OPS/Fiscal Specialist- Part Time

Job description

Job Title: OPS/Fiscal Specialist- Part Time
Location: Tallahassee, FL
Regular/Temporary: Temporary
Full/Part Time:
Job ID: 48976

FSU Alumni Association
1030 W. Tennessee Street
Tallahassee, FL 32304

Equal Employment Opportunity

An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.

FSU's Equal Opportunity Statement can be accessed at: https://hr.fsu.edu/sites/g/files/upcbnu2186/files/PDF/Publications/diversity/EEO_Statement.pdf.


This position will be responsible for entry of data into a University database in support of the Alumni Association membership, event and gift processing programs. Uses a variety of resources to research the identity of donors and their relationships, with mindfulness of the tax, donor stewardship and reporting implications of their work.Reviews, proofreads and analyzes data for accuracy, logic and relevance. Reconciles financial data in a variety of formats, to ensure cohesive bookkeeping with the accounting database. Creates and updates records, gifts, pledges, memberships and event registrations. Scans gift documentation. Communicates directly with donors via phone and email to clarify gift information.Maintains information in a variety of formats including network files and digital documents.Uses a variety of resources for research and problem-solving purposes. Uses resources to track history of the problem area to determine the cause and develop a solution that will address the current issue, prevent similar problems and improve system functioning. Works closely with a team to verify accuracy of work and prioritize workflow needs.Protects confidential information.


High school diploma/equivalency and two years of experience working in a fiscal environment with data entry responsibilities; or coursework in a Financial or Accounting major or relevant BA.Previous experience with Blackbaud CRM a plus.Proficiency with a variety of software applications to include Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, and Web navigation.Incumbent must be able to understand complex concepts, have the capacity to process a large and diverse volume of data with a high level of accuracy; have an aptitude for understanding how information and business rules are structured and have a strong math and language skill to include spelling and grammar.Candidate must possess good organizational, administrative and communication skills to include verbal and written proficiency as well as be customer service oriented and have an effective interpersonal approach.Candidate must occasionally exert up to 20 lbs. of force and frequently up to 10 lbs. of force to move objects.A valid Florida or Georgia driver's license is required for this position.

University Information

One of the nation's elite research universities, Florida State University preserves, expands, and disseminates knowledge in the sciences, technology, arts, humanities, and professions, while embracing a philosophy of learning strongly rooted in the traditions of the liberal arts and critical thinking. Founded in 1851, Florida State University is the oldest continuous site of higher education in Florida. FSU is a community steeped in tradition that fosters research, encourages creativity, and embraces diversity. At FSU, there’s the excitement of being part of a vibrant academic and professional community, surrounded by people whose ideas are shaping tomorrow’s news!

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Pay Plan

This is an OPS/temporary Job.


This position is required to work 20 hours a week. The schedule is Monday-Friday from 8:00am-12:00pm.

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 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.

Affordable Care Act

OPS employees are covered under the Affordable Care Act. OPS employees who meet certain criteria will be offered affordable health care coverage. For more information on the Affordable Care Act, please visit the Benefits website and click on Employee Insurance Eligibility.

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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Job No:
Posted: 6/3/2021
Application Due: 6/14/2021
Work Type: Full Time