Fraternity & Sorority Life Graduate Assistant

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Work type: Student (Graduate Assistant)
Location: Winter Park, FL
Categories: Student Affairs
Division: Student Affairs

Position Summary:

Primary objectives are as follows:


  • Advise and evaluate IFC and Panhellenic executive boards, providing informal performance appraisals and formal semester evaluations for each student leader.
  • Provide a mentoring relationship that assists with the development of student leaders and student workers
  • Meet weekly with IFC & Panhellenic Presidents, attend Executive Board and General Body meetings
  • Prepare weekly written reports for supervisor
  • Be alert to the student issues and concerns, and where necessary, assist students with academic, personal, social and health issues
  • Make appropriate referrals to various campus offices and personnel
  • Follow-up on concerns from the Office of Fraternity & Sorority and convey related information as requested


  • Responsible for the administration of the recruitment process
  • Maintain up-to-date chapter rosters as it pertains to recruitment
  • Coordinate recruitment processes and procedures in conjunction with the Assistant Director of Fraternity & Sorority Life
  • Maintain pertinent records for the administration of the governing councils, such as programming, budgeting, & recruitment data
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of the various elements of the Fraternity & Sorority Life Program and provide input for the formation of policies, procedures, and programs
  • Submit an annual report based on prescribed guidelines
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Assistant Director and/or Director of FSL.

Risk Management

  • Respond to incidents as instructed by Office of Fraternity & Sorority Life’s procedures and protocols, training, and/or a professional staff member C
  • Confront and document inappropriate behavior

Inter/Intra-office Communication

  • Serve as a representative of the Office of Fraternity & Sorority Life
  • Maintain current communication with the Assistant Director and Office of Fraternity & Sorority Life staff members regarding problems and other relevant information concerning the governing councils
  • Maintain a cooperative relationship with campus partners, including but not limited to Athletics, Wellness, Campus Safety, Inclusion & Campus Involvement, Leadership & Community Engagement, Career & Life Planning, and all other DOSA offices

Community Development

  • Assist and support student leaders in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of diverse programs within areas based on the prescribed FSL Programming model
  • Oversee and track programming and financial paperwork for student leaders
  • Attend council functions and programs as appropriate

New Member Institute (NMI)

  • Assist in curriculum development and design
  • Coordinate all logistics including lodging, travel, student attendance, waivers, and meals
  • Assist in the selection and training of facilitators

Community Commitments Review (CCR)

  • Assist in the development of a holistic accreditation process for chapters
  • Recruit and train faculty/staff members for Community Commitments Review Committee
  • Develop training for student leaders surrounding the CCR submission and review process
  • Coordinate logistics including room reservations, chapter consultation appointments, and meals

Greek Week (GW)

  • Recruit students for Greek Week Executive Board
  • Advise Greek Week Executive Board and attend GW executive board meetings as appropriate
  • Meet on a weekly basis with the Greek Week Intern during the planning period and assist with relevant paperwork and budgeting

Additional Expectations

  • Maintain a full-time credit load in a graduate-level, degree-seeking program at Rollins College or the University of Central Florida
  • Meet with Professional Fraternity & Sorority Life Staff on a weekly basis
  • Meet weekly with supervisor
  • Maintain a minimum of 20 weekly office hours. Office hours must be conducted over a minimum of four days per week during business hours, unless academic commitments conflict
  • Serve as a representative of the Office of Fraternity & Sorority Life on various committees Perform other duties as assigned by the OFSL Professional Staff

Anticipated Learning Outcomes:

  • Increased understanding of College policies and practices, as well as council policies and bylaws
  • Educational program/curriculum development, implementation, and facilitation/delivery. Event planning, collaboration and logistics
  • Advising skills

Anticipated Employment Dates: July 20, 2018 - May 31, 2019


  1. Bi-weekly pay rate of $12.50/hr. over the academic semester
  2. Free campus staff parking privileges

To learn more about Rollins Fraternity & Sorority Life, please visit:

Preferred Qualifications and Skill Sets:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year institution.
  • Admission and enrollment in a graduate studies program.
  • Strong interest in fraternity & sorority life and student development theory.
  • The utmost in professionalism and proper office etiquette is required. The Graduate Assistant is expected to represent themselves and the Rollins community by upholding Rollins' Service Excellence and Code of Conduct standards and by serving as a role model in their academic, social, and professional endeavors.

Education Requirement:

Candidates interested in this role must be actively enrolled in a graduate degree-seeking program in order to qualify for this position, and must remain actively enrolled in a graduate degree-seeking program for the duration of their employment in this position.
**Candidates attending institutions other than Rollins may apply.**

Special Instructions to Applicants:

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

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Three Professional References (Names and Contact)
  • Response Document to Additional Question: Please elaborate on your experience with fraternities, sororities, student organizations, and student leadership development.

Screening of applications will begin immediately.

If you have any questions about your résumé, cover letter, or how to make yourself more competitive on a job application, you're encouraged to login to your Handshake account and/or visit the Center for Career & Life Planning's website ( where you can find résumé and cover letter guides, submit documents for review, or schedule an appointment.

You will receive a confirmation e-mail once you have successfully completed the application process. This serves as verification that your materials have been received. Due to the volume of employment applications received by the College, only those students selected for interviews will be contacted.

Our Values:


At Rollins, we value academic excellence and share a common service philosophy: "Together, we inspire purposeful lives through distinctive, engaged learning and exceptional service." Accordingly, the selected candidate must be able to embrace and model this service philosophy in his/her day to day work and provide competent, collaborative, responsive and respectful service to others. More information about our service philosophy and standards can be found at the following web link:

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