Assistant Bursar

at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine, United States

Job Description

Assistant Bursar

Posting Number S00823JP Department Controllers Office Job Summary

Bowdoin College is seeking to add an Assistant Bursar to the Bowdoin team. This position will assist the Bursar in billing for tuition, disbursing student aid, and collecting money on behalf of the college. The Assistant Bursar will have back-fill responsibilities for the Cashier and will assist in the transition to new student billing software. This position requires independent problem-solving, creative thinking, attention to detail, and excellent diplomacy skills in working with students, parents, and administration. The ideal candidate desires to learn new software and has experience in higher education and/or accounting.

Education/Skills Requirements

A bachelor’s degree is strongly desired; will consider a combination of associates degree and relevant experience. Candidates should possess strong analytical, customer service and interpersonal skills, and be proficient with Microsoft Office suite (excel, word).

Experience Requirements and/or Equivalents

Accounting experience and/or experience with higher education preferred.

Standard Work Days and Hours

Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm. Salaried position requiring the time commitment necessary to satisfactorily complete job requirements.

About Bowdoin

Bowdoin embraces diversity in all forms, and the College is home to talented students, faculty and staff-with a variety of racial, ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds; religious beliefs; and gender identities, among other factors.

We encourage applications from candidates committed to the support of an inclusive campus community and those who will enrich and contribute to the College’s multifaceted diversity. We value a community in which individuals of all backgrounds are warmly welcomed and encouraged to succeed.

Founded in 1794, Bowdoin has maintained its commitment to the liberal arts for well over 200 years. Bowdoin’s reputation as a preeminent liberal arts college rests on the excellence of its faculty, students, and staff; intimate size; strong sense of community; and connections to the people, history, and natural beauty of Maine.

Bowdoin’s campus is situated in a beautiful natural setting. Located in Brunswick, Maine, a town of approximately 20,000, the College is a short drive from the Maine coast, twenty-five miles from Portland and 120 miles from Boston.

Shift Employment Category Full Time Year Round FTE 1.00 Benefits Eligible Yes Pay Type Salaried Background Check Package Requirements Administrative Staff + Credit Is driving a vehicle (e.g. Bowdoin vehicle or off road vehicle, rental car, personal car) an essential function of this job? No Is a pre-placement physical required for this position? No Posting Date 07/02/2021 Applications Accepted Until Open Until Filled Yes Type of Posting Internal/External Special Instructions to Applicants EEO Information

Bowdoin College complies with applicable provisions of federal and state laws that prohibit unlawful discrimination in employment, admission, or access to its educational or extracurricular programs, activities, or facilities based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry and national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, marital status, place of birth, genetic predisposition, veteran status, or against qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities on the basis of disability, or any other legally protected statuses.

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Job Posting: JC192178017

Posted On: Sep 12, 2021

Updated On: Oct 01, 2021