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Montana State University Cashier II in Bozeman, Montana

Position Details

Announcement Number STAFF - VA - 20339

For questions regarding this position, please contact:

Joe Young at 406-994-5537 or

Classification Title Cashier II

Working Title Cashier II

Brief Position Overview

Use your cashiering skills and exceptional customer service to make a difference at MSU. This position works directly with student and MSU employees on a daily basis, assisting them by accurately recording their payments and managing daily deposits.

Position Number 4M0529

Department Student Accounts

Division University Business Services - Financial Services

Appointment Type Classified

Contract Term Fiscal Year


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FLSA Non-Exempt

Union Affiliation FOCUS-MFPE

FTE 1.0

Benefits Eligible Eligible

Salary $12.95 - $14.038 per hour, commensurate with experience, education, and qualifications.

Contract Type Classified Salary

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Recruitment Type Open

General Statement

University Business Services (UBS) provides accounting and business services for the instructional, research, and administrative components of Montana State University. As part of the UBS team, the Student Accounts Office assists students in meeting their financial obligation to the University.

This position performs cashiering work and is responsible for the accurate processing of student payments and departmental cash receipts, and the resultant deposit of funds in the bank.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Process Student Tuition Payments: review accounts, process and post payments of cash, checks and credit cards.

  • Process Department Deposits: review cash receipts for accuracy and resolve discrepancies, post receipts of cash, checks and credit cards.

  • Manage Cash: balance drawer and vault, process expense reimbursements from petty cash, set up temporary cash drawers for departments, prepare and send daily deposits to bank.

  • Customer Service: respond to inquiries from students/parents regarding tuition and fees, direct students to appropriate offices for service.

Required Qualifications – Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills

  • General office or clerical work experience which includes cashiering, detailed record keeping responsibilities, and dealing with the public or an equivalent combination of relevant education and experience.

  • Demonstrated experience reconciling cash, checks, and credit cards to data input, recording and proofing detailed information with a high level of accuracy as well as identifying and correcting errors.

  • Experience with providing exceptional customer service in an office or professional setting and demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and establish and maintain positive working relationships with a diverse range of individuals such as students, employees, and the public.

  • Demonstrated experience using personal computers for word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and email. Microsoft Office Suite preferred.

  • Experience operating various office equipment such as a calculator, credit card terminal, and copier.

Preferred Qualifications – Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills

  • Demonstrated experience with banking.

The Successful Candidate Will

  • Interpret, communicate, and maintain compliance with policies and procedures.

  • Organize and prioritize heavy workloads, meeting deadlines and exercising adaptability to changing priorities while maintaining a positive, effective, and professional approach.

  • Demonstrate competence making arithmetic computations rapidly and accurately.

  • Demonstrate a commitment to quality, high attention to detail and the ability to exercise good judgement working independently, with minimal supervision and as part of a team.

  • Communicate effectively with campus personnel and the public, in person, over the phone and via email.

  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers and the public in a team-oriented environment.

  • Demonstrate Service Excellence through courtesy, reliability, safety and competence of actions.

  • Maintain confidentiality of records and sensitive information.

  • Represent the University Business Services office and its programs by providing a high level of customer service to others in a professional and courteous manner.

Position Special Requirements/Additional Information

This job description should not be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements, but a general description of the job. Nothing contained herein restricts Montana State University’s rights to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Physical Demands

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

This position has supervisory duties? No

Number of Vacancies 1

Desired Start Date Upon successful completion of search

Position End Date (if temporary)

Open Date

Close Date

Applications will be:

Screening of applications will begin on October 5, 2020; however, applications will continue to be accepted until an adequate applicant pool has been established.

Special Instructions

Diversity Statement

Montana State University values diverse perspectives and is committed to continually supporting, promoting and building an inclusive and culturally diverse campus environment. MSU recognizes the importance of work-life integration and strives to be responsive to the needs of dual career couples ( .

Montana State University is committed to providing a working and learning environment free from discrimination. As such, the University does not discriminate in the admission, access to or conduct of its educational programs and activities nor in its employment policies and practices on the basis of an individual’s race, color, religion, national origin, creed, service in the uniformed services (as defined in state and federal law), veteran’s status, sex, age, political ideas, marital or family status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or sexual orientation. In support of the University’s mission to be inclusive and diverse, applications from qualified minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are highly encouraged.

Montana State University makes accommodation for any known disability that may interfere with an applicant’s ability to compete in the hiring process or an employee’s ability to perform the duties of the job. To request an accommodation, contact the Human Resources Office, PO Box 172520, Montana State University, Bozeman MT 59717-2520; 406-994-3651; .

In compliance with the Montana Veteran’s Employment Preference Act, MSU provides preference in employment to veterans, disabled veterans, and certain eligible relatives of veterans. To claim veteran’s preference please complete the veteran’s preference information located in the Demographics section of your profile.

MSU’s Non-Discrimination Policy and Discrimination Grievance Procedures can be located on the MSU Website: .