Position Posted: February 12th, 2014

Search #: S13-040

Position Rank: Admin V

Southern Connecticut State University seeks applications for the position of Bursar. As an intentionally diverse and student-centered university, Southern is committed to academic excellence, access, social justice, and service for the public good.  Founded as a teachers' college in 1893, Southern has evolved into a comprehensive university offering 114 graduate and undergraduate programs in the liberal arts and professional disciplines.  It is one of four universities in the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities System.  The University is located in New Haven, a city rich with arts and culture, and less than 90 miles from New Your City and 140 miles from Boston.

Reporting to University Controller, the Bursar directs coordinates, and supervises the office staff in the billing and collection of student tuition and fees; maintains and audits student accounts; accepts, records, and deposits University revenue.  The Bursar also administers the student fee portion of the University's food service plans.


Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration or a related field required. Minimum five years of professional or para-professional level Bursar experience required.  Master's preferred. Experience in the management of student financial services in a public institution of higher education and knowledge of automated student record in an enterprise resource planning system and financial accounting systems preferred.  These qualifications may be waived for individuals with appropriate alternate experience.

For full consideration, please submit a letter of application, resume and contact information for three professional references to Norma Valentin, at valentinn1@southernct.edu .  Review of applications will begin immediately. For full consideration application materials should be received by March 14th, 2014.  The position will remain open until filled.  For a full job description and more information, please visit:  http://www.southernct.edu/faculty-staff/hr/jobs/bursarjobdescription.html.