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Accounts Clerk Specialist, Grade D

Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY

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About Hofstra:

Hofstra University is nationally ranked and recognized as Long Island’s largest private university located in Hempstead, N.Y. When you work at Hofstra, you join a team of talented professionals committed to preparing students for the challenges of tomorrow, in an environment that cultivates learning through the free and open exchange of ideas for the betterment of humankind. The work we do at Hofstra supports the education and well-being of our students, and the workforce of the future. While working towards this mission, employees can take advantage of many enriching experiences on campus. Whether it’s a lunchtime lecture, a Division I NCAA athletics game, a musical concert, a theatre performance, or a visit to one of our two accredited museums, there is always something exciting to do at Hofstra. Enjoy the ease of going to the fitness center, taking a swim, or grabbing a bite to eat without having to leave our beautiful campus! Hofstra University is dedicated to recruiting and retaining a highly qualified and diverse academic community of students, faculty, staff, and administrators respectful of the contributions and dignity of each of its members. We especially encourage women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ+ community, veterans, and people with disabilities to apply.

Position Title:

Accounts Clerk Specialist, Grade D

Position Number:



Enrollment Management


Student Enrollment, Engagement, and Success, Undergraduate Admission

Full-Time or Part-Time:



Reporting to the Director of Operations & Slate Innovation, the Accounts Clerk Specialist provides clerical support to the department. The Accounts Clerk Specialist performs a full range of duties as it relates to the processing of student records for the Office of Undergraduate Admission. Schedule subject to change due to the operational needs of the department. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Monitors high volume Undergraduate Admission email inbox responding to inquiries about the department.
  • Responds to prospective/current students, high school guidance professionals, parents, guardians, and fellow Admission team members appropriately and in a timely manner.
  • Maintains applicant documents received via email inbox to correct student records in SLATE information system.
  • Maintains error lists and updates records to increase completed application pool to be read by Admission Deans.
  • Organizes student applications and associated materials accurately and efficiently.
  • Maintains hard copy documents and converts into electronic format.
  • Inputs prospective applicant inquiries from high school recruiting events.
  • Assists with logging and tracking of student enrollment deposits.
  • May perform other duties not specifically identified above but which require the same degree of skill normally included within the above job title.
Hours: Monday through Friday 9am to 5pm.
Subject to bumping


  • Excellent data entry skills required.
  • Must be detail oriented with good organization skills.
  • Ability to function independently and use proper judgment.
  • Strong communication and customer service skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Must have a flexible work schedule that could change based on the needs of the department, sometimes on short notice.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of SLATE and Ellucian Banner Student information system preferred.


Open Until Filled

Date Posted:


EEO Statement:

Hofstra University is an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering diversity in its faculty, administrative staff and student body, and encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community.

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Working at Hofstra University

Hofstra University is a dynamic private university where students will benefit from large-university resources and thrive within a small college atmosphere.  At Hofstra, students can choose from 155 undergraduate and 170 graduate program options within the Frank G. Zarb School of Business; Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences: the Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs; School of Humanities, Fine and Performing Arts; School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics; the Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine at Hofstra University and Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies at Hofstra University; Hofstra University Continuing Education; Honors College; Lawrence Herbert School of Communication; Maurice A. Deane School of Law; School of Education; School of Engineering and Applied Science; and School of Health Professions and Human Services. Students also benefit from small classes (student-to-faculty ratio of 13-to-1 and an average undergraduate class size of just 21 students), flexible schedules, and close proximity to the cultural and networking aspects of New York City.

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