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Application FAQs

What is an A&P Position?

Administrative and Professional positions are defined as positions assigned administrative and management responsibilities or professional duties. A&P employees are appointed by contract for a specific period of time and are considered a contractual employee.

What is an USPS Position?

University Support Personnel System positions are defined as positions assigned professional, paraprofessional, administrative, clerical, secretarial, technical, skilled crafts, service, or maintenance duties.

Are all sections of the application required?

It is your responsibility to ensure that all applicable sections of the online application are completed. Incomplete online applications for USPS and A&P positions will not be forwarded to the hiring departments. It is your responsibility to be sure that your online application reflects the required work experience and education needed to meet the minimum qualifications and requirements for the position(s) for which you are applying. Required sections are: Education, Current and Prior Work Experience, and the Online Questionnaire.

What happens if I submit an online application but do not complete all required sections?

Online applications that are incomplete will not be forwarded to hiring departments. Please be sure that all sections of your online application are completed prior to hitting the submit button.

What if I want to submit a resume?

You will be able to attach a resume each time you apply for a position at the beginning of the online application. Note: Attaching a resume does NOT substitute for completing the entire online application.

Do I have to attach a resume and/or cover letter for all USPS and A&P positions I apply to?

The hiring department will determine if they want a resume or cover letter attached to your completed online application by requiring the document during the application process. If the hiring department requires a resume or cover letter, it will be indicated in the job posting announcement. You have the option of attaching a resume and/or cover letter to all positions to which you are applying. Note: Attaching a resume does NOT substitute for completing the entire application.

How long do I need to wait before I can contact a department?

Please wait at least two weeks after the position has closed before contacting the department or contact Employment and Recruitment Services at 644-6034 or jobs@fsu.edu.

Do I have to submit an application for each position I'm interested in applying for?

Yes. You must submit an on-line application for each position for which you are interested in applying for.

Can I revise and re-submit my on-line application after I have applied for a position?

Once an application has been submitted to a position you will not be able to update that application. You will need to re-apply for the position and submit another application. If the position has closed, please contact Employment and Recruitment Services at (850) 644-6034 or jobs@fsu.edu. You can however update your application in the system at anytime to apply for future positions.

Is there a way for me to delete my old applications or resumes?

No. Applications or resumes cannot be deleted from your file after submission. The Employment and Recruitment department will use the la submission of your application. Each time you apply you have the option of applying without attaching a resume.

Who can I contact if I have any questions or would like to check on the status of my application?

You can contact Employment and Recruitment Services at (850) 644-6034, or jobs@fsu.edu.

If I want to contact the hiring department where do I find the contact information?

You can find the department contact information by doing a quick search using the department name or you may contact Employment and Recruitment Services at (850) 644-6034.

How do I get to the University Center?

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Where can I go to get help with the on-line application?

Application Help