Administrative and Office Specialist III

Fairfax, VA
May 17, 2017
Jun 08, 2017
Full Time

Job Category : Classified Staff

Working hours :

Salary : Commensurate with education and experience.

Web Announcement :
Military and External Accounts Specialist

The George Mason University Third Party Billing Office, within the Student Accounts Office, invites candidates to apply for a Military and External Accounts Specialist position. This position reports to the Manager, Third Party Billing. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason’s academic and culturally inclusive environment.

Responsibilities: * Plan, execute, manage, and evaluate Chapter 33, Chapter 31, DOD Tuition Assistance, and Virginia PrePaid 529 deferred tuition billing, VA-ONCE, Ellucian Banner and other systems; * Accurately submit Chapter 33 tuition and fee certifications for Post 9/11 benefit students; * Comply with U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and related federal regulations, state statutes, university policies, and current practices and procedures; * Provide needed services and assistance to veteran students, veteran dependents, parents, and other students; * Prepare accurate, concise VA and university reports; * Coordinate and receive program compliance audits from the VA Regional Office; * Supervise VA work study students and administer training and work assignments; * Use Banner and VA-ONCE system effectively and know the basic tenets of Student Accounts, Office of the University Registrar, Office of Student Financial Aid, Office of Military Services, and the admissions process as they relate to veteran student enrollment and retention; * Attend and participate in staff and professional meetings and related university activities; and * Participate in professional development and training opportunities.

Required Qualifications: * Bachelor’s degree--or an equivalent combination of education and experience--in business, finance or accounting; * Demonstrated experience in customer service, accounts receivable reconciliation, or other related bookkeeping experience; * Intermediate skills in Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel and Access; * Must be detail-oriented; * Must have a basic knowledge of veteran benefit programs and an understanding of student privacy laws and policies; and * Possess superior communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications: * Experience with VA-ONCE, Ellucian Student and Accounts Receivable, or other equivalent computer systems.

Applicant selected for the position will be subject to a background check.

Special Instructions : For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number 02335z at by June 6, 2017; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.

MasonAd : Great Careers Begin at Mason!

George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report Up and Coming spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.

Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Masons diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.

If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at!

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Equity Statement : George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Job Close Date : 2017-06-06

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