Credit Manager

Location
St. Paul, MN
Posted
Aug 07, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
The University of St. Thomas invites qualified candidates to apply for a Credit Manager position within the Business Office.

This position is responsible for interpreting University policies and procedures with regard to student accounts in order to advise and counsel currently enrolled/non-enrolled students on payment of their account to promote further enrollment and student retention. The credit manager works collaboratively and under the direction of the assistant director of collections to establish payment arrangements with students and to recover past due account funds. If not effectively collected these account balances transition from the credit manager to the assistant director for management and further collection and repayment efforts; if not collected the direct impact to the University would be a loss of revenue. This position is also responsible for the refunding of excess student aid; ensuring the proper calculation and time sensitive disbursement of excess aid refunds in compliance with Federal Title IV regulations. Refund dollar amounts total $14-$15 million per semester.

This position is also responsible for tasks and processes associated with the Federally funded Perkins Loan Program within the Department of Education regulations from issuing the loan paperwork through debt retirement.

This is a full-time, benefits eligible position. The University of St. Thomas offers a competitive and comprehensive benefits program, which includes medical, dental, vision, life, long-term care, legal, and disability insurance coverages. Offerings also include retirement plans, flexible spending accounts, a health savings account, and an employee assistance program. The University provides tuition remission to its employees, spouses, and dependents. In addition, the University values a healthy work/life balance and has generous provisions for paid time off.

The University of St. Thomas invites qualified candidates to apply for a Credit Manager position within the Business Office. This position is responsible for interpreting University policies and procedures with regard to student accounts in order to, Minimum qualifications: Bachelor's degree in business, accounting or a related field and two years of professional level experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted for the degree.

Ability to handle stress related to conflicts involving repayment of unpaid accounts.

Preferred qualifications: Relevant collection experience preferred. Familiarity with the Federal Perkins Loan Program and working knowledge of the following acts, preferred: Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), Fair and Accurate Credit Transaction Act (FACT), Gramm Leach Bliley Act, Bankruptcy Laws (7&13), and sound collection techniques.

Knowledge of: Practices and principles of debt collection; laws and regulations related to collections and credit; the use of specified computer applications including word processing; business arithmetic; standard office practices and procedures; record keeping principles and practices; correct business English, including spelling, grammar and punctuation; basic practices of reviewing financial documents for completeness and accuracy.

Skill in: Performing technical, financial office support work; reading and explaining rules; policies and procedures; analyzing and resolving varied financial office administrative problems; organizing, researching and maintaining financial files; making accurate arithmetic calculations; reviewing financial documents for completeness and accuracy; using initiative and independent judgment within established procedural guidelines; organizing own work, setting priorities and meeting critical deadlines; contributing effectively to the accomplishment of team or work unit goals, objectives and activities; dealing successfully with the public, in person and over the telephone; resolving billing issues and problems.

Applicants are asked to upload a resume to their profile and copy/paste a cover letter into the application. Applicant should include salary requirements in letter.

Inspired by Catholic intellectual tradition, the University of St. Thomas educates students to be morally responsible leaders who think critically, act wisely, and work skillfully to advance the common good. The successful candidate will possess a commitment to the ideals of this mission statement.

In light of its commitment to create and maintain a safe learning and working environment, employment with the University of St. Thomas requires successful completion of a background screening.

The University of St. Thomas, Minnesota Human Resources Department advertises the official job listing on its website. If you are viewing this posting from a site other than “Jobs at St. Thomas”, the University assumes no responsibility for the accuracy of information.


The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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