This position serves as the Assistant to the Department Chair and is responsible for various administrative functions pertaining to faculty, including:
This position is also providing support in a broad range of administrative areas for the Department including:
Who is an ideal candidate for this position?
An individual who is detailed and able to organize tasks and meet deadlines. Someone who enjoys problem-solving, prioritizing, and multitasking. This is an essential role to the department that supports everyone from students, faculty, and staff. Needless to say, good verbal and written communication skills are required. You are comfortable taking an active role to ensure the office is operating efficiently.
You are committed to service excellence, able to maintain a productive, ethical work environment. You thrive when working independently but can also work as a team player when needed.
Minimum Requirements include:
A high school diploma or equivalent and three years of experience. (Note: post high-school education and/or experience may substitute at a comparable rate.)
The Department is one of the most robust units in the College of Arts & Sciences, with 92 faculty and staff members, 130 graduate students, 2,000 undergraduate majors, and more than $9 million in annual research expenditures. We strive for a cohesive and collaborative culture focused on excellence in research, teaching, mentoring, and service.
If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Katherine Garner, Business Manager, at [email protected].
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Anticipated Salary Range
Minimum starting salary for the position is $36,250. Anticipated starting salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.
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How To Apply
If qualified and interested in a specific job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at https://jobs.fsu.edu. If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.
Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include all work history up to ten years, and education details even if attaching a resume.
Certain service members and veterans, and the spouses and family members of such service members and veterans, receive preference and priority, and certain service members may be eligible to receive waivers for post secondary educational requirements, in employment by the state and its political subdivisions and are encouraged to apply for the positions being filled. Veterans’ Preference applies to University Support Personnel System (USPS) positions only.
IMPORTANT: To claim Veterans’ Preference, select “yes” to the question on the application questionnaire and upload a DD-214 (or equivalent), the Veterans’ Preference Certification form, and other documentation if applicable with your online application before midnight of the position closing date.
This is an USPS (University Support Personnel System) position.
This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check.
Equal Employment Opportunity
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