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A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.

Job Summary

We are seeking a Vault Teller to join our team in Financial Operations.  This position plays an important role in ensuring the amount of vault cash on hand is sufficient to service our Student Business Services teller drawers and Ann Arbor campus departmental cash needs.  The Student Business Services area provides student billing and collection services to 46,000 students on the Ann Arbor campus.


  • Process, monitor and balance currency in the vault and maintain a record of all cash exchanges daily.
  • Prepare Human Subject Incentive Program (HSIP) funds for disbursement based on daily work list requests.
  • Ensure that the amount of currency and coin on hand daily is sufficient to service teller drawers, departmental cash needs and HISP requests.
  • Maintain and balance vault cash daily
  • Prepare journal entries for petty cash and travel advances disbursed at the UM Credit Union, as well as vouchers for each type of disbursement from Student Business Services
  • Prepare month-end reports that are used by the Financial Operations Account Operations area as part of monthly vault cash reconciliation.
  • Provide support, as needed, with emails, phone calls and mail processing.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications*

  • Completion of high school education, with college degree preferred.
  • Two or more years of office experience, particularly in a Cashier’s Office or Financial Institution. 
  • Experience in handling large sums of money and negotiable instruments with a high level of accuracy; extensive cash balancing and reconciliation skills
  • Strong customer service focus.
  • Demonstrated ability to contribute to a positive work environment.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks with varied deadlines.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to effectively communicate with a variety of individuals from diverse backgrounds.
  • Working knowledge of PCs and desktop software, preferably Microsoft Office Suite and Google Gmail.

Desired Qualifications*

  • Experience working with complex financial and administrative information systems (Oracle PeopleSoft helpful).
  • Teller experience

Additional Information

The University of Michigan, with an operating budget of $8 billion, is a leader in higher education.  The Finance Division reports to the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, and partners with the University community to provide the financial infrastructure essential to being one of the world’s greatest public Universities.  We are comprised of several units including Treasury, Financial Operations, and Financial Analysis.  Comprised of several distinct divisions, we share a common set of values and goals.  For more information about the Finance Division, please go to

We offer an extensive total compensation package including competitive pay, two for one retirement contribution, a variety of health insurance options, and a generous vacation plan.  In addition, there are seven paid holidays and four paid season days.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days.  This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.