Director, Student Receivables

Director, Student Receivables

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Cambridge, Massachusetts


The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) seeks a skilled manager and collaborative leader to serve as its next Director of Student Receivables. The Director ensures access and affordability for MIT students and their families and oversees student receivables, including student accounts and education loans, the Student Services Center (SSC), a one-stop service center for students, and all Student Financial Services (SFS) accounting functions.

MIT is a world-class, independent research university committed to generating, disseminating, and preserving knowledge and to working with others to bring this knowledge to bear on the world’s greatest challenges. The Director will support MIT’s mission by building strategic partnerships within MIT to achieve common goals and by fostering a student-centered environment, offering exceptional customer service in the Student Services Center, to bolster the success of MIT students. In addition, this position serves as the functional business process owner and decision maker within the cross-organizational team that is responsible for ongoing maintenance, system enhancements, and major IT projects for student receivables, ensuring the effective use of technology to achieve results.

MIT seeks a Director with the experience and vision to provide strategic leadership in the area of student accounts in support of the Institute’s mission. Managing an office of seventeen staff members including four direct reports and reporting to the Dean of Admissions and Student Financial Services, the Director will act as an ambassador for SFS within MIT, as well as externally. To succeed in this role, the incumbent must possess a demonstrated record of cooperative leadership, an understanding of technology management, knowledge of evolving issues related to student receivables, as well as the ability to nurture an inclusive workplace that enhances communication and collaboration and inspires organizational commitment, pride, and trust.

MIT has retained Isaacson, Miller, a national executive search firm, to assist in this important recruitment. Nominations, applications, and inquiries are being accepted for the position, and consideration of candidates will continue until the position is filled. Candidates must submit a resume and cover letter. All candidate information will be held in strict confidence. Confidential inquiries concerning this search should be directed to Isaacson, Miller via

Daniel Rodas, Vice President

Kaden Stearns, Associate

Isaacson, Miller

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Boston, Massachusetts

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin. The Office of the Vice Chancellor values diversity and inclusion and seeks to build and maintain a community and culture that celebrates and values diverse backgrounds, identities and perspectives.