Cashier (Extra Help)


Bursar Office  

In this role you will:

Under direction from the Cashier Manager, the incumbent works within the university Bursar office.  Responsibilities include accounting for and processing deposits received in person or through the mail.

To be successful in this role, qualified applicants will have:



  • 12 months of experience comparable to the next lower level of this series
  • Any one or any combination, of the following types of additional preparation:
    • work experience comparable to the next lower level of this series
    • credit for college course work in fields related to cashier work (such as accounting, finance, data processing, or management)
    • credit for high school training in accounting

 (This position requires a background check.)

Responsibilities will include:

  • Receives payments for tuition and fees, miscellaneous items such as parking receipts, club receipts, application fees, etc.  Verifies amounts due against payment offered and makes change when necessary; issues receipts. Utilizes credit card machine to process payments in the form of Visa, MasterCard and Discover when offered.  
  • Balance Banner and Miscellaneous daily, comparing cashier, checks and credit card payments with computer listings.  Prepares deposits for review by cashier manager to be sent to the bank via Brinks.  Trains new personnel in Student Payment Services. 
  • Serves as public-relations contact, provides information and assists with solving problems in person as well as over the phone. Counting coin with coin counter, and rolling coins.
  • Other miscellaneous duties include opening and sorting mail along with drop box payments, maintaining files, supervising student workers in absence of Cashier Manager. Performs the duties of the Cashier Manager in the Cashier Manager’s absence. Other duties as assigned. 




Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Hours may vary depending on departmental needs)



To apply:

In order to be considered for employment by Northeastern Illinois University (NEIU), you must submit the following:

  • Employment Application (Original initials and signatures are required for each position applied. Electronic initials and signatures are not acceptable.)
  • Affirmative Action Form
  • Cover letter
  • Resume

If you have any questions, please email us at CS-Employment@neiu.edu 

Please visit the State of Illinois University Civil Service website at http://www.sucss.illinois.gov/updates.aspx for general information. NEIU Employment Services reserves the right not to consider any application on the basis of incomplete information/documents, delay in submission, and disqualifications under the rules of State Universities Civil Service System. Employment Services, however, assures that your application will be duly reviewed on the basis of the classification(s) in which you qualify and, accordingly, will inform you of their decision.

Application Deadline:

A current application, affirmative action form, statement of annuitant status form, resume and cover letter must be submitted by the close of business 12/06/2021.

Northeastern Illinois University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and invites applications from Women, Minorities, Veterans and Persons with Disabilities, as well as Other Qualified Individuals. Northeastern Illinois University positions are contingent upon the University's receipt of its State of Illinois appropriation.