The University of St. Thomas

Bursar’s Office


The University of St. Thomas, a private Catholic university committed to the liberal arts and to the religious and intellectual tradition of Catholic higher education, is seeking a Cashier to receive and post all university payments and support the student accounts function.


Receives and records cash, check and charge payments for student accounts and University departments. Balances cash receipts against register tape on a daily basis.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Receives and receipts a variety of payments and other cash and cash-related transactions; verifies and posts to appropriate accounts; issues receipts.
Prepares cash receipts for bank deposit; prepares daily cash reports and balances the cash drawer; reconciles cash, check, and credit card receipts daily, and investigates and resolves any out-of-balance problems.
Assists individuals in the accurate application of their transactions, and when necessary, researches records on electronic and other available files to provide information regarding financial status.
Provides information to patrons regarding pertinent rules, policies, and procedures related to cash and cash-related transactions; directs patrons to proper offices, as appropriate, to seek resolution of problems beyond the information available to the cashier.
Maintains confidentiality of university and student records.
Projects currency and coin requirements and reorders as necessary.
Performs Month End Close for the Cashiering Office.
Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Requirements:

High school degree or GED equivalent required.
Some college coursework preferred; an undergraduate level degree most desirable.
Minimum of two years of prior customer service experience preferably in an institution of higher education.
Experience working with student accounts is preferred; some experience working with financial information in a comparable position is required.
Strong orientation to customer service with positive interpersonal skills.
Knowledge of cash management principles and/or procedures.
Strong attention to detail and exceptional record-keeping skills.
Must be organized and effectively manage multiple tasks.
Must be task and deadline oriented.
Must demonstrate excellent verbal and written communications skills.
Able to communicate challenging and sometimes complex financial information to both students and their families.
Experience with PeopleSoft software is preferred.
Proficient with MS Office – Excel and Outlook

Please note that all offers at UST are contingent upon candidate’s satisfactorily completing all steps of the University’s pre-employment process which includes a thorough background check. The background check may include a review of various social media sites and, because of the money-sensitive nature of this position, a check on the applicant’s credit history.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of work performed by individuals in this job classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and qualifications required of individuals in this job classification. All job classifications may have miscellaneous job duties assigned on an as needed basis. Management, at the appropriate level, retains the right to assign and change the duties of any position at any time.

This is a full-time, year round, benefit-eligible position.

The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.


About University of St. Thomas

Company Mission:

Our founding was inspired by Catholic intellectual tradition, a 2,000-year-old practice of uniting faith and reason to explore the world. As a Catholic university, we develop future leaders of all faiths looking to make a positive impact on the world. And, we are the only academic institution in Minnesota to be designated a “Changemaker Campus,” meaning social innovation, entrepreneurship and caring for the common good are built into everything we do. Our three campuses in St. Paul, downtown Minneapolis and Rome, Italy, offer unique learning and living opportunities.


Full time benefit eligible position including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, vacation, retirement 403b plan, and tuition remission