POSTING DATE: December 3, 2012

Wayland Baptist University - Plainview Campus


Business Office


Controller and Coordinator of Accounts Receivable


The Assistant Coordinator of Accounts Receivable is responsible for assisting the Coordinator of Accounts Receivable in all aspects of accounts receivable.


1.  Post scholarships, cash receipts, charge credits and various other transactions to student accounts.

2.  Reconcile accounts receivable and student accounts payable to the general ledger.

3.  Prepare and post journal entries related to accounts receivable.

4.  Process various reports monthly related to accounts receivable.

5.  Assist in posting and reconciling government payments to student accounts from various branches of the military.

6.  Help with registration of students.

7.  Monitor and review dorm and meal charges on student accounts.

8.  Assist external campus personnel with questions and various matters related to student accounts.

9.  List and review codes in Power Campus, WBU’s student accounts software system, for accurate posting of charges and crediting of receipts.  

10.  Assist the Coordinator of Accounts Receivable in supervising student workers.

The above statements are not a complete list of all responsibilities and duties performed by employees in this job.  Employee may perform other related duties as assigned by the Coordinator of Accounts Receivable.

QUALIFICATIONS: A commitment of Christian Higher education and in agreement with the purposes and philosophy of Christian higher education as promoted by the Baptist General Convention of Texas in general and Wayland Baptist University in particular.
Education, Certification and Licence: 1.  High School or GED required.  

2.  A college degree in a business field is preferred, but not required.

Experience & Knowledge:

1.  One (1) year experience with a computerized accounting system and personal computer skills are required.

2.  One (1) year of experience in a customer service environment is preferred, but not required.

Skills & Abilities:

1.  Exercise excellent phone etiquette.

2.  Possess strong organizational skills.

3.  Display excellent verbal and written communication skills.

4.  Devote attention to detail oriented tasks.

5.  Possess exceptional interpersonal communication skills.

6.  Knowledge of MS Office such as Word, Excel and Outlook.

7.  Demonstrate the ability to work independently on assigned tasks.

8.  Able to work collectively with administrative team associates.

9.  Be punctual.

10.  Must be customer service driven.

11.  Be able to multi-task.

12.  Anticipate problems and use sound judgment and tact in handling confidential matters.

13.  Demonstrate professional appearance.

Additional Requirements:

Must have no delinquent or defaulted items on Credit Report.  A credit check will be conducted to insure the requirement is met.

THE UNIVERSITY: Wayland Baptist University is a four-year liberal arts university. The institution is affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. The Wayland Baptist University System is comprised of the Plainview campus, which is predominately a residential campus, twelve external campuses, and the Virtual Campus offering courses in a broad range of academic areas.

Applications may be submitted online or you may download it from the top of this web page by clicking on Application for Employment.

Interested individuals MUST submit the following information:

1. Letter of Interest

2. Completed University Application of Employment with Faith Statement (Link to Application Below)

3. Current Resume

4. List of Current References

Please send this information to:

Ron Appling, Director of Human Resources

Wayland Baptist University
1900 W. 7th Street, CMB #389
Plainview, TX 79072
Phone: (806) 291-3451
Fax: (806) 291-1981


Position will remain open until filled.

Wayland Baptist University does not illegally discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, or disability. Under federal law, the university may discriminate on the basis of religion in order to fulfill its purposes.