CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, SAN BERNARDINO
invites applications for the position of:
Director of Student Financial Services (Administrator II)
Depends on Qualifications
Employment Status: Full-time, regular "exempt" position, included in the Management Personnel Plan (MPP).
Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, occasional evening and weekend hours.
First Review Deadline: This position will remain open until filled. Applications will be reviewed beginning October 9, 2018.
The Director of Student Financial Services (SFS) is a dynamic and hands-on leader that oversees the operations and strategic initiatives of Student Financial Services department. A champion for customer service, the Director of SFS leads a team that supports the campus community in areas including cashiering and cash handing, disbursement of financial aid and refunds, student billing and collections, financial reporting, and internal controls.
"Please attach a cover letter, resume (or curricula vitae) and diversity statement. The diversity statement may include your interpretation of diversity, inclusion, gender equity and must include specific examples of how your educational/professional experiences, background/philosophy has prepared you for the role you are applying for at California State University, San Bernardino. (Maximum 250 words)"
The Director of SFS participates in a number of cross-departmental teams and works collaborative with the offices of Records, Admissions, and Financial Aid to plan and execute campus-wide processes and activities. A promoter of business automation and ongoing process improvement, the Director of SFS has a strong understanding of information systems and interacts frequently with technical and functional PeopleSoft teams to address system setup, upgrades, interfaces with other campus systems, and new implementations. This position also oversees the maintenance of the CashNet cashiering system and online payment systems.
Other responsibilities include:
- Establishing internal controls and conducting audit review of cashiering sites. Reviewing and approving cash handling locations, cash reconciliations, check requests, and petty cash disbursements.
- Interpreting and ensuring compliance with existing laws, regulations, and CSU systemwide guidelines. Monitoring state and federal regulations for compliance and new changes.
- Managing Title IV and Direct Loan Funds, performing cash flow analysis and federal draw-downs, and ensuring financial aid disbursements are issued in a timely manner.
- Reviewing reconciliation of federal, state, and institutional financial aid programs.
- Resolving questions, disputes, and issues brought forth by students, faculty, and staff.
- Representing the university to federal agencies, banks, auditors, CSU representatives, and other entities.
- Managing student accounts receivables, billings, and collections including write-offs.
- Overseeing the preparation of 1098T statements.
- Maintaining the accuracy of student financial systems, ensuring proper accounting treatment of transactions.
- Preparing and reviewing journal entries, Schedule of Expenditures of Federal Awards, FISAP, and other financial schedules and reports.
- Bachelor's degree in a related field.
- Seven years of progressive experience in managing/leading/directing a student financial function within a higher education institution.
- Experience leading cashiering operations.
- Working knowledge of financial aid programs and associated rules and regulations.
- Excellent analytical and communication skills.
- A demonstrated commitment to process improvement.
- Master's degree in Business or related area.
- Experience with PeopleSoft and system implementations.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
The person holding this position is considered a `mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
California State University, San Bernardino is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.
This position may be "Designated" under California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This would require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within 6 months of assuming office and every 2 years thereafter. Visit the Human Resources Conflict of Interest webpage link for additional information: http://hrd.csusb.edu/conflictInterest.html
This position adheres to CSU policies against Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Violence, including Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking. This requires completion of Sexual Violence Prevention Training within 6 months of assuming employment and on a two-year basis thereafter. (Executive Order 1096)
DIRECTOR OF STUDENT FINANCIAL SERVICES (ADMINISTRATOR II)