Assistant Director for Scholarships and Health Professions

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Work type: Staff (Full-Time)
Location: Winter Park, FL
Categories: Office of the Provost
Division: Academic Affairs

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Position Summary:

The Assistant Director (AD) for Scholarships and Health Professions (SHP) is responsible for supporting the Director of SHP. The AD is responsible for working in a deeply collaborative and synergistic environment to create, implement and assist undergraduate students and alumni in applying for nationally competitive fellowships, scholarships, and grants, as well as develop strategies for advising pre-health students, and promote opportunities and increase participation.

  • Informs and prepares students for nationally and internationally competitive post-graduate fellowship opportunities, strategically advising them throughout the discernment, application, nomination, interview, and selection processes.
  • Develops and maintains an archive of resources that applicants for prestigious opportunities will utilize in preparing their fellowships dossiers. The research archive will enable students to develop deeper connections with overseas culture and current affairs as they prepare their Fulbright and other globally-focused fellowship applications. 
  • Assists in administering and advising on specialty internship and research experience related opportunities.
  • Serves as a member of the Health Professional Advisory Committee, meeting with prospective students and parents during Admission events, hosts pre-health student workshops, coordinates and assists in the pre-health application process.
  • Develops workshops and writing seminars to enhance the quality of student applications.
  • Coordinates data collection and training for quality enhancement and reporting purposes.
  • Collaborates with the Career and Life Planning team to increase awareness of the office on-campus, including overseeing outreach activities to other academic units, and presenting seminars to students in a timely fashion.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master's degree 
  • Prior experience in fellowship advising. Additional Requirements:
  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally, both internally and externally
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Proficiency with computer, technology and software
  • Analytical proficiency
  • Pre-health advising is also a preferred qualification, as is college-level teaching experience with high-ability students.

Additional Information

This is an 11-month appointment scheduled to work July 1 - May 31 annually.  

Special Instructions to Applicants:

To apply, please submit an application and upload the following materials:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume

Screening of applications will begin April 25th.

Rollins offers a generous benefits package featuring comprehensive health insurance coverage, generous paid time off, retirement savings plan with generous employer contribution, full tuition waiver after one year for employees, spouses, domestic partners and dependents.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the U.S. at the time of employment.

Our Values:

Rollins seeks to foster and to model a campus environment that is welcoming, safe, and inclusive to all of our administrators, faculty, staff, and students. We view differences (e.g. nationality, race, gender, age, sexual orientation, socioeconomic class, physical ability, learning styles, perspectives, etc.) not as obstacles to be overcome but as rich opportunities for understanding, learning, and growth.

Through its mission, Rollins College is firmly committed to creating a just community that embraces multiculturalism; persons from historically under-represented minority groups are therefore encouraged to apply. Rollins does not discriminate on the basis of sex, disability, race, age, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical characteristics, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law, in its educational programs and activities. 

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