Academic Support Assistant

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Job Title: Academic Support Assistant
Location: Tallahassee, FL
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 47831
Department Computer ScienceEqual Employment Opportunity An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.

FSU's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: Acts as liaison with Academic Space and Scheduling; Responsible for coordinating, preparing and monitoring the course schedule for fall, spring and summer terms; Responsible for entering course schedule into the Course Schedule Master database.

Responsible for ensuring that all undergraduate students have met required prerequisites during drop/add week. Responsible for providing administrative support for academic programs to include advising students on academic policies and procedures, maintaining databases and student academic files. Assists Academic Advisor registration process during drop/add; input data into NWDRC.

Responsible for ordering all textbooks for the department, obtaining supplementary copies for instructors, and processing order forms for each course. Assists graduate students in preparing and updating Portfolio Binders. Assists with distribution of class rosters at the beginning of each semester. Responsible for requesting and coordinating annual evaluations for all Teaching Assistants and Graduate Research Assistants at the end of each semester.

Schedules and announces students’ defenses. Serves as FACET representative for department including faculty and students. Serves as backup Key Manager, backup Time/Leave representative and backup Travel Representative for the department. Perform other administrative duties as assigned.Qualifications High school diploma or equivalency and two years experience or a combination of post high school education and experience equal to two years.

Ability to meet deadlines.

Ability to follow specified guidelines to ensure accurate records for the department course schedules.

Ability to compile, review, and reconcile data for accuracy, completeness, and compliance.

Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.

Computer skills to include experience with Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Microsoft Excel.Pay Plan This is an USPS (University Support Personnel System) position.Schedule If not otherwise specified, schedule is Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm.Criminal Background Check This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check. The background check will be conducted as authorized and in accordance with University Policy 4-OP-C-7-B11.How To Apply If qualified and interested in a specific job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at 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.Veterans' Preference Certain service members and veterans, and the spouses and family members of the service members and veterans, will receive preference and priority in employment and are encouraged to apply for the positions being filled. For information on who may be eligible for Veterans' Preference, go to, or call FSU Human Resources at (850) 644-6034.

IMPORTANT: In order to claim Veterans' Preference, applicants must upload a DD-214 (and other documentation, as applicable) with their online application prior to the closing date of the job opening.Tobacco Free Campus Effective January 1, 2014, tobacco use, including simulated tobacco use, is prohibited on property, interior and exterior, owned or managed by Florida State University. This policy applies to all Florida State University students, employees, consultants, contractors, visitors, and external individuals.




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Posted: 9/10/2020
Application Due: 9/19/2020
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