Account Collection Specialist

Old Dominon University
September 20, 2023
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Posting Details

Posting Details

Working Title Account Collection Specialist

Position Number 01014A Department FINANCE OFFICE Location Norfolk, VA Type of Position Classified Type of Job EEO Category B Professionals Job Description

This position is responsible for performing the assignment; accounting; and tracking of past due University accounts per the Commonwealth of Virginia and University policy and procedures. This position finalizes accounts with the Department of Taxation. This position performs the assignment of Perkins loans. This position will provide a central point of communication for collection agencies and internal staff.

Type of Recruitment Knowledge, skills and abilities

Working knowledge of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, FERPA and Account Receivable applications. Working knowledge of state and federal regulations concerning delinquent accounts and collection laws. Working knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. Working knowledge of effective collection techniques and the ability to apply those techniques to collection of accounts. Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, especially Excel. Excellent interpersonal skill, strong problem solving, analytical and communication skills, both written and oral. Ability to compose effective collection correspondence. Demonstrated ability to work with automated financial systems. Demonstrated ability to perform complex mathematical computations.

Special licenses, registration or certification


Education or training


Level and type of experience

Some closely related working experience in the collection of delinquent accounts or in student accounts receivable.

Preferred knowledge, skills, abilities, education, experience, licensure, certification

Some Banner experience. Financial Aid, Student Services, Student Account or related background preferred. Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience.

Conditions of Employment

This is an open until filled recruitment. This recruitment may close after the five-day required posting period when a suitable pool of applicants has been generated.

Annual Salary/Hourly Rate Salary commensurate with education and experience

Posting Detail Information

Job Requisition Number S02390

Job Open To General Public Open Date 08/21/2023 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions Summary


Criminal Background Check The final candidate is required to complete a criminal history check. College Home Page Department Home Page Equity Statement

It is the policy of Old Dominion University to provide equal employment, educational and social opportunities for all persons, without regard to race (or traits historically associated with race including hair texture, hair type, and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, religion, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), national origin, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation or genetic information. Individuals from minoritized communities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Reasonable Accommodation Request

If you are an individual with a disability and require reasonable accommodation, please contact the Office of Institutional Equity & Diversity at (757) 683-3141.

Alternative Hiring Process

In support of the Commonwealth's commitment to inclusion, we are encouraging individuals with disabilities to apply through the Commonwealth Alternative Hiring Process.

To be considered for this opportunity, applicants will need to provide their Certificate of Disability (COD) provided by a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor within the Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services (DARS).

Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS to get their Certificate of Disability.

If you need to get a Certificate of Disability, use this link: https: // www., or call DARS at 800-552-5019.

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or © consistent with contractor's legal duty to furnish information.

Supplemental Questions

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  • Describe your experience with collections and tax debt set-off.
  • (Open Ended Question)

    Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Optional Documents

  • Yellow Layoff Form
  • Blue Layoff Card
  • Certificate of Disability Letter
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