Student Account Technician I

Updated: 4 days ago
Location: Houston, TEXAS

Student Account Technician I - (STA007486) Student Account Technician I Department Name:D0056 Student Financials 



The Student Account Technician I processes various financial transactions for student accounts, process deposits for university departments and maintains proper documentation and reports

  • Collects and processes various types of payments to student accounts and processes deposits for university departments.
  • Creates journal entries for daily bank deposits and credit card transactions.
  • Researches and response to student and departmental inquiries.
  • Creates installments and emergency loans and posts them to student accounts.
  • Posts payment by third-party contract agreements to student accounts.
  • Prepares or verifies cash and check totals for daily bank deposits.
  • Verifies and closes other cashier daily sessions. Reconciles daily transactions between systems.
  • Assigns and removes financial holds on student accounts

  • Performs other duties as assigned

    Direct Reports: None

    Delegation of Work: N/A

    Supervision Given: N/A


  • Candidates must demonstrate knowledge of basic office duties such as answer/transferring phone calls, monitoring/responding to emails, faxing, scanning, copying, and maintaining sensitive records
  • Skills:

  • Candidates must demonstrate work management and prioritizing skills
  • Candidates must display strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Competent computer skills including MS Office
  • Abilities:

  • Candidates must demonstrate the ability to take directive and effectively communicate in an office environment
  • Candidates must possess the ability to work in a team
  • Ability to use 10 key calculator/adding machine

    Primary Work Location: Works in an office environment > 8 hours; lobby customer service island or reception area> 8 hours; windowless spaces > 8 hours.

    Physical Demands: Work is normally performed in a typical interior work environment that does not subject the employee to any unpleasant elements. The position is physically comfortable; the individual has discretion about sitting, walking, and standing. The work environment involves minimal exposure to physical risks.






    Required Education: High school diploma or GED

    Required Experience: Minimum of one (1) year of job-related experience

    License/Certification: None Required


    About University of Houston Downtown


    The University of Houston-Downtown is a comprehensive four-year university offering bachelor’s and selected master’s degree programs and providing strong academic and career preparation as well as life-long learning opportunities. Located in the heart of the city, the University reflects the diversity of the Greater Houston Metropolitan Area, and, through its academic programs, engages with the community to address the needs and advance the development of the region. UHD is an inclusive community dedicated to integrating teaching, service, and scholarly research to develop students’ talents and prepare them for success in a dynamic global society. UHD draws students from throughout the Greater Houston area. UHD is considered one of the most ethnically diverse liberal arts institutions in the southwest, a distinction that indicates the student body accurately reflects the Houston community's wealth of cultures, languages and nationalities. The University offers all students a specially tailored opportunity for quality higher education, as well as small classes.  UHD employs over 1,100 faculty and staff. 


    Since opening its doors in 1974, UHD has grown in mission and service, and now offers baccalaureate degrees in 44 areas and eight master's degree programs. Over 14,000 students attend classes in five colleges: Marilyn Davies College of Business; Humanities and Social Sciences; Public Service; Sciences and Technology; and University College. UHD boasts over 51,000 alumni and is noted nationally as both a Hispanic-Serving Institution and a Minority-Serving Institution.  As one of the four distinct and separate components of the University of Houston System, UHD offers educational opportunities and access to students from a variety of backgrounds, including many first-generation college students, students who work full- or part-time, students with additional family obligations, and students who transfer from community colleges and other higher education institutions. The University of Houston System is a public system of higher education that includes three other universities in addition to UHD—the University of Houston , UH-Clear Lake and UH-Victoria . 

    Required Attachments by Candidate: Resume, Cover Letter/Letter of Application

    : Full-time
    Employee Status
    : Regular/Benefits
    Job Posting
    : Jun 11, 2021, 11:16:03 AM

    Closing Date (Period for Applying) - External

    : Ongoing

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