrative Affairs, Business & Administrative Support, Financial Affairs, Student Affairs, Other Student Affairs, Student Activities & Services
Employment Type
Part Time


Commitment to Mission

This job carries with it the obligation to uphold the Mission of Lone Star College (LSC) in carrying out the duties of the position. A commitment to positive interpersonal behaviors, professional communication, diversity, integrity, leadership, stewardship, respect and accountability to LSC students and employees is essential.

Cultural Beliefs
  • One LSC
  • Student Focused
  • Own It
  • Advance Equity
  • Cultivate Community
  • Choose Learning
The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For” is designed to recognize colleges that have been successful in creating great workplaces and to further research and understanding of the factors, dynamics and influences that have the most impact on organizational culture at higher education institutions.

Lone Star College was recognized in five areas: Confidence in Senior Leadership; Diversity; Facilities, Workspace & Security; Job Satisfaction; and Work/Life Balance .

Campus Marketing Statement

Lone Star College-Montgomery

Lone Star College offers high-quality, low-cost academic transfer and career training education to 93,000+ students each semester. LSC has been named a 2021 Great Colleges to Work For® institution by the Chronicle of Higher Education and ranked 35th in Texas in the Forbes ‘America’s Best Employers By State’ list.

LSC consists of eight colleges, seven centers, eight Workforce Centers of Excellence and Lone Star Corporate College.

Lone Star College–Montgomery, the premiere student-centered educational institution in Montgomery County, serves The Woodlands and Conroe communities. LSC–Montgomery provides a relaxing and conducive learning atmosphere while offering leisure learning opportunities, individual classes, and unique programs such as radiologic technology, physical therapy, and biotechnology.

Location address is 3200 College Park Drive, Conroe, TX 77384.

Job Description

PURPOSE AND SCOPE:

The Part Time Specialist III, Bursar’s Office supports other staff by performing task-oriented duties while providing clerical, administrative, and/or operational support under general supervision. Monitors the progress and efficiency of workflow and responds to changes in student needs as necessary. Handles monetary transactions for student accounts. Provides guidance to students and affected departments with regard to tuition, fees, payment plans and collection efforts.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  1. Analyzes and resolves issues with students and third-party sponsors regarding billing, student records, payment of tuition and fees, tax statements and on-line payment plans
  2. Communicates verbally, on-line, and in written form with students, staff, and outside parties regarding tuition and fees owed to maintain enrollment, overdue tuition and fees, and accounts sent to collections and communicates verbally and in written form with corporate sponsors regarding tuition and fees billed
  3. Manages cash received by balancing cash drawers, petty cash box, and registration change drawer and by preparing bank deposits for pickup by armored courier; Applies waivers, exemptions, and third-party payments to student accounts
  4. Ensures compliance with established customer service plans, financial reporting requirements, and LSC policies and procedures for dealing with students, staff, and administration through written and electronic communications and the accurate assessment and analysis of objectives
  5. Accounts for cash, checks, and credit card payments for LSC credit/non-credit courses, LSC-Testing Center, LSC-Wellness Center, Harris County Public Library, Performing Arts Center, student organizations, and miscellaneous campus activities
  6. May report, review, research and reconcile functions for daily student receivable deposits, operating funds, cash boxes, petty cash, and student account status
  7. Prepares month-end journal entries to clear suspense accounts and replenish petty cash; Places orders for petty cash and registration cash from bank for operations
  8. Submits void and re-issue forms for checks that need to be voided/stopped/re-issued to System Office
  9. Responsible for other reasonable, related duties as assigned




KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  • Requires detailed analytical skills and a high level of accounting skills and knowledge
  • Proficiency in use of personal computer workstation with standard software applications
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills to interact with subordinates and direct/coach work efforts
  • Excellent interpersonal relationship and communication skills
  • Ability to organize functions to ensure compliance with deadlines and regulatory requirements
  • Ability to transfer knowledge to subordinates and higher authorities; Ability to determine the approach for doing the work
  • Ability to work in an environment that may have unpredicted requirements or demands
  • Ability to follow specific procedures that may result in interaction with co-workers, citizens, or other individuals
  • Ability to work in a responsive environment where co-workers or citizens bring problems to incumbent for resolution; Ability to determine the problem and create an individual solution
  • Ability to prepare and or process purchase orders
  • Ability to make recommendations that affect the budget


PHYSICAL ABILITIES:

The work is sedentary. Typically, the employee sits comfortably to do the work. However, there may be some walking; standing; bending; carrying of light items, such as papers, books, or small parts; or driving an automobile. No special physical demands are required to perform the work.



WORK SCHEDULE AND CONDITIONS:
  • Equipment used includes, PC workstation running on a LAN in a Microsoft Windows environment, calculator, phone and other general office equipment
  • Interface with internal and external contacts as needed to carry out the functions of the position
  • Work is performed in a climate-controlled office with minimal exposure to safety hazards


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • High School Diploma or GED
Salary

Hourly Pay Rate is $13.45.

Benefits Marketing Statement

By joining our top-notch institution, you will enjoy being a part of an organization that offers a supportive, collegial work environment, excellent work/life balance, tuition waiver, participation in a tax deferred retirement plan and more.

Special Instructions

Go to the Job Search page, click on ‘My Activities’ at the top of the page. Under My Cover Letters and Attachments you will click on ‘Add Attachment.’ Please be sure to put the Job ID# in the title once you name your file for cover letters only, unless you attached your cover letter with your resume.

If you are applying for an Instructional position (i.e. Faculty, Adjunct Faculty, Instructor), please ensure you include the following to be considered: Resume/CV, Cover Letter, Teaching Philosophy, and unofficial transcripts.

You must limit your file name for any attachment to 40 characters or less.

How to Apply

ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY ONLINE ONLY

We will not accept application material received via fax, email, mail, or hand delivered.

Postings for part-time and adjunct positions are active for the academic year. By selecting the option to receive notifications on your profile, you will begin receiving electronic communication regarding new opportunities with Lone Star College (LSC).

If selected for an interview, a recruiter will contact you by phone, or email to schedule an interview.

Lone Star College participates in the E-Verify program, under which Lone Star College provides the federal government with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm that the employee is authorized to work in the United States.

More information on the E-Verify program is available at www.dhs.gov/E-Verify .

Lone Star College is an EEO Employer. All positions are subject to a criminal background check.

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