Third Party Billing Coordinator

Job description

The Office of Student Accounts at the State University of New York at Oswego invites applications for an Third Party Billing Coordinator.

Posting Date: November 27, 2018

Review Date:  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. 

Benefit Information: The State University of New York provides an excellent benefit package.  For more information on benefits for full-time United University Professions (UUP) professional staff, visit:  or

Date of Appointment: As soon as possible

Description of Responsibilities:

The Third Party Billing Coordinator in the Office of Student Accounts will be responsible for the coordination of all third party billing of private scholarships ($1.5M) as well as academic scholarships ($7.5M) and some State and Federal Grant programs.  The Coordinator will insure that bills to 3rd party payers are processed in a timely manner, and payments are applied to student account when received.  Frequent communication with 3rd party agencies, US Military, federal and state agencies as well as internal departments is required and will need to become well versed in how financial aid awards impact the 3rd party billing.  The Coordinator will work closely with various university departments to ensure the students finances are in order.

Additional responsibilities will also include:

  • Sharing phone duty within Student Accounts.
  • Becoming knowledgeable of all the various functions of the Student Accounts office including, but not limited to, student billing, payment plans, collections, posting of financial aid, tuition waivers, tax reporting, room rent, meal plans, college bookstore accounts, etc.

In addition, will be expected to display a commitment to undergraduate and/or graduate education, and possess communication and interpersonal skills sufficient to work effectively with an increasingly diverse array of students and colleagues.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business, finance or related area, by time of appointment
  • Excellent communication both oral and written skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1-3 years of experience in a business office setting (i.e. billing, collections, accounting, finance, budget
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Office software

To Apply:  Submit a cover letter addressing qualifications, resume, copies of unofficial transcripts for required degree showing degree awarded and date conferred, and contact information for three professional references (only the three referees listed in your Interview Exchange application can be considered and contacted) electronically to:

If you have any questions about the position, please contact:

Lisa Vinciguerra, Search Committee Chair

Email: [email protected]

Official transcripts are required at time of appointment.  Files must be complete to be considered.

Visa sponsorship not available for this position.

Description of Department: The Student accounts Office is responsible for maintenance of all student financial records pertaining to billing of tuition, fees, room and board and well as all campus related collection of fees.  The office provides the following services:

  • Monthly E-Bill Statements to all students and authorized users for tuition, fees, room, dining, parking fines, residential damage, library fines, etc.
  • Determination of New York State Residency for Tuition Purposes
  • Apply Personal Payments, Financial Aid, Loans, Private Scholarships & Armed Forces Benefits to Student's Accounts
  • Collection of Payment
  • Process and Disburse Refunds
  • Certify Tuition Award Program (TAP) and other NY State Aid
  • Administer Financial Holds

Description of SUNY Oswego: Founded in 1861, SUNY Oswego is a public comprehensive college located in Central New York on the beautiful shores of Lake Ontario, 45 minutes from Syracuse. Named one of "Top Up-and-Coming Schools" in U.S. News “America’s Best Colleges” in 2010, a Kiplinger's “Best College Value” for 2015, and a "Best Northeastern College" by Princeton Review every year since the first edition in 2003, Oswego offers its 8000 undergraduate and graduate students preeminent academic programs in the arts and sciences, business, communications, and teacher education. The College’s success is built on providing students outstanding educational experiences with attention to a liberal arts and sciences foundation, practical applications, interdisciplinary approaches, independent scholarly and creative work, and skills for living in multicultural and global communities. The emphasis on faculty-mentored student research and creative projects is evidenced by Quest, a daylong symposium spotlighting original student research; a stipend program for students engaged in research and creative work; and the Global Laboratory, a STEM-based research abroad program at top-ranked universities around the world. SUNY Oswego is an unusually collegial and vibrant community and is in a time of wonderful opportunities with extensive facilities construction and renovation, a forward-looking strategic plan, and expanded outreach to regional, national, and international communities.

Additional information about SUNY Oswego can be found at

Oswego is committed to enhancing its diversity. SUNY Oswego is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and is actively engaged in recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students.  We encourage applications from qualified applicants regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim SUNY status, or criminal conviction. Please see our full non-discrimination policy,

In accordance with USCIS regulations, successful applicants must be legally able to work in the United States per the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.

Requests for reasonable accommodations of a disability during the application and/or interview process should be made to the Human Resources Office by calling 315-312-2230 or emailing [email protected]  

For Campus Safety information, please see the Annual Security and Fire Report (Clery):

SUNY Oswego is a smoke free/tobacco/e-cigarette free campus. Further policy details, including education and cessation resources, can be found at:

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation.  If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at [email protected]   




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Posted: 11/27/2018
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