SANS Institute Assistant Bursar (Remote) in Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States (2024)

About the SANS Technology Institute

The SANS Institute ( is the world’s largest and most trusted provider of cybersecurity training, certification, and research. The SANS Technology Institute ( is the independent, regionally accredited, VA-approved subsidiary of SANS, founded in 2006 to develop technically capable leaders for the information security profession. With over 1700 students enrolled in its programs, and annual student growth in excess of 30%, ranks as one of the top programs in cybersecurity.

Our academic programs are unique, augmenting training and certification content from SANS with courses that develop crucial non-technical skills. Students may choose to take courses online, in person, or a mix of both. The school operates year-round admissions, with multiple application windows, and enrolled students can progress at their own pace, unconstrained by fixed academic semesters. Students choose because of our world class SANS instructors and courses, the ability to earn industry recognized certifications during our programs, and the flexibility of the program to fit their work and personal lives.

Join the SANS Technology Institute Team

At SANS, our culture is defined by Mission, Brand, People. Our goal is to hire people who understand the importance of continuing to fight against the cyber security threats (Mission) while delivering the highest quality training (Brand) to our students. We want employees whose personal values align well with our culture of fairness, honesty, customer focus, and pragmatic approach (People).

Summary of Position

The Assistant Bursar position will perform day-to-day financial operations for student accounts. The position is primarily responsible for tuition billing, processing payments, and VA Education Benefits processing. This individual will provide excellent customer service to our students and staff, will maintain relationships with third-party payers and vendors, will maintain timely and accurate records, and will ensure adherence to college and regulatory policies. This position will work closely with student advisors to ensure seamless registration and payment experiences.

Key Responsibilities

Basic Qualifications

  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, or related field, and at least one year of experience in a student billing related environment

  • Current experience as a School Certifying Official through the Veterans Administration is preferred

  • Ability to maintain a high level of accuracy and attention to detail, along with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment by multi-tasking and prioritizing effectively

  • Comfort working with financial data and systems, and proven ability to analyze and report on financial data

  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills including the ability to communicate and work effectively with students, staff, and administrators

  • Positive interpersonal skills including ability to work collaboratively and be a team-orientated leader or supervisor

  • Initiative and resourcefulness to work independently, think innovatively, and openness to new ways of doing things

  • Critical thinking and sound decision-making in ambiguous situations

Reporting Relationships

  • The Assistant Bursar will report to the Bursar.

Work Environment

  • Remote work environment. Travel is required up to twice a year for in-person meetings.

Equal Opportunity Employer

SANS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or to perform the essential functions of a position, please contact SANS Human Resources.

California residents for SANS privacy notice for California job applicants

The base salary range for this position is between $55,000 and $60,000. Base salary ranges may vary by geographic location and relevant experience, education, certifications, and years of experience. There is no guarantee an offer will be at the top of the posted range based on the salary analysis.

In addition, SANS provides the following benefits:




Short-Term Disability

401(k) with company match

Employee Assistance Program

Supplemental Life Insurance and AD&D

Paid Time Off

Company Paid Holidays

Volunteer Paid Time Off


SANS Technology Institute (

Employment Type

US Employee | Full-Time

Minimum Experience




SANS Institute Assistant Bursar (Remote) in Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States (2024)


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