Student Accounts Coordinator

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Apr 07, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Founded in 1869, Chatham University is a fully coed institution with an enrollment of over 2,200 students and over 60 undergraduate and graduate programs in our areas of excellence:  sustainability; health & lab sciences; business & communication; and the arts & humanities.  Chatham is the alma mater of environmental icon Rachel Carson (Class of '29), and is recognized as a leader in the field of sustainability, having been selected as one of the Top 50 Green Colleges by The Princeton Review; ranked in the top five nationally for sustainability achievements in the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System™ (STARS); and mentioned in a 2012 Forbes article as one of the places "contributing to Pittsburgh's transformation into a destination for green living."

Building on these accomplishments, Chatham opened in 2014 the world's first fully sustainable campus in higher education, Eden Hall Campus.  Consistently ranked as a best college by U.S. News & World Report in the Regional Universities North category, Chatham consists of the School of Health Sciences; the Falk School of Sustainability & Environment; the School of Arts, Science and Business; and the College for Continuing & Professional Studies.

To help support the work of the University, we have an immediate opening for a Student Accounts Coordinator.  The Student Accounts Coordinator reports to the Director of Student Accounts.

Duties and Responsibilities:

This individual is responsible for assisting the Director and Associate Director of Student Accounts in the administration of all functions related to the Office of Student Accounts.  Maintain confidentiality of student records as it relates to FERPA.  Detailed duties include, but are not limited to, processing student payments, posting miscellaneous charges and fees, assisting with monthly student billing, managing the bookstore charge program with the University Bookstore, post all financial aid disbursements, manages the postings of all housing charges and deposits, meal plans and parking passes, manages the posting of Admission deposits, deferred deposits and forfeited deposits, processes degree conferrals, works closely with the Office of International Programs and is responsible for all 3rd party sponsored student billing.


Previous experience with accounts receivable preferred – especially within a higher education environment. Associate’s degree preferred.  Previous cash handling experience required and familiarity with computerized accounts receivable systems preferred.

Chatham University offers a competitive salary, an excellent benefits package, including tuition remission for qualified personnel, and a generous retirement plan.



Interested candidates should visit and follow the instructions to complete the application process.  To ensure full consideration, please submit a cover letter addressing the qualifications of the position, resume, and contact information for three professional references.

Chatham University is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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