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17 Dec 2015

Full-Time Staff Associate for Student Financial Services

University of Maine at Augusta – Posted by SACJobs Augusta, Maine, United States

Job Description

The University of Maine at Augusta seeks applications for a full-time Staff Associate for Student Financial Services. This position supports management of core operational functions in student financials, such as third party billing, transfer of financial aid to students’ accounts, oversight of document imaging, student billing production, and routine periodic maintenance and setup of data tables in MaineStreet. The Staff Associate represents the department on various matters and is expected to enforce departmental policies and procedures related to student account receivables, System policy, and State and Federal regulations where applicable. Responsibilities include: processing all collection activities; performing batch and individual posting processes to student accounts receivables; coordinating the transfer of aid to students’ accounts and issuance of aid refunds in accordance with regulatory requirements; overseeing the billing process; processing daily cashiering receipts and completing and posting the general ledger journal recording daily cash deposited; processing transfer of student financial aid to other UMS campuses for multi-campus students. The starting salary for this position is low thirties, commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University offers an excellent fringe-benefits package.

QUALIFICATIONS: Requirements: Baccalaureate degree in business, or a related field; excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills; demonstrated attention to detail, accuracy, and efficiency; ability to work independently and as a member of a team; one to three years experience supervising accounts receivable, accounting, finance, or related operation; computer literacy with strong background in Microsoft Excel. Preferences: experience in college account receivables management, accounting, finance, or related operation; knowledge of financial aid regulations; MaineStreet/PeopleSoft experience.

Review of applications begins immediately. Applications received after June 1 will be reviewed at the discretion of the University. Interested applicants should visit the University’s web site at for the employment application and job description. Applicants must submit a completed Application for Salaried Employment; a letter of application; current resume; transcripts; and the names and daytime telephone numbers of three current professional references to:

Administrative Services
SASFS Search
University of Maine at Augusta
46 University Drive
Augusta, ME 04330-9410.

The successful candidate will be subject to a background check.

University of Maine at Augusta ( is an EEO/AA employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. UMA is a member of the
University of Maine System.


Education: Bachelor’s Degree Required
Work Experience: 1-3 Years

How to Apply

CONTACT / ADDITIONAL INFO University of Maine at Augusta Office of Administrative Services 46 University Drive Augusta, ME 04330 email: Phone: 207-621-3043 Fax: 207-621-3381 Home page: Employment page: resources/employment-opportunities/

Job Categories: Financial Aid and Student Affairs and Services. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Financial Services, Staff Associate, and Student. Salaries: TBD - Based on Experience.


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