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Federal Work Study - Finance & Administration/Office of Student Accounts (Fall 2024 - Spring 2025)

Apply now Job no: 496677
Work type: Federal Work Study
Location: Jacksonville (Main Campus)
Categories: Student Employment


VP Finance & Administration


$8.25 per hour (max. 20 hours per week)


Varies, based on the students’ class schedule

Position Summary:

The duties of the Federal Work Study Student are to obtain work experience in the accounting department. Duties may include basic office tasks such as filing, answering telephones, processing mail, greeting, and assisting visitors, etc. Other support duties may include scanning journal and ledger entries, fact checks, data entry.

Positions may be filled based on individual applicants’ skills, qualifications, and departmental needs.

**Must be eligible for Federal Work Study. If uncertain of eligibility, please contact the Office of Financial Aid. 

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provide excellent customer service to all staff, faculty, and students.
  • Greeting and assisting visitors.
  • Scan journal and ledger entries.
  • Perform fact checks and data entry.
  • Administrative duties such as answering telephones, processing mail, and other duties assigned by the department.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Applicants must be enrolled as a JSU student taking at least six (3) hours per fall or spring semester. (Requirements for international students below. *)
  • If not a first-time student, the applicant must have a GPA of 2.00 or higher.
  • Selected applicants must provide evidence of student enrollment and GPA (unofficial transcript or printout of enrollment/GPA from MyJSU.
  • Must be eligible for Federal Work Study.
  • May not be a Dual Enrollment Student

Notice Regarding International Students:

  • International students are not eligible for Federal Work Studies positions.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Finance, Accounting or Business major preferred

Required Documents:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Unofficial Transcript

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