Associates Degree in accounting or related field required. Five years of experience in accounting or related field or its governmental or commercial equivalent. A combination of education, experience, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities could be considered.
Nature & Purpose of Position/Usual Duties:
Performs advanced accounting clerical work in areas such as bookkeeping or accounting for the department.
Primary Responsibilities (Staff Positions Only):
Serves as the primary point of contact for specific financial aid programs (Official and Unofficial Resignations, Work-Study Programs, Attendance Initiative, Tuition Rebate, etc.). Responsible for administering Return to Title IV processes in compliance with Federal Regulations. This includes counseling students, calculating financial liabilities, monitoring attendance, and reporting liabilities to students, Bursars Office, and the National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS). Maintain knowledge of policies of other departments (Registrar, Bursars, Human Resources, etc.) and understand the impact of them on a student's financial aid eligibility. Gathers and compiles data, and produces specialized reports and documents. Maintains files, records, logs, and other tracking systems. Provides assistance with and interprets policies and procedures. Maintain student confidentiality in accordance with FERPA regulations. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Internal Number: 22677
About Sam Houston State University
For more than 130 years, Sam Houston State University has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, "The Measure of a Life is its Service", echoes across SHSU's six colleges and beyond its Texas campus through student research, creative endeavors, service learning, volunteering and more. Named for Sam Houston, Texas' greatest hero, SHSU continually strives to honor its historical roots through academic excellence that includes exceptional teaching from faculty members who care as much about their students' success as they do about furthering the knowledge of their fields. While embracing its legacy, SHSU also strives to meet the needs of contemporary students, both traditional and online. With over 20 bachelor's and graduate degrees available entirely online, and more in development each semester, SHSU Online is quickly becoming one of the best online universities in Texas.