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Position Information

Posting NumberSRGV4001Working TitleASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF STUDENT ACCOUNTING SERVICESNumber of Vacancies1LocationEdinburg, Texas DepartmentFinancial Services-ComptrollerFTE1FLSAExemptScope of Job

Assist the Associate Director for Student Accounting Services in all areas of Student Accounting including billing and reporting. Ensure adherence to accounting principles, governmental statuses and regulations and institutional policies.

Description of Duties

•Responsible for configuring student billing system to ensure processes are running efficiently, and accurately.
•Coordinates and processes student disbursements and runs drop processes, including other key tasks between several offices.
•Participates in the hiring, training, and evaluation of staff directly under their supervision.
•Responsible for the reconciliation of student billing system activity against financial system of record for the university.
•Collaborates in developing and implementing procedures to automate the student billing and disbursement processes.
•Stays current on student billing requirements set by the legislature.
•Collaborates with the Planning & Analysis Office for the Tuition and Fees assessment as needed.
•Updates Tuition and Fee tables in the student billing system on a semester basis, to be in compliance with the Tuition & Fees approved by the Board of Regents
•Coordinates semester setups in student billing system after each Census Date.
•Configures all third party contracts setups into student billing system.
•Assists the Associate Director with coordinating and working with business analysts on criteria for projects, request, issues, and/or departmental processes.
•Prepares various annual reports for state agencies as it pertains to student tuition and fees.
•Reviews and approves various accounting records, reports, applications, etc. in the absence of the Associate Director.
•Approves Payment/Installment Agreements for students that have an overdue balance in the absence of the Associate Director.
•Assists with the planning of accounting and clerical work procedures and operations.
•Reviews and recommends processes and task improvements within the department.
•Assigns and supervises the work of others.
•Performs other duties as assigned.

Supervision Received

General supervision from assigned supervisor.

Supervision Given

Direct supervision of assigned staff.

Required Education

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in Business Administration or a related field.

Preferred Education




Required Experience

Four (4) years’ experience performing analytical tasks within accounting, finance or closely related field, including supervisory experience.

Preferred Experience

Experience directly related to the duties.


Use of standard office equipment.

Working Conditions

Needs to be able to successfully perform all required duties. Office Environment; some travel and weekend and evening work required. Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body.


Must possess exceptional planning, organizational, analytical and problem solving abilities. Must have ability to work under pressure and ability to interact with others.

Physical Capabilities


Employment CategoryFull-TimeMinimum SalaryCommensurate with ExperiencePosted SalaryCommensurate with ExperiencePosition Available Date06/24/2019Grant Funded PositionNoIf Yes, Provide Grant Expiration Date Posting Detail Information

EEO Statement

UTRGV is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that strives to hire without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status. UTRGV takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Dear Applicant,

Human Resources will not be held responsible for redacting any confidential information from the documents you attach with your application. The confidential information includes the following:

*Date of Birth

Please make sure that you omit this information prior to submission. We are advising that Human Resources will be forwarding your application to the department as per your submission. The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley reserves the right to discontinue accepting applications prior to the stated close date of this position, after meeting the posting requirement of three (3) calendar days.

If you have any questions, please visit our Careers site at for detailed contact information.

Additional Information

UTRGV is a distributed location institution and working location is subject to change based on need.

All UTRGV employees are required to have a criminal background check (CBC). Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Substitutions to the above requirements must have prior approval from the Chief Human Resources Officer.

Quick Link Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you a current UTRGV employee?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Are you now, or previously, employed by The University of Texas System or any of its institutions?
    • Yes - I currently am employed by the UT System or its institutions
    • Yes - I have previously been employed by the UT System or its institutions
    • No - I have never been employed by the UT System or its institutions
  3. * Please select your highest level of completed education.
    • 6th grade education
    • 10th grade education
    • High School Diploma or GED
    • Associates Degree, Technical, or Trade School Degree/Certification or 60 Hours of College Hours
    • Bachelors Degree from an accredited university
    • Masters Degree from an accredited university
    • Ph. D. or other terminal degree from an accredited university
    • None of the above
  4. * Please provide the field of study for your education:

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Please indicate the number of years of full time work experience you have directly related to the position in which you are applying for:
    • Less than 1 year
    • 1 year
    • 2 years
    • 3 years
    • 4 years
    • 5 years
    • 6 years
    • 7 years
    • 8 years
    • 9 years
    • 10 years
    • Over 10 years
  6. * Do you meet the minimum requirements for this position?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
  4. Reference Letter 1
  5. Reference Letter 2
  6. Reference Letter 3
  7. Certifications and Licenses
  8. Training Certificates
  9. Other Document
  10. List of 3 References
  11. Unofficial Transcripts 2
  12. Unofficial Transcripts 3
  13. Letter of Interest
  14. Unofficial Graduate Transcripts
  15. Additional Document

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