April 30, 2024

University of South Carolina Upstate
Spartanburg, SC

Operates under general supervision of the Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration. Is responsible for the financial management of student accounts, cash management, financial aid distributions, security of funds and revenue accountability in compliance with federal and state regulations and according to accounting standards and University policies. Provides a reporting system to control and manage revenue activities which includes tuition and fee collections in excess of $40 million. Develops and implement, as approved, operating procedure and strategic initiatives. The USC Upstate Bursar is responsible for providing excellent customer service to students, parents, faculty, and staff in matters regarding payments and collections.
• Organize management and direct the financial management services to include revenue collections for tuition and fees, cash receipting, revenue accounting and banking, refund processing and management of student accounts receivables.
• Manage the distribution of student financial aid refunds, collection of aid from sponsors, University accounts and other sources.
• Implements technology improvements for the financial management components for the student account systems for the campus and other efficiency measures.
• Provides revenue collection reports for budgeting, the distribution of revenue, collection activities and management control as required.
• Responsible for organizational development services, customer response practices, program assessment and operating procedures for the unit and integrates those operations with the other Enrollment Management operations.
• Provide other financial related services as required to include assistance in financial audits, campus training on financial management procedures, committee assignments and other functions.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree and 5 or more years of experience, which may be substituted by equivalent combination of certification, training, education, and/or experience. A successful background check is required.

Preferred Qualifications:
Previous experience in a Bursar’s Office or other experience in a University setting, particularly in finance or accounting is preferred. Experience with the Ellucian Banner system or enterprise resources system preferred. Master’s degree is preferred. Experience with Enterprise Information Systems technologies (Banner, PeopleSoft etc.) in the billing and collection of student tuition and fees (real student accounts).

$65,539 – $78,018; Salary commensurate with education and experience.

For more information and/or to apply, go to https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/167544

The University of South Carolina is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution. Women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

USC Upstate offers a valuable benefits package including but not limited to:

• Health and Life Insurance
• Retirement Programs
• Paid Tuition Program
• Dependent Scholarships
• Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
• Annual Leave
• Sick Leave
• 13 Paid Holidays (including an extended December holiday)
• Paid Parental Leave
• Professional Development Opportunities