Student Financial Services Director and University Bursar

84525 Requisition #
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To be successful in this position, you will bring:
  • Master’s degree and eight years relevant experience or a combination of education and relevant experience that includes management of accounting, financial or higher education operations.
  • Advanced understanding of financial principles.
  • Ability to clearly and effectively present information to internal and external audiences, client groups and all levels of management.
  • Strong analytical skills to review and analyze complex accounting and financial information.
  • Strong leadership skills, previous experience in strategic management and leading large multi-functional teams, including problem solving, conflict resolution, utilization of technology to support services, and knowledge of the programs and services in higher education that relate to financing an educational experience.
  • Demonstrated competency in project management of a high volume of work, some of which is cyclical.
  • Experience working successfully with PIs, their administrative staff, the office of sponsored research and external sponsors.
  • Demonstrated success in performing meticulous, high quality and compliant work; thorough knowledge and experience implementing federal and state regulations governing federal student aid programs, collections practices, IRS tax requirements and related banking regulations. 
  • Ability to work extended hours during peak cycles and travel to school/unit sites across university.

* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.

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How to Apply

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Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford welcomes applications from all who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching and clinical missions.

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