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Job Opportunity: Advancement Assistant for the College of Fine Arts

Published June 28, 2019

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Job ID 45720
Location: Tallahassee, FL
Full/Part Time


The College offers degree programs in Art, Art Education, Art History Dance, Interior Design, and Theatre. The College also houses several non-academic units including the Museum of Fine Arts. Many of our programs rank among the most respected in the nation. For more information, please visit

Equal Employment Opportunity

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  • Prepares travel itineraries and makes travel arrangements including lodging and transportation reservations.
  • Prepares expense reports, monthly purchasing card reports, and reimbursement reports.
  • Assists with meeting scheduling and preparation. Ensures calendars are up-to-date and accurate. Assists with office organization and deliveries around campus.
  • Drafts, edits, and sends donor stewardship correspondence to be mailed and emailed, including bi-weekly gift acknowledgements and special campaign gift acknowledgements.
  • Conducts research on event attendees, donors and alumni.
  • Assists in crowdfunding campaign set-up and maintenance.
  • Drafts alumni and donor news stories.
  • Helps plan and execute College of Fine Arts events such as receptions, meetings, ceremonies, and fundraisers. Tasks may include, but are not limited to, preparing nametags, event set-up and clean-up, and managing guest lists.
  • Records alumni and donor contact with College Dean and Director of Development in CRM database. Submits updates to CRM on alumni and donor contact information, preferred names, work and family as well as volunteer board membership in the College.


  • A high school diploma and two years of experience. Experience working in an office setting and using Microsoft Office and mail merge.
  • Customer service experience is required.


  • An understanding of development practices and experience with the arts

Anticipated Salary Range


Pay Plan

This is an OPS/temporary Job.


40 hours a week between Monday-Friday. Final schedule will be determined based on selected candidate’s availability.

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.

Affordable Care Act

OPS employees are covered under the Affordable Care Act. OPS employees that meet certain criteria will be offered affordable health care coverage. For more information, please visit the following website regarding the Affordable Care Act.

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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