Contact Information

Human Resources

2 Convent Road
Santa Rita Hall, 4th Floor
Morristown, NJ 07960-6989

Office Hours:
M - F, 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Assistant Bursar

Type: Full Time
Position: Staff

Job Description

The essential functions of the Assistant Bursar, who reports to the Bursar, include posting of daily cash, student wire transfers and ACH transactions, fees, outside scholarship information, returned checks, including financial aid and loans, and also delivering daily bank deposits.

The Assistant is also responsible for creating and processing of Billing Statements and ensuring that they are delivered to the students.

This position also manages monthly Tuition Pay and Tuition Pay Express payments and handles Add/Drop activity to calculate refund percentage for dropped classes and to charge accounts with refund amounts, including Title IV refunds, plus the documenting of account activity and updating collection agencies payments.

Further, the Assistant processes health insurance waivers, immunization and parking fees and book vouchers as well as resident hall and media service fines related to student accounts and also responds to student email, telephone and walk-in activity which requires knowledge of student account processing and a high level of customer service ability. This position communicates with various campus offices including the Financial Aid and Registrar’s areas regarding student issues and Federal Government Compliance. The Assistant Bursar also performs other duties that may be assigned as necessary to support the Bursar’s Office.

Minimum Qualifications

The successful candidate will have:

A Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or related field. Three to five years experience in accounting practices and student account services. Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.

Experience with SUNGUARD SCT Higher Education is a plus. Knowledge of business management practices and generally accepted accounting principles. Knowledge of student refunds in accordance with Title IV guidelines.

Knowledge of FERPA regulations. Working knowledge of computer systems and software applications including database management, spreadsheet and word processing applications such as Microsoft Office.

Must have effective time management organization skills, and multitasking skills.  

Must be able to work in a team environment.

Ability to prioritize tasks, solve problems, make decisions and perform other job related duties as assigned.

How to Apply

Please submit cover letter, resume, three references and salary requirement to or mail to:

College of Saint Elizabeth
Attn:  Bursar
2 Convent Road
Morristown, NJ  07960

No phone calls will be accepted.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

The College of Saint Elizabeth is an Equal Opportunity Employer.