Collections Specialist

Austin, Texas

  • Posted in Austin, Texas
  • Posted on June 19, 2017
  • Jobtype fulltime

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Job Description



Are you passionate about helping people? Are you driven by the challenge of meeting expectations and goals?

Southern Careers Institute is currently seeking a talented, experienced Collections Specialist for our south Austin, Texas corporate location.  As a Collections Specialist, you will have the opportunity to perform the following duties.

Responsibilities include:
• Inform students of their overdue accounts and solicit payment while adhering to FDCPA laws and internal policies and procedures;
• Employ effective skip tracing techniques to locate and notify customer of delinquent accounts through outbound/inbound calls;
• Negotiate payment programs with delinquent students;
• Monitor private loan portfolio agings and contact students to avoid loan default;
• Issue past due letters to overdue accounts;
• Monitor receivables and collections and provide updates of receivables and appropriate reporting to management;
• Reconcile transactions and balances to maintain accurate accounts;
• Other duties as assigned.


Successful candidates will have:
• High school diploma or equivalency required;
• 2 – 3 years of previous student loan collection experience or similar collections experience;
• English/Spanish bilingual;
• Strong knowledge of MS office suite.

  • Posted in Austin, Texas
  • Posted on June 19, 2017
  • Jobtype fulltime

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