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NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY
HUMAN RESOURCES SERVICES

POSITION CLASSIFICATION DESCRIPTION


Position Classification Title: Bursar,Assc
Position Classification Code: C1010
Job Family: Business, Accounting and Finance
Pay Level: 10
Exempt Status: Exempt
This description is intended to describe the general nature of the work being performed. It is not intended to be a complete list of specific duties of any particular position. Duties, responsibilities and bargaining unit eligibility may vary based on the specific tasks assigned to the position.
Purpose of Classification:
Responsible for one or several areas of institutional funds. Reports to the Bursar.
Standard Duties:
Assists Bursar with the overall operations of student financial services, billing and receivables, and cashiering functions of the university. Provides periodic reports of receipts and technical information as required. Participates in the development of University policies and procedures; may serve on University planning and policy-making committees. Encourages customer-oriented staff interaction with students, parents, and administrators. Interacts with internal and external auditors, participates in auditing projects, or provides information and access to accounting records as required. Assists in the implementation of short- and long-range organizational goals, objectives, strategic plans, policies, and operating procedures; monitors and evaluates programmatic and operational effectiveness, and effects changes required for improvement. Assists in maintaining an organizational structure and staffing to effectively accomplish the organization's goals and objectives; oversees recruitment, training, supervision, and evaluation of assigned staff. Assists in the preparation of annual budgets for the organization and performs periodic cost and productivity analyses. May represent the University to various institutional divisions as well as externally to governmental agencies, vendors, students and their parents, and/or the general public. Plans, develops, and implements strategies for generating resources and/or revenues for the organization. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of accounting and accounts receivable principles, methodology, and practices. Knowledge of cashiering and cash management principles, systems, procedures, and standards. Knowledge of customer service standards and procedures. Knowledge of faculty and/or staff hiring procedures. Knowledge of federal and state financial regulations, and university financial policies and procedures. Knowledge of financial/business analysis techniques. Knowledge of software to quantify and illustrate complex financial reports, comparisons, impacts, and/or projections. Knowledge of university and/or public auditing policies, standards, and procedures. Employee development and performance management skills.
Outstanding interpersonal and community relations skills and the ability to communicate and work effectively within a diverse community. Skill in budget preparation and fiscal management. Skill in examining and re-engineering operations and procedures, formulating policy, and developing and implementing new strategies and procedures.
Ability to foster a cooperative work environment. Ability to identify and secure alternative funding/revenue sources. Ability to plan and evaluate programs. Ability to plan, organize, implement, and administer complex recordkeeping systems and procedures. Ability to supervise and train employees, to include organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments. Ability to use independent judgment and to manage and impart information to a range of clientele and/or media sources. Ability to write reports containing technical information.
Minimum Qualifications:
   Education- Bachelor's degree in a related field.
   Experience- Three (3) years of professional experience directly related to the standard duties as outlined.
   Equivalency- None
   Certifications/License-
   Departmental Requirements-
   Special Requirements-