Administrative Associate, College of Motion Picture Arts Location:
Tallahassee, FL Regular/Temporary:
Regular Full/Part Time:
Full-Time Job ID:
The Florida State University College of Motion Picture Arts was created with the mission of preparing students for successful careers in the motion picture industry and it is one of the most highly ranked film schools in the United States, described by the Hollywood Reporter as ''one of the world's best," the New York Times as "one of the top motion picture schools In the nation," and honored by the Directors Guild of America for its "distinguished contribution to American culture through the world of film and television.'' The College of Motion Picture Arts is renowned for its highly selective, hands-on program that immerses its students in the practice of visual storytelling. The faculty is comprised of award-winning industry experts with a combined 400+ feature film credits who share a gift for teaching students the art, craft and business of storytelling in the motion picture industry. For more information: http://film.fsu.edu
Serves as receptionist for the College of Motion Picture Arts (CMPA). Tasks include but are not limited to answering phones, greeting guests, and directing guests to proper faculty and staff members. Provides customer service and referral assistance to internal and external constituents via phone, email, and direct contact in a professional manner. Responsible for a wide variety of standard administrative and office support duties as but not limited to distributing incoming mail, managing outgoing mail, and overall administrative support services within the College of Motion Picture Arts. Works with the Dean's office, faculty, and students to coordinate travel, track budgets, and other duties.
Performs Coordination of Travel: Researches, books, confirms, and arranges payment for all aspects of travel (airfare, lodging, car rental, conference fees, etc.) for faculty, staff, and student productions. Serves as travel rep for CMPA by processing all forms for travel including authorizations, expense reports, and reimbursements.
Performs Budget and production Delivery Tracking: Assists as needed with reimbursement processes for student production expenses, including keying payment request forms for student prepaid card advances. Assists with monitoring student film production expenditures. Submits student production for student films. Prepares and submits department purchase orders/requisitions, P.O.'s, and receives items in OMNI.
Provides administrative assistance to the Dean's office for purchasing including but not limited to contracts, service requests, HR processes, department operations, and film festival coordination.
High School diploma or equivalency and three years of experience; or a combination of post high school education and experience equal to three years.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
Ability to meet project deadlines.
Ability to prioritize, organize, and perform multiple work assignments simultaneously.
Ability to utilize problem-solving skills.
Ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions.
Ability to demonstrate effective customer service skills.
Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
Knowledge of applicable computer applications and basic computer functions, including Microsoft Word and Excel.
Knowledge of general office practices, procedures, and telephone etiquette.
Current and or previous FSU experience with OMNI, Concur, SpearMart, and related computer applications preferred.
Knowledge of electronic data processing as it applies to purchasing activities.
Knowledge of and ability to interpret and apply related University policies.
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Anticipated Salary Range
Salary starting is $36,820, commensurate with experience.
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