Office of Student Accounts/Bursar

To Apply
Send resume/CV, cover letter, and reference list to:
person Laura Custer, Director of Human Resources
email hr@thomasmore.edu
phone 859-344-3314
place Thomas More University, 333 Thomas More Parkway, Crestview Hills, KY 41017


Basic Purpose: Full-time position that provides day-to-day management of the University’s tuition and fee charges and cash receipts as well as the disbursement of Financial aid and financial aid refunds. Bursar manages staff, student workers, and day-to-day operations. Work hours are M-F 8:30 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.

Core Competency Skills Required:  Accounting and/or Higher Education experience, attention to detail and accuracy, excellent customer service skills, organized and flexible, able to multi-task, effective problem solving.

Education, Specialized and/or Technical Knowledge Requirements:  Associate’s degree in Accounting preferred + four years of accounting experience.

Principal Activities:

Accounting – 25% 

·         Post financial aid to student accounts every Tuesday/Thursday

·         Process student financial aid refunds every Tuesday/Thursday

·         Work with Financial Aid department to correct financial aid errors and return aid

·         Post all billing charges, late fees and interest charges to student accounts

·         Manage external payment plans, posts payment plan payments and budgets,                cancel/modify plans as necessary, add/remove payment plan holds

·         Manage STAA/STAC/STRN holds on student accounts

·         Manage financially cleared student list for University

·         Process TMU Bookstore transactions (deposits, book charges to student                         accounts, etc.)

·         Process TMU Student Life transactions (judicial fines, dorm fines, dorm/meal                  changes)

·         Approve university withdrawals and counsel students on refund periods

·         Assist Controller with 1098T process

·         Sponsored billing for students

·         Perform Bursar Assistant duties as necessary

·         Manage Bursar office staff 


Collections – 20%

·         Manage internal payment plans for students with past due balances

·         Manage collection process


Customer Service -- 25%

·         Provide tier II support for staff

·         Respond to front desk requests

·         Answer incoming Bursar office phone calls

·         Respond to Bursar office voicemails and e-mails


Cashiering – 20%

·         Perform cashier functions as needed, make cash deposits, reconcile cash drawer

·         Process CLEP/Dantes, TAP workshop, and Financial Planning seminar payments

·         Backup Bursar Assistant duties as necessary


Miscellaneous – 10%   

·         Participate as needed at special events throughout the year – New student                     orientation, graduation, move-in days, Saints nights, Grad fair, etc.  

·         Produce semester billing schedule, update TMU forms and materials, produce                 materials for orientation sessions

·         Participate on Enrollment Management Committee and Retention committee

·         Approve staff and student timesheets in Paycor

·         Approve vacation/sick request and manage work schedules for staff and                         students

·         Perform other duties as assigned


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